ZEN FREE DIVING RETREATS

Zen Signature Harmony Free-Diving Retreat is a concept and practice that integrates free diving with breathwork, yoga, meditation and relaxing Ayurveda, enabling divers to discover the underwater marine life, whilst experiencing a  pathway to health through effective breathing, enhanced meditative focus and free-flow exercise. An experience of ultimate freedom in a weightless environment. Breathing in, holding and breath out exercises optimize the life force (prana) and gain full mental control.

Yoga and Free-diving are complimentary as in both cases breath control enhances feelings of freedom enabling moving from fear to trust, enhancing the ability to stay calm under pressure, increasing lung capacity, physically healthy and mentally at in harmony.

During a free-dive with a single breath, gracefully descending into the deep, as stresses and tensions disappear, with mind-body focus on equalization, embracing the present moment and letting of go of worries and weights.

At Zen we recommend you take the opportunity to spend at least an hour daily visiting our on-site Shinrin Yuko Forest Therapy facility. This will  strengthen your immunity, as well enhancing your vitality to rejuvenate and de-stress.

Zen Harmony Free-Diving Retreat includes return transfers by private car to Zen Resort, air-conditioned sea-view villa accommodation, balanced nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner, daily mineral water, flowers and fruit basket, Sunrise Meditation, Sunset Yoga and four hands Ayurvedic therapies and recreational and cultural excursions. Our team of free diving instructors, wellness consultants and marine conservation experts available to guide you during your retreat. All diving equipment, services and transfers to and from the diving sites as well as lunch are included.

The PADI Free-diver certification course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge development about Free-diving principles through independent study with the PADI Free-diver Touch™ (and instructor conducted class sessions).
  • Confined water sessions to learn breathwork hold techniques
  • Open water sessions to practice free immersion and constant weight free-dives, plus proper buddy procedures.

Our Packages

Discover Zen Harmony Free-diving Program is for people without previous experience in Free-diving. It is a perfect way to find out what Free-diving is all about. After arrival and Zentsu relaxation in our pool you will meet your Zen Harmony Free-diving Professionals for a briefing and instruction session for next day’s program.

It is a step-by-step introduction with theory and overall explanation; followed by a confined water session where people will make their first dives in the safe environment and open water dives. The Entire program is conducted under a direct supervision of our Zen Harmony Free-diving professionals.

Seventeen Ayurvedic and Spa treatments per person

Day 1: Afternoon arrival; Mandi Lulur (traditional Balinese massage and floral bath), Zen Harmony Diving Consultation.

Day 2: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Zentsu; Discover Zen Harmony Diving (theory session Equipment, Physiology, Diaphragmatic breathing, Free-diving basic principles. Breathing and relaxation, breath hold coaching, intro to breath holding); Abhyanga Oil; Ayurveda Wellness Consultation.

Day 3: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; confined water Pool session – basic Free-diving skills: equalization, body position, finning, duck-dives, Dynamic and static attempts; open water dives Reflexology.

Day 4: Sunrise Dolphin sail; Departure.

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Sunrise or Sunset Seaview Deluxe Villa Double Occupancy USD 890 per person; Sunrise or Sunset Seaview Deluxe Villa Single Occupancy USD 990.

Sunrise Seaview Premium Villa with Plunge Pool Double Occupancy USD 965 per person; Sunrise Seaview Premium Villa with Plunge Pool Premium Villa Single Occupancy USD 1105.

Zen Harmony Free-diver course is for people interested in becoming certified and free-dive anywhere in the world. After arrival and Zentsu relaxation in our pool you will meet your Zen Harmony Free-diving professionals for a briefing. Complete your Free-diver Certification with our experienced Zen Harmony Free-diving professionals. This course is an important introduction to the silent world of Free-diving in the tropical waters. The focus of the course is on developing good Free-diving technique and training, laying the foundation for effectiveness and safety. Through awareness of the body’s physiological processes the diver will learn how to prepare both the mind and the body safely with a pre-dive breathe-in practice and move through the water in an effective and fluid manner.

