Bali is an obvious hub for yoga fanatics. The Balinese are Hindu, the Indonesian island is rich with natural beauty and the government support spiritual tourism including temple tours and visits to traditional healers. Demand for tourism including temple tours and visits to traditional healers. Demand for yoga holiday experiences spiked recently with the publication of Elizabeth Gilbert’s best -selling memoir ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ – a romantic journey of self-discovery featuring a mystical encounter with a Balinese soothsayer.
Being a yogi once meant renouncing worldly pleasures for a life of solitary meditation, wandering the jungle in search of union with God. Today new-age yogis wander the globe from one retreat to another, stay in luxury spa hotels and preach the converted masses through a headset microphone.
Bali’s serene shores, enchanted forests and mysterious mountains create a perfect atmosphere for the practice of yoga and meditation. Yoga can be found all over the island, but mostly in Ubud.
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