COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Uma Canggu in Bali is a new wellness centre with all the facilities, therapies and experts needed for everything from a total wellness overhaul to complete relaxation, gentle invigoration or fitness maintenance. A combination of yoga and Pilates classes, COMO Shambhala treatments, Wellness Gym, resident specialists and teachers ensures that focus is given to both mind and body, with carefully administered techniques ensuring maximum effectiveness and an overall holistic wellness experience.
Guests can start their day with a range of our studio activities featuring various yoga styles, Pilates and meditation classes. These include the popular slower-paced Yin Yoga, for those who enjoy their asanas, to a vigorous and challenging flow-sequenced Rocket Yoga. Pilates Reformer classes, as well as the small-group TRX sessions are designed to achieve improved posture, strength and efficiency of movement. COMO Shambhala teaches across all levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners who want to deepen their skill and understanding.
Classes vary from week to week and are reflected on the Daily Activity Schedule available to in-house guests. A typical day on the Activities Schedule might include intermediate Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Yoga and Meditation and TRX in the mornings and Yoga Fit, HIIT and Sunset yoga in the afternoons and evenings.
Guests can also utilise the light and airy COMO Shambhala Wellness Gym. This modern space features a comprehensive range of Life Fitness exercise machines as well as TRX suspension training, CrossFit stations and a personal trainer available for private sessions. The gym facilities also include shower and steam rooms, robes, slippers and COMO Shambhala amenities for freshening up after a workout.
Alongside the fitness specialisms of COMO Shambhala Retreat are award-winning wellness treatments intended to nourish the mind as well as the body using a combination of leading-edge science and traditional knowledge. These include an energising COMO Shambhala Bath, designed to refresh the skin through exfoliation, and an invigorating Taksu Massage using transference of energy to increase blood circulation and relieve stress.
COMO Shambhala Retreat classes, gym facilities and treatments are available to our COMO Uma Canggu hotel guests. For non-hotel guests, COMO also offer attractive gym memberships, classes and treatment packages.
Wellness at Como Shambhala at COMO Parrot Cay
Meanwhile in the Turks & Caicos Islands, COMO Shambhala at COMO Parrot Cay will host the ‘Well of Grace Retreat’ from 4–10 November 2018.
Led by renowned yoga instructor Elena Brower, guests will enjoy five days of guided yoga sequences and meditation with a clear focus on self-awareness and self-discovery to inspire change that can be adopted in your daily life.
Brower, who has been practising yoga since 1998, is respected across the globe for her distinct blend of alignment and attention in her teaching of yoga and meditation. Her first book, Art of Attention, has been published in six languages, while her popular second book, Practice You: A Journal, is being incorporated into yoga and healing worldwide. She is committed to helping you gain innermost wisdom.
Sample Workshop Day:
8:00am – Breakfast
9:00am – Asana yoga sequence, meditation and journalling with Elena (two hours)
12:30pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Leisure time, where guests can enjoy treatments at COMO Shambhala
4:00pm – Yoga sequence including yin, restoratives, pranayama and meditation (90 minutes)
From 6:30pm – Dinner and leisure time
- Six nights’ accommodation at COMO Parrot Cay
- Five days of yoga instruction (three-and-a-half hours daily)
- Daily breakfast
- Lunch and dinner from the nutritious COMO Shambhala Cuisine menu
- One 60-minute COMO Shambhala Massage
- Round-trip airport transfers
- An exclusive retreat gift
The workshop is priced from AU$10,072 for single occupancy and AU$18,402 for double, including a 10 per cent service charge and 12 per cent government tax.