Launched in 2019, Balance Holidays is a renowned curator of expert-led, destination wellbeing retreats, founded by Livia Manca di Villahermosa.
No two retreats in the Balance Holidays collection are the same but always devoted to the brand’s guiding principle; to design enriching and immersive experiences that respond to the affairs and dynamics of the contemporary world to facilitate individual wellbeing. Each retreat brings the essence of the finest destinations chosen for their unprecedented natural beauty, together with knowledgeable experts deeply respected in their fields, immersive activities and ever-evolving, nutritious cuisines. All enhanced with Balance Holidays’ notable care and intuitive service to forge a highly curated and complementary journey encouraging true return to self, genuine human interaction and fresh perspectives.
Spain Reiki Retreat: 5-Day Energetic Renewal and Reiki at Menorca Finca (Superior Room Single Occupancy)
Reunite with what you feel, who you are, and take charge of the direction of your life on the Energetic Renewal and Reiki at Menorca Finca Retreat with Balance Holidays this April. With the dates falling in tandem with the New Moon Solar Eclipse in Aries, a significant event representing new beginnings, pivotal realisations and restoring an independent sense of self. Learn to work through blocks and resistance, letting all that is stagnant come up and out of you to create space for new lessons to move you closer towards your life purpose and desires, and bring complete synchronicity to body and mind.
Curated to guide you home to yourself and provide the essential energy tools and Somatic practices to ground, expand and evolve. Disrupt existing ways of thinking and, receive a reminder that everything is connected and you hold all the power within you to cultivate the most honest, happy and productive, compassion-filled life possible. Through a well-balanced roster of holistic energy healing modalities, time spent immersed in nature, healthy nutrition, being in community of like-minded individuals and more. The first Balance Holidays retreat to take place on the pleasantly attractive Balearic island, Menorca, that has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1993. Be at one with Mother Nature and all its wonders up-close and in true disconnection from the everyday demands.
Multidimensional and Restorative Energy Healing Modalities with Valerie Oula -
Balance Holidays welcomes Valerie Oula as the leading expert on this programme.
Where her teaching style is accessible and coordinated to make energy work and meditation approachable. Valerie specialises in guiding individuals through a comprehensive energy resetting journey to move past stuck, resistant and unmotivated body and mind patterns and belief systems. Quieten the mind, breathing more fully and deeply, connected to stillness to access your own higher wisdom and knowing. As you look through an objective lens to examine where you are and what you want to achieve in a series of multidimensional energy healing practices and workshops. Rooted in ancient philosophy and adapted to the modern lifestyle, Reiki, Gong Baths, deep meditation. As well as, journaling, intentional mindset work, somatic movements and more, will revise internal dialogue to align actions with the true and authentic self. Bringing you to meet who you are right now and encourage communication between your inner and outer worlds to grow and flourish, ripened with empowerment and radiance to create the life you desire. Simply energy tools designed to help you feel grounded in the body, lighter in the mind and to seamlessly carry into life at home.
*Please note, no prior experience with Reiki or vibrational healing is required.
A Majestic Menorcan Way of Life with Balance Holidays -
The first Balance Holidays wellbeing retreat in Menorca, offering first-hand insight to the island’s magnificent profile. As spring emerges in full bloom, dyeing new and energetic life into the island’s deliciously pristine and unspoilt stretches of landscape. Swap familiar settings and routine to be at one with the earth, spoiling the spectrum of senses and further heightening self-discovery in Menorca. Absorbed in enigma for the highest concentration of ancient megalithic monuments amongst the Balearic Island archipelago, a cosy climate and a lifestyle rhythm calibrated to the sun. Menorca remains one of few least-traversed and most quiet Mediterranean destinations maintained through time. Complementing the retreat’s energy-based practices and Valerie’s philosophy to fully recharge body and mind through nature immersion. Enjoy countless opportunities to awaken unbridled joy, excitement and curiosity, settled at a measured and slower pace.
Herbal Tincture Workshop with Wunder Workshop and Floral Tapping -
In a special collaboration with Wunder Workshop, deep-dive into the local land’s herbs and plants in a Herbal Tincture workshop. Led by the founders of Wunder Workshop, discover how tinctures can be integrated into food and teas to sustain the intake of vital nutrition to supplement those missing as a result of contemporary farming techniques. Exploring different mixes of herbal tinctures, its nutritional profile and how it can proactively support everyday wellbeing. To follow, Valerie will introduce alternative energetic methods and applications of herbs by working with a specific flower essence and tapping to resource yourself in a different way and bring balance to body and mind. All essential know-how and specific advice ready to be applied into life at home.
Set amongst a traditional Menorcan farm with 77 hectares of land, that is embedded by neat rows of vineyards, olive trees, flowering shrubs and archaeological remains from the Talayotic period. Torralbenc is a meticulously refurbished 17th century Menorcan country house breathing easygoing bucolic bliss. Its dry and white-washed stone buildings, coloured with soft, honey-hued stone floors are a loyal display of its heritage and an architectural style carefully designed to blend as one and in respect for its natural surroundings. The coast and immaculate beaches are a comfortable distance away, affording commanding views of the Mediterranean sea from the comfort of the hotel. Complete with a restaurant advised by Michelin star chef, Gorka Txapartegi, a devoted wellness area and an outdoor swimming pool.
FOOD AND CUISINE
Embark on an unmistakably authentic Balearic gastronomic journey, celebrating the time-nurtured treasures of the earth. Masterminded by a specially designed menu by Balance Holidays, and meticulously created each day by the hotel’s executive chefs. Slow food movement principles, Menorcan flavours and traditional recipes that draw influence from Basque cuisine, blend together with local and seasonal ingredients for each meal across the retreat.*Please notify us of any dietary restrictions, allergies and intolerances you may have. We will notify the resort’s kitchen and accommodate request(s) where possible.
Valerie Oula - Originating from a lineage of healing and having earned international recognition such as being named Town and Country Magazine’s energy resetter. Valerie is an energy healing expert, the director of vibrational healing at THE WELL, and the founder of Modern Ritual NYC. A sanctuary designed for personal transformation and energy healing. She is a certified Reiki Master, Hypnosis, Yoga & Meditation teacher and Energy Medicine practitioner. With two published books under her name and over a decade of teaching and clinical experience offering Somatic healing sessions. She has developed her own Integrative Energy Healing modality, which is based on the principle of deep listening, getting to the source of imbalances, unwinding old patterns and shifting them at the root to create new possibilities. Her collaborations include Lululemon, The Mandarin Oriental and she has worked with numerous celebrity clients and corporations such as McKinsey, Google, Spotify and Calvin Klein.
WE LOVE IT FOR
• A Deep Body, Mind and Energy Reset to Move Closer to Life Purpose and Desires
• Multidimensional and Restorative Energy Healing Practices
• Traditional 17th Century Menorcan Finca Accommodation Surrounded by 77 Hectares of Rolling Landscape
• The First Balance Holidays Wellbeing Retreat at UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Menorca