Your Body~Your Temple: Step out of the busy-ness of your every day routine and feel tension melt away as you relax into a blissful sanctuary in the heart of Bali. Join International Nia Trainer Sophie Marsh and Nia Black Belt Taryn Pallister for a nurturing and life-enriching retreat, to connect deeply with yourself in beautiful natural surroundings.
Enter a sacred and supportive space for purposeful transformation through conscious movement - 6 days of daily Nia, gentle yoga, meditation, Nia 5 Stages, a shamanic dance journey and meaningful rituals with plenty of time for pampering and cultural exploration.
Be lovingly guided to relax into the flow of your body's unique rhythm, reconnect with your heart and reclaim your relationship with your inner wisdom to experience more pleasure, power and Joy in your body + life.
Beginners welcome. No prior Nia or yoga experience is necessary!
Includes: 6 nights deluxe twin share accommodation at Naya Resort, 3 nourishing organic vegetarian meals daily, all movement and meditation classes, arrival transfer to Naya, 1 hour massage, ozone swimming pool, and Balinese dance performance.
About Naya Resort: This retreat is nestled within an emerald sea of rice paddies just 10 minutes from the center of Ubud. At Naya's Rainbow Villas, each has its own verandah, private garden with fishpond, twin beds in the bedrooms for single or double occupancy, Chakra themed rooms, fan, optional portable air conditioning, and sunset views. Naya pride themselves on "sourcing garden fresh local organic produce daily".
About your facilitators:
Taryn Pallister - Taryn's passion is creating space for self-liberation through conscious embodiment and authentic expression. Her own spirited journey to find freedom in herself inspired her to travel around the world training in many modalities including: Nia (Black Belt), Nia 5 Stages teacher, Yoga teacher, Dancing Freedom Inspired teacher, Kahuna Bodywork and Remedial massage. She is an experienced retreat facilitator as well as offering a range of classes on a weekly basis to Australia's largest and most awarded spa location and classes in the Gold Coast, Kingscliff and Byron Bay communities.
Sophie Marsh - Sophie is a somatic educator, community builder and wellness coach. Australia's only Nia White Belt Trainer, Sophie brings a depth of experience, compassion and grace to her Nia classes, playshops, retreats and trainings. Her passionate energy is contagious and she inspires people of all ages and walks of life to nurture, trust and understand their innate body wisdom as a path to self-love. She shares Nia as both a life-enriching practice and as movement medicine for healing and enlivening the body, mind, spirit and heart. Sophie brings over 20 years studying and sharing self-mastery techniques, holistic movement, energy healing, sensuous embodiment and sacred feminine practices.
Testimonials from Bali Retreat September 2015:
"I loved how the program catered for all levels and how it all flowed into the next day. I felt supported all of the way through...the food was always inspiring and delicious...there was a perfect balance between dance, meditation, and personal time." Trish Barram-Flynn
"my experience was way beyond what I could have wished for..." Zora Brown
" a great balance between movement and spare time. I loved the movement variety... I also liked the activities that allowed one to explore ouside the retreat space". Diane Nolan
"I felt so much peace, love and Joy. A beautiful connection within the group. A balance of cultural activity, dance and relaxation...the program was very inspirational and heart centered" Jenni Maddison
"great, wonderful healthy food, everyday in abundance.. Loved the local cuisine" Beth Pallister
"I felt deeply held and in a fun, inspiring and uplifting way
...a life highlight" Marita Foot
“Here in this body are the sacred rivers
Here are the sun and moon
As well as all the pilgrimage places
I have not encountered another temple
As blissful as my own body”