What stories would you write? What people would you meet? What places would you visit? What things would you create if you knew you COULD NOT FAIL?
What risks would you take if you realized that falling is another form of flying? What work of art would you slowly TURN INTO if you trusted yourself enough to dreamup and attempt the life you deserve and desire?
Come Away with Us for 7 Days of Art & Adventure!!!...
...Writing & Culture, Nature & Yoga, Inspiring Connections,Creative Troublemaking&EmpoweringLife Design on the magical Island of the Gods!... This March 27-April 3, you have a date with your creative destiny in... BALI, Indonesia!!!
Let go of what no longer serves you. Follow your heart. Rediscover your purpose. Face your fear. Reignite your courage. Fall in love with your vision. Stretch your comfort zone. Fuel your soul. Nourish your body. Free your mind. Rewrite your stories of survival into new stories of aliveness.
Most of our lives happen in the realm of the ordinary, caught in the routine of our daily to-do lists,postponing the wonder, ignoring our intuition, dismissing our creativity, quieting our hearts, delaying our hero's journey for "someday," or "later" when all of our pieces might be aligned.
The more connected we are through our screens and devices, the more disconnected we grow inside. Distracted by our shoulds, coulds and woulds, fully dependent on technology and yet alienated from our true desire, wekeep on going, going, going...
Meanwhile, our encounters with the infinite, our oneness with nature, our times of authentic connection with others, our episodes of surrender to the sacred mysteries of life... are becoming shorter, harder to notice & too scattered to enjoy...
✔ Your creative juices have stopped flowing and you've been feeling stuck, directionless, uncertain or uninspired in one or more areas of your life.
✔ You are restless yet rootless, your soul is often homeless & longing for a deeper, more authentic connection to your true self & to like-minded creative conspirators.
✔ You want to open up to life again, but you don't feel safe, understood or motivated in your usual surroundings. You need inspiring and supportive company to help you break through and let go of what is still holding you back.
✔ You're an adventurer at heart. You often feel the need to stretch your comfort zone, along withthe desire to explore yourself as you explore the world. You need to break free from routine and make some space to learn yourself anew.
✔ You have a strong appreciation for the Arts, a deep desire to create, and an insatiable curiosity about other cultures & ways of life -- and you'd like to further awaken & nourish this passion within you.
✔ You're looking fora solid, endless source of inspiration, a grounding creative power, a satisfying fountain of life, that comes from within, transcends your limitations & feeds your soul for months & years to come.
✔ You don't just want to be informed & entertained by an experience; you need to be transformed, touched to the core, and challenged to be more.
Through workshops in Writing, Creative Troublemaking & Empowering Life Design, combined with Yoga & Meditation, time in Nature, local Adventures, Friendship & Connection, the Creative Rehab Bali experience will jumpstart your heart and help you:
... APPRECIATE YOURSELF AS A CREATOR, own your worth & understand your crucial role as the Artist of Your Life. Empower your vision, give meaning to your mission, and start designing your life, work and message in this world, with renewed purpose & passion.
... LOVE YOUR BODY, as youbecome more aware and sensitive to the truths that it whispers. Reconnect with nature and recognize yourself as an essential part of it.
... BE ROMANCED BY LIFE and recover the spiritual truths, the transcendence & the divine appreciation of beauty you have lost in the trenches of fighting for your dreams, instead of dancing towards them.
... REIGNITE YOUR CREATIVITY, get fresh ideas, insight and energy, by standing on a different vantage point, and light your tired heart back on fire.
... REWRITE YOUR STORY of survival into a truer and more fulfilling Story of Aliveness. Reframe your mind to start regarding life from a Creator's Paradigm.
... CONNECT WITH LIKE-MINDED CREATORS, Artists, Entrepreneurs, Adventurers, Free-spirited Nonconformists, and Soulful Troublemakers like yourself, who will inspire you to dig deeper, love yourself better, and dare to create the life that's been waiting for you all along.
