New Yoga Retreat with Julien Balmer
The Six Senses Spa at the stunning Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum, Turkey will be hosting a yoga retreat with Julien Balmer, a renowned practitioner and yoga teacher.
On this exclusive retreat you will learn and experience what traditional Hatha Yoga is all about. There will be daily yoga and meditation practice as well as sun salutations in one of the most beautiful locations on the coast of the Aegean Sea. Daily classes will focus on the flow and awareness of energies and are designed to assist with your physical, emotional and spiritual development. These will be complemented by daily educational talks and inspirational movies.
Whether you are a complete novice or a more seasoned yoga practitioner, this programme offers you the perfect opportunity to improve your skills, strengthen the body, clear the mind and escape from the stresses of everyday life.
Julien, who after completing his Masters degree in Finance & Economics faced a life-changing experience, decided to turn his life around and commit himself fully to practicing yoga and discovering the mysteries and spiritual traditions of the East.
Serving as a senior resident teacher at the Agama Yoga Thailand headquarters, Julien facilitates an extensive array of transformational mind and body retreats at some of the world’s best spiritual health and healing resorts. He is a dedicated and passionate yogi bringing almost a full decade of experience in yoga, the healing arts and consciousness studies.
The 6-night yoga retreat includes:
- 6 nights’ accommodation with guaranteed early check-in and check-out
- Daily breakfast, set menu lunch and open buffet dinner
- Airport transfers
- An initial private consultation with Julien Balmer
- 5 days of group yoga classes with Julien Balmer
- Daily sun salutations
- Daily satsang and “Q&A” sessions
- Daily morning meditation class (optional)
- Optional daily spiritual cinema, including inspirational movies
- 1 x 50min Six Senses Signature massage
- 15% discount on additional spa treatments
- Access to spa facilities – sauna, steam bath and indoor pool
The Julien Balmer yoga retreat starts from €1,388 per person based on single occupancy in a standard room, for more information and reservations please contact Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum, Turkey on Tel: +90 (252) 311 0303 or visit www.kempinski.com/bodrum
Notes to Editor
The Six Senses Spa at Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay provides a taste of Six Senses traditional Asian heritage whilst retaining its Turkish spa traditions. The healing and uplifting menu features the essence of Six Senses body treatments and stone therapies plus indigenous Hammam cleansing rituals and revitalising detox programmes for the body and soul.
The sixteen therapy areas include two traditional Turkish Hammams illuminated by classically styled columns on the pool deck, plus two private Hammams, a colour therapy room, a luxurious private spa zone, a purpose built Watsu pool, a high-tech gym, and an indoor pool and Jacuzzi offering fabulous views of the Aegean coastline. Twelve personal spa suites are just a few steps from the relaxation areas where a selection of nutritious and healthy juices and teas are served.
In addition to a comprehensive range of spa treatments administered by skilled therapists, the spa boutique offers a range of signature and spa-related products, allowing the spa experience to continue after departure.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 73 five-star hotels in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.
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