ExpiredBali Art Retreat

  • Bali Art Retreat
    April 16, 2016 - April 23, 2016
    2:00 pm - 12:00 pm

This art retreat will be very special and will allow you to experience Balinese culture, while taking your own inner journey through the week with art with Jo and living your passion sessions with Julie-Ann.

This is the perfect holiday with just the right amount of art, adventure, rejuvenation, culture, spirituality and joy!

Venue: Arma Museum & Resort, Ubud
Date: Saturday 16th April, 2016 – Saturday 23rd April, 2016
Cost: $2999 per person (sole use) or $2449 per person (twin share)

✓ 7 nights’ accommodation
✓ Single or twin share options available
✓ Return airport transfers from Ngurah Rai Airport to Arma Mueseum and Resort
✓ Breakfast daily by rice fields and Balinese gardens
✓ 5 retreat lunches and 1 traditional Balinese lunch
✓ 1st night welcome retreat dinner at Arma
✓ Special closing farewell dinner at Arma
✓ Create traditional offerings with natural materials
✓ Spiritual visit to Tirta Empul Temple to place down offerings and to have a holy water cleansing
✓ Visit a local art gallery/studio
✓ Local eco nature walk where we can collect treasures in nature for our afternoon art session
✓ Tour of the bamboo laced Green School in the jungle – be shown around their award-winning environment
✓ Full moon group meditation at a local Balinese home. Share a traditional Balinese lunch with a practising Balinese Healer. Option to pray in the families temple
✓ Art travel kit and handmade journal
✓ 7 intimate art sessions with Jo and living with passion sessions with Julie-Ann where you will journey through the week together through art and life coaching

Optional extras:
• Yoga sessions
• Spa treatments
• Traditional Balinese dance performances – Legong classic, Barong and Kris dance
• Culture workshops
• Silver workshops
• Wood, stone and mask carving
• Batik material class
• Traditional painting class
• Balinese dance class
• Bamboo carving
• Balinese cooking class
• Rice field walk to sustainable restaurant overlooking rice fields

Ubud is well known as being Bali’s cultural hub. Not only does it offer a cultural oasis an hour north of Bali’s capital Denpasar but it also is surrounded by lush mountains and rice-paddies and an array of artists workshops and galleries.

Arma Museum and Resort
Poised on six hectares of exquisite Balinese gardens, the design of Museum and Resort is seamlessly reflecting the Arma philosophy of balance between man and environment. Arma is more than a Museum or Resort. It blends tradition in Art, Culture, Architecture and a sophisticated lifestyle. Take a peek here http://www.armabali.com/

Joanne Parkinson
Jo Parkinson brings a spiritual side to the art sessions by beginning with a short meditation. Jo also has a love of combining the elements of nature into her art works and will share her techniques with you. No art experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore your creative side and have fun. All art materials are supplied in a small travel kit and extra art goodies can be purchased as we travel.

Julie-Ann Rose
Julie-Ann is a Meta Dynamics Consultant and Life Strategist with oodles of experience in helping others live their life with joy and passion. Julie-Ann brings a light and fun aspect to the work she offers and will work in conjunction with our art sessions to deepen the experience. Julie-Ann can assist you with releasing limiting belief’s and can also help you to reconnect with your dreams, empowering you to go out into the world and live with abundance in all areas of your life!

Art Retreat Bali with Jo Parkinson

Here are some wonderful testimonials from participants from my other art retreats:

Jo is the perfect person for leading such a retreat. She made the whole experience even more perfect (if possible!) Her kindness, thoughtfulness, insight and positive, generous nature gave the trip an underlying warmth. I could quite happily have spent months in the company of the people who came on the retreat and missed them immensely when I returned home!


Coming into the tour with a completely non-art background Jo’s warmth, confidence and talent allowed me to explore different mediums and expressions of my art which I didn’t even know existed. I came home from the tour looking at everyday life from an art perspective. I feel the time with Jo and like minded fellow travellers has given me the confidence to put paintbrush to paper and in general follow a path of doing things I love.


The Healing Art Retreat with Jo in South India was an amazing experience. Travelling through the country and seeing the amazing colour and learning about the friendliness, spirituality and vitality of the Indian people provided inspiration and food for thought. The daily art sessions with Jo provided a calm and nurturing space in which to work and develop ideas from the days experiences. 

If you have any questions or would like to join us, please contact me at jp@joanneparkinson.com

Event Location


ARMA Museum & Resort, Jalan Raya Pengosekan, Ubud, ID-BA, ID,