Bali has quickly become one of the world’s best locations for health and well being and while promoting the positives of a healthy body and mind yoga is no exception. The community surrounding yoga has grown rapidly and now offers a variety of yoga studios across the island. Read on to discover the best yoga studios in Bali.
1- The Yoga Barn, Ubud
The Yoga Barn is one of Ubud’s prominent centres of yoga with five open-air studios allowing you to practice yoga surrounded by rice paddies. There are over 100 classes each week offering various levels of yoga. You can also come here for yoga retreats, visit the guesthouse or eat the healthy food on offer at the café. Classes begin from just US$9 or ISD 120,000, it is open from 6am until 9pm and is located at Jalan Hanoman, Padang Tegal, Ubud.
2- Power of Now Oasis, Sanur
This is a wonderful setting to escape from the crowds of Sanur and has an impressive all-bamboo tree house as its centerpiece. The studios airy design and setting makes it a relaxing place to practice yoga and meditation. The top deck features the main space for yoga and meditation while the lower space contains an organic juice bar, teahouse, library and music studio. Classes begin from 8am until 8pm, cost from US$ 7 (IDR 100,000), and the studio is located at Jalan Merta Sari, Sanur Kauh, Sanur.
3- Jiwa Bikram Yoga, Seminyak
Most of the yoga studios tend to be located away from the crowds yet this one is located centrally in the resort area of fashionable Seminyak close to the central square. The timber floored studio has floor to ceiling mirrors and is full of natural lighting. Here you will find a roster of internationally certified yoga instructors with styles such as Bikram, Hotflow, Xpress and Yin. Classes cost from US$13 (IDR 180,000), it is open from 7am until 9.30pm and is located on Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak.
4- Gokul Yoga Bali, Mengwi
This yoga school uses a team of yoga teachers that are dedicated to sharing wisdom and love using Hatha and Ashtanga yoga. There are yoga classes, private tuition, yoga retreats, workshops and sccommodation. You can also take classes to learn to be a yoga teacher. Classes begin at the price of IDR 500,000 for two people. It is open from 4pm until 5.30 pm Monday through to Saturday while on Sunday it is open from 9am until 10.30am.
5- Samadi Bali, Seminyak
Samadi Bali specializes in Ashtanga yoga. This yoga studio located in Canggu teaches the traditional yoga known as “Mysore Yoga.” Canggu is a popular surf spot and here you can partake in classes of Hatha yoga that has been specially designed for surfers. Other styles of yoga taught here include a package designed for kids. You can drop in at any time for classes starting from IDR 120,000. It is open daily from 7.30 am until 9 pm and is located at Padang Linjong, Canggu.