Pure Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar has been one of the most popular yoga types practiced by people today. With over twenty five years of experience to the Iyengar Yoga method, join Vivienne in this retreat which is focused on precision, alignment and safety in each pose to build strength, flexibility, stamina and balance.

Along with Iyengar yoga classes, practice meditation twice a day with support and guidance and enjoying a myriad of activities in this beautiful location makes this retreat an opportunity to really nurture yourself and learn new ways to make peace with yourself both inside and out.

This retreat program is suitable for all yoga levels.

Your Retreat Leader & Yoga Teacher

Vivienne O’Brien
Vivienne did her teacher training in Melbourne and became a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher in 1998. In 2000 she opened the Luna Yoga Studio in Fairfield. Her aim as a teacher is to share her understanding of how yoga can transform us and our lives. She believes that a consistent and dedicated practice builds momentum that in turn allows us to develop our yoga skills. Together momentum and skill can carry us to great heights and lead to deep insight. She is passionate about sharing the experience that she has gained over 20 years of practicing and teaching Iyengar Yoga.
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Why Is Iyengar Yoga So Addictive?

Understanding how to create energy in the body to balance is what YOGA is asking of us. There are many styles of yoga, all with their own merit. However, from my experience Iyengar Yoga provides us with an honest and clear methodology – always building each pose from its base, feeling the order or progression of energy as it moves through our body to create an integrated, balanced system. I believe Iyengar Yoga gives us the best opportunity to get it!
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All Inclusive Retreat

  • 6 days/5 nights of comfortable accommodation
  • 13 well prepared meals
  • 5 morning and 5 afternoon yoga classes
  • 1 Mandi Lulur Spa Treatment
  • Indonesian Cooking Class
  • Yoga overlooking the sunrise behind Batur Volcano
  • Bicycle excursion from Kintamani to Ubud
  • Agnihotra fire ritual
  • Guided rice field walk
  • Balinese Offering class and ritual
  • Government tax and services

Retreat Price

Single 22,000,000 ± 1,705 ± 2,242 ± 1,517 ± 1,333
Twin 19,000,000 ± 1,473 ± 1,936 ± 1,310 ± 1,152

Special Offers

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...

  • three course dinner at bridges restaurant
  • extra night at Kumara (Saturday)
  • morning yoga class
  • breakfast
Single Regular:
IDR 2,800,000 (± US$ 217)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,750,000 (± US$ 135)
(per person)
IDR 1,950,000 (± US$ 151)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 97)

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...

Single Regular:
IDR 2,700,000 (± US$ 209)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,750,000 (± US$ 135)
(per person)
IDR 2,300,000 (± US$ 178)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 97)

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 Regular:
IDR 1,900,000 (± US$ 147)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 97)
(per room)
IDR 2,300,000 (± US$ 178)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,500,000 (± US$ 116)
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

Iyengar Yoga
The yoga style taught in this retreat is Iyengar yoga which was developed by yoga master BKS Iyengar. The focus is on precision, alignment and safety in each pose to build strength, flexibility, stamina and balance.


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.

The Spa

Part of your journey is enjoying the luxury of our skilled therapist's massage treatments. You will enjoy a 110 min. Mandi Lulur – Floral Bath, a 17th century Javanese royal treatment. A traditional body massage followed by a body scrub with turmeric, sandal wood and rice powder, an exfoliation of yogurt to eliminate toxins, and a fragrant blossom bath. Other treatments are available onsite, you may wish to view our spa menu.

Program Itinerary

Day 1

17:00 Retreat Briefing
17:30 Afternoon Restorative Yoga Class followed by Agnihotra ritual
19:30 Dinner

Day 2

Cooking class in Bali
07:00 Morning Yoga Class
09:00 Breakfast

Free time: Relax and familiarize yourself with the area

15:00 Afternoon short Inversion and Pranayama Class
16:00 Indonesian cooking class followed by dinner

Day 3

07:00 Morning Yoga Class
09:00 Breakfast

Free time to discover Ubud – shops and markets

17:30 Afternoon Inversion and Pranayama Class
19:30 Dinner

Day 4

Sunrise at Batur volcano
05:00 Departure for Gunung Batur
One of Bali's most spectacular volcano.
Driving time +/- 45 minutes
06:00 Sunrise yoga program
With a splendid view of the sunrise behind the Volcano Batur
08:00 Breakfast

Return to Ubud

Optional cycling experience
22 km of downhill and 700m of uphill bicycle tour discovering a different Bali!

13:00 Lunch upon arrival at the resort
17:30 Afternoon Inversion and Pranayama Class
19:30 Dinner

Day 5

Guided rice field walk
07:00 Morning Yoga Class
09:00 Breakfast
10:30 Guided walk through the rice field

Lunch at a small organic restaurant

17:30 Afternoon Inversion and Pranayama Class
19:30 Dinner

Day 6

Morning Yoga Class

Balinese Offering Class
The ritual of presenting offerings to the Gods is an integral part of the daily life of every Balinese. This interesting class helps you understand the intricate work involved in the simplest offering and explains the meaning behind the ritual.


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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!

