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Rise Retreat, Bali

Yoga, Dance, Song, Story & Silence

With Malaika MaVeena Darville & John De Kadt

 April 10th - 16th 2020







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There is no force more powerful than a person determined to RISE. 


Dancing, singing, storytelling, and silence are the four universal healing salves.

Rising is infectious, and when one person rises more will follow in their path. it's a ripple effect producing an energetic support system. We were not born to do it alone. Together we RISE.


Join masterful, musicians & movement artists;

Malaika Maveena Darville & John de Kadt for this once in a lifetime retreat that will change your life forever!

Take a Deep Long Breath- go inside and see yourself sitting next to the ocean, watching the sunrise, standing under one of Bali's most majestic waterfalls and expressing yourself to the rhythm of your own drum in a supported group where you will be accepted just as you are and your only obligation will be to get to your massage on time!

Rise Retreat is an opportunity to come back home to EARTH, to your body, to nourish and lift yourself up, to come back into the love at the core of the human heart and remember our ancient origins. RISE is bringing together a sense of community using- music, ancient arts, silence and connection for lovers of life to relax hand in hand, heart to heart in the beautiful elements of Mama Bali! If you need a reset to refill your cup and get new inspiration to embody the mission you have been put on this Earth at this time to complete-then come RISE with us!! 

What you can expect?
  • 6 days / 5 nights in a luxury resort surrounded by lush nature right on the tranquil ocean with epic sunrise and sunsets swims. 

  • Daily yoga, somatic body awareness, vocal activation, singing, ecstatic elemental dance, music, breath-work, sharing, silence, day trip to one of Bali's largest waterfalls, wisdom stories around the fire.

  • Feel nourished and supported in our community to RISE beyond your limitations.

  • Feel better than you have in years- or maybe in your whole life!

  • Our excursion will take us to one of Bali’s most treasured majestic waterfalls. 

RISE Water Dance
Rise Retreat Waterfall, Bali
Singing Ecstatic Awakening. Bali
Ecstatic dancing In the pool
Bouquet of flowers for Rise festival
Sunset meditation at Rise, Bali

We will be staying on the non touristy North Coast of Bali where the sounds of nature, the ocean and the birds will contribute to your relaxing experience.


This unique beach front venue in one of the last paradises on Earth with our own private fresh water pool & beach with numerous individual meditation places, was built intentionally using the Balinese Feng Shui ‘Kosala Kosali’ to bring visitors into their own power, to achieve holistic recovery to find inner peace in silence and to RELAX! An ecological and natural vegetarian diet for maximum enjoyment and detox on your retreat.​

All rooms are spacious and airy with large bathrooms adjoined offering comfort and tranquility. 


Single or twin share rooms available.  


  • Single Rm:   $1550USD

  • Twin Share:  $1333USD

Secure your place with a $500 deposit now, space is limited and single rooms are limited.  the balance is due at least two weeks prior to the retreat start date. 

The Venue

What Is Included In Rise Retreat?

April 10th-16th 2020 In Stunning North Bali


  • Beautiful Twin Share Accommodation

  • Three Delicious Vegetarian Meals A Day

  • A juicy daily program of yoga, dance, somatic sensing, meditation, breath-work, snorkeling.

  • Purification at one of Bali's Largest Waterfalls

About the Facilitators
Malaika Darville playing drum
Malaika Darville

Malaika Darville is an Earth Goddess, Shamanic Medicine Women and Global Movement facilitator. She has been sharing her gifts of bringing community together in joyful powerful celebrations for the past 25 years.


Malaika has walked the Earth for life times and in this one has lived extensively with Indigenous people from Australia to Africa. It’s from these rich life experiences and life training where she receives her inspiration for the ceremonies which assist the awakening of human consciousness and restoring balance.


She facilitates ceremonies, retreats, trainings & workshops internationally. Attending a ceremony or retreat with her can be life changing and heart opening with a focus on connecting to the elements, your body, and each other supporting you to experience the field of ONENESS.


Malaika and John have worked together for the past several years and together promise to provide a harmonious and uplifting life enhancing experience for all who choose to join us for this magical journey!

John De Kadt

John is an acclaimed percussionist, storyteller and poet. John plays ethnic percussion instruments from across the globe and has a passion for spoken word, whether it’s in poetry, song, rap, or story. He plays with kirtan artists worldwide and is a founding member of the well known devotional music group The Hanumen. He has released 6 albums and plays music across the globe for concerts, kirtans, yoga and story. He has played with many artists including Baba Olatunji, Robert Bly, Colmen Barks, Glen Valez, Eugene Friesen, Krishna Das, Jai Uttal and many others. Motivated by a love of the earth, community, and wisdom traditions, John’s poetry and story stirs the heart and awakens us towards a remembrance of ourselves and the wildness of the natural world. 

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We welcome you with open arms.
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