Gut Health (3 March)
New research shows how strong the connection between gut health and brain health can be. Digestion, mood and health are all linked to the gut. Those suffering from bowel disorders are more likely than others to suffer from autoimmune diseases and mental health issues. Symptoms related to poor gut health include abdominal pain and less obvious symptoms are headaches, fatigue and joint pain. Gut health really is crucial for optimum health. By understanding the signs and symptoms of an unhealthy gut and the common causes of gut dysfunction you can take some practical measures to improve your gut health. This session will provide practical advice on how to heal and keep your gut healthy. Health really is wealth and if you would like to find out more about this part of your body then do book a spot. This is a cheap way to ensure that you look after this essential organ. At the end of the day, prevention is much better than cure.
When : 10 am – 12 am
Cost : IDR 100,000
Where : Taksu Spa and Restaurant, Jl Goutama Selatan, Ubud, Gianyar
Contact : 971490 www.taksuspa.com
Nyxen Pool Party (3 March)
Another pool party is looming so dig out your swimwear and get ready for some fun down at the pool. Nyxen from Sydney will be entertaining the party goers with her calm records and chilled attitude. Nyxen produces her own vocals and instrumental sounds incorporating influences by Tycho, Mike Snow and Bag Raiders which form a high-vibe atmosphere for the audience. One of Bali’s favourite DJs Mister Bennetts, Kaiser Waldon and DisCrow will be there too add to the entertainment throughout the afternoon and well into the evening.
When : 12 pm to 9 pm
Cost : IDR 100,000
Where : Mrs Sippy, Jl Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak No 8, Seminyak
Contact : 3351079 www.mrssippybali.com
Country Rockabilly (7 March)
This is a good evening to note if you are a fan of the likes of Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings and Ray Charles. Formed in 2013,this five-piece Country Rockabilly act rose quickly to the top of the local music scene You can enjoy Country Rockabilly Featuring John and the Jail Story every Wednesday right up until the end of March. Led by John Lano, John and the Jail Story aspire to continue the legacy of Johnny Cash and the fast paced music and spirit of Country Rockabilly. Come along and walk the line with this up and coming band who are working to develop their presence on an international level. It is definitely worth calling ahead to book a table and watch this awesome band.
When : 7 pm – 11 pm
Cost : free
Where : Garamerica, The Sunset Hotel, Jl Dewi Sri No 11, Kuta
Shake your Booty (7 March)
The Courtyard pool at the Mulia opens its doors to a weekly beach party in the spirit of Cafe Mambo, Ibiza. This is going to be one of Bali’s best sundowners with beats and bikinis and a fabulous line up of international DJs. Cafe Mambo is one of Ibiza’s most iconic restaurants and bars on San Antonio’s famous sunset strip in operation since 1994. Following in its footsteps, Cafe Mambo at the Courtyard will feature the Mambo brothers who are set to bring music like no other to the dance floor with a tropical vibe from Ibiza to Bali.
When : from 5 pm
Where : The Mulia Resort, Jl Raya Nusa Dua Selatan
Contact : 3017777 www.themulia.com
Journey into the Heart (7 – 12 April)
Journey into the heart is a Shamanism experience. Shamanism is an ancient healing tradition and a way to connect with nature that exists in cultures around the world. This workshop is about how Shamanism can assist you with releasing stress and pain from your body, increase your energy and confidence. The retreat will be a healing and transformative experience that will give you the tools you require to function optimally in everyday life. There are a long list of benefits of this practice including a deeper connection to yourself and greater intuition. You will gain hands on healing techniques, greater clarity about your life mission and purpose and enjoy greater joy and peace through the connecting practices shared. A big plus is meeting like-minded people who are going to be your lifelong friends. The workshop will be led by Michele Cempaka, a long term resident of Bali and her life’s journey is an inspiration to others. Do check out the comprehensive website below for further details, costs and the itinerary for each day. This event is definitely worth attending and the venue is stunning and only 100 m from the sea.
Where: Bamboo Moon Villa, Jl Merta Sari No 14,Gang 2, Sanur
Experiencing Nyepi: An Exploration of the Artistic and Mystical Elements of the Balinese New Years (14 – 17 March)
In 2018 this major ritual will take place over four days. This workshop is being held to take advantage of this unique opportunity and you are invited to join and find out more about the unique culture in which we live amongst. The itinerary is impressive and delves right into the heart of Balinese culture. You will learn more about the basic concepts of Bali Hinduism and the importance of harmony and balance, and the meaning and significance of animistic elements and sacred objects. You will have the opportunity to see processions of five major villages to the beach with sacred objects and ceremonies of purification. One of the highlights is a trip to Mengwi and to the museum of the Ogoh Ogoh. On the final day you will get to see a parade of over 200 Ogoh Ogoh in a competition. The actual day of Nyepi will be observed in compounds which is a day for meditation and contemplation one of the best parts about living in Bali. Do have a look at the website below which has lots of information about Balinese culture. E-mail for details of venues and to reserve your place.
Cost : USD $227
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