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16-23 Mar 2025 | Bali Eco Stay, Bali, Indonesia

Soul, a Silent Retreat Bali

Learn How to Liberate Yourself from your Conditioning and Traumas
by Diving into the Wisdom of Vipassana Meditation.

Have You Ever had the Calling from your Soul to Just Listen?
A Deep Call of Listening to your Heart?

Have you ever wanted to release this past trauma and conditioning or understand better why you react to life the way you do?

Have you ever wanted to dive deeper into your Meditation & Yoga practice, to enhance your self love, and connect to your breath and sensations?

If your Answers are Yes, You’re in the Right Space.

This is a special retreat, an opportunity to turn off the outside noise and dive into the inside voices, visions and sensations.

This retreat will be completely offline, and in silence, in order to shut off the outside and give you the space to listen.

You will learn how to meditate if you have never learnt it before, step by step. You will learn some pranayama and some soft asana practices you can take home with you.

There will be free time for extra practice and exploring the beautiful and magical mountain resort offering nourishment for all your senses within a natural setting of waterfalls, food forests, rice fields and towering mountains reaching as far as the eye can see.

A 7 night journey in the spirit of Vipassana Meditation,
To turn off the outside noise and re-discover your true nature.

Connect to Mother Nature and listen to your inner soul’s voices,
On the New Astrological Year, Equinox & Eclipse Season.

| Meditation, Soft Asana, Philosophy, Pranayama, Yin Yoga |
Enriched with Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Sound Massage.

About the Retreat

How Soul, a Silent Retreat was Born

After a surf injury in 2014, I started experiencing PTSD panic attacks in the water, underwater (diving) and on the land on way to the surf. It took years of understanding what I am experiencing and why, and trying different methods to liberate myself from these symptoms. In retrospective, I could also see how I started feeling lost, and fear was taking over larger parts of my life.


On the first Vipassana course I ever took, my life changed upside down. Everything became crystal clear to me. I understood how my subconscious mind and body work, and what was happening to me when I was experiencing these panic attacks.


Moreover, the meditation work I did on this course along with an outstanding Cranio-Sacral session I received after the course from one of my teachers, freed me from the burden of PTSD and fear. I couldn’t believe it, but from that point on, I was not only able to live more freely, I was also not reacting to life the way I was before.

I no longer experience these panic attacks, the most healing place for me is to be in the water, and if I identify layers of these conditioning and trauma, I have the tools to flow with the situation with ease and take ownership of my life.

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As this technique changed my life after practicing it thoroughly, I felt the call to pass it on to others. I curated carefully different modalities I practice and believe to be supportive for Vipassana Mediation, and decided to make it a small, intimate and very nurtured environment.

After the first retreat I hosted in 2022, I saw how powerful this combination is, and I had a deep understanding that this is my calling in this lifetime.

I had a deep knowing of the 3 places I wanted to host these retreats around the world, while creating a special connection with the retreat space owners, staff, culture and country.


I offer a feminine approach to the traditional teachings of the Buddha, combining with a hands on Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Sound Massage, learning to practice in stillness, movement, on a philosophical level but most importantly on an experiential level, in few of the most sacred and breathtaking places on earth.

Your Host & Teacher::
Amber Houbara,
Nice to Meet you

Amber has been practicing yoga and meditation since 2011 and started teaching in 2016. She started hosting Soul, a Silent Retreat in 2022.

She is hosting retreats, workshops, events, classes and private sessions around the world and have supported hundreds of people in her offerings.

Amber participated in a number of Vipassana courses and serving, Teacher trainings/ courses/ workshops of asana /pranayama /philosophy with great teachers such as; Maty Ezraty, Matthew Sweeney, AG & Indra Mohan, Mark Robberds as well as a deep practice with many great teachers from Israel such as Shirley Caspi, Sharon Kanor, Nancy Gardush, Galia Kornfeld, Eden Gershon, and a Yin Yoga TT with Noga Weiss.

Amber is trained in Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Peter Hess Sound Massage and Sound Bath facilitation. Therefore you will experience these modalities of therapy throughout the retreat.

To read more about Amber, as well as testimonials

What are the Benefits of joining Soul, a Silent Retreat

Learn the Buddha’s powerful techniques, to liberate from patterns of behaviour, conditioning and traumas.

