the self-realization & empowerment Retreat

bali, indonesia

Join Lotus Retreats for 8-days and 7-nights of Balinese culture, Buddhist and Hindu spirituality and an abundance of offerings. All while practicing yoga daily, relaxing and detoxing by the ocean, in the pool, with Balinese massage, and many options to explore excursions like The Monkey Forrest, The Tankah Lot temple, The Titra Empul water temple, Mt. Batur and a variety of dance, ceremony & delicious food!

May 30th – June 6th, 2020

Retreat Leaders:

Loren Lotus

Loren is a devotional curator whose true love and passion is sharing the beauty of the world and the unity of Yoga with all of those seeking...

Beatriz Bonnin

Beatriz is a fearless force passionate about empowering women’s circles, moon ceremonies and sharing her knowledge of the chakra system...

  • About
  • Yoga
  • Accommodation
  • Activities
  • Food
  • Pricing
  • Travel

The Experience

  • Bali is an island of natural, cultural, and spiritual wonders. Experience her magic with an unforgettable week split between two resorts with an abundance of offerings!
  • First, relax and settle in post travel to the beauty of beachside Canggu at a luxurious detox Spa. We will offer a variety of yoga classes, workshops, beach walks, excursions to surrounding temples and sites and be welcomed by a balinese ceremony & massage.
  • Then transition into the heart of Ubud at our second resort, Soulshine Bali! Here we will continue to practice yoga and offer daily excursions to various sites, water temples, volcanoes and more! We encourage you to explore on your own and with the group when decided.
  • Our Bali retreat will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the relaxation, culture, and beauty of Bali - all while deepening your yoga practice and understanding of Self.
  • Our mission during a Self-Realization & Empowerment Retreat is to offer daily yoga classes, workshops and ceremonies to deepen your understanding of Self, or spirit, and leave you feeling empowered and connected to your divine purpose.
  • We will gather on the Yoga shala twice a day to practice physical asana with Loren and Ryann. The purpose is to come into union with your physical body, the vessel of your spirit and move energy freely with breath & movement.
  • During our time in Bali we will offer a variety of excursions to fully experience the natural, cultural and spiritual beauty that it offers! Explore spiritual temples, hike volcanoes, trek to waterfalls, scooter through Ubud to play with Monkeys, or sit by the pool and enjoy balinese massage therapies! Bali provides an abundance of nurturing aspects that we have perfectly tailored into a week for your enjoyment!

Yoga & Workshops

  • For travelers, yogis and adventurers who are seeking a unique experience to connect with the Balinese culture of Indonesia and retreat into abundant nature.
  • Gather on two of the most beautiful Yoga shalas in all of Bali! At Udara overlooking the Indian ocean and at Soulshine overlooking lush ricefields and acres of green.
  • We will practice Yoga twice a day with a variety of styles; Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin tailored to all levels.
  • Also offered are workshops & ceremonies to deepen your understanding of yogic practices and the study of Self.
  • Practice unique group exercises and bonding activities to deepen the study together and share your individual experience with a collective group.
  • Every yoga class and workshop is optional yet encouraged. Some of the exercises and activities we do during a Self-Realization & Empowerment Retreat week are so unique, eye-opening and heart-opening that it leaves every guest with a new understanding and sense of their own self!

Canggu Accommodations 

  • Arrive & settle in from travel at the Udara Bali Yoga Detox Spa
  • Spend 3 nights on the coast of Canggu at the Udara Bali Yoga Spa to settle in post-travel. Udara Bali is an integrated healing yoga resort offering wellness and detox lifestyle to alleviate the stress of modern living. Nestled between the Indian ocean, rice fields and surrounded with ancient temples, Udara sets the mood for a relaxing and authentic Bali holiday.
  • The whole design of this resort is breathtaking: hot and cold pools, hot tubs, meditation room, saunas, and incredible yoga shalas overlooking the Indian Ocean. Each room is uniquely designed, equipped with clean linens, comfy beds, air conditioning, an amazing private outdoor bathroom and spectacular views.
  • During your stay at Udara, you can attend any of the their free classes including Aerial Silks, Acro Yoga and Water Aerobics. You will also receive a welcome massage in traditional balinese style to relax into the space!
  • Gather on two of the most beautiful Yoga shalas in all of Bali! At Udara overlooking the Indian ocean and at Soulshine overlooking lush ricefields and acres of green.

