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Singing in Bali with Tony Backhouse

WHEN: 29th June - 6th July, 2016

WHERE: Ubud, Bali

COST: From Early Bird $AUD 2150. See details below. Book Now

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" Backhouse is Australasia's premier arranger and teacher of a cappella gospel. Tim Finn says he is quite simply the finest vocal arranger he knows and Sam Neill reckons he's a national treasure " - Roi Colbert, New Zealand Listener

This event will get your body and your soul singing.  Set in the lush tropics of Ubud, Bali this event brings together singing workshops each day with maestro Tony Backhouse and a feast of experiences to inspire and rejuvenate you. You will join a group of wonderful people, feast on delicious food, enjoy incredible sightseeing opportunities and indulge in massages, walks, yoga and all the delights this Indonesian paradise has to offer.

  • Singing will be suitable for shower singers to stage performers. 
    For more information on Tony Backhouse go to his site >> Tony Backhouse
  • Yoga tailored to your level and needs

 

" Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. " - Miriam Beard

The programme

DAY 1 - Wednesday, 29th June

2-4pm Arrive at Swasti Eco Cottages.

Settle in, you can enjoy the sun, have a swim or explore Swasti Eco Cottages beautiful garden and surroundings. Our first singing session with Tony will start at 4.30 and we will have a special welcome dinner at Swasti.

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DAY 2  to DAY 3 - Thursday, Friday

7:00 am Yoga - Vinyasa style and tailored to your level and needs.

8:30 am Breakfast at our venue.

9:30 – 12:30PM. Singing in the yoga ‘shala’ (with a short break)

Lunch at 1pm

After lunch (at our venue), you will get some free time to rest, get a massage, swim or walk through Monkey Forest nearby to visit the Temple or go shopping.

Ayurveda treatments are also available nearby.

4:00 - 5:30 pm.  Singing session

6-7pm Yin Yoga

Dinner will be after 7pm. Optional informal singing after dinner.
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DAY 4, Saturday

7:00 am Yoga - Vinyasa style and tailored to your level and needs.

8:30 am Breakfast at our venue.

9:30 – 12:30PM. Singing in the yoga ‘shala’ (with a short break)

1pm - Lunch

After lunch (at our venue), you will get some free time to rest, get a massage, swim or walk through Monkey Forest nearby to visit the Temple or go shopping.

4:30 We will be picked up from Swasti and taken into town for an early dinner before a show.
5:45pm early dinner in Ubud followed by Kecak performance.
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DAY 5, Sunday

7:00 am Yoga - Vinyasa style and tailored to your level and needs.

8:30 am Breakfast at our venue.

9:30 – 12:30PM. Singing in the yoga ‘shala’ (with a short break)

1pm - Lunch

After lunch (at our venue), you will get some free time to rest, get a massage, swim or walk through Monkey Forest nearby to visit the Temple or go shopping.

4:00 - 5:30pm Singing session

6:00 -7:00pm Yin Yoga

Dinner will be after 7pm.

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DAY 6

7:30am Early breakfast. Today we will be heading out to visit the High Priestess and Temple.

The High Priestess is revered by the locals as a healer and people flock from near and far villages to pay respects and receive a water cleanse to heal both mental and physical ailments.

Pack up your sarong and swimmers we will leave at 8:45 am.

'Singing workshop somewhere on location' during the day.

Lunch can bought while we are out.

Back at Swasti at 5pm.

Yoga at 6pm at Swasti

Dinner at Swasti.
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DAY 7

Yoga at 7:00am

Breakfast at our venue.

9:30 – 12:30. Singing in the yoga ‘shala’.

After lunch (at our venue), you will get some free time to rest, get a massage, swim or walk through Monkey Forest nearby to visit the Temple or go shopping.

3:30 - 4:30 Rehearsal and then head out to our concert for the local community!TBA.

Dinner will be after 7pm in town.
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DAY 8

After our last breakfast at Swasti Eco Cottages it is time to say good bye.
Please let us know where you would like to be dropped off.
Departure time is 10am.
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Programme updated 27th January, 2016

Information about our Yoga Teacher will be available soon.

Your Accommodation

Twin share bungalows and rooms situated in a garden full of flowers and bio-dynamic vegetables. It has its own spa for massages and beauty treatments, and a swimming pool. Situated in close proximity to Ayurveda Centre, Monkey Forest and plenty of restaurants. 

Cost details

Pre arrival payment.
AUD Euro* (correct at time of publishing)
Early Bird $2150 Early Bird €1,383
From  1st Dec. 15 - $2350 From the 1st Dec.15 € 1,500
Single supplement $ 250 Single supplement € 160

Note that we have a local cash payment of 1 million IDR (equivalent to approx. $100 based on current exchange rate) on arrival to be paid to tour director. ** Updated Rate 11th Nov. 2015.

The above rates are per person based on twin or double shared room.
The Create Escape does not require single travellers to pay a surcharge for travelling alone. We will arrange for you to share accommodation with another traveller of the same gender. If you would like a guarantee of a single room a single supplement is payable.

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  • Note: Minimum number of participants is 16 people.


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