Spirituality is rooted in Balinese culture and the Hindu religion. With Bali’s mindful atmosphere, it’s no surprise that world-class yoga studios have blossomed on the island, providing an oasis of peace for the body, mind and soul. The lush surroundings, tropical forests and the ocean will enrich your yoga experience. If you visit Bali’s studios, you’ll see how a location can improve your daily yoga practice.
An oasis of peace in the heart of the island, The Yoga Barn is more than a simple studio: It’s a well-rounded experience that includes healing, wellness and community. Located in central Ubud and hidden off a little alley, the barn has seven yoga studios and 100 yoga, meditation and dance classes per week, along with healing and Ayurvedic treatments. They also provide astrology sessions, acro yoga jams, ecstatic dance, kirtan concerts, Monday movies, and some delicious vegan, raw and Ayurvedic food from the Garden Kafe. Welcome to paradise on Earth.
Located on the Penestanan Kaja hill, Intuitive Flow is an intimate and airy shala that overlooks the lush Balinese jungle and its volcanic peaks. The yoga teachers’ quality is remarkable and the view is out of this world. Here, you can try Yoga Pranala, a special blend of traditional yoga and ancient Balinese teachings. Can you imagine practicing morning yoga as the sun rises and bathes your skin? This spot is a hidden gem.
Blue Earth Village is more than a yoga studio. It’s also an evolving educational and community hub, located in Amed, a little fishing village on the East Coast of Bali. Their goal is to create an open and non-judgmental space for both the mind and body. They offer several classes in their dreamy shala that overlooks the sacred Mount Agung. What a spot.
Perfect for both yoga and surf lovers, Morning Light Yoga at Uluwatu Surf Villas is an unmissable experience when in Bali. Imagine practicing yoga amongst the blissful sight of the ocean and its reenergizing seaside scent. They welcome yogis from all levels of experience. Joining their morning class will set the tone for a magical day.
Situated at the very core of the bustling Seminyak, Seminyak Yoga Shala is a quiet and serene yoga haven. It offers intimate and integral yoga classes, as well as courses for those who are new to the practice. They have international and local teachers, ready to guide you through a journey of self-discovery. They offer the Mysore Ashtanga Program six mornings per week at 7:30am.
Exactly as the name suggests, Power of Now is a peaceful spot that’s located Sanur’s beach, a village on the Southeastern Coast of Bali. The eco-friendly studio was entirely built with bamboo. Enjoy your daily practice while listening to the sounds of the ocean and experience a variety of classes, yoga teacher training, health and meditation retreats and holistic treatments.
In Samadi Bali, your instructors are also your life coaches, chakra balancers, craniosacral therapists, body mechanics or soul food artists. Located in the heart of the popular surf spot Canggu, this yoga studio offers yoga classes for all abilities. In addition, the studio provides various yoga styles to choose from, but if you don’t have any preferences and are open to any yoga style, their specialty is the traditional Mysore Ashtanga Yoga.
Also located in central Ubud, Radiantly Alive opened its doors in 2012, with the mission of creating an inspiring community that supports vibrant living. They have three studios with a variety of different practices and workshops, including Sky Yoga Flow, where people can experience yoga poses while suspended on straps hanging from the roof.
For those who would like to experience practicing yoga in a shala that’s off the beaten path in a quieter area of Ubud, Ubud Yoga House is the perfect location. Can you imagine embracing your yoga flow while being mesmerized by the surrounding lush nature? Their vision is to support “yoga for everybody” and the ambiance is welcoming and serene.
Desa Seni is a village resort with a dreamy open-air, tropical yoga studio. The passionate teachers offer a variety of yoga classes, including Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative, Yin, Alignment and Adjustment and Meditation. Also, they foster local culture, traditions and art, through workshops and events. And there’s more: a holistic spa, organic farm and restaurant. They have all you need for a conscious and sustainable stay in Bali.