Ubud Accommodation

  • Relocate to the center of Ubud - The Soulshine Bali Retreat Oasis
  • On Tuesday, Transport inland to the heart of Ubud to one of Bali’s best Yoga Oasis, The Soulshine Bali Luxury Hotel! Here we will settle in for 5-days and 4-nights to practice yoga daily, explore all the offerings nearby in Ubud and zen out in the infinity pool and beautiful views
  • Soulshine is an independent hotel focused on relaxed luxury and nestled between ancient rice terraces, temples and a lush jungle landscape, peacefully located ten minutes from Ubud center.
  • Each room features handcrafted furniture by local artisans mixed with antique pieces and modern decor. The Soulshine Bali kitchen serves farm to table freshness from the organic garden with a menu full of delicious vegan, vegetarian and local flavors.
  • Lounge by the infinity salt-water pool, stroll through the organic garden or ride scooters into the bustling town of Ubud to see all that this wonderful place has to offer.

Activities & Excursions

  • During our time in Bali we will offer a variety of excursions to fully experience the natural, cultural and spiritual beauty that it offers!
  • Visit the Tanah Lot Temple on the oceanside of Canggu.
  • Stroll through the streets of Canggu during our first stop at the Udara Detox Spa for a variety of modern day shops, restaurants, and a vibrant nighttime scene.
  • Each excursion will be guided by your facilitators as well as our local guide, Numitor, for an authentic exploration of each site. Between excursions, we will have free-days to rest, relax & process each experience.
  • Watch in pure amazement of a traditional Balinese Fire Kecak Trance Dance that weaves a spiritual story in with a sure site to see!
  • Enjoy a plethora of handcrafted vegan and vegetarian restaurants throughout Canggu and Ubud!
  • Titra Empul Water Temple: Purify near Ubud where a temple keeper will show us the exact steps for cleansing. Tirta Empul, meaning ‘holy water spring’ is actually the name of a water source located within the temple. The spring feeds various purification baths, pools and fish ponds surrounding the outer perimeter, which all flow to the Tukad Pakerisan River.
  • Hop endlessly through the well known Ubud street markets
  • Spend an afternoon with a community of monkeys in the Ubud Monkey Forrest​
  • We recommend you rent a scooter for a day or two and whip around Ubud's playground to see all that it has to offer! We will also arrange taxis and shuttles for those who choose not to ride a scooter.​
  • For our early morning adventurers, a sunrise hike to Mt. Batur followed by a morning of delicious breakfast and hot springs post trek!​
  • Visit the well known Yoga Barn and join the local yoga community for an evening of Friday Night Ecstatic Dance​

The Food

  • You will enjoy slow, whole, and organic food influenced by the traditional Balinese kitchen.
  • Everything is homemade, prepared carefully with much laughter and love.
  • Nourish your soul with daily handcrafted meals made with love for breakfast and dinner.
  • Additional lunch plates are available at the resort but we also encourage lunches elsewhere in the town to taste all of Canggu and Ubud’s offerings.
  • Udara's Detox Spa serves Asian/Western cuisine fresh from the earth and sea. With a focus on healthy, fresh and organic vegan, vegetarian and seafood dishes, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in an ambient setting of local fishermen.
  • At Soulshine Bali, eating healthy is made easy and delicious. Local specialities, veggie burgers, grilled fish, creamy vegan pasta or a raw desert, you'll always find something nourishing or indulgent in our predominantly vegan menu. All of Soulshine's organic ingredients and produce comes from their own organic garden and neighbouring farms.

Details & Pricing

Save $200 with early bird pricing 3 months prior to retreat start! 