Learn how to calm the mind, observe the reality as it, by learning meditation step by step.

Detox from screens and outside noises, and re-discover your true nature so you can listen to your inner soul’s voices, and connect to mother nature on a deeper level.

Come back and listen to your heart and feel more Self love, worthiness, kindness and compassion. and how to share love kindness and compassion to all living beings.

Understand the law of nature : impermanence.

And how to surrender to change.

Learn how to release your suffering by being resilient to craving and aversions.

Deepen your yoga practice, Learn what exactly is Yoga, and the relation of Asana (poses) to Meditation.

Experience a New Astrological Year, Equinox & Eclipse Season Ceremony including; a philosophy talk about Astrology, the translation of it to Traditional Chinese Medicine, followed by Yin Yoga Cranio-Sacral Therapy, sound massage and a transformative guided imagery.

Receive Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Sound Massage every evening during Yin Yoga. Including a full Sound Bath in one of the evenings.

Learn tools to utilise in different scenarios in your daily life.

Feel elevated few inches above the ground, liberated, transformed, rested, nurtured, seen and held.

Receive a special surprise retreat kit

Who is this Retreat for?

If you are looking for a transformational experience.

If you are willing to get out of your comfort zone.

If you want to let go of old conditioning, traumas and outdated self beliefs which are holding you back.

If you always wanted to learn Vipassana but wanted a safe intimate and feminine space, where you are being seen held and nurtured before, throughout and after.

If you want to liberate yourself from fear and take ownership of your life.

If you always wanted to learn how to meditate.

If you always wanted to deepen your yoga practice.

Who is this Retreat NOT for?

If you are not willing to get out of your comfort zone

If you are not willing to work diligently in order to let go off your old conditionings and traumas

If you are a person that always complains and never do anything about it.

If you don’t want to connect with your own body mind and soul on a deep level.

If you enjoy living in ignorance.

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Location :: Bali Eco Stay

Nestled in its very own luscious green valley, Bali Eco Stay is surrounded by fresh water springs and pure mountain streams that cascade down a twelve-meter waterfall into a rock pool of profound beauty. The resort is surrounded by towering food forests and sculptured rice terraces, and sits 480 metres above sea level, thus creating refreshing temperatures that are at least 5 to 10 degrees cooler than the coasts of Bali.

Bali Eco Stay takes its ethos of treading lightly upon the earth very seriously, without compromising on the comfort of guests. Upon arriving in this mystical setting, you will indulge in all that nature has to offer, with fresh authentic food, breath-taking landscapes and vistas, cooling temperatures with mountain breezes and fresh rock pools.


Come and rediscover your sense of equilibrium and reconnect with nature.


In the heart of Bali, experience first hand the incredible surrounding landscapes from eight open-air Bali overwater bungalows. Immerse yourself in nature for a totally liberating experience.

Surrounded by waterfalls, rice paddies, mountain streams and jungle food forests, each one of the Balinese bungalows at Bali Eco Stay is your own mini sanctuary.

You have total privacy and comfort while being a stone-throw away from all the resort’s facilities.


In keeping with the island’s breathtaking natural beauty, our overwater bungalows Bali have been specially designed using locally sourced materials that naturally blend into the mountain scenery.

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Private Bungalow

with Ensuit Bathroom

Have your very own private bungalow,

with ensuit bathroom and balcony.

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Private Room

in a Shared Bungalow

Have your very own private room,

with shared ensuit bathroom and balcony.

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Shared Room

in a Shared Bungalow

Share a room with only 1 other person

(can be your family or friend on request),

with shared ensuit bathroom and balcony.

The Food & Restaurant

Based on permaculture principles our resort is surrounded by food gardens. With 75% of the food in our restaurant coming from our land, we use no chemical fertilizers or pesticides but choose to work in harmony with nature.


fruits, vegetables and spices are directly picked from our permaculture garden, which you can visit at your leisure. In addition to our vast array of freshly grown produce, we also grow our own vanilla and cacao, which are all chemical free and grown in our rich volcanic soil.


Enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner in our beautifully handcrafted Bali Eco Stay restaurant with expansive views overlooking the rice paddies, food forests and even the Indian Ocean in the distance. With open windows all around the restaurant, you can sample our food, sip a drink or simply relax while being basked in a refreshing breeze flowing over the valley, providing comfortable temperatures throughout the day and night.