The theory of the Padi Free-diver course gives a solid understanding of the processes involved in Free-diving and how to develop good free-dive technique and make most efficient use of Oxygen. Although the is goal is to be certified, we at Zen Resort do not have target depths, we adapt to the needs and interests of the individual. There is no focus on depth as an end in itself, our focus is on technique, comfort and safety.

Day 1: Afternoon arrival; Mandi Lulur (traditional Balinese massage and floral bath); Zen Harmony fee Diving Consultation.

Day 2: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Zentsu; Day 1 of PADI Free-diver Course (theory session Equipment, Physiology, Diaphragmatic breathing, Free-diving basic principles. Breathing and relaxation, breath hold coaching, intro to breath holding); Ayurveda Wellness Consultation.

Day 3: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Day 2 of PADI Free-diver Course (second part of theory pool static and dynamic apnea, safety procedure and protocol); Abhyanga Oil.

Day 4: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Day 3 of PADI Free-diver Course, Open Water Dive Session- basic Free-diving skills: equalization, body position, finning, free immersion, duck-dives, short fun dive on the reef.

Day 5: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Day 4 of PADI Free-diver Course; Open Water Dives Session Deeper dives and improvement of the techniques, safety and rescue procedure and protocol; Reflexology.

Day 6: Sunrise dolphin sail; Departure.

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Sunrise or Sunset Seaview Deluxe Villa Double Occupancy USD 1245 per person; Sunrise or Sunset Seaview Deluxe Villa Single Occupancy USD 1445.

Sunrise Seaview Premium Villa with Plunge Pool Double Occupancy USD 1370 per person; Sunrise Seaview Premium Villa with Plunge Pool Premium Villa Single Occupancy USD 1695.

Zen Harmony Free-diver course is for people interested in becoming certified and free-dive anywhere in the world. After arrival and Zentsu relaxation in our pool you will meet your Zen Harmony Free-diving professionals for a briefing. Complete your Free-diver Certification with our experienced Zen Harmony Free-diving professionals. This course is an important introduction to the silent world of Free-diving in the tropical waters. The focus of the course is on developing good Free-diving technique and laying the foundation for effective and safe further free-dive training. Through awareness of the body’s physiological processes the student will learn to how to prepare both the mind and the body safely with a pre-dive breathe up and move through the water in an effective and fluid manner.

The theory of the Padi free-diver course gives a solid understanding of the processes involved in free-diving and how to develop good free-dive technique and make most efficient use of Oxygen. Although there is goal to reach to be certified we at Zen resort do not have target depths, we adapt to the needs and interests of the individual. There is no focus on depth as an end in itself, our focus is on technique and comfort.

Day 1: Afternoon arrival; Mandi Lulur (traditional Balinese massage and floral bath); Zen Harmony fee Diving Consultation.

Day 2: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Zentsu; Day 1 of PADI Free-diver Course (theory session Equipment, Physiology, Diaphragmatic breathing, Free-diving basic principles. Breathing and relaxation, breath hold coaching, intro to breath holding); Ayurveda Wellness Consultation.

Day 3: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Day 2 of PADI Free-diver Course (second part of theory pool static and dynamic apnea, safety procedure and protocol); Abhyanga Oil.

Day 4: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Day 3 of PADI Free-diver Course, Open Water Dive Session- basic Free-diving skills: equalization, body position, finning, free immersion, duck-dives, short fun dive on the reef.

Day 5: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; Day 4 of PADI Free-diver Course; Open Water Dives Session Deeper dives and improvement of the techniques, safety and rescue procedure and protocol; Reflexology.

Day 6: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; and dive session at Menjangan National park.

Day 7: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; and dive session at Pemuteran Biorock Project.

Day 8: Zen Harmony Pre-dive Yoga; and dive session at Tulamben USAT Liberty WWII shipwreck.

Day 9: Sunrise dolphin sail; Departure.

Please add 21% Government Tax and Service to prices below.

Sunrise or Sunset Seaview Deluxe Villa Double Occupancy USD 1830 per person; Sunrise or Sunset Seaview Deluxe Villa Single Occupancy USD 2260.

Sunrise Seaview Premium Villa with Plunge Pool Double Occupancy USD 2030 per person; Sunrise Seaview Premium Villa with Plunge Pool Premium Villa Single Occupancy USD 2660.

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