Double
Room
Double
Suite
Double
Luxury
Suite
Early
Bird
Special:
$1990
Early
Bird
Special:
$2190
(couples only)
Early Bird
Special:
$2390
Regular
Price:
$2190
Regular
Price:
$2390
Regular
Price:
$2590
Single
Room
Single
Suite
Single
Luxury
Suite
Early
Bird
Special:
$2490
Early
Bird
Special:
$2690
Early
Bird
Special:
$2890
Regular
Price:
$2690
Regular
Price:
$2590
Regular
Price:
$3090

To Reserve Your Space:

  • A $500 nonrefundable deposit is requested to reserve your space. Remaining payments are due prior to 60 days of retreat start.
  • Payment plans are available with monthly or bimonthly payments.
  • If traveling solo, we can pair individuals in double or triple occupancies. If we are unable to pair you with a partner, single occupancy rates apply.
  • Spaces are limited and first come, first serve! Prices listed are per person.

What’s Included:

  • Accommodation 8-days and 7-nights accommodations from Saturday - Saturday
    - 4-days and 3-nights beachside at the Udara Bali Detox & Yoga Spa in Canguu
    - 5-days and 4-nights at the luxury SoulShine Bali Retreat Oasis
  • Food 2 organic, hand prepared meals (breakfast and dinner daily) Daily juices, coffee and tea.
  • Yoga 2 Yoga classes a day with Loren & Ryann
  • Workshops & Ceremonies Daily workshop, ceremonies and classes offered to deepen your understanding of yogic practices and spirituality
  • Transportation Transportation from the Denpensar airport to Udara Spa & Transportation from Udara Spa to Soulshine Bali in Ubud
  • 1 Balinese Massage at Udara Bali Detox Spa to settle in after travel
  • Welcoming Ceremony and Balinese blessing
  • Sunday at Udara with optional activities including Aerial Yoga, Ecstatic Dance, Acrojam Yoga, and a Wellness Brunch
  • Usage of saunas, steam rooms, hot & cold pools and Spa rooms at Udara Detox Spa
  • Closing Cacao Ceremony & Ecstatic Dance
  • High speed Wi-Fi & Free Flow Drinking Water
  • Hot water showers, hairdryers and bathroom amenities
  • Retreat goodie bag with Yoga clothing, accessories and items from Lotus Retreats sponsors

What’s Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance

Getting There

  • Our retreat will begin at 3pm. We will arrange transportation from the Denpensar airport (DPS) to the Udara Bali Spain Canggu.
  • On Tuesday, we will transport from Udara Bali Spa to Soulshine Oasisin Ubud! We will organize and cover the transfer and it will take around 1 hour. hat the journey is just as much a part of the experience as is the destination! We are here to support you fully in arriving safely to Peru & to the retreat center. We provide a shared google document for all guests to input their arrival & departure information as well as the ability to communicate with other guests traveling near the same time. We also have a Facebook group for guests to connect, share questions & interact with one another.
  • The retreat concludes on Saturday at 11:00am. We will wake for a morning practice and breakfast before checking out. Transportation can be arranged on your own during the week to return to the airport with other individuals or to wherever your next adventure if you're spending more time in Bali after the retreat.
  • About
  • Yoga
  • Accommodation
  • Activities
  • Food
  • Pricing
  • Travel

The Experience

  • Bali is an island of natural, cultural, and spiritual wonders. Experience her magic with an unforgettable week split between two resorts with an abundance of offerings!
  • First, relax and settle in post travel to the beauty of beachside Canggu at a luxurious detox Spa. We will offer a variety of yoga classes, workshops, beach walks, excursions to surrounding temples and sites and be welcomed by a balinese ceremony & massage.
  • Then transition into the heart of Ubud at our second resort, Soulshine Bali! Here we will continue to practice yoga and offer daily excursions to various sites, water temples, volcanoes and more! We encourage you to explore on your own and with the group when decided.
  • Our Bali retreat will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the relaxation, culture, and beauty of Bali - all while deepening your yoga practice and understanding of Self.
  • Our mission during a Self-Realization & Empowerment Retreat is to offer daily yoga classes, workshops and ceremonies to deepen your understanding of Self, or spirit, and leave you feeling empowered and connected to your divine purpose.
  • We will gather on the Yoga shala twice a day to practice physical asana with Loren and Ryann. The purpose is to come into union with your physical body, the vessel of your spirit and move energy freely with breath & movement.
  • During our time in Bali we will offer a variety of excursions to fully experience the natural, cultural and spiritual beauty that it offers! Explore spiritual temples, hike volcanoes, trek to waterfalls, scooter through Ubud to play with Monkeys, or sit by the pool and enjoy balinese massage therapies! Bali provides an abundance of nurturing aspects that we have perfectly tailored into a week for your enjoyment!

