Yoga Blog

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Weather has picked up very nicely the last few days. The peak of Agung has been clear, the sun shining and the water warm and clear. The last few days have seen some very pleasant free-diving. All hail the return of sunny days... Onsite, things here have been plodding...

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Melasti, in preparation for silence.

In the modern world silence is a luxury, more precious than gold. More than that, it is an experience that for many people is so alien that they even seem to fear it, filling every moment with chatter, TV, facebook and any one of the million media we now have to fill...

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Oceanic Yoga and the breath @ Villa Boreh

An exploration of the mind and body through the healing medium of water, using yoga, meditation and the techniques of elite free-divers. This special retreat is for people with an interest in the transformative power of Yoga and the healing energy of water. For both...

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Silent Day in Bali

Traffic was stopped today at crossroads all over Bali for picturesque scenes of demon appeasement, as Balinese gathered in their ceremonial dress laden with offerings for the restless forces of nature. Wholes villages sat on the ground in their finest clothes while...

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Free-diving in primordial soup, Bali.

There are days on the deep line when the waters of Bali are so full of translucent life that the ocean seems like evolutionary stew.  So many different jellyfish and combjellies, wriggling, pulsating and spiralling elementary forms of life. If you look closely the...

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The nose, gateway to the past and present.

"When nothing else subsists from the past, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered· the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls· bearing resiliently, on tiny and almost impalpable drops of their essence, the immense...

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