Famous for its breathtaking natural beauty, luscious rainforests, surf beaches and coral reefs, as well as its magnificent temples, warm & welcoming culture, delicious food and world-class accommodation — topped only by the hospitality, kindness and creativity of its people, Bali has become one of the most visited and beloved islands on the planet.
There is something about this place that is hard to put into words — a vibrant joyful energy, a human warmth, an intoxicating beauty, a palpable love of art, a sacred mystery that has continued to invite, captivate and inspire thousands of restless visitors from all over the world, for decades.
If we could choose ONE WORD to describe the Balinese attitude and culture, it’d be CELEBRATION.
The Balinese celebrate nature, family, animals, the earth, their gods, and each other, more frequently and openly than any other culture.
Their celebrations usually consist of acts of gratitude,purification ceremonies, sacred music, dance and offerings, followed by family meals and quality time together.
There's a contagious joy emanating from the way they live their life and share it with others, that catches on and makes you feel at home, no matter where you come from.
We didn't really choose Bali for this adventure. Bali has chosen us.
We just tuned in and listened. We paid attention to the signs and we surrendered to our infinite creative nature, and suddenly we found ourselves in paradise co-creating something we would have never dreamed possible, had we not leaped into the beautiful unknown.
The best thing after finding a treasure is sharing it with those who get it, need it, want it, seek it too. This March, we want to share Bali with you...
We'll write & play, eat healthy food and laugh, do yoga and relax.
We'll meditate, practice self-inquiry, connect with nature, get reacquainted with the stories that our lives are telling.
We'll sail with dolphins at sunrise, and visit waterfalls and temples, and let ourselves be loved by Bali and its people.
We'll practice our creative self-expression, get out of our comfort zone, review our mission, vision & purpose on this planet, and start to redesign our lives in the truest version of us.
We'll get the most amazing massages and wellness treatments you've possibly ever experienced. Trust us...
We'll let go of what's holding us back, begin to know and love and trust ourselves again.
We'll remind each other that our lives are sacred, and that our voice, work and actions make a difference.
We'll take lots of pictures and videos. Check out #CreativeRehabBali on Instagram for extra snapshots by our creative troublemakers at last year's retreat.
We'll make new friends, co-warriors & creative accomplices that will support us in our breakthrough and root for our creative revolution.
We'll adventure into the peaceful Balinese Sea (North of Bali) for snorkeling & scuba diving.
We'll remember that the point of us is not survival, but aliveness, and that we are the Chief Creators of our life & love, work & reality.
Ready to take a leap in the direction of your heartbeats, explore the imperfect beauty and depth of your humanity, connect with nature and other creators, take a break from the rat race, and write your truest lines as you nourish your heart, mind and body back to life?
This retreat will not help you escape reality, but re-create it, by facing it wholeheartedly, fueled by your truth.
YOU! The Creator reading these lines. And any other friend or lover you would like to bring along.
Solo or accompanied, you will be joined by other creative troublemakers from around the world, ready to let go of what's holding them back and welcome their true selves, and fall in love with life for the first time, again.
We are attracting wisdom seekers and soulful creators from all walks of life, in search of not just adventure, but also life-changing content, not just the thrill & the beauty of travel, but also the substance of a deeper love affair with life, not just creative revolution but also the creative evolution that comes after each high.
If you can hear your Spirit's Call to a Creative & Fulfilling Life, MEET US IN BALI this March 27-April 3. You'll never be the same again.
In her work, Andrea tries to reflect the wholeness of the human experience by combining Creativity & Writing, Art & Travel, Mind, Body & Soul into a more expressive, abundant & expansive Art of Being Alive.
She holds a BA in Mass Communication & an MFA in Creative Writing. She is also a Holistic Health Coach, a 200-hr certified Yoga Teacher & a serial entrepreneur.
In the last 5 years Andrea has helped more than 100,000 people through her writing, teaching, sold-out events and sought-after online courses.
She is a catalyst for inspiring others to rediscover their innate creative superpowers, trust, write & share their stories & re-create their lives, one act of courage at a time.
A fun & spirited combination of Art & Science, Jeremy is a Writer and Marine Biologist, passionate about helping save the Great Barrier Reef.
