ENTRUST ME WITH A LITTLE OF YOUR TIME AND I WILL GIVE YOU BACK YOUR MIND…
encompassing more than just asana practice, our mind and movement medicine yoga & lifestyle coaching retreats will take you on a transcendental journey through your entire being…
mind and movement medicine yoga and lifestyle coaching retreats offer mind and body freeing flows, fluid spinal and spiral movement therapy, expressive sound and vibrational therapy and deep breath work alongside transformational lifestyle guidance.
this unique groundbreaking system of healing will propel you towards creating the healthy and joyful life you yearn for, simply by unearthing you and your spirit once again.
it’s a fully immersive incorporation of therapeutic yoga, dance and somatic experiencing that will guide you towards re-establishING a sense of balance, friendship and therefore safety with yourself.
we also offer unique and personalised one to one coaching and mentoring retreats for trauma, overwhelm, burnout, anxiety and ptsd recovery with our personally designed mind & movement medicine yoga & lifestyle packages.
if you find yourself lacking motivation, experiencing fear and negativity, sleep deprivation, exhaustion, anxiety, panic attacks or dissociation, self-sabotaging or self imposed mental and emotional barriers, we’re here to help. these experiences can cause The body and mind to literally lock down, hindering our decisions and ability to move forward, follow our dreams and live life the way we are meant to. the presence of these feelings can block our potential and creativity, silence our true voice and gradually, entomb our faith that we will ever find ourselves again.
at barefoot bohemia we will show you that these Symptoms are merely our body’s way of communicating to us. join us in the gili islands where you’ll learn to understand the language your body is speaking through these symptoms as opposed to living in fear of them. that way, you’ll leave feeling empowered with a new found bond of friendship, self knowledge, tools and ability to heal yourself. you’ll take charge of your life and your mind, and become whole again, wherever you are on your journey.
the location of barefoot bohemia yoga & lifestyle coaching retreats offers a sanctuary of serenity for self reflection and deep emotional healing. we are located in the quieter north side of the beautifully tropical paradise island Gili Trawangan.
A fusion of Bohemian and Javanese “joglo" styles, our eco bungalows offer a natural rustic and bohemian charm. Fashioned from restored boat wood, bamboo, palm fronds and natural stone they are surrounded by a breathtaking palm tree jungle, enhancing your healing connection with the environment. Our eco-bungalows offer intimacy and privacy being elevated and cocooned amidst the trees. Our rooms are fan cooled and offer hot water and Wifi throughout.
indulge in luscious hammock or day bed lounging, take a swim in our pool amidst tropical banana palms, birds of paradise and the soothing sounds of nature.
PICTURE POST YOGA FLOATING BREAKFASTS….
OUR BEAUTIFUL PLANT BASED MENUS PROVIDE BEAUTY FOR THE BELLY AND THE BRAIN: OUR SIGNATURE SUPERFOOD breakfast SMOOTHIE BOWLS are SET UPON FLOATING BANANA PLAMS and adorned with edible flowers native to indonesia.
our optional lunch and dinner menus (available by pre-ordering) have been personally designed by myself and inspired my worldly travels. we offer a fusion of taste-bud tantalising balinese delights, javanese, west african and moroccan curries, some raw-some rainbow-coloured creations & decadent (yet healthy) nice cream desserts, no bake cheesecake and bohemia’s famed bannoffee pie…
we have an onsite open air kitchen with full cooking facilities and a large open air dining shala available for personal use should you just wish to cozy up for the day or evening and prepare your own comfort food of choice. There are a number of delivery services available too for ultimate relaxation and wind down time...
with picture perfect powder white sand, palm trees and turquoise water, peace and zero pollution, this island together with barefoot bohemia retreats will help all of life’s troubles to melt away, re-introducing you to you. you’ll leave feeling empowered with renewed capabilities and potential to take back hold of the reigns and steer your life in the direction you want it to go.
