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Published On: Thu, Aug 25th, 2016

Why do people visit Bali so frequently?

Indonesia is a country that is made up of a collection of thousands of islands. This country is well known the world over for its island paradises. One of these is known as Bali. Featuring white sands and lush green jungle, the island is perfect for a number of outdoor activities. One of these activities is yoga. This is a technique for improving overall body, mind and spiritual wellness. It has been practiced for centuries in Asia and other parts of the world.

photo Dean Moriarty via pixabay

photo Dean Moriarty via pixabay

Over the last decade a number of specialty tourist resorts have emerged in Bali that cater to the ever increasing demand for yoga focused holidays. One of the prime resorts that can be visited in Bali for a yoga retreat is Blooming Lotus Yoga. In this resort, travelers are taught how to take a break from the day to day life and find peace within. This retreat is nestled in a lush jungle valley on the outskirts of Ubud, Bali’s spiritual hub. Here, people can enjoy the crisp jungle air, feel the clean spring water at the nearby temple and indulge in views of the world famous Balinese volcanoes. At this yoga retreat, there are many activities that one can engage in. These include 2 sessions of meditation and yoga classes daily, 2 cultural performances and specialty workshops focused on ayurvedic healing and yoga psychology lessons.

The Kura Kurayoga retreat is also a famous location for yoga activities. In this retreat, students will participate in yoga sessions on a daily basis. Moreover, they can participate in a meditation tour in the mountain as well as a special visit to a local healer. A unique part of this retreat is that people can enjoy a purification ceremony held at the Tirta Empul temple. To assist in maintaining the balance of both body and mind, guests are served with healthy vegetarian meals every day.

At the Zen Resort, yoga enthusiasts enjoy yoga sessions every day while enjoying a view of the scenic Bali beach and ocean. The instructors at the retreat will guide them through a meditation session every sunset. In addition to that, they can participate in driving trips through the nearby Manjangan Island.

Yoga retreats like these have events all year round. Most of these events take place for an average duration of 3-9 days.  At these retreats people get to have a daily practice schedule of yoga and meditation, practice healthy eating habits as they detox, and learn about nutrition through workshops.

There is quality, conditioned and serviced accommodations available. The rates are also quite affordable depending on your budget. There are healthy organic meals available at these accommodations prepared by well trained and qualified chefs. The meals are prepared to cater to the client’s dietary requirements and often include the ability to serve vegan and gluten free dishes.Guests get a chance to be pampered, relaxed and rejuvenated. They also report having transformational experiences in yoga and meditation that leave them more relaxed than they have ever felt before.

Author: Ranjan

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