Unique Experiences for a Healthy Mind, Body and Soul

Explore Bali | Written By, Joannes Rhino |

Body works focus on the healing of mind and body, aiding in the improvement of the overall life quality of a person. This practice approach brings in positivity with energy raising, balancing and moving aspects. In short, one can easily feel the energy working positively within their body internally and activating their glands. The amount of oxygen in the body increases and helps the body be more effective. With these exercises, the toxins within the body are expelled, thereby cleansing the blood and making your internal system healthier. These exercises or treatments below are recommended to improve one’s quality of life. After all, preventing illness is much better than treating diseases.

Fly High Yoga

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This fun, unique style of yoga allows you to experience yoga postures in a way you have never done before. It is a versatile practice that compliments any existing yoga asana practice. A significant amount of creativity created is what makes this yoga unique. The practice is done using a top-quality hanging belt suspended from the ceiling. This belt, in its simplistic, natural style, is designed for spinal decompression therapy. Hanging upside-down with the yoga hanging belt stretches and unzips the spine alleviating back pain. This kind of practise is highly recommended for those with back issues. However, mindfulness and following the directions from experienced instructor is advisable so the practise can be pure pleasure and fun. The hanging belt itself is made out of strong, parachute material that holds up to 150 kilograms. Even when you are swinging on it, where the weight multiplies, your safety is guaranteed. Whether you are beginners or higher-level yoga practitioners, everyone will enjoy this activity while at the same time feel challenged.

Ubud Yoga Centre
Address : Jalan Singakerta Raya 108 (Nyuh Kuning Bridge), Nyuh Kuning, Ubud, Gianyar
Telephone  : +62 361 8987207 / +62 811 3803266
Website : www.ubudyogacentre.com

Yin Yoga

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Designed specifically to increase elasticity and mobility of connective tissues around joints rather than the muscles, Yin Yoga is a slow, gentle practice suitable for all levels. This practice invites you to balance the outward focus with an inward glance. This is a complementary practice to Yang Yoga (also known as Hatha). If Hatha Yoga heats and activates the body, Yin Yoga calms and cools the area around knees, pelvis, sacrum, hips and lower spine. In this practise, seated and supine poses are held for long durations to penetrate through muscles and reach the ligaments, tendons and fascia layers of the ‘yin’ tissues. On a physical level, it increases circulation and flexibility. On a subtle level, it helps improve organ function and emotional wellbeing. This practice is an invitation to slow down and surrender to the joy of the present moment with an exploration of heart openers, upper back and shoulder stretches.

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
Address : Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran, South Kuta, Badung
Telephone  : +62 361 701010
Website : www.fourseasons.com

KUSH Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Treatments

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Meaning ‘happiness’ in Sanskrit, KUSH guides you to a place of balance, calm, strength and contentment. The treatments focus on balance and rejuvenation with each healing ceremony draws from ancient Vedic and Tantric practices. You can expect the authenticity of technique, purity of product and devotion to optimum health and wellbeing in these treatments. If you are looking for whole body therapies, you can opt for Relaxing Abhyanga Massage with its focus to increase circulation, promote lymphatic drainage and ultimately to preserve a youthful, vital and supple body. If you want to re-vitalise the whole system of your body, you should go with Balancing Ayuryoga Massage. For deeper cleansing and full body release, Grounding Hot Stone Shila Massage will purify and stabilise your whole body. If you are unsure which treatment suits your needs, an in-depth Ayurvedic consultation will provide you an educational journey into your own true nature. Here, traditional methods such as pulse and tongue reading are applied to know your personal history and specific health concerns.

The Yoga Barn
Address : Jalan Raya Pengoseken, Ubud, Gianyar
Telephone : +62 361 971236
Website : www.theyogabarn.com

Pole Dancing Yoga

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For some, Strip club is what comes to mind when they hear the words “Pole dancing”. Indeed, the sexy side is still present, but what most people don’t know is that this is actually a full-body workout, combining resistance training, flexibility and cardio in one. In order for skin to grip the pole, the dancers must have their legs, arms and stomach exposed for a safety concern. This exercise looks fun, but it is still a serious athletic endeavour that should not be taken lightly. With improper technique or overtraining, a dancer can experience shoulder and/or back pain. The simple act of climbing a pole is an incredible display of strength. It is no surprise, then, that pole dancing regularly can burn up to 800 calories, which can affect ones shape and weight-loss in the first month of practising. Another benefit is it makes you feel sexier and more feminine. Many women believe that they feel more confident in expressing themselves sensually. They will also stop negative self-talk and feel incredibly grateful for their bodies because they feel more connected.

Pole Studio Bali
Address : The Art of Body Building, 2nd Floor Jalan Mertanadi 25, Kerobokan
Telephone : +62 87839112400
Website : www.polestudiobali.com

Sacred Heated & Cold Stone Massage

Originally developed by American Indians, this treatment uses both hot and cold massage stones at the same time to create a deeply relaxing, yet refreshing and rejuvenating experience. The use of alternating temperatures has been scientifically and medically proven to give benefits to the body. The experience of feeling the deeply penetrating and relaxing heat of the hot stones combed with the refreshing coolness of the cold stones is a unique and exhilarating experience. To begin the treatment, your healing journey starts at the plunge pools where you can soak your body in a hot and cold pool. In this part, you will experience a psycho-vegetative relaxation though without the need of going through psychology sessions.

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The massage treatment continues with two therapists simultaneously applying warm and cold basalt stones along acupressure points on the body. The hot stones bring systemic changes in the body through thermal conduction, expanding the blood vessels, pushing away unwanted waste materials through the body, creating a calming effect on the entire skeletal and nervous system. This part is dedicated to allowing muscle tissue to soften and relax. Special massage techniques help directs vital blood flow to areas of blockage. The heat of the basalt stones mobilises the lymphatic system and circulates nutrients throughout the body.

At the same time, the cold stones placed on your body are expected to create thermo-therapeutic effects to help the body detoxify and heal. While the cold awakens your muscles, the constriction of blood vessels stimulates the nervous system and draws out the toxins of the body. Cold stones can also be very beneficial in the treatment of inflammation and muscular injury.

Prana Spa Bali
Address : Jalan Kunti I / 118 X, Seminyak, Kuta, Badung
Telephone : +62 361 730840
Wesite : www.pranaspabali.com

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Joannes Rhino

Joannes Rhino is a Editor in NOW! Bali Magazine



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