What is Transcendental Meditation? The practice of Transcendental Meditation (TM) which is taught at our signature retreat (Villa Gaia, Ubud, Bali) is unique in many sense. For one, TM turns on the whole brain and allows it function as a holistic unit. This is a common feature of those people who report peak-performances in business, […]Read More How is Transcendental Meditation different from other Techniques?
We always need a reboot to get our immune system back on track. Our signature detox retreat has the most amazing sugar free turmeric elixir, detox juices, homemade pandan, lemongrass & ginger tea, soups, broths, light meals & herbal supplements to soothe the belly and bring some balance back to the entire system. We practice […]Read More BALI DETOX RETREAT – GIFT YOURSELF AND LOVED ONES 💖
We humans may have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don’t allow our bodies to heal, and we don’t allow our minds and hearts to heal. Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. When we give ourselves the chance […]Read More Inner Peace and Wellness in Bali…
Natural coconut water served to you on arrival, contains 5 key electrolytes: sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus which are water-soluble molecules and minerals that help a sluggish system and refreshing way to hydrate post flight. You can eat your way to hydration as well and here are some of our top picks from the […]Read More Electrolytes and Hydration | Gaia Retreat Center, Ubud, Bali
Did you know that when we experience chronic stress, the body is constantly churning out cortisol and this can have negative physical side effects, causing anxiety, insomnia, increased fat storage (especially around the mid-section–“belly fat”), poor digestion, inflammation, suppressed thyroid function and lowered immunity, to name a few? Cortisol is catabolic, meaning, it breaks down. So high […]Read More Belly Fat…what is up with that?!
Day to day, stress fills us with so much tension and anxiety that it is often difficult to even enjoy the little things that used to make us happy. It compromises our immune system, stunts cognitive and emotional development, and raises blood pressure. Toxic stress also can fuel a challenging range of disorders: eating, drinking, […]Read More Do you stress about stress, before there’s even stress to stress about?
Transcendental Meditation (TM) Retreat in Ubud, Bali Day to day, stress fills us with so much tension and anxiety that it is often difficult to even enjoy the little things that used to make us happy. It compromises our immune system, stunts cognitive and emotional development, and raises blood pressure. Toxic stress also can fuel a […]Read More Signature Meditation Retreat at Villa Gaia in Ubud, Bali
Acoustic Bio Resonance is a sound healing modality where your whole body is exposed to sound waves, by doing so your cells get stimulated with sounds and vibrations in a very unusual way, which stimulates your dopamine and serotonin production. As part of Villa Gaia’s Signature 7-10 day Detox Yoga Retreat and 5-7 day Transcendental […]Read More Benefits of Exposing your Body to Sound Waves in Ubud, Bali
Floating is commonly referred to as Floatation Therapy or Sensory Deprivation Therapy. It involves lying in a pod that contains a highly concentrated Epsom salt solution (500 kg of magnesium sulphate) which creates the buoyancy for you to float effortlessly like in the Dead Sea. The water is heated to 35 degrees Celsius and the […]Read More Floating in Bali’s Sensory Deprivation Therapy Tank…
The Transcendental Meditation technique has been shown to help release and manage both deep-rooted and daily stress, both of which contribute to anxiety. A meta-analysis published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine on the effect of various meditation techniques on anxiety found that the TM technique is twice as effective at reducing anxiety. This meta-analysis covered 16 […]Read More Consider Transcendental Meditation | Gaia Retreat Center, Bali