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19th to 25th July, 2024


A joyous week of singing and yoga led by internationally acclaimed choir director, Tony Backhouse and senior yoga teacher, Josephine Tanham.  Staying at the tranquil Narasoma retreat. An oasis in the heart of Ubud.

The Singing

NZ born Tony Backhouse is a legend in the Australasian a cappella movement.  Tony's been travelling the globe since the late 80’s

directing singing workshops in Australia, NZ, Samoa, Fiji, North America, the UK and Europe. And leading song tours to the USA immersing people outside the tradition in black gospel music. 

‘...Tim Finn says he is quite simply the finest vocal arranger he knows and Sam Neill reckons he’s a national treasure.’

The Yoga 

Josie is a senior teacher with Yoga Australia and Certified Mindfulness teacher with the Australasian Mindfulness Institute.  With over 30 years experience, Josie's sessions cater for all levels of experience and ability.  

“She cares for everyone in the room and ensures that each person is comfortable and relaxed in where she guides them to move. You are safe in her sessions, no matter your age, or level of expertise.” 

The Place

Narasoma is a sanctuary tucked away in the heart of Ubud.  Your time away will include free time to relax in Narasoma’s tranquil surroundings.  Facilities include a daytime cafe, massage, spa and pool.


Balinese Style Accommodation

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Retreat Style Accommodation 

Package Inclusions

Yoga Creative Escape Package Inclusions

  • Six night’s accommodation

  • Transfer airport transfers to and from Narasoma (please note, transfers are between the airport and Narasoma only)

  • Breakfast each morning of the retreat

  • Yoga and meditation sessions

  • Singing workshops


Your retreat package does not include: Airfares, travel insurance, lunch & evening meals and spa treatments.



It is the responsibility of each attendee to disclose any physical injuries, or illness to the organiser which may impact on their participation in the retreat program. And furthermore, to consult with a physician prior to attendance with regards to participation in the retreat. Each attendee waives any claim for injury or damages that may result from participation in the retreat program or from staying at Narasoma.

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