Yoga & Workshops

  • For travelers, yogis and adventurers who are seeking a unique experience to connect with the Balinese culture of Indonesia and retreat into abundant nature.
  • Gather on two of the most beautiful Yoga shalas in all of Bali! At Udara overlooking the Indian ocean and at Soulshine overlooking lush ricefields and acres of green.
  • We will practice Yoga twice a day with a variety of styles; Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin tailored to all levels.
  • Also offered are workshops & ceremonies to deepen your understanding of yogic practices and the study of Self.
  • Practice unique group exercises and bonding activities to deepen the study together and share your individual experience with a collective group.
  • Every yoga class and workshop is optional yet encouraged. Some of the exercises and activities we do during a Self-Realization & Empowerment Retreat week are so unique, eye-opening and heart-opening that it leaves every guest with a new understanding and sense of their own self!

Canggu Accommodations 

  • Arrive & settle in from travel at the Udara Bali Yoga Detox Spa
  • Spend 3 nights on the coast of Canggu at the Udara Bali Yoga Spa to settle in post-travel. Udara Bali is an integrated healing yoga resort offering wellness and detox lifestyle to alleviate the stress of modern living. Nestled between the Indian ocean, rice fields and surrounded with ancient temples, Udara sets the mood for a relaxing and authentic Bali holiday.
  • The whole design of this resort is breathtaking: hot and cold pools, hot tubs, meditation room, saunas, and incredible yoga shalas overlooking the Indian Ocean. Each room is uniquely designed, equipped with clean linens, comfy beds, air conditioning, an amazing private outdoor bathroom and spectacular views.
  • During your stay at Udara, you can attend any of the their free classes including Aerial Silks, Acro Yoga and Water Aerobics. You will also receive a welcome massage in traditional balinese style to relax into the space!
  • Gather on two of the most beautiful Yoga shalas in all of Bali! At Udara overlooking the Indian ocean and at Soulshine overlooking lush ricefields and acres of green.

Ubud Accommodation

  • Relocate to the center of Ubud - The Soulshine Bali Retreat Oasis
  • On Tuesday, Transport inland to the heart of Ubud to one of Bali’s best Yoga Oasis, The Soulshine Bali Luxury Hotel! Here we will settle in for 5-days and 4-nights to practice yoga daily, explore all the offerings nearby in Ubud and zen out in the infinity pool and beautiful views
  • Soulshine is an independent hotel focused on relaxed luxury and nestled between ancient rice terraces, temples and a lush jungle landscape, peacefully located ten minutes from Ubud center.
  • Each room features handcrafted furniture by local artisans mixed with antique pieces and modern decor. The Soulshine Bali kitchen serves farm to table freshness from the organic garden with a menu full of delicious vegan, vegetarian and local flavors.
  • Lounge by the infinity salt-water pool, stroll through the organic garden or ride scooters into the bustling town of Ubud to see all that this wonderful place has to offer.