Retreat Leader

Vivienne O'Brien View bio

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6 days &
5 nights

Single: IDR 22,000K
Twin: IDR 19,000K


23 - 28 October 2016

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Guest Testimonials

The retreat really exceeded my expectations. The yoga was excellent and very varied to suit how people were feeling. Everyone got a lot of personal attention and the opportunity to go to their maximum. The other activities were really interesting and valuable experiences that I would not normally have had the opportunity to...

Lorena, Australia

This has probably been the most beautiful holiday I ever have experienced. The things I learned; yoga practices, traditional Balinese culture, and lovely food. Great company was perfect. All the staffs were very attentive and engaging...

Lizzy, New Zealand

A healing, calming and amazingly beautiful experience—a must do at least once in your lifetime!!

Rajitha, Sri Lanka

I loved the yoga program - great pace and flow! The view from the resort is magnificent and the staff is very helpful. The excursion program was great, we got to see a beautiful side of Bali (like walking through rice field) which you would not normally do. We had a wonderful group of people attending...

Karin, Australia

The accommodation and Kumara are faultless and pride in themselves an ideal "retreat" from the world outside. Vivienne is a masterful teacher who will unquestionably guide any persons yoga practice, irrespective of what discipline you have previously followed.

Ragni, Australia

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On Our Calendar

With Iyan Yaspriyana
This retreat is designed for anyone desiring to touch base with the self, practice daily meditation and soft yoga while enjoying a unique and relaxing Balinese vacation.

With Iyan Yaspriyana, Wayan Partawan and Claude Chouinard
This retreat/workshop is designed to discover the hidden passions within, to draft a fresh road map and to learn how to reach our most valuable dreams.

With Dr. Aparna, this retreat is designed for anyone wanting to discover Ayurvedic diet and Ayurvedic lifestyle. In a Balinese setting you will learn how to incorporate the goodness of Ayurveda into your daily life.

With Wayan Partawan
This journey of 6 days and 5 nights is designed to go deeper in the yoga and meditation practice and discover Bali.

With Rebecca Bara
If you are looking for healing, rejuvenation, spending time with like-minded people, this is the retreat for you. Enjoy wellness treatments in the spa overlooking the rice fields and participate in healing rituals and various adventures around the island plus delicious fresh food.

With Iyan Yaspriyana, Wayan Partawan and Wayan Tekok
If you enjoy walking and hiking, this retreat is a real treat for you. During the week, you will discover Bali on foot as we will take you on different walks every day. In addition to these exhilarating treks, you will enjoy daily yoga or meditation, spiritual rituals, spa treatments, healthy food and much more. Truly a wonderful way to get to know this beautiful island.

With Rachel Roberts
A week of self-exploration on the Island of Gods. Discover Bali, dive deep into the ancient practice of yoga, widen your understanding of its healing benefits and be immersed in a way that will have lasting benefits.

With Janet Nicol and Wayan Partawan
This 6 day/5 night retreat brings together two of the most inspiring yoga teachers; Janet Nicol from Canada and our in-house yoga teachers Wayan, a local Balinese.

With Martine Bounet, this week is about balance. On one hand, the yoga and meditation will bring you closer to the Self, on the other we do not forget to have fun and play also, to enjoy and indulge ourselves.

With Karina Chavez Galnares
This retreat is designed to bring your energy levels back up, to give time to recharge the batteries, to forget the busy daily routine for a while and connect with yourself in a more conscious way.

With Marleen Feremans-Van Laer & Wayan Partawan
This is a six-day Yin and Yang yoga retreat, offering a very nice balance. Combining the daily yoga sessions with a myriad of activities, ceremonies and rituals, enjoying delicious healthy food and blissful spa treatments, this retreat will leave you feeling balanced, energised and, of course, happy!

With Jan Green. This retreat is your time for rejuvenation, nurturing and reconnecting with your true self, for laughing and having fun with life!

With Gabriele McSween, join Gabriele in this retreat focusing on Yin yoga, calming and balancing the mind and the body. You will profit from increased mobility, better sleep and learn in a fabulous way to cope with anxiety and to reduce stress levels in your daily life.

With Tammie Day. The purpose of this retreat is to restore your sense of balance and equanimity. Leave the human race behind and cultivate a sense of inner, abiding peace and contentment.

With Jacqueline Shaw & Anita Foster
Combination of Forrest Yoga and Yin Yoga
Life is all about balance. Balance between dark and light, sun and moon, night and day and Yin and Yang. This retreat is for anyone looking to restore that balance in their life whilst enjoying a unique Balinese vacation.

With Mark Ament
An ideal opportunity to rejuvenate physically, mentally and spiritually. You will eat 100% organic living food cleansing meals, do a herbal detox, practice yoga and Qigong and enjoy four healing spa treatments. A real gift to yourself.

Bali Journeys

Discover the roads of Bali less travelled and pamper you throughout your 3 days and 2 nights stay. Including transportation, accommodation and spa treatments.

Getting there and back is half the journey! A loop on the island of Bali that you will remember. Enjoy the serenity of the resort on the north coast for 3 days and 2 nights.

A 3 days and 2 nights journey to the land of plantations - clove, cacao, coffee, vanilla and more!


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Bali, Indonesia
email: info@oneworldretreats.com

+62 361 289752

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