Life gets busy and each one of us needs time to get away from life and its reality. Sometimes weekends are jut not enough to get the rest our mind, body and the heart needs. We then need time away to a place that is new, different, exciting and refreshing.
This place and time allows us to relax, renew, laugh and strengthen through new bonds and friendships.
If you think you need this time away join Anuja and Ashley for a 7 days and 6 nights trip of fun, food, massage, and time away in the greenery of Ubud, Bali.
* Enjoy active, enlivening yoga classes with Anuja and Ashley
* Rest in a relaxing resort high in the hillside, embraced by rice fields and rain forest. Feel the luxury and renew your taste buds with healthy food
* Visit sacred ancient sites to create new memories of a new land and clture
* Walks and bike rides through rice fields
* Ubud city dinning
* Shopping that is exotic and inexpensive
Anuja is the owner of Almaden Yoga in San Jose, California, USA.
She started yoga as a kid when her father insisted on going to classes. Boring at that time but today she is grateful for that push. She went through her own internal journey to realize her passion – yoga and teaching. After getting her certification and teaching for 4 years, in 2010, she decided to take the plunge to open her own studio – Almaden Yoga.
Anuja brings in her class a combination of her Indian upbringing and her exposure to the western world of yoga. She is lively, caring and passionate about teaching yoga.
Anuja in her previous life was a Technical Writer working in the high tech world. She then joined NASA and was a contractor with them for five years. You will not hear her talk much about her previous life as she is enjoying her world of yoga.
Her new found love is the line she took from her first teacher Linda, “Strength is the new flexibility” and is working towards becoming strong in every which way keeping her grace and her fun filled nature alive.
What Almaden Yogis are saying about Anuja –
“Two thumbs up!! Caring, humorous, philosophical, and serious/challenging workout. Love her voice and her delivery. She makes the class fun.”
Ashley’s yoga journey began when she accompanied a girlfriend to a Vinyasa class. Having only been to one yoga class years before that, she had no idea what to expect. The class brought her the perfect balance between challenging herself and finding peace and contentment. After exploring a variety of classes and styles, Ashley found herself deepening her Vinyasa practice.
A teacher at heart, Ashley wants to share the benefits that she has received from yoga with those around her. She completed her 200-hour Flow Yoga Teacher Certification at Yoga Source in Los Gatos.
Ashley enjoys offering challenging, yet compassionate classes where she encourages everyone to listen to their bodies and move mindfully. She offers different pose variations which makes her classes are accessible to all levels. Her goal when teaching on the mat is to help bring a balance between strength, flexibility and focus in a safe and nurturing environment. We all have different intentions when stepping onto the mat, but whatever that intention is, she wants everyone to feel better walking off the mat than they did when they walked on.