Overview

This retreat is about meditation, suitable for all levels. Expect dynamic meditation guidance, one-on-one sessions, workshops on one hand, physical movement to nourish to mind through Qi Gong, Tai Chi and yoga on the other. You will learn about mantras, mindfulness, Vipassana and much more, enjoy healthy food, beautiful spa treatments and experience touching rituals.

YOUR RETREAT LEADER AND ASSISTANT

Larry Li  |  retreat leader

Larry is an Ayurvedic mental health and wellness practitioner from Canada and has been sharing meditation and holistic therapies since 2009. He is passionate about empowering his students to create their own meditation based on their own unique needs, integrating both eastern and western methods to create dynamic programs. Read more about Larry Li

Wayan Partawan  |  leader assistant & yoga teacher

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. Read more about Wayan Partawan

Price & Inclusions

RETREAT PRICE

Room Type IDR USD AUD EUR GBP
Single 24,000,000 ±1,796 ± 2,268 ± 1,526 ± 1,390
Twin 22,000,000 ± 1,646 ± 2,079 ± 1,399 ± 1,275

INCLUSIONS

  • Transportation from/to airport/South Bali
  • 6 nights and 7 days accommodations
  • Twice daily meditation sessions with elements Tai Chi, Qi Gong and yoga
  • Most meals
  • Agnihotra fire ritual
  • Tirta Empul purification ritual
  • Sound healing session at Pyramids of Chi
  • Letting go ritual
  • Spa treatment: Relaxing massage
  • Rice field walk
  • Two workshops
  • One-on-one session
  • Kirtan
  • Day of silence
  • Government tax and service

Excluded

  • Flight airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • One lunch and one dinner

Itinerary

Transfer to ONEWORLD retreats at Kumara from the airport or anywhere in South Bali. (Arrival is possible from 2 pm onwards)

Welcome drink and orientation to grounds at your leisure.


DAY 1

17:00 Introduction to retreat followed by Agnihotra fire ritual

19:00 Dinner


DAY 2

07:00 Morning meditation session with elements of either tai chi, qi gong or yoga

09:00 Breakfast

10:30 Workshop 1 – Nitty Gritty
In this workshop we will deal with all the aspects of meditation that bring us friction and discomfort. Negative emotions. Extreme desires. Anger. Lust. Vengeance. Grief. How do we deal with these things in a safe and sustainable way? We will consider Ayurvedic methods and other philosophies to empower self healing

13:00 Lunch

Spa treatment of the day or free time

Relaxing Massage – 1 hour 15 minutes 
Our relaxing massage is based on Ayurvedic principles, and uses warm oil and professional hands to balance the chakras, the key energy points in your body.

15:30 One-on-one meditation session or free time

17:00 Evening meditation and yoga session

18:00 Early dinner

18:30 Departure for Purification ritual at Tirta Empul, Bali’s most sacred spring pools.


DAY 3

07:00 Morning meditation session with elements of either tai chi, qi gong or yoga

09:00 Breakfast

10:30 Workshop 2 – Common Obstacles
How do we maintain a worthwhile meditation practice? What are some obstacles that come up for all of us? This workshop is a general session where we answer questions and explore a variety of meditation techniques to see how they might apply to our modern lives.

13:00 Lunch

Spa treatment, one-on-one session or free time

17:00 Evening meditation and yoga session

19:00 Dinner

20:30 Kirtan session


DAY 4

Experiencing a day in silence 
Today is a day for contemplation and to concentrate on your inner self. Silence helps one to reach a different level of consciousness and a better understanding of the self. The results are usually very enlightening and can be amazing.

07:00 Morning meditation session with elements of either tai chi, qi gong or yoga

09:00 Breakfast

Spa treatment or time to contemplate

12:30 Lunch in the privacy of your own table and in silence

Afternoon to contemplate…

17:00 Evening meditation session

19:00 Dinner – Candlelight dinner served on your own terrace


DAY 5

07:00 Morning meditation session with elements of either tai chi, qi gong or yoga

09:00 Breakfast

Free time or spa treatment or one-on-one session

13:00 Lunch

Free afternoon to explore Ubud

17:00 Evening meditation session

Dinner in Ubud (excluded).


DAY 6

07:00 Morning meditation session with elements of either tai chi, qi gong or yoga

09:00 Breakfast

10:00 Walk through rice fields

11:00 Sound healing session at Pyramids of Chi

13:00 Lunch at your leisure in Ubud (excluded)

Free time

17:00 Evening meditation session

Farewell Cocktail

Dinner


DAY 7

07:00 Morning meditation session with elements of either tai chi, qi gong or yoga

09:00 Ceremony of Letting Go

Followed by Brunch

Transfer to your next destination

End of journey


Specials

  • 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…

    • 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)
    Twin
    (per person)
    Regular:
    IDR 1,950,000 (± US$ 151)
    Retreat guests only:
    IDR 1,250,000 (± US$ 97)


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


  • As a returning guest you will receive an IDR 700,000 gift certificate.

    You can use it for your tuition fee, at our spa or in our shop.


More Info

MEDITATION AND MORE

As a meditation teacher, Larry has had the good fortune to learn directly from masters of many traditions. Sometimes his teaching is soft and gentle, sometimes his flow is dynamic and intense. Whatever the method in the moment, Larry is passionate about empowering his students to create their own meditation based on their own unique needs. Everyone’s mind is unique and should be respected!

There will also be yoga, Qi Gong and Tai Chi in this week’s program. This retreat is suitable for all levels!


RESORT

ONEWORLD’s holistic retreat lies in the hills of Ubud, Bali – about 1.5 km away from the hustle and bustle of the village center. The eco-friendly retreat is peaceful and serene, bordered by a small creek to the west and surrounded by jungle and rice fields. And it is probably the only retreat centre in the world with a Palace in its backyard!

We offer 14 comfortable and spacious rooms, two swimming pools, dining room, a yoga shala open to nature as well as a spa where you can enjoy high quality treatments. You will find lush gardens and pavilions to relax and indulge in the beautiful views. Should you wish to explore Ubud during free time, we offer shuttle bus service.

Each room is air-conditioned, has its own terrace/balcony and bathroom. Comfortable yet unpretentious. For our guests’ ultimate serenity, we welcome guests of a minimum age of 14 years. See all the facilities.


SPA

Part of your journey is enjoying the luxury of our skilled therapists’ massage treatments. Inclusive is our wonderful Relaxing Massage which is based on Ayurvedic principles and uses warm oil and professional hands to balance the chakras, the key energy points in your body. In harmony with Ayurveda and stone therapy, this massage is designed for deep relaxation and stress removal.

Other treatments are available onsite, you may wish to view our spa menu.


MEALS

Our chefs are experienced and eager to offer you the freshest, healthiest and most tasteful meals, infused with love. Your special wishes and dietary requirements are taken care of whenever possible. All your meals are included and most of them are eaten together with the group in the beautiful jungle dining room but sometimes are also served in the privacy of your own balcony or at an outside location. Your personalized itinerary will inform you in detail.


ON OUR CALENDAR

A new retreat happening every week led by experienced retreat leaders from Bali and abroad.

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