Post Archive - May, 2015

Posts tagged "Bali Healing Retreats"

Anti Gravity Yoga and Meditation in Bali

anti gravity yogaSoul Sanctuaries founder Joanne feeling footloose and fancy free

Always on the search for new authentic wellness experiences for our guests, we heard that Four Seasons Sayan in Ubud, Bali had commissioned a rather special yoga bale. Designed by award winning architect and lover of all things bamboo, Elora Hardy, the yoga bale, which rests at the foot of the resort, was inspired by a lotus petal. Created from sustainable local bamboo, it offers shelter from the elements and is home to the island’s first AntiGravity Yoga.

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In sickness and in Healthy Holidays

‘Newsflash: Wellness Entrepreneur gets bronchitis.’

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Me, luxury Sanctuary Supplier feeling yuk (unfortunately not photoshopped)

It’s time to fess up. I’ve been dragging myself to meetings with wellness gurus the last few days, posting pics to social media looking ‘all that’, when all the time I’ve been suffering from a chest infection which turned ugly and into bronchitis.

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Self Healing after divorce

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Its never easy to make a decision that will change the course of your life. Recently a friend asked me my thoughts on separation and I honestly said that some days it seemed like leaving was the hard route. Deciding to feel those uncomfortable feelings as they arise instead of self medicating with a bottle of red, gave me the opportunity to begin to look at my patterns of behaviour. Read More

A new meditation teacher in Bali

One of the great things about owning Soul Sanctuaries is that we get asked to help out on amazing new projects in Asia. Our co-founder Joanne McFarlane has the honour of acting as an Asian Spa Consultant for the launch of Indonesia’s first Heavenly Spa by Westin in Nusa Dua in Bali. On December 1st the new 16 treatment room luxury spa will open, featuring extensive his and his thermal facilities, spa treatments inspired by ancient wisdom and using local ingredients and a focus on holistic health. With that in mind, Joanne went searching for somebody special to act as their Wellness Ambassador and met a very special Buddhist Nun on a return route from Myanmar. Read her story here.

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5 tips for facing life’s challenges without losing it

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It’s all well and good with practicing a little meditation, sweating it out on the yoga mat, but how do you cope when life kicks you in the proverbials?

I was brought up to stay strong and carry on, which actually hasn’t always helped when all I wanted to do was have a good cry. I’ve recently been given a more than triple whammy in my life. Seeking help outside my usual healthy vices, I decided to see a life coach, come spiritual guide and various holistic health practitioners who have been helping me to ask myself what I want and helping me to see my part in the my life situations.

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Craniosacral Therapy, Bali

 

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One of the nicest things about owning Soul Sanctuaries, our luxury wellness travel company is that we get to travel around Asia meeting holistic practitioners and experiencing energetic healings. When we decided to be authentic in our offering, we were initially considering how important is it to be able to honestly say how each practitioner works. Of course the extra-added bonus is feeling the good vibes ourselves!

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