Host & Coach

James founded Balm retreats a decade ago when he was burnt out and stressed in his 9-5 job in London. Seeking purpose he created these retreats to merge his passions for travel and wellness.

He is a Nike trainer, yoga teacher and relationship coach but will focus most of his efforts in hosting you in Bali where he now resides.


Personal Trainer

Anjali, who is based in Dubai, is a certified personal trainer by NASM. Additionally, she has a certification in spiritual theta healing and is deeply passionate about promoting health and wellbeing.

Despite being a mother of two, she manages to balance her time between taking care of her family and helping her clients achieve their fitness objectives. During the retreats, Anjali will guide and train you to strengthen your body.


Pyschic, Astrologer & TV Personality

Michele Knight has re-defined the terms ‘psychic’ and ‘self-empowerment’ bringing psychics and astrology into the 21st Century having recently starred in TV show Written In The Stars on Discovery+, with an exciting and contemporary spin which gives ancient wisdom new meaning.

Michele will host astrology workshops as a special guest on the November retreat to help you find more understanding with the stars and the powers of the universe.

Special Guest: November Retreat