an archipelago of 3 tropical islands, the gili islands are easily accessible from either bali or lombok by boat. unique in the way that no motorised vehicles are allowed on the island so transport is via foot, bicycle or the local cidomo- horse drawn cart. there are a number of horse riding stables offering lessons for the lesser experienced as well as those wanting to gallop their way through the surf to sunset beach of AN EVENING.
and is the largest of the 3 islands, yet still just a short 20 minute boat ride away from neighbouring gili meno and gili air. we are located just a short 10 minute walk or bike ride away from Turtle Beach where swimming with turtles in their natural habitat is a daily treat for the senses. You’ll also find plentiful shops selling local handicrafts alongside a multitude of beach front cafes and restaurants, all just a short walk or cycle ride away.
Snorkelling alongside tropical fish & turtles/ Gili Meno’s mesmerising underwater statues/
Dive/ Surf/Take an Indonesian Cooking Class/ Stand Up Paddle Board & SUP YOGA/ Bathe & Swim with Elephants/ Play with Monkeys/ Dip in cascading Waterfalls and Trek Mount Rinjani on neighbouring Lombok Island…
Please inform me at time of booking which excursion you’re interested in and I’ll do my best to accommodate your needs. On excursion days there’ll be a morning practice or meditation with the rest of the day free to do as you please.
Check in 2pm with a pyjama yoga nidra to settle you into Bohemia
8am- flushing veg or fruit juice
8.30-10.30am- Mind & Movement Medicine Yoga Practice with guided meditation and journal writing
11.00am Floating Breakfast Smoothie Bowl time
Free time for swimming, snoozing, lounging, exploring the island or extra treatments & workshops
5pm Sunset Ocean Floor Yoga Flow with Yoga Nidra or Gong Bath
Celebrating our launch, prices start from just £150pp per day* with a 3 night minimum booking required. your retreat includes all yoga, accommodation, floating breakfasts Retreats run throughout the year with flexible dates and lengths of stay.
PLUS- I’m treating all barefoot bohemians to a blissful balinese or lombok massage- on me!
prices are based on single occupancy meaning you’ll have your own private eco bungalow with beautiful open air ensuite bathroom.
please enquire for one to one, couples or friend retreat packages.
We cater for a maximum of 4 students keeping our retreats personal and intimate..
When considering booking a retreat anywhere, what’s most important is feeling a resonance or connection with the teacher, getting a feel for her ( or him) before making that leap, so I’m offering an opportunity to meet me before you make the decision to book. As 25 minute Face Time or Skype sessions, you’ll have the choice of a taster yoga class or individually tailored therapy consultation to address any personal needs or questions you may have. I’ll answer any general questions about the retreat or can offer specific guidance on your own healing journey and individual needs to put your mind at ease.
Please get in touch via email to book a session with me.
the closest airports are located in denpasar, bali (ngurah rai international airport) or lombok ( bandar vdara international airport).
from bali, you will need to make your way by taxi or shuttle bus to padang bai harbour on the east coast ( around 1.5 hours from the airport). boats to the gili islands run around 3 times a day starting from 9am and take just under 2 hours.
from lombok, you’ll need to make your way to bangsal harbour ( around 1.5 hours from the airport) and take a local commuter boat over to gili trawangan. these run regularly throughout the day and take around 30 minutes, with the last boat leaving around 5pm.
however you decide to make your way to us, you’ll be met with your own horse and cart and brought to your new island home where we will be waiting to welcome you
OPTIONAL TREATMENT & WORKSHOPS, THERAPIES
African Rhythm Healing with Sound and Body Drumming •Pathway through Trauma, Anxiety, Panic Attacks & PTSD •Somatic Experiencing •Hypnotic Headphone Yoga •True Colours Blindfold Yoga •80’s Themed Dance •Post TTC Mentoring for New Teachers, Sacred Gong Ceremonies and Nidra •Thyroid Healing •The Art of Self Massage, Tapping & Trigger Point Therapy
Visit my Therapy Treatments page in the main navigation bar at the top of the page for further information on the above therapies
entrust me with a little of your time and I’ll give you back your mind……..