Bali Women Impact Leadership Retreat

Calling all female entrepreneurs!
If you work hard and feel like taking an enriching breather to rejuvenate yourself and make a positive impact on the wonderful local people of the island of Bali, Indonesia, this is the retreat for you!

This Women Impact Leadership Retreat will take you to the Island of God where we will  blend personal well-being, healthy work practices, impactful leadership, the joy of giving back and leisure exploration into one enriching experience.

Take a step back from your busy lifestyle and recharge yourself as a business woman, while gaining new skills and insights, helping you to transition into the impact economy and to design a more purposeful work life balance. Return home, recharged, connected to like-minded female entrepreneurs, and with an enriched sense of self-awareness as an impactful leader.

The Experience highlights:

Support workshops for local female entrepreneurs;
Participate in and donate to a Community Center (various activities);
Optional visit to Little Steps Animal Shelter;
Visit to the LINI Foundation that restores reefs;
Support local shops and prepare lunch for the local community;
Help to distribute water filters to improve access to clean drinking water;
Learn a traditional Balinese dance and enjoy dinner together with the dancers.

NB: this experience is specifically designed for female entrepreneurs to meet each other and support Balinese female entrepreneurs.

Read the full itinerary of the retreat below, contact Sejiva for booking via their website or journey@sejiva.id or download this flyer for your Women Impact Leadership Retreat in Bali!

Bali has long been a destination known world-wide for sacred healing practices and mindful experiences. During this Women Impact Leadership Retreat, we will draw on these unique assets of the Island of the Gods in Indonesia and blend personal well being, healthy work practices, impactful leadership, the joy of giving back and leisure exploration into one enriching experience.

This retreat will help you to take a step back from your busy lifestyle and recharge yourself, while gaining new skills and insights, helping you to transition into the impact economy as a business and to design a more purposeful work life balance. Sacred water purification, alchemy and healing, heritage food, traditional prayer and ceremonies, and community support are part of this transformational experience.

Return home from Bali recharged, connected to like-minded female entrepreneurs, and with an enriched sense of self-awareness as an impactful leader.

The Experience highlights:

Support workshops for local female entrepreneurs;
Participate in and donate to a Community Center (various activities);
Optional visit to Little Steps Animal Shelter;
Visit to the LINI Foundation that restores reefs;
Support local shops and prepare lunch for the local community;
Help to distribute water filters to improve access to clean drinking water;
Learn a traditional Balinese dance and enjoy dinner together with the dancers.
(booking this experience means you will contribute to Sustainable Development Goals 4, 6, 8, 11, 15).

NB: this PIT retreat experience is specifically designed for female entrepreneurs to meet each other and meet with Balinese female entrepreneurs. Read the itinerary below.

Make a positive impact on the beautiful island of Bali!

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Ubud – Check in – Spa – Welcome Dinner

Upon arrival at the I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, our friendly guide and driver will pick you up and assist you with your luggage. Your air-conditioned vehicle is waiting, hop on and cool down while traveling to Ubud. After arriving at your accommodation, you can enjoy the surroundings and relax during a rejuvenating Spa and Massage. In the evening, we welcome you with a special dinner at the hotel and it is time to get to know the other participants.

Estimated driving time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Meditation – Water Blessing at Kenderan Village – cook lunch

Good morning!
Our day starts with a relaxed breakfast. After breakfast we will visit a local village to be welcomed by the custodians of the island. We will be introduced to the Balinese version of soul cleansing and water purification, helping us to get rid of negative energy and stress and to prepare us to refill with new experiences and insights. The local priest Mr. I Wayan Dumya will then lead us to Kenderan Village, a thousand year old portal for complete water submersion.
You will then have the option to help prepare our lunch that we will be graciously sharing with the villagers in Kenderan village. Afterwards, we will head back to your accommodation to relax, unwind and for you to take some time to share your experiences of today together.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Healing Session – Excursion Batu Kawi Temple – Time to reflect

Good morning!
After breakfast, we will enjoy a healing session led by Mr. Sedana and Ms. Ning. Mr. Sedana is an energy healer, astrologer, spiritual teacher, and guide to Balinese sacred sites used for healing. Ms. Ning is one of the high priestesses in Bali, an energy healer, and oracle. Immerse yourself in the therapeutic atmosphere and embrace the positive energy that will uplift your mind and soul.
After this interesting morning together with Mr. Sedana and Ms. Ning, we will visit an ancient local temple in Ubud where Mr. Sedana and Ms. Ning will help us to perform a proper Balinese prayer ceremony while taking in a the peaceful surroundings and spiritual energy.
Afterwards, we will head back to your accommodation and you will have time to reflect on how the ancient traditions of cleansing and healing may have set the stage in your energy flow for new perspectives on your own impactful leadership as an entrepreneur. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Meditation – Corporate & Personal Wellbeing Workshop

Begin your day with a mindful morning yoga and mediation session (1 hour) before breakfast and enjoy the free morning, taking in your beautiful surroundings and the impressions of yesterday.
In the afternoon, we will join a workshop about corporate and personal wellbeing led by our facilitator. Engage in discussions and activities with your fellow female entrepreneurs to enhance both your work and personal life. This workshop will provide practical tools for balancing your personal and work life and will touch upon the perspective of ‘walking in your purpose in all facets of your life’.
As part of the impact commitment of our partner Sejiva with us, 5 local female entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to participate in this workshop as well, creating a very valuable cultural and knowledge exchange for both groups. With respect for each other’s cultures, we can discuss differences and commonalities in lifestyles and our aspirations as female leaders in the change towards an impact economy.
In the evening we will enjoy a dinner together at the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Corporate & Personal Wellbeing Workshop

