Upcoming Retreats


Shiva Yoga Summer Retreat to Bali at
Gaia Retreat Center
August 17th – 24th
7 Days & 7 Nights

Join us in Bali for our Shiva Yoga Summer Retreat.  This is a chance to relax, restore, and rejuvenate, and to soak up the incredible energy of Bali.  We will be staying at the renowned Gaia Retreat Center, with our own private spa, salt water pool, jacuzzi, and infrared sauna.

Your retreat package includes: 7 nights accommodation, 3 gourmet meals per day, with vegan and vegetarian options, full yoga program - including opening and closing ceremonies, special workshops and events, as well as three 90 minute massage therapy sessions, to help you release tension and let go of stress, and a bonus excursion to the Tirta Empul Holy Water Spring Cleanse Temple.  Take a dive into the holy waters of the temple and emerge with a new sense of purpose.  

*There will be 2 Group Dinners in Ubud, not included in the cost of the retreat package

**Additional excursions available that can be added upon arrival to enhance your retreat experience, at an additional cost. 



$500 Non Refundable Deposit to Reserve Your Space

Early Registration Pricing: 
Paid in Full by January 1st, 2023

Regular Pricing Add $200 to Prices Listed Below:
Paid in Full by April 1st, 2024


The spacious Master Bedroom on the second floor includes a large balcony overlooking the spectacular panoramic views of the entire rice paddies.  It comes with a dressing room / large wardrobe, bathroom with 2 sinks, outdoor standing shower and a jacuzzi indoor bathtub.  And...it feels like a spa experience to fully unwind with a group of friends, as a couple, desiring the best upgraded room at Gaia Retreat Center.  Can be configured with 2 King Bed, 4 Single Beds, or a combination of these.  Suitable for 2-4 Occupants.

Master Suite Early Reg. Quadruple Occ. $1100.00
Master Suite Early Reg. Triple Occ. $1400.00
Master Suite Early Reg. Double Occ. $2000.00




The Terrace Suite Deluxe Room is one of the most cherished *deluxe* rooms, as it is on the second floor as well, with a balcony overlooking the breathtaking panoramic views of the rice paddies.

It comes with a private bathroom semi-attached to the bedroom right next door. 

Terrace Deluxe Room Early Reg. Double Occ. $1700.00
Terrace Deluxe Room Early Reg. Single Occ. $2600.00





The Terrace Garden Room is a cosy room on the second floor, and can be separated as 2 twin beds or 1 double queen sized bed.

Terrace Garden Early Reg. Double Occ. $1400.00
Terrace Garden Early Reg. Single Occ. $2300.00




Four Seasons Deluxe Room on the ground level comes with a large dressing room, an indoor bathtub & toilet, along with an outdoor standing shower.

The room overlooks the swimming pool from the side section and opens up to the communal space / shala while still retaining its privacy. 

Four Seasons Deluxe Room Early Reg. Double Occ. $1700.00
Four Seasons Deluxe Room Early Reg. Single Occ. $2600.00




The Bamboo Suite Deluxe Room is a lovely cosy room with a large wardrobe space, desk and a private open sky standing shower & toilet.

Bamboo Suite Deluxe Room Early Reg. Double Occ. $1700.00
Bamboo Suite Deluxe Room Early Reg. Single Occ. $2600.00




The Garden Deluxe Room is an individual cottage that is designed to provide privacy and elegance, while being cozy and warm with flickering night lights.  The room has a garden side view. It has a private bathroom with a large open air sky bathtub & shower.

Garden Deluxe Room Early Reg. Double Occ. $1700.00
Garden Deluxe Room Early Reg. Single Occ. $2600.00




The Lotus Suites are 2 budget friendly private rooms, semi-attached to one another within the same premise of Villa Gaia.  They each have their own enclosed private bathroom, 2 working desks and 2 wardrobes.  Lotus 1 & 2 face the garden and deliver a feeling of privacy being de-attached from the main center of the villa.

Lotus Suite 1 Early Reg. Double Occ. $1400.00
Lotus Suite 1 Early Reg. Single Occ. $2300.00

Lotus Suite 2 Early Reg. Double Occ. $1400.00
Lotus Suite 2 Early Reg. Single Occ. $2300.00



Garth is a 500hr E-RYT with Yoga Alliance®, Teacher Trainer, Yoga Therapist, Certified Yogaworks Teacher, Certified Dharma Yoga Teacher, and has led Classes, Workshops, Retreats, and Teacher Trainings, in Los Angeles, and around the world.  Garth taught for several years at the original Yogaworks in Santa Monica and at Exhale – the Center for Sacred Movement in Venice.  He led the first Pure Yoga Teacher Training, in Los Angeles, at Equinox, with Ashley Turner. 

He has been featured in and contributes regularly to: Yoga Journal, Yoga Journal China, Yoga Journal Japan, Men’s Health Magazine, Mantra Magazine, Yoga Life Magazine Dubai, Yoga & Wellness Dubai, Yoganonymous, LA Yoga, Yoga in China and Shanghai Daily News. 

Garth has completed over 2000 hours of Teacher Training with his teachers and Yoga Therapy Rx training at Loyola Marymount University.  He completed teacher training at Yogaworks in Santa Monica with Annie Carpenter & James Brown, mentoring with Annie Carpenter, advanced teacher training at the Dharma Yoga Center in New York, with Sri Dharma Mittra and additional advanced teacher training at Loyola Marymount University, with Srivatsa Ramaswami. He has spent time in Mysore, India, studying Ashtanga Yoga, with the Sri K. Patthabi Jois family, practicing with Saraswati Jois, and in Chennai, India, studying Yoga philosophy, meditation, and Vedic chanting at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. He also completed the Yoga Therapy Rx program, at Loyola Marymount University, with Dr. Larry Payne, completed Yoga Tune Up® teacher training, with Jill Miller, and completed iRest yoga nidra training with Dr. Richard Miller.

Garth is the creator of the Shiva Yoga® style of yoga.  His signature Shiva Vinyasa®, Shiva Flow™ & Shiva Power® classes focus on setting intentions, practicing gratitude, finding balance and quieting the mind.  He also teaches Shiva Deep™ deep stretching classes, Shiva Rest™ yoga nidra guided meditation classes, Shiva Breath™ seated pranayama classes, Shiva Meditation® seated meditation classes, the DharmaYoga advanced psychic development meditation technique, and sees students privately for Yoga Therapy sessions. 

Garth is also the owner of the Mama Kuka™ yoga props company, which founded the YogaSphere® and the Yogi Pro Kit and progressive yoga strap system, and the owner of the Shiva Yoga® flagship Studio in West Hollywood, California.




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