Activities & Excursions

  • During our time in Bali we will offer a variety of excursions to fully experience the natural, cultural and spiritual beauty that it offers!
  • Visit the Tanah Lot Temple on the oceanside of Canggu.
  • Stroll through the streets of Canggu during our first stop at the Udara Detox Spa for a variety of modern day shops, restaurants, and a vibrant nighttime scene.
  • Each excursion will be guided by your facilitators as well as our local guide, Numitor, for an authentic exploration of each site. Between excursions, we will have free-days to rest, relax & process each experience.
  • Watch in pure amazement of a traditional Balinese Fire Kecak Trance Dance that weaves a spiritual story in with a sure site to see!
  • Enjoy a plethora of handcrafted vegan and vegetarian restaurants throughout Canggu and Ubud!
  • Titra Empul Water Temple: Purify near Ubud where a temple keeper will show us the exact steps for cleansing. Tirta Empul, meaning ‘holy water spring’ is actually the name of a water source located within the temple. The spring feeds various purification baths, pools and fish ponds surrounding the outer perimeter, which all flow to the Tukad Pakerisan River.
  • Hop endlessly through the well known Ubud street markets
  • Spend an afternoon with a community of monkeys in the Ubud Monkey Forrest​
  • We recommend you rent a scooter for a day or two and whip around Ubud's playground to see all that it has to offer! We will also arrange taxis and shuttles for those who choose not to ride a scooter.​
  • For our early morning adventurers, a sunrise hike to Mt. Batur followed by a morning of delicious breakfast and hot springs post trek!​
  • Visit the well known Yoga Barn and join the local yoga community for an evening of Friday Night Ecstatic Dance​

The Food

  • You will enjoy slow, whole, and organic food influenced by the traditional Balinese kitchen.
  • Everything is homemade, prepared carefully with much laughter and love.
  • Nourish your soul with daily handcrafted meals made with love for breakfast and dinner.
  • Additional lunch plates are available at the resort but we also encourage lunches elsewhere in the town to taste all of Canggu and Ubud’s offerings.
  • Udara's Detox Spa serves Asian/Western cuisine fresh from the earth and sea. With a focus on healthy, fresh and organic vegan, vegetarian and seafood dishes, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in an ambient setting of local fishermen.
  • At Soulshine Bali, eating healthy is made easy and delicious. Local specialities, veggie burgers, grilled fish, creamy vegan pasta or a raw desert, you'll always find something nourishing or indulgent in our predominantly vegan menu. All of Soulshine's organic ingredients and produce comes from their own organic garden and neighbouring farms.

Details & Pricing

Save $200 with early bird pricing 3 months prior to retreat start! 

Double
Room
Double
Suite
Double
Luxury
Suite
Early
Bird
Special:
$1990
Early
Bird
Special:
$2190
(couples only)
Early Bird
Special:
$2390
Regular
Price:
$2190
Regular
Price:
$2390
Regular
Price:
$2590
Single
Room
Single
Suite
Single
Luxury
Suite
Early
Bird
Special:
$2490
Early
Bird
Special:
$2690
Early
Bird
Special:
$2890
Regular
Price:
$2690
Regular
Price:
$2590
Regular
Price:
$3090

To Reserve Your Space:

  • A $500 nonrefundable deposit is requested to reserve your space. Remaining payments are due prior to 60 days of retreat start.
  • Payment plans are available with monthly or bimonthly payments.
  • If traveling solo, we can pair individuals in double or triple occupancies. If we are unable to pair you with a partner, single occupancy rates apply.
  • Spaces are limited and first come, first serve! Prices listed are per person.

What’s Included:

  • Accommodation 8-days and 7-nights accommodations from Saturday - Saturday
    - 4-days and 3-nights beachside at the Udara Bali Detox & Yoga Spa in Canguu
    - 5-days and 4-nights at the luxury SoulShine Bali Retreat Oasis
  • Food 2 organic, hand prepared meals (breakfast and dinner daily) Daily juices, coffee and tea.
  • Yoga 2 Yoga classes a day with Loren & Ryann
  • Workshops & Ceremonies Daily workshop, ceremonies and classes offered to deepen your understanding of yogic practices and spirituality
  • Transportation Transportation from the Denpensar airport to Udara Spa & Transportation from Udara Spa to Soulshine Bali in Ubud
  • 1 Balinese Massage at Udara Bali Detox Spa to settle in after travel
  • Welcoming Ceremony and Balinese blessing
  • Sunday at Udara with optional activities including Aerial Yoga, Ecstatic Dance, Acrojam Yoga, and a Wellness Brunch
  • Usage of saunas, steam rooms, hot & cold pools and Spa rooms at Udara Detox Spa
  • Closing Cacao Ceremony & Ecstatic Dance
  • High speed Wi-Fi & Free Flow Drinking Water
  • Hot water showers, hairdryers and bathroom amenities
  • Retreat goodie bag with Yoga clothing, accessories and items from Lotus Retreats sponsors

