Join Kate for a vibrant journey around the island


September 19 – 29, 2023

Spend a magical 11 days connecting with the Balinese culture through captivating excursions to temples and palaces, meaningful conversations with cultural leaders, and visits to organizations helping to address some of the island’s greatest challenges. We are thrilled to have Kate Mitcheom with us in Bali to share with you many of the people, places, and activities that Bali Institute has come to truly treasure over our 15 years on the ground in Bali. This journey is sure to inspire you in ways you never imagined.


  • Daily mindful yoga and yoga for osteoporosis practice
  • Daily mindfulness and meditation practice
  • Spend an afternoon with Agung Rai, founder of an iconic Balinese art museum as he shows you remnants of Bali’s ancient history hidden under Ubud’s more modern facade
  • Take part in a traditional Balinese blessing ceremony
  • Join the Prince of Peliatan for a private tour & dinner. Special opportunity to ask the Prince questions about Bali’s traditional culture as well as modern-day challenges.
  • Dinner at a local Women’s Center where you’ll hear the founder’s story and her dream to create a space where Balinese women can support each other and learn new skills.
  • Tour and presentation at Bumi Sehat, a natural birth clinic and non-profit foundation that has a mission of reducing maternal and child mortality in Indonesia. The clinic’s founder, Robyn Lim, was recognized in 2011 as CNN’s Hero of the Year.
  • Take a boat ride out to a small island that is home to one of the world’s most biodiverse array of coral reefs and marine life in the world.

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the detailed program itinerary.

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About the Program Leaders:

Kate Mitcheom M.S.N.,C.N.M. R.Y.T. graduated from the Yale School of Nursing as a Nurse-midwife in 1981. She has practiced women’s health care for thirty years at the Fair Haven Community Health Center which motivated Kate to pursue areas of integrative medicine including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

Kate has been practicing meditation since 1991 and teaching meditation since 1995 after training at Omega with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. and Saki Santorelli.In 1996 she founded the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) at the Fair Haven Community Health Center in New Haven, CT, where she taught meditation to pregnant women and their partners in the inner-city and offered MBSR for patients with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.

In 1997 she was part of the first Teacher Development Intensive at Omega and began teaching for the Center for Mindfulness in 2012 where she is a faculty member. Kate is also an adjunct faculty at Brown University in the Mindfulness Center.

Kate has also taught mindfulness to high school level students, offers consulting, conference presentations and staff development training for hospitals, health centers, schools and universities throughout Connecticut and New England.She is a Registered Yoga teacher in the Anusara style and completed and was certified as an Energy Medicine Practicioner after four years of study at the Institute for Healing Arts and Sciences.

Kate lives in Branford, CT where she and her husband of over thirty years raised their three children.

Pricing & Registration

Program Price:

  • Double Occupancy – $3,875
  • Single Supplement – $825

–> If you are not traveling with someone you would like to share a room with, we will pair you with another solo traveler, if no one is available, single room occupancy fee may apply. Each traveler will have their own bed unless you have indicated otherwise.


  • 10 nights, double occupancy at beautiful 3 and 4 star Balinese accommodations
  • All breakfasts, all lunches, 6 dinners
  • All transportation in air-conditioned buses and vans throughout the program for activities listed on the itinerary
  • Airport transfer on the start and end date of the program
  • English speaking tour guide(s) and coordination team
  • All activities listed on final program itinerary are included in the per person ground costs, including entrance fees, lectures and donations
  • Gratuities for local guides and drivers
  • Customized program booklet for all participants with itinerary, program descriptions and other useful information
  • 24/7 Medical and emergency staff support for the entire duration of the program
  • Special gifts including sarong, sash and journal
  • MORE!


  • Visa costs (if applicable)
  • Airfare
  • Trip cancellation, lost baggage, or medical insurance
  • Laundry and personal items
  • Meals not listed on itinerary
  • Gratuities for local guides and drivers
  • Optional activities outside of the program itinerary
  • International phone calls

Reserve your Spot Today — Spaces are Limited! 


–>  A nonrefundable deposit of $500 is due upon registration with the balance due by June 1, 2023.

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