Begin your day with a mindful morning practice before breakfast, engaging in a rejuvenating morning meditation session.
After this, you will continue your journey of self-enrichment with the ongoing Corporate & Personal Wellbeing Workshop facilitated by our trainer. Dive deeper into personalized strategies for enhancing individual resilience and walking in your purpose as a female entrepreneur together with the Balinese women joining you. We end the session with a lunch at the hotel together with all participants and trainer.
In the afternoon, you have the option to visit the animal shelter of Little Steps Matter, a non-profit organization that supports the animals of Bali, and donate to their cause to give back to these wonderful people who care for the animals who cannot take care of themselves (your transfer there and back will be free of charge).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Bali Women Community Center participation  – Free afternoon

Good morning!
After a nice breakfast, we will visit and support the Bali Women Community Center known as PKP Community Centre, which focuses on empowering village communities in Bali. You will learn about all the Center does for the communities and will have the chance to actively participate in a variety of activities with the local women who come to the Center.  We can help out at the vegetable garden or take up a craft activity such as painting, coconut oil and soap making, offering making or tye-dye! For those who wish to do so, it is also possible to join the women in preparing a delicious lunch that we all enjoy together.
Our visit includes a donation of 70 USD per person to the center which is much needed for them to continue their great work. After lunch you return back to your hotel and the rest of the day is free at own leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Kintamani – Les Village – Besakih – Transfer to Sidemen

In the morning, you can enjoy your breakfast and relax before getting ready for your journey via North Bali to Sidemen. On the way, we will stop by and enjoy sightseeing in Kintamani, the volcano ridge of Mount Batur. After that, we will venture further north and visit Les Village where we will learn more about our precious underwater world and help restoring the reef with LINI Foundation. We will learn about how the local organization transformed exploitative fishing into regenerative practices to reforest reefs.
In the afternoon, we will continue the journey to the Mother temple of Hindu belief called Besakih Temple for a short stop. Capture the majestic beauty of this revered temple and the ancient energy that surrounds it. In the late afternoon we will arrive in Sidemen where we will be welcomed with a nice dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Mediation – Visit Virgin Beach

Good morning!
What would a retreat to Bali be without a visit to the Indian Ocean?
After morning mediation and breakfast, you can have time to work for half a day and shortly before lunch it’s beach time. We will go to the pristine shores of Virgin Beach, located in tranquil Candidasa. You can take time to relax and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of Virgin Beach after the seaside lunch.
Towards the late afternoon, we will head back to your accommodation to relax and unwind.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Cooking & Jamu Class – Community Support Activities

Good morning!
Today we visit the local markets nearby and enjoy a lovely stroll back to the hotel where we will cook super tasty local food. We will discover the art of preparing Balinese dishes, using fresh herbs and spices harvested from the surrounding gardens. We will pack it all up for lunch and take it with us to enjoy this meal together with a local community nearby.
After our self-cooked and shared lunch, together with a local foundation we help to distribute water filters to improve access to clean drinking water and health in the village. We have a chance to meet with the local villagers in a spirit of mutual respect, curiosity, and good will to learn more about local life.
Afterwards, we will head back to your accommodation to relax and unwind. Dinner will be prepared at the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Reflection – Bali Traditional Cance Experience – Farewell Dinner

Good morning!
This morning is a free morning for you to relax, reflect and enjoy the hotel facilities and surroundings. The driver and guide will be on standby should you wish to use the time to explore the surroundings.
After lunch, we will meet with a local Balinese heritage foundation; the gifted local dancers of this organization will teach us a traditional Balinese dance. We will showcase this dance in a performance in the evening before having our farewell dinner.
Together with local dancers we bid farewell with a delicious special Balinese menu.
Enjoy the night, reflect on your energy as a woman and entrepreneur and any new perspectives that you will be taking home with you from  the Island of God with gratitude and joy.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Departure

In this relaxing morning, you can take your time to prepare your belonging before we wrap up  the Women Impact Leadership Retreat. Farewell, until next time.
Thank you for your trust and participation!

Meals included: Breakfast

Price (valid between 1 April – 31 May and 15 Sept – 15 Dec 2024):
– 8-15 pax US $2679
– 10-11 pax US $2495
– 12-13 pax US $2568
– 14-15 pax US $2475
Single occupancy surcharge: $660 USD

Included:
– Accommodation (10x nights)
– Meals as mentioned
– Local Tour Guide
– Sejiva Facilitator
– Entrance Fees
– All Activities as listed
– Local Donations
– Tumbler & Travel Kit
– All Transfers (AC)
– Free Flow Water (Galon)
– Your positive impact on the island of Bali!

Excluded:
– Travel Insurance (compulsory)
– Personal expenses
– Tips for local guide
– International Air Fare

Important note:
– You will book directly with Sejiva and they are the single formal and material party for the entirety of your booking and travel procedures (including any terms & conditions that apply); PIT is not a party in your arrangements. Booking this experience with Sejiva means you declare to have understood this and agree to it.

We love to hear your feedback, so please feel free to give us your input on the experience, our partner Sejiva and how we can work with them to improve the positive impact of this experience on Bali, Indonesia.

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