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1–6 February, Bali Retreat: Sonic Resonance in Hatha Yoga

With Sundernath & Emma Balnaves

  • Nine sessions
  • Arrive Wednesday in time for lecture and dinner
  • Two sessions daily
  • Depart after breakfast on Monday

The use of mantra triggers the sonic resonance during the practices of pranayama when preceded by a dynamic process of asana.

Como Uma Ubud
At the beautiful Como Uma Ubud retreat setting in Bali. A three-hectare site 30 minutes walk from central Ubud.
Be immersed in the culture of Bali while enjoying luxury amenities, from food to spa to exquisite accommodation – all among the paddy fields and hills of this lush Indonesian island. All rooms and suites exude the charm of a traditional Indonesian village. Except the feel is also quietly contemporary, from bedrooms to landscaped courtyards to infinity-edged plunge pools.

Included in the cost:

  • All tuition
  • Return airport transfer.
  • Five nights accommodation
  • Meals – daily light Breakfast (fruits & juice), Brunch and Dinner.
  • Daily replenished fruit basket.
  • WIFI in the room.
  • Complimentary scheduled shuttle to Ubud area.
  • Use of steam, gym and swimming
  Beds Single Twin 
Ubud Room (only 2)
King or Twin n/a n/a
Terrace Room King or Twin USD 3,050 USD 2,300
Pool Suite Only King USD 3,200 USD 2,400

Room information here

Open to Shadow Yoga practitioners only

Application is by email detailing your experience and previous workshop participation with Emma and Sundernath.
Email Shadow Yoga here

If your application is successful we will forward your invoice for full payment within 2 weeks.
Note that spaces are limited to a small group for this retreat

Cancellations made between 8 and 50 days prior to arrival date will be subject to 50% of the total invoice.
Cancellation made less than 8 days prior to arrival date will be subject to 100% of the total invoice.
Please understand that exceptions will not be possible due to hotel requirements.

We recommend personal travel insurance.


1 February 2023 @ 5:00 pm WITA
6 February 2023 @ 10:30 am WITA


Como Uma Ubud
Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Banjar Lungsiakan, Kedewatan, Ubud Gianyar 80571 Bali Indonesia
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Open Level – suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners.

Intermediate Level – proficiency with the intermediate level of asanas.

Advanced Level – proficiency in Nrtta Sadhana – Pure Dance of Shiva and ability to sit in Padmasana for one hour.

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Discounts may be offered for bookings made one month in advance of first class. Payment must be made upon booking.

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  • 4–6 weeks before the first class, a cancellation fee of 25% will be deducted.
  • 2–4 weeks before the first class, a cancellation fee of 50% will be deducted.

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Info: Vitry-lès-Cluny

About the region

Tourism center information

Close by: Remember to call ahead for visit conditions

Roche de Solutré: Not to miss, on the Great Site of France Solutré Pouilly Vergisson

Musée de préhistoire: Jardin archeological and botanical garden, the Maison du Grand Site to complete the tour.

Château De Pierreclos: In the midst of organic vineyards.

Chateau De Berze-Le-Chatel: Historical monument, one of the most well-preserved medieval fortified castles of Burgundy (where Ridley Scott shot ‘The Last Duel’!)

Chapelle Des Moines: In Berzé-la-Ville (the next village!)  – not to be missed.

Château De Cormatin: (only possible to visit its magnificent garden) Between Tournus et Cluny.

Les Communs: Local ceramists.

Chapaize – L’église Saint Martin & L’église De Lancharre: The village offers bed and breakfasts, 3 restaurants a Sunday organic market, an art gallery, and artists’ ateliers.

Grottes D’azé: Earth under life: in -350 000, a primal man appeared in the cave, then rhinos and antique elephants…the prehistorical cave and the underground river hide one of the largest European cave bears fields.

Grottes De Blanot

Château De Saint-Point-Lamartine: If one appreciates the writer

Solornay sur Guye: The neighbouring town – includes a restaurant, small food store, salon de thé – pâtisserie 

Cité- Abbaye De Cluny: The Benedictin Abbaye Of Cluny Shined On The Whole Middle Age Europe, Being The Widest Of Western Christianity Before The Building Of Saint-Peters In Rome.

Communauté De Taizé: Christian Ecumenical Community Founded In 1940 By Brother Roger.

Abbaye Saint Philibert – Tournus: One Of The Largest French Monastic Cities.