An adventurer at heart, with a punk rock spirit and an urge to live the shit out of his life, he writes for a variety of online publications, gives TEDx talks, and is trying to start a kindness revolution.
Long Distance Love Bombs is his therapeutic toolbox for making the world better than it was yesterday and spreading the kindness virus as far & wide as possible.
He has recently submitted his PhD thesis on how our thoughts & attitude influence our actions & decisions, and he is currently putting together his first book.
Life & Creativity Coach, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Writer & Scientist, Creator of theGet Your Shit Together KitandYour Life is Your Business Coaching Program.
An award-winning certified Life & Creativity Coach, Writer, PhD scholar, TEDx speaker, multilingual adventurer & cheerleader of the human spirit, Kathy once quit her job to move across the world, follow her bliss and write her first book.
She now combines Creativity and Science to developed practical tools that help you make better sense of YOU, by discovering the true values that define you and designing a roadmap for meeting your most fundamental needs as a Creator.
In her workshops, Kathy guides you in understanding your Creative Archetypes, overcoming blocks, determining what baggage you carry with you, how to release it and start rebuilding your life & business.
Though his chief pursuit is writing novels, Joshua’s background is in performance.
Abandoning filmmaking and theatre acting in order to write books, his second novel is now in its fifth printing.
He has a degree in European History and maintains that his true aesthetic and religious education began in the hallowed spaces of Venice, where he learned that life and art are the work of one's whole spirit.
He gives lectures on history and art in Southeast Asia and Europe, lectures he considers to be performance pieces on the nature of creativity.
He is known for his captivating persona & for making his audience fall in love with his favourite subjects—and above all, life!
Jenny is the publisher of Healthy Crush, a wellness and personal development blog, where she's been blogging and learning all the ins and outs about making money online since 2008.
This year, she compiled her decade-long knowledge and expertise in creating a passive income online into the Get Paid to Live Guide -- a 6-week business guide and workbook that shows you how set up a revenue-generating blog that feels aligned and connected to who you are.
She is also a biohacking enthusiast and shares passionately about the best healthy finds & resources around the world to help you feel awesome and empower you to live an optimal life.
Our chosen paradise for Creative Rehab Bali 2017 is the Zen Resort Bali -- the beautiful, life-changing holistic resort we fell in love with during our first Bali adventure last year.
It is located in the tranquil and luscious North of Bali and it's the only retreat center on the island specializing in Ayurveda lifestyle, philosophy, food and wellness, in addition to their eco-centered service and facilities.
Tucked away in the jungle, removed from traffic, free of pollution and celebrating life to an all-day soundtrack of exotic birds, the Zen Resort Bali has been the perfect match for our adventure.
It also happens to be a top favorite destination, as well as a Travellers' Choice Winner on Trip Advisor. Check out the outstanding reviews HERE.
With endless gratitude for the impeccable service, care and attention to detail we've received at Zen Resort, they've now become a part of our extended family in Bali and we can't wait to introduce you to this lifeoasis.
For more delightful photographs of the resort and its facilities, please see the beautiful Zen Resort Gallery. You can also watch the short introductory video about the resort and its services, found on their HOMEPAGE.
This adventure stands on 5 pillars, essential to your growth and transformation:
✔ INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS IN WRITING, CREATIVE TROUBLEMAKING & EMPOWERING LIFE DESIGN THAT WILL HELP YOU...
Take the Creative Reins over your life, work & spirit. Begin to approach your life in a way that truly inspires and connects with others.
Find, strengthen and/or refine your voice and skills as a writer and communicator, through storytelling, self-expression and self-inquiry exercises.
Dig deeper and get a clearer view of your creative identity and soul signature. Connect the dots between your own personal story and the greater story you are telling with your life.
Rediscover or determine your creative mission + vision, and realign your life and message with your greater purpose.
Get out of your comfort zone, and learn to speak your truth and communicate more freely, openly, and unapologetically, without excuses, hesitation or self-doubt.
