~Bali Spirit~

Vinyasa Yoga Retreat & Cultural Visit, Bali, Indonesia.

with Begüm Gülderen 

2018 Dates TBA

7 Nights / 8 Days

Desa Seni Yoga A Village Resort

1660 USD

Welcome to the Bali Dream!

There is no other place like Bali. The Island of the Gods offers great beaches, countless waves for surfing and wonderful natural
sites to visit and explore, colorful ceremonies, and gifted artists.

But, Bali is much more than that! There is a special vibe, an essence, something authentic that is difficult to describe, which has touched and inspired visitors from all over the world since decades. It has something to do with the Balinese themselves and their warm and welcoming character.

Whatever your expectations and desires, they all can be more than fulfilled. Bali is regularly rated one of the Top 10 tropical holiday destinations of the world.

Eight soul-reviving days of Yoga, music, meditation, massage, beautiful
nature and nourishing food.  A week to retreat from the busyness of daily life – to
Rest, Recharge, and Connect Within.

Begum and Elena met through friends at a Retreat in India, and now they are so excited to meet you in Paradise, Bali for another unforgettable retreat with you all!

Bali Retreat was one of the best experiences in life ~ Seda


What is included:

  • 7 nights Accommodation
  • Meals – Brunch and Dinner daily
  • All MorningYoga classes ( Material included)
  • 3 Afternoon Workshops
  • All facilities
  • Welcome 30minutes Foot Massage at the Resort Spa
  • Endless cups of tea!
  • All the guidance
  • Silent morning walk
  • Evening activity chanting, documentary
  • Group discussions, group outing to the sightseeings or local events (Transportation fee are not included)

Not Included

  • Airfares, visas and transfers (Visa is not required for most nationalities)
  • Additional Spa Treatments


Unique accommodations  in original antique wooden homes, imported from the many islands of Indonesia.  Restored and Refurbished.  Live amidst original artifacts  and antiques reflecting true Indonesian culture and heritage. All the rooms are shared.

The Food 

Yoga Weeks and its team of nutritionists and chefs are committed to provide healthy, seasonal food to all retreats. At the Yoga Retreat you will enjoy fresh and delicious vegetarian daily breakfast and dinner.

Desa Seni, A Village Resort serves an eclectic Asian-Western cuisine with a focus on organic, healthy and fresh food. Growing almost 80% of our own produce and working with local businesses enables us to focus on bringing great meals direct from farm to table. The restaurant is open to the public for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a glass of wine and some nibbles in a tropical garden setting.


Expect to move and breathe smoothly from one pose to another. Your class will most likely include Sun Salutations. Vinyasa yoga is almost like a dance with synchronized breath and movements

Vinyasa means “breath-synchronized movement,” and Vinyasa yoga is a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling. Vinyasa movements are smoothly flowing and almost dance-like, which explains why it is sometimes referred to as Vinyasa Flow or just Flow.

Good for beginners?

Absolutely! A Vinyasa class is both a great place to start and to continue challenging yourself. 


Mat Pilates is a series of exercises from within the Pilates Method designed specifically to be performed on a mat.The idea behind this was to challenge your muscles in a variety of ways. 

Sample Program

  • 8am to 10 am Yoga Asana (Vinyasa Yoga )
  • 10am Brunch
  • 11am – 4pm Free Time
  • 4pm-5:30pm Workshop/Pilates Session
  • 7pm Dinner

The Spa

Desa Seni’s Merapu Svaasthya spa program offers traditional and holistic treatments with Western and Eastern therapies, where healing and health are a focus, bringing together a team of specialists to restore and revitalize the body, mind and soul.

Getting There

Bali’s international airport is Denpasar. From there, or anywhere else on the island, transport will be arranged by car to Desa Seni. Please contact us for more info how to get/from.

Elena Malci

Elena Leonidovna Malcı was born in 1979 to a Polish family in Grodno, U.S.S.R., d.d. Belarus. In 1989- 1995 she was trained modern ballet and later in 1989-2001, she continued her passion as a professional dancer at Milen Studio. She received her BA degree on Law in 2002. After working as a lawyer she moved to İzmir, Turkey and stepped into motherhood. Following years, her dance background gave her insights to other physical activities such as Yoga, Dance Therapy, Booty Barre, Piloxing, and Zumba where she practiced and became certified. She is a registered yoga trainer (200hr) with Yoga Alliance under the supervision of Zeynep Aksoy and David Cornwell.

She completed 5 BASI-CTTC Body Arts Science International “Comprehensive Teacher Training Program” by Real Isacowitz who is the founder of BASI PILATES which is valid in 30 countries around the world. She received her

comprehensive teacher training course consisting of Module 1-4, Module 4-8, and Module 8-12 by world famous teachers such as Eduard Botha and Miriam Freiderich Honorio. She also attained her qualifications on Pilates by working personally with the greatest names in the industry such as Tracey Mallet, Liza Hurppard, Victor Uygan, Mario Alfonso, Sondra Karman, Alexander Bohlander, Mariam Younossi, Natasja Bernard and Cengizhan Üçgün.

In 2013, Elena founded E’lines Pilates and Yoga Studio in Alsancak, İzmir.

The highest peak of her career in Pilates was in 2015, as she successfully

completed the “Master”, “Master Reunion”, “Ultimate Pilates” programs by Rael Isacawitz himself in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

In 2016, she founded the first host BASI Pilates Studio in İzmir. Apart from organizing events, workshops and CCTC programs within the scope of BASI Pilates here, she also runs the mentioned studio and works as a highly qualified pilates instructor.

To Register

Please email your interest to Begum You will then receive a registration form to complete and details regarding transfer of deposit. A non-refundable deposit of $ 400 is required to secure your booking.




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