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
  • Guided rice field walk
  • Balinese Offering class and ritual
  • Government tax and services

Retreat Price

Room type IDR USD AUD EUR GBP
Single 22,000,000 ± 1,626 ± 2,242 ± 1,435 ± 1,055
Twin 19,000,000 ± 1,404 ± 1,936 ± 1,239 ± 911

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...

  • Bridging Table dinner at bridges (view menu )
  • extra night at Kumara (Saturday)
  • morning yoga class
  • breakfast
Single Regular:
IDR 2,800,000 (± US$ 215)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,750,000 (± US$ 125)
Twin
(per person)
Regular:
IDR 1,950,000 (± US$ 150)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 95)

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$ 210)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,750,000 (± US$ 125)
Twin
(per person)
Regular:
IDR 2,300,000 (± US$ 175)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 95)

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$ 145)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 95)
Twin
(per room)
Regular:
IDR 2,300,000 (± US$ 175)
Retreat guests only:
IDR 1,500,000 (± US$ 115)
You can use it for your tuition fee, at our spa or in our shop.

ONEWORLD retreats at Kumara

Resort

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.

Meals

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
19:00 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

17:00 Afternoon Inversion and Pranayama Class
19:00 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
17:00 Afternoon Inversion and Pranayama Class
19:00 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

17:00 Afternoon Inversion and Pranayama Class
19:00 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.

Brunch

Transfer to your next destination

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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


DATE

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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With Iyan Yaspriyana, Wayan Partawan and Claude Chouinard
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With Rebecca Bara
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With Janet Nicol and Wayan Partawan
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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!


CONTACT US

ONEWORLD retreats
Bali, Indonesia
email: info@oneworldretreats.com

+62 361 289752


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