Developing Your Yoga Practice
This 6 day/5 night retreat brings together two of our islands most inspiring yoga teachers: Wayan, a local Balinese, and Janet, an expat from Canada who relocated here in 2010. Bringing together their shared knowledge, love and perspectives on yoga, meditation, mindful living and local culture, this retreat offers a perfect blend of Eastern and Western insights and practices.
Join them for an unforgettable week to nurture, restore and renew your connection to nature, to yourself, and to your body, mind and spirit. Learn how the ancient yoga practices and traditional Balinese customs can help bring balance and clarity to your own life. With two daily yoga classes, spa treatments and delicious healthy food, you'll leave this retreat physically and mentally stronger, thoroughly rested, and with an abundance of energy, clarity and knowledge on how to sustain a more healthy yogic lifestyle.
Your Retreat Leaders
Janet Nicol | Yoga and Meditation Instructor
Janet is originally from Canada and has practiced and studied a variety of yoga, meditation and pranayama for over 20 years. Blending her studies in Ashtanga, Iyengar, Anusara, and Restorative, she draws on these styles to offer students unique classes weaving together the best of each tradition.
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10 seconds with Janet
Q: How do you come back to inner peace?
A: When I start to lose my center and connection to myself I do one thing, and one thing only. I roll out my yoga mat and with no specific agenda of what I will do or I find a comfortable seated position. I breathe, I stay still, and then I wait and see what my mind and body want to do. Sometimes I rise for Sun Salutations and an active practice, sometimes I lie back on some pillows... Continue reading
Wayan Partawan | Yoga, Meditation and Chanting Instructor
Wayan is a lover of yoga and of kirtan. Over the past couple of years, Wayan has been the assistant and student of many retreat leaders at Kumara. He doesn't miss an opportunity to go deeper in his practice. Wayan is a certified yoga teacher after completing the Yoga Arts teacher training in 2010.
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All Inclusive Retreat
- Transportation from/to airport/South Bali
- 6 days/5 nights of comfortable accommodation
- 14 meals included
- Two daily yoga and meditation classes
- 1 private yoga session
- Healthy food preparation and community lunch
- Active meditation session at Gunung Kawi
- 2 Spa Treatments
- One guided walking meditation session
- Silent day
- Agnihotra Purifying Ritual
- Session with Balinese healer
- Government tax and services
The price is inclusive of everything described above.
|Single||: US$ 1,650|
|Twin||: US$ 1,495 per person|
- Book 90 days prior to the retreat and... enjoy a complimentary crown massage
Early Arrival package
Get more out of your early arrival by enjoying one of the best fine dining restaurants in Ubud on Saturday night and getting into your yoga practice. Our Early Arrival package is inclusive of...
- Bridging Table dinner at bridges (view menu )
- extra night at Kumara (Saturday)
- morning yoga class
Single | Regular price: US$ 215 | Retreat guests only: US$ 125 Twin (per person) | Regular price: US$ 150 | Retreat guests only: US$ 95
Late Departure package
Prolong your stay with us and experience the fun and relaxed Wine Masterclass at bridges on Friday night. On Saturday morning, indulge in an extra spa treatment before heading to your next destination. Our Late Departure package includes...
- welcome sparkling wine at bridges
- Wine Master Class at bridges
- 10% off when dining at bridges
- extra night at Kumara (Friday)
- choice of spa treatment (Facial or Relaxing Massage)
Single | Regular price: US$ 210 | Retreat guests only: US$ 125 Twin (per person) | Regular price: US$ 175 | Retreat guests only: US$ 95
Extend your stay with us...
Enjoy being our retreat guest a little bit longer by booking an extra night prior or after your retreat at the special price below. The price is inclusive of breakfast, tax and service.
Single (per night) | Regular price: US$145 | Retreat guests only: US$ 95 Twin (per night) | Regular price: US$175 | Retreat guests only: US$ 115
- As a returning guest you will receive a $50 gift certificate.
You can use it for your tuition fee, at our spa or in our shop.
ONEWORLD retreats at Kumara
The fourteen bedroom holistic retreat is located 1.5 km from the heart of Ubud in Bali. Bordered by a small creek to the west, the eco-friendly retreat is surrounded by jungle and rice fields. The retreat centre offers two swimming pools, dining room, spa and 125 square meter yoga studio open to nature.
Each room is air-conditioned, has its own terrace, mini-bar and bathroom. Comfortable yet unpretentious. For our guests' ultimate serenity, we welcome guests of a minimum age of 14 years.
Yoga and Meditation
Blending her studies in Ashtanga, Iyengar, Anusara, and Restorative, Janet draws on these styles to offer students unique classes weaving together the best of each tradition. Janet’s emphasis is to support each student in developing a safe yoga practice that is fine-tuned to their level. With this in mind, each student will receive hands-on adjustments, appropriate pose modifications and personalized suggestions of a practice they take away with them.
This retreat offers Vinyasa Yoga in the mornings and Restorative Yoga in the evening, and there is time to further your knowledge and experience with meditation and chanting during these sessions.
The retreat is open for all levels of experience, yet ideally you have already some experience in yoga.
All your meals are included and most are served at the resort.
Our chefs are experienced and eager to offer you the freshest, most tasteful and healthy meals. From our "table d'hôte" you may choose to eat vegetarian or non vegetarian meals. Just like at a friend's place, there are no menus, yet we make sure to know what you like and dislike!
Meals are served either in the jungle dining room or in the privacy of your own balcony table.
Part of your journey is enjoying the luxury of our skilled therapists' hands.
Inclusive are a Relaxing Massage OR Facial treatment and Kumara's famous 2,5 hours Ayurvedic Chakra Dhara Massage. Other treatments are available onsite, you may wish to view our spa menu.
Transfer to ONEWORLD retreats at Kumara. From the airport or anywhere in South Bali.
Welcome drink and walk around the resort
Settle into your accommodation and relax by the pool
17:00 Introduction to retreat and restorative yoga
06:30 Morning Yoga Practice
Private yoga sessions
17:00 Evening restorative yoga
19:30 Agnihotra fire ceremony
Experiencing a day in silence
06:30 Morning yoga practice
Private yoga sessions
Session with Balinese healer
17:00 Walking meditation and evening yoga practice
06:30 Visit to Gunung Kawi temple
Active Meditation session at Gunung Kawi – praying
08:30 Light Breakfast at Gunung Kawi
09:00 Return to the resort
Private yoga sessions
16:00 Yoga session
Evening is free to explore one of many restaurants in Ubud (excluded).
06:30 Morning yoga practice
11:30 Healthy food preparation and community lunch at Kumara
17:00 Evening Restorative Yoga Practice
You will have the option to either have a raw food meal or our regular dinner
07:00 30 Minutes of guided meditation and pranayama and 1 hour of self practice
08:30 Liquid breakfast (smoothie, tea/coffee)
08:45 Closing ceremony
10:00 Farewell brunch
Transfer to your next destination
Discover more of Bali - Prior or after your retreat
You may wish to combine several journeys and explore other parts of our island.
Discover more of Bali while you are here!