An international hotspot for yoga trainings and retreat centres, is the Indonesian island paradise of Bali. Picture abundant jungles, rolling turquoise waves, staggered rice-paddies, and a culture steeped in spirituality. It’s no wonder Bali is becoming one of the top destinations worldwide to embark on a voyage of self-discovery, through a Yoga Teacher Training.
Find a multitude of unique courses dotted across the island so you can discover a program to suit you. Choose from an array of comprehensive and accredited courses by passionate teachers from across the globe. Enrich your training experience by soaking up all the magical island has to offer and get ready to align with your path by becoming a yoga teacher.
Here are our top picks for a Yoga Teacher Training in Bali.
1. All Yoga Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
All Yoga Teacher Training has been established since 2009, having trained more than 2000 graduates worldwide, through a comprehensive and an authentic yoga educational program. Their stunning shala lets the sun’s rays filter through jungle flora on the tropical island of Nusa Lembongan; situated south-east of Bali.
Learn the foundational tradition of Ashtanga Vinyasa and explore in depth other modern yoga styles such as Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Rocket Yoga aimed at giving students a vast wealth of knowledge to bring to their classes. Each day consists of physical practice sessions and lectures covering important topics such as understandable functional anatomy, the origins of yoga, yoga philosophy, subtle energies, chakras, meditation, pranayama techniques, and much more. Practice and train with high-skilled teachers in blissful paradise.
Find out how to build your online presence, hone your marketing skills, and understand how to approach the business of yoga in an ethical way. Discover how to safely teach, offer hand-on adjustments, tailor suitable modifications to students, and learn how to create inspiring classes for all. As this course is accredited by Yoga Alliance, graduates can use their qualification to teach in their home country or across the globe, so it’s up to you to decide where your career as a yoga teacher will take you!
On your days off, go on an adventure by taking a kayak tour through the peaceful mangroves or unwind on the soft sands after surfing, snorkelling or diving. From the site you can also take a day trip to other nearby islands, such as Nusa Penida and check out its secluded white sands and turquoise waters. Each program fills up quickly so enroll with the All Yoga Family today!
Location: Nusa Lembongan
Price: $2950 USD
2. Peaceful Warriors Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
Become a certified yoga teacher in the picturesque beach town of Canguu on the southwest coast of Bali. Their motto for trainees is to ‘practice, explore, learn, grow, connect, and smile’ so you can find your unique voice as a new teacher. Their shala is located just minutes away from the beach so you’ll even have the opportunity to learn how to surf in between study breaks.
Combine traditional Hatha Yoga with modern Vinyasa Yoga whilst learning how to create dynamic and intelligent sequences for future students. Discover timeless wisdom, and yogic philosophy bringing together Eastern and Western knowledge seamlessly, to help you deepen your own understanding of yoga. Other different yoga styles such as Acro Yoga, FlyHigh, Yoga for Surfers, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Yoga Nidra are also explored. Learn how to adapt classes to teach different populations, find out how to observe and understand bodies, and delve into the art of skillful adjustments. Step into exploring Thai massage techniques, as well as other approaches. Join Peaceful Warriors Yoga Teacher Training for a course that their teachers have poured their hearts into, to help you get the best start in your career.
Price: $2950 USD
3. Samasti Transformational Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
An intricate ‘retreat-style’ course taught by high-trained experts in Physiotherapy and Psychology. Each training focuses on blending ancient philosophy from the East with the latest, up to date findings from the West. Uncover and expand on the deeper elements of a yoga practice whilst being closely guided by experienced teachers. The intensives offered are open to all students, from beginners to seasoned practitioners.
Traditional types of yoga such as Hatha and Ashtanga are explored primarily and other styles are incorporated, including Vinyasa Flow, Iyengar Yoga, Power Yoga, Sivanada Yoga, Acro Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Partner Yoga. During the training delve into yoga ethics and morality, teaching methodology, and Ayurveda. Study applied anatomy by exploring the effects of physical postures, breathing techniques; and what happens to the systems in the body as a result.
Accredited by Yoga Alliance Samasti Yoga have mental wellbeing and physiotherapy at the heart of all they do, whilst tailoring every program to each individual student so they can get the most out of their experience.
Price: $2748 USD
4. Power of Now Oasis Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
Practice, study and learn in an eco-friendly bamboo yoga shala right on the beach in the pristine oasis of Sanur, Bali. By learning a strong foundation in Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga what you’ll be able to teach once you’ve graduated will range from a dynamic flow to a grounding and gentle class suitable for all. 75 yoga postures are covered in the Asana section of the course, allowing students to practice and teach the safest and most effective modifications and variations. Gain in depth knowledge from passionate and international teachers as they guide you through everything that you will need to have under your belt, to step into the world and give the gift of yoga.
