Azadi RetreatAzadi Retreat will be your paradise from the moment you arrive. Free and rejuvinate your mind, body and soul with the surrounding tranquility. Set amongst lush green rice fields with views of sacred Mt Agung, your sanctuary away from it all is only four minutes from downtown Ubud but will feel like a world away. Quiet, with gentle breezes and fresh air we hope you will never want to leave. Azadi means freedom in hindi and reflects the experience we offer when you stay with us; time and space that will give you freedom from the everyday so you can focus on nurturing you. See more events in this venue
Learn and explore different techniques that empower your daily life. Filled with inspiring talks and transformational workshops, you’ll be satiated from the inside out. Indulge in a week filled with yoga, meditation, gourmet vegan raw food cuisine, and local Balinese culture. A time to play - a time to just be. Whether you are a beginner or just want to extend your knowledge of movement, posture and skills, this is a retreat for those who want to learn and explore different techniques that empower and have a profound impact on our daily.
Our chef extraordinaire will be feeding our souls with her high vibe alkalizing food, she’ll be giving workshops and nutritional talks on how we can up-level our health by making small simple adjustments to our routine. Our yoga will teach methods of moving that reduce pain, move circulation and energy through the body to enhance both strength and flexibility. This means that this retreat is suitable for people of all levels from beginners to proficient practitioners since students layer on the next movement of the posture when they are ready.
We've upgraded our venue, we'll be staying at the magnificent Azadi Resort with like-minded people from all over the world to experience a week of magic. This is a retreat for everyone. All in a fun and inspiring setting, surrounded, and supported by nature.
- Cultural outings and nutritional talks
- Yoga and movement classes twice daily
- Daily static and dynamic pranayama and meditation techniques
- Daily workshops, lectures, and inspiring talks with guest speakers
- Yoga synergy fundamentals sequence as taught by Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machless
- All raw living gourmet meals with delectable desserts
- Conscious movie nights
- Inspiring raw food workshops
- Art & Improv workshops
- A special chosen spa treatment
- 6 days / 5 nights accommodation
Lots of photos from our past retreat can be found facebook
Inspiring retreats to work on radical healing to transform, uplift and rejuvenate. An all inclusive goodness-filled time together in magical Bali.
Having been involved in a cycling accident that resulted in ongoing structural damage to her spine, Samantha has been able to use yoga to manage her symptoms. Drawing on additional training in anatomy and physiology, Samantha focuses on teaching students how to appreciate and move their bodies. Her emphasis is never about a particular asana or posture. It is about how to move into, out of, and within an asana with mindful awareness, grace, and freedom of movement, utilising active movements that are both safe and invigorating.
While Samantha is passionate about yoga she is not precious about it. She shies away from yoga studios and prefers to teach in nature. She uses music, laughter, and a practical approach to anatomy, physiology, and Buddhist psychology to help students begin to ask the questions that will ultimately lead to them becoming their own best teachers.
Samantha has taught retreats, workshops, and classes internationally and is currently based in Australia where she can be found teaching yoga outside all over Canberra. She has qualifications from Yoga Synergy and Louisa Sears' Yoga Arts but has learned the most about yoga in the ‘traditional’ way, through her mentor, Paddy McGrath. She is also an occupational therapist, working full-time with children with autism whom she teaches skills for daily living. See more photos and other events by this presenter
Her discovery of the Yoga Synergy method of teaching opened up a whole new level of understanding. With a strong focus on unsupported postures and spinal movements combined with meridian stretching the style has now become her main inspiration for practicing and teaching. These techniques have tremendous potential in allowing what might otherwise be seen as challenging pose to be done effortlessly and gracefully. Generating real strength and stability in the whole body all in a relaxed and low impact way without ever having the final pose be the goal but as a transition to something else.
Her own personal experience with health challenges led her to study and practice raw food and Pranic Healing. She now shares her knowledge helping people improve their well-being through food and lifestyle choices, as well as successfully guiding individuals through personalised juice cleanses and detox programs.
Yoga for her is a humbling practice, 'it's a way of life'. Creating retreats with the message to be able to share ideas and inspiration about living a fuller, more enriched life benefiting ourselves individually and as a contribution to the greater whole. See more photos and other events by this presenter