What’s Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance

Getting There

  • Our retreat will begin at 3pm. We will arrange transportation from the Denpensar airport (DPS) to the Udara Bali Spain Canggu.
  • On Tuesday, we will transport from Udara Bali Spa to Soulshine Oasisin Ubud! We will organize and cover the transfer and it will take around 1 hour. hat the journey is just as much a part of the experience as is the destination! We are here to support you fully in arriving safely to Peru & to the retreat center. We provide a shared google document for all guests to input their arrival & departure information as well as the ability to communicate with other guests traveling near the same time. We also have a Facebook group for guests to connect, share questions & interact with one another.
  • The retreat concludes on Saturday at 11:00am. We will wake for a morning practice and breakfast before checking out. Transportation can be arranged on your own during the week to return to the airport with other individuals or to wherever your next adventure if you're spending more time in Bali after the retreat.

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Loren Lotus

Director of Lotus Retreats
Yoga Instructor & Retreat Leader

Certifications:

  • B.S Kinesiology, Indiana University
  • 500-Hour E-RYT, YogaWorks, Los Angeles
  • 200-Hour E-RYT Passion Yoga School, Costa Rica
  • 85-Hour PRYT, La Lupa Via Prenatal School
  • 50-Hour Kirtan, Bhakti Yoga Shala, Santa Monica, CA
Loren is a devotional curator whose true love and passion is sharing the beauty of the world and the unity of Yoga with all of those seeking it. She is continuously inspired by Yogic teachings of our everyday life and the practice of Yoga, on and off the mat. Every day is an opportunity to grow & live your life like a Lotus flower, reaching your true potential and fulfillment.

Loren believes her dharma and work is to inspire others to live a fulfilling life path with purpose and passion. On the mat, she teaches a variety of Yoga class styles including Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative and Yin. Her alignment-based training and study of Kinesiology has fueled her fascination with the human body, mind and eternal soul.

Beatriz Bonnin

Yoga Instructor & Retreat Leader

Certifications:

  • 500-Hour E-RYT, YogaWorks, Los Angeles
  • 200-Hour ERYT, Shanti Yoga Shala, New Orleans
  • 85-Hour PRYT, La Lupa Via Prenatal School
Beatriz is a fearless force passionate about empowering women’s circles, moon ceremonies and sharing her knowledge of the chakra system. She has created a community of women in Puerto Rico called Sanando Juntas Puerto Rico that offers weekly empowering workshops along with monthly moon circles.

She is passionate about helping people find their power through alternative healing techniques and by sharing her own study and devotion to a Yogic lifestyle. Bea has undergone a Prenatal and Doula training, 4 fertility and prenatal workshops with UMA Mother in Los Angeles, and her 500-hour with YogaWorks in Los Angeles.

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Ryann Tillman

Yoga Instructor & Fascial Stretch Therapist

Certifications:

  • 500-Hour RYT, Passion Yoga, Costa Rica
  • 200-Hour ERYT, Ayur Eco Ashram, Mysore India
  • Fascial Stretch Therapist, Stretch To Win, Arizona

Ryann believes that yoga has the power to positively transform our lives. She earned her 200 hour yoga teaching certification while living and studying in an ashram in Mysore, India. She traveled to the birthplace of yoga in search of a traditional and authentic yoga education and experience. Once back in the states she became a full time yoga teacher and never looked back. 

She teaches a Hatha inspired class with an emphasis on breath, awareness, and body control. She aims to make each class feel steeped in Indian tradition and lineage. After a few years of teaching she decided that it was time to drive deeper into the transformational healing side of yoga and expand her knowledge as a teacher and student. She earned her 500 hour teaching certification in the magical jungles of Costa Rica with Passion Yoga.

Since her time in the jungle Ryann still teaches classes full time and teaches in yoga teacher trainings. Her path also led her to Fascial Stretch Therapy(fst) as a way to help speed the physical healing/recovery process and flexibility that yoga offers. With yoga and FST Ryann has a passion to guide people towards a more connected, positive, and healthy life.