Learn essential communication, business and marketing tools that will help you share your message and work with the world in a profitable and authentic way -- being also a way that truly inspires and connects with others.
✔ EXCURSIONS, MINI-ADVENTURES & DAY TRIPS: We are mothered by Nature and fathered by Adventure.At Creative Rehab Bali, we'll be honoring both with three exciting mini-adventures. You can join us on all or swap them for extra rest, writing or wellness treatments:
We'll sail at sunrise with dolphins. (Yes, real dolphins in the real sea!) One of our fondest memories of Bali and among the most memorable experiences we've ever had. We can't wait to share this magic with you.
We'll swim at hot springs, visit sacred temples and hike through green and luscious forests.
We'll snorkel and scuba dive at Menjangan Island - in the Bali Sea - with Zen Diving, the resort's holistic diving center.
✔ YOGA & MEDITATION: This is a physical, mental and spiritual journey inward, to the core of you, where real change begins. Detoxing your mind through meditation and your body through yoga is an important part of this transformation.
You'll have a chance to welcome each day at the first break of light with Zen Resort's daily sunrise meditation.
Followed by an hour of morning yoga that will help you work through your physical blocks, let new creative energy flow through, and energize you for the day ahead. All before breakfast!
✔ WELLNESS TREATMENTS, RELAXATION, MASSAGE THERAPY, THE ART OF LOVING YOUR BODY: Your body is your home and the most sacred vessel through which you experience reality.
Give it the rest, love and nourishment that it needs and deserves, at the Zen Resort Spa on site, through a wide variety of Ayurveda massages and wellness treatments delivered with grace and care by highly trained therapists. Read more about the spa and all the different treatments HERE.
As part of your retreat package, you get one 60-minute massage, as well as one 30-minute consultation with the Ayurveda doctor on site to discuss your body type and recommended diet and treatments.
✔ CREATIVE RITUALS, BALINESE CULTURE SHOW, CONNECTION, FUN & CELEBRATION: Let yourself be loved, seen and celebrated, as you begin to truly see, create and celebrate others, and all the life within and around you.
We've got some sweet surprises, creative rituals and celebrations that will delight your senses, help you let go of what is still holding you back, deepen your connection to the kindred creators adventuring with you, and renew your creative commitment to your purpose, yourself and the world.
Check out our different room and payment options below and select the one that suits your preference and budget.
The approximate group size is 25-30 participants, first-come, first-served. We are unable to reserve your spot unless you sign up.
We are creating the ideal atmosphere for a small group experience, where we can get to know each other, and connect with kindred spirits. This is a trip of self-discovery, purpose, adventure and art. A journey back to the heart of all things.
If this might be the life-changing creative adventure you need, don't leave it for later. Our Creative Rehab retreats tend to sell out in advance.
JOIN US TODAY, WE ARE ALMOST FULL!
The last day to join us is March 17, although our available spots are filling up quickly and we anticipate there won't be any left by then...
Don't delay your aliveness! The clock is ticking and we want you with us!
The Zen Resort offers two types of room: Deluxe and Premium Villas, in double or single occupancy.See room descriptions + rates, choose the option that best adjusts to your needs, and come away with us!
The Deluxe Villas overlook the forest, rice-fields, vineyards and beyond, the Sea of Bali. They each have a terrace with a table and lounge chairs, a large air-conditioned bedroom with king-size or twin four-poster beds, beautifully carved Balinese furniture and hand made furnishings, and an open-air shower or bathtub. They also include a fan, insect net fitted windows, a safety deposit box and a refrigerator. [Size: 54/64 sq meters]
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3100
PAY-IN-FULL:$3000 (Hot Deal!)
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3500
PAY-IN-FULL:$3400 (Hot Deal!)
You can Pay in Full TODAY and save an additional $100, OR pay an initial $500 deposit today to save your spot, and pay the rest by March 3. All prices are in USD, per person.
