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Don’t forget the little Julie inside, he said with a smile. Immagine a young, cute little girl, her name is Julie, just like your name. Look at her and feel how you would treat her with care and gentleness. Focus on this energy and transfer it, from your warm heart, towards yourself. Visualise passing the light of peace, love and prosperity for 2017 to your loved ones and off course don’t forget… Read More

Bow your head in gratitude, said the yoga teacher. Opening my eyes on Bali’s volcano, Agung. I was getting filled with pure morning light.  The perfect way to start the day.     A combination of stretching and slow movements that in the end felt much stronger then he power power power yoga we ‘re used to in Europe or Australia.  Chiara, the yoga teacher is filled with Love and gratitude and she… Read More

Relax your mind, indulge your soul; is the motto of Boreh Pijat Salon & Spa.     Boreh is a scrub with a variety of Balinese spices. Start off with a 60 min Balinese massage, a combination of stretching and pressure point to grt rid of any tentions you have in tour body ❤️ The masseuse will then apply the boreh paste all over your relaxed body, you’ll get into the herbal sauna and… Read More

Sleep in and wake up at your own pace. There’s nothing worse then putting an alarm clock on holidays, not to miss breakfast, come on, it really doesn’t matter if you miss it, if you miss it,  its time to treat yourself on a nice brunch. 😃👍 After brunch at Sari organic or Pomegrenata, in the middle of he rice fields, endulge in a nice mid- day spa experience. The temperature at… Read More

Penestanan is my favorite area in Ubud. Its a place for healing and meditation, meeting interesting and creative people, many expats live in Penestenan; walk up the steps to paradise.     Bambu spirit, the meeting place of Ubud’s artists and locals alike, offers a delicious sunday buffet. The owner prepares delicious salads with fresh vegetable. Healthy and delicious is what this magical place stands for. Plus the host is warm and welcoming…. Read More

   Immagine pushing a robust wood Balinese door. Hopping your way over the stone steps leading to your own private pool villa amid Ubud’s lush jungle. When we arrived at Kamandalu Resort and Spa. The feeling is easily discribed: Waaaaaw! The hotel is giant. The reception lobby has a massive window, that gives straight on the river gliding through the valley below. Rice paddies have been Planter with care. At the far… Read More

Super excited I hopped on my bike to join the yogabarn’s sunday dance. I remenbered a few years back, me and my friend Nathalie were breathtaken by these Ubud locals and visitors dancing away on a sunday morning. I love to dance, so on my way I was! &nbsp;<a href=”http://gilita.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/IMG_3514-0.jpg”><img src=”http://gilita.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/IMG_3514-0.jpg&#8221; alt=””></a>&nbsp; As I arrived, unfortunately it was fully booked. I asked politely : “Miss, can I peek in and make a… Read More

One of my lovely guests told me: “Julie, when you go to Ubud, you have to go see the sound healer, he is amaaazing!”So off course I did 😀 As he says so well, it is very hard to describe what he does exactly. Whithout a doubt, I would say the same to you: “Readers, when you go to Ubud, you have to go see the sound healer, he is amaaazing!” I’ll… Read More

Just give Wayan a call. 081338575448 He’ll drop it off and pick it up. If you’re coming from Gili, he can meet you at coco market. Where the shuttle drops you off. Book now:  5 days healing experience amid the Balinese rice paddies, mountains, valleys and jungle. http://www.GiliTA.com/contact.

Ubud is known to be THE place to practice yoga, meditation, get enlightened and heal.  Yes, off course we agree. Thats exactly what the name stands for and it is. Unfortunately too much tourism, kills the tourism.  A few years ago, the Yogabarn was THE place to be. I’m affraid today it has lost some of its original charms in my opinion. A friend of mine, quiet the introvert went to Ubud… Read More

After a busy and cheerful long high season in Gili Air. Time for a reboot! 😜 Here we go! We’ve designed a new trip for us, and off course also for all of you. Do you feel like lately you’ve been pushing a little over your limits?  Does a healing weekend amid the Balinese rice paddies, mountains, valleys and jungle sound appealing? Then follow us for the next 5 days and book… Read More