30th AUG - 6th SEPT 2020
power of play
Remember the world of possibilities you used to see through the eyes of your child self? This retreat celebrates the practice of play as a way to reignite the inner spark that gets you up in excitement for every waking day.
Experience various forms of play through reimagined ways of movement and conversation, all of which is grounded in the traditions of yoga. Amongst fellow curious minds, we will venture beyond asana, off the mat, across disciplines, within nature. Discover the transformative power of play in joyfully cultivating presence, honouring ongoing curiosity as a compass to navigate overwhelm from daily pressures in the city and passion finding in life.
Bingin Retreat is a stunning eco-inspired luxury estate hidden away in the hills, clifftops and white sand beaches of Bukit Peninsula in the southern tip of Bali. This amazing 12-bedroom eco lodge is located very close to Bingin Beach, a famous surf spot, and it features traditional Javanese Joglo houses crafted out of recycled teak wood.
8.30 - 10am - MORNING FLOW
90 minutes of reimagined yoga practice honouring various movement influences from dance, somatics, mobility, martial arts, qigong.
10.30am - POWER BRUNCH
Plant-based buffet brunch prepared by our own chef. Amongst other things, you can expect pancakes, superfood shots, homemade preserves, and the best overnight oats of your life!*
During the day, you can relax by the pool, walk 10 minutes to Bingin beach, arrange a day trip to the nearby natural beauty spots or book a massage onsite in the spa room
5.30pm - evening yin class
90 minute therapeutic play workshops inc. elements of yin, restorative, massage, games, flyhigh, conversation circles
7.30pm BUFFET dinner
Kelly will prepare a mixture of food inspired by Balinese culture, and classics like lentil Bolognese with vegan cheese. You can also expect beautiful desserts to die for, like peppermint vegan cheesecake, and poached pears.*
David Kam | Follow David @davidkamkw
Be less serious, more curious. David’s joyous teachings reflect his wonderfully non-linear journey as an international movement artist, whose fascination guided him through a degree in architecture, professional dance training and yoga. David honours these influences in his classes exploring asana beneath their blueprints of alignment and beyond the confines of the mat to move from a place of freedom and integrity. Known for his creative indulgence towards exploring every corner of the body and mind, David invites you to appreciate the poetics of the in-between to inspire grace and sensitivity in movement through the influence of imagery. The cheerful Malaysian champions a social practice which celebrates playfulness and intuition within self inquiry. David shares his ever evolving practice extensively with warmth and sincerity, in the hopes of empowering others to get back into their bodies and get moving.
2 classes per day
6 nights stay at Bingin Retreat
Vegetarian brunch and dinner
Trip to the holy water temples and instagrammable secret waterfall spot
Flights to Bali (Denpasar Airport)
Airport Transfers (can be arranged for £15)
Extra excursions (options include surfing and hot springs)
*please note that menus mentioned are subject to change, dependant on ingredients available, the only downside of living on a tropical island!