As qualified experts in yoga the program’s teachers have developed the course over six years to cover asana, pranayama, meditation, the art of sequencing, subtle body anatomy, kriyas, yoga history, and philosophy. Over the month-long training you’ll have lectures on numerous yoga aspects from Pre/post natal yoga, Acro Yoga, Ariel Yoga, Sound Healing, and Ayurveda.
Karma Yoga is another important aspect of the course as it is in association with the local Jodie O’Shea Orphanage and activities are involved with the children. Enjoy other unique experiences such as SUP yoga, a Balinese Ceremony, or a sunset sailing meditation.
Price: $3100 USD
5. School Yoga Institute 200 hour Surf Mixed Yoga Teacher Training
Find a deep spiritual sense of connection within yourself by delving into a course with the School Yoga Institute. Fundamental parts of the course include, in depth alignment and adjustment workshops, meditation, advanced personal pranayama practices, anatomy study, physiology, business skills, and the roots of yoga through philosophy.
Master two sequences based on a gentle Sivanada practice and an energetic breath-led Mystical Vinyasa Flow. Enrich your understanding with the Art of Teaching interactive classes so that you can create your own intelligent and safe sequences. This intensive training also focuses on elements from both Balinese devotion and the Peruvian Medicine Wheel to help you encourage your transformation and growth. Gather with fellow students every evening to explore a group meditation, kirtan chanting, and unique sacred ceremonies.
Discover a like-minded community as you learn, surf, dance, chant, and sing in the ultimate tropical paradise.
Location: Balian Beach
Price: $2450 USD
6. Peak Beings Travelling Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Go on a fascinating journey during a Yin Yoga Teacher Training by spending your time with a passionate facilitator across two enchanting destinations in Bali. Have the unique experience of exploring not only the cultural hub of Ubud, but also at the blissful Kermas Beach, in a top-rated resort. During your adventure in these incredible locations you’ll experience how to bring together the spiritual elements of yoga and Bali into your practice and your teaching.
As a program recognised by the Yoga Alliance, you’ll be able to expand on your knowledge of yoga poses, anatomy, alignment, philosophy, meditation, and you’ll be able to enrich your own self-development through other yogic techniques. Learn how to structure a 1.5 hour class, as well as gaining insight into how to step into marketing yourself as a yoga teacher. Take your communication skills up a level to inspire meaningful relationships with future students and within your personal relationships with others.
All materials, accommodation, and meals are included in the price, leaving you able to focus on your course. After the training you’ll be given post-training support and contacts to help you find teaching jobs, giving you the confidence to live your dream.
Price: $4695 USD
7. Inner Yoga Vinyasa Yin Teacher Training
Join Inner Yoga for a fusion training course, compiled of studying and learning two different styles of yoga that celebrate the Yin and Yang aspects that we have within us. The course is split in two with one part exploring fluid Vinyasa Yoga, whilst the other focuses on meditation and traditional Chinese Medicine through Yin Yoga. Each day consists of two physical yoga practices, inspiring lectures, helpful workshops, and regular teaching sessions. With one day off each week, you can choose to adventure into stunning Ubud, take a dip in the infinity pool, or restore at the spa at the on-site Azadi Retreat Centre.
The curriculum covered during the training will delve into key yoga postures, in-depth Anatomy and Physiology, Pranayama (breathing techniques), Meditation practices, Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Art of Sequencing, the origins of Yoga, and more. Discover how to market yourself effectively as a teacher and what to watch out for whilst exploring the Business of Yoga.
Every course has between 10-20 spaces available to give each student a personal experience with the courses teachers. Receive an Inner Yoga gift bag on arrival, complimentary airport transfers at scheduled times, and unlimited access to yoga facilities on site as part of the training package.
Bring balance into your body, yoga practice, and life with a Yoga Alliance accredited intensive with Inner Yoga.
Price: $3200 USD
8. School of Sacred Arts Multi-style Yoga Teacher Training
Self-realisation, love, and freedom are at the core of this unique journey, and students are invited to step into a transformative and immersive experience. Uncover the deeper spiritual elements of yoga with experienced and supportive teachers. Find your own voice as a teacher as you learn how to practice teaching straight away, letting you enhance and expand on your natural gifts.
Practice Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, and Yin Yoga styles to give you a well-rounded and comprehensive yoga education, whilst delving into dimensions of other traditions. Explore Shamanisim and yoga at its origin, and look into traditional yogic practices, including cleansing Kriya rituals, breathing techniques, as well as a multitude of different meditation tools. Energetic and physical anatomy will be taught along with alignment tips, modifications, and sequencing to help students emerge ready to teach at a professional level. Additional topics covered include: Pre-Natal, Yoga Activism, Ayurveda, Nutrition, and The Energetics of Yoga.