The Premium Villas are entered through a private terrace, with a relaxing outdoor daybed, coffee table with lounge chairs, overlooking a private plunge pool and lush gardens, the forest and rice-fields, vineyards and the Sea of Bali beyond. These luxurious villas have an air-conditioned bedroom, with a king size four-poster bed, designer Balinese furniture, hand made furnishings and artwork, a large bathroom with dressing area, corner rain shower room with wide-open windows and tropical plants. Additional features include a safety deposit box, a refrigerator, hair dryer and dressing mirror. Only bed type available: King Size.Recommended for couples or singles.[Size: 80 sq meters]
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3600
PAY-IN-FULL: $3500 (Hot Deal!)
TOTAL INVESTMENT: $3900
PAY-IN-FULL: $3800 (Hot Deal!)
You can Pay in Full TODAY and save an additional $100 - OR - Pay an initial $500 deposit today to save your spot and pay the rest by March 3. All prices are in USD, per person.
Got any questions before you decide? Contact us ASAP: firstname.lastname@example.org. Our last two Creative Rehab retreats sold out long before the deadline. If your heart is pulling you in our direction, save your spot NOW!
UPDATE: We are almost full! The very last day to join us is March 17, although we anticipate that our remaining spots will sell out sooner. We can't reserve your spot unless you sign up. Join us before we're full!
You may attend solo, with a partner, or with friends. Solo Travelers booking a double occupancy will be rooming with another awesome Lady/Gentleman joining us. Around half of our participants travel solo and book double rooms. If you fall in this category and you haven't traveled solo before or attended this type of event, don't worry, you'll be in good hands and great company.
Airport transfers on arrival and departure via a private driver + van.
All-inclusive accommodation for 7 nights + 8 days (including afternoon/evening on arrival day + morning on departure day) at Zen Resort Bali.
Daily fresh flowers and fruit basket + mineral drinking water.
3 plant-based meals every day (vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free also available) including traditional and delicious Balinese dishes.
Dinner on the day of arrival (March 27) / Breakfast + Lunch on the day of departure (April 3).
All yoga classes + meditation sessions.
A 30-minute consultation with the Ayurveda Naturopathy doctor on site.
A 60-minute Ayurveda massage at the Zen Spa.
End of week special dinner and performance, including a Balinese culture show, music and dance (this will be incredible, trust us...)
2 Amazing Mini Adventures: Sailing at sunrise with dolphins and Swimming at Banjar Hot Springs + eco-forest hike and meditation at Vihara Buddhist temple.
A Creative Rehab workbook, with workshop notes, additional writing, self-inquiry + life design exercises, creative musings and ideas.
✖ Roundtrip airfare to and from Bali.
✖ Airport fees in Bali or your departing country.
✖ Visa fees. (Upon signing up, we'll send you an email as further information on entering Bali, among other details).
✖ Additional Ayurveda treatments available at the SPA (over 30 targeted treatments, such as herbal oil massages, facials, baths & more). Read about the SPA services HERE.
✖ Snorkelling and Scuba Diving at Menjangan Island (in the Bali Sea) with Zen Diving. PRICES: Snorkeling - $75 USD/person | Diving (2 dives) - $195 USD / person.
✖ Additional, suggested activities, mini adventures and excursions available to book at the Resort in your free time, if desired.
✖ Travel insurance. (Highly recommended).
✖ Additional food and drinks you can order at the Restaurant or Bar: juices, cocktails, a la carte meals, etc.
✖ Your decision to participate in the transformative activities and program we've put together. Your commitment to your higher self, your happiness and your creative journey. Your choice to make the best out of this life-changing experience.
Come & experience 7 Days of Life-Changing Art & Adventure, Writing & Culture, Creative Troublemaking & Empowering Life Design in the company of a select group of soulful Dreamers & Doers, in one of the most beautiful heavens on earth.
Let us help you come back to life. Test your fear. Face your truth. Remember your heart. Refresh your mind. Relax and love your body.
Review your story from a different vantage point. Immerse yourself in another culture and open your eyes to new ways of experiencing this short and beautiful human experience.
LIFE IS SHORT. ART IS YOU. TIME IS NOW.
Come Away with Us!
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