The beloved BaliSpirit Festival is back for its 10th year running, and this year’s lineup is set to be groovier than ever before!
Ubud is alive with the sound of music, chanting, dancing feet and inspirational speakers, because the beloved BaliSpirit Fest is back and celebrating 10 years of magic! From March 19th to 26th, yogis, spiritual souls and wellness-aholics from all over the globe are flocking to the island for what is one of the most talked about holistic lifestyle festivals in the world. And these are our Top 5 events that you won’t want to miss.
March 19th: DISCOYOGA with Nickie Hanley at the Ubud Soccerfield
This one’s for the yogis and the groovers! Mixing Vinyasa Flow yoga with dance, funky DJ beats and disco lights, DiscoYoga will let you boogie, stretch and let your hair down as you groove into the evening. The event is in partnership with AYO! – a community outreach program that’s working to raise awareness and fight the spread of HIV & AIDS.
March 20th: Balinese Crown Making for Kids at Bhanuswari Resort
Not only for adults, the BaliSpirit Fest is a great day out for kids too, so bring the little ones along and delve into Bali’s rich and creative culture with a Balinese Janger crown class. You’ll learn the time-honoured skills of cutting and shaping a palm leaf, how to master daily Balinese rituals, and how to make and decorate your own natural crowns. Little Balinese Kings and Queens coming through!
March 24th – 26th: One World, One Stage Concerts at ARMA
The BaliSpirit Fest has always been known for its magical music line-ups that bring high-vibe musical diversity, and this year is no different! Get ready for awesome performances from Xavier Rudd, Emmanuel Jay, Desi Sub Culture, The Hanumen, and many more, performing on the One World, One Stage platform. Don’t forget your glowsticks!
March 25th: Breathfest at Bhanuswari Resort
Inhale the good and exhale the bad with this daylong and exhilarating “Breath of Bliss Immersion” class. Guided by Christabel Zamor and a team of Shaktis, newbies and seasoned breathers will get a taste of shamanic and tantric practices. To awaken the mind and body there’ll also be ecstatic dance, panel discussions, a cacao ceremony and an epic celebration!
March 25-26th: Forrest Yoga with Ana Forrest & Jose Calarco at The Yoga Barn
Join this two day intensive course with Ana Forrest [an international pioneer in yoga and emotional healing] and Jose Calarco [a world music pioneer and ceremonial leader] for a 4-part intensive weekend workshop at The Yoga Barn. Over the course of the weekend, they’ll be practicing breathing techniques, performing song, dance and smoke blessings, cleansing any emotional issues, before a challenging Asana practice to finish.
So what are you waiting for? Grab your yoga mats, put on your dancing shoes and let’s get spiritual!