Awaking early the other morning I rounded the corner as I raced through the rice fields near my house Read on…
Another knockout experience that it seems Bali is uniquely able to provide.
A week ago, and very last minute, I was given the golden opportunity to join my first health retreat. With little idea what to expect, but reassured by that fact it was being run by dear friends, I jumped at the opportunity.
What I had initially imagined would be massages and yoga in the jungle turned out to be one of the most transformational physical and emotional experiences in recent memory.
While the program listed a huge range of activities set in an idyllic jungle retreat – from yoga, meditation, satori breathwork, massage, full detox, workshops on all sorts of subjects from human design to a foundation in neural biology, even visits to stunning temples – but what none of us participants may have expected, and likely the organisers too, was the extent of emotional opening that each one of us offered up. None of us had known each other prior to the retreat and it is likely I now know few other people in my regular life as intimately as this crew.
It will be the days, months and years ahead that will determine just how profound this experience has been. For now though, I am smiling… a genuine and peaceful smile.
This is not for everyone. Not everyone is willing to risk throwing off their blinkers to risk seeing the real, and I am delighted to report, beautiful world that surrounds us.
If, however, you are willing …and up for being fantastically pampered and nurtured on the journey, you could do a lot worse than sign up for a transformation vacation.