The training is based at the world-renowned yoga studio and retreat centre, The Yoga Barn. As a hub for many international teachers the course draws upon guest teachers at the centre to come and share their experience and knowledge. Embrace your full potential and feel inspired by the natural surrounding beauty of Bali.
Price: $3650 USD
9. Sannyas Yoga Academy Holistic Foundational Yoga Teacher Training
Discover how to authentically guide yourself and others by deepening your inner connection as you join a program with Sannyas Yoga Academy. Find out the essential elements of yoga to give you a clear direction and purpose in your teaching. The main focus of this training is to enhance and guide your own personal and spiritual transformation. Sannyas Yoga Academy take a creative approach to traditional Yoga and Meditation practices to help you find empowerment, meaning, happiness, freedom, and fulfillment.
This training is open to anyone who is ready to explore a deeper understanding of yoga and existence. The tools you’ll discover will help you apply them to your personal and professional relationships as well as enriching important aspects of your health and spirituality.
Study Creative Sequencing, Neuroscience, Universal Connection, Intentional Living, and Heart-Centered Teaching. Other topics such as yoga philosophy, ancient texts, concepts of Dharma and Karma, and how to live a yogic lifestyle are explored. Discover unique rituals, healing circles, creative movement, and so much more. Truly learn how valuable teaching yoga is and how your teaching can be of service to others. A multitude of Yoga practices are covered during this training including various techniques from Hatha, Vinyasa, Tantra, and Shamanic traditions.
Wake up in beautiful accommodation by the beach and explore the pristine area of Uluwatu. In your free time adventure out into the waves, learn how to surf, go snorkelling, try SUP Yoga, or take it all in with stunning ocean views from the cliffs above.
Take the lessons you’ll learn off your mat and out into the world. Awaken your potential and share your love of yoga with others.
Price: $2700 USD
10. Sadhana Yoga School Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
Reconnect by finding your true self, deepen your relationships with others, and look at the world around you with brand new eyes. Learn how to balance the outer and inner worlds, physically and energetically in a tropical and peaceful haven during this course.
This training immerses students in a yogic lifestyle with daily group meditations, physical practices, and in-depth philosophical discussions allowing a deep exploration of body, mind, and spirit. Study physical postures, meditation, breath-work, chanting, yoga philosophy, the yogic diet, anatomy, and Ayurveda. Delve into the art of sequencing and assisting and how to enter into the yoga marketplace. The traditional practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa is explored through the Sadhana Vinyasa Flow as well as with the Sadhana Hatha Flow coming from the Sivananda tradition.
On your days off slip into the slow pace of surrounding Bali by relaxing on the beach just a few steps away from your accommodation, or take a dip into the glittering Indian Ocean. If you are feeling more adventurous connect to the island’s culture with day trips out to discover local temples, arts, and monuments.
Give yourself a strong foundation to start teaching in a calming paradise and get ready to share your passion for yoga with the world.
Price: $3700 USD
11. Forrest Yoga Foundational Yoga Teacher Training
As one of the world’s most recognised and leading yoga teachers, Ana Forrest has over 44 years of experience teaching and guiding students and teachers across the globe. Train with Ana and her co-teacher Jose Calarco at the international yoga and retreat centre, The Yoga Barn.
Gain personal and professional growth as you explore going within to find your true self as you start the exciting journey of becoming a yoga teacher. Aspects covered on the course include, dynamic yoga practices, working with injuries, learning the principles of class sequencing for advanced poses, pranayama, chanting, and addressing needs of your future students.
As a key foundation in Forrest Yoga this training will also help you uncover ways to mentor your own practice as well as your own needs. A 3-day Anatomy course and a 1-day Business course is also included. Find freedom in your own body, mind, and spirit as you heal and transform with Forrest Yoga.
Price: $4875 USD
12. Exhale Yoga Retreats Awakening Yoga Teacher Training
Leave behind your fears and find the courage to live your life to its fullest potential by taking a training program with Exhale Retreats. Designed to help you discover your own individual voice as a teacher, you’ll learn how to awaken the power within so that you can lead inspiring and informative yoga classes.
As a comprehensive and a progressive course, you’ll expand on your yoga knowledge whilst creating a strong foundation to become a confident yoga teacher. Study in depth topics including; Asana and Sequencing, Anatomy and Physiology, Pranayama and Meditation, Yoga History, Philosophy, Ethics, Sanskrit and Mantras, as well as the Business of Yoga.
At the heart of this training is understanding the bio-mechanics of yoga postures as well as how to create skillful, effective, and safe sequences. With Asana Labs and daily teaching practice, you’ll be able to give your students the very best experience as soon as you start teaching. Learn how to assist your students with modifications, the use of props, verbal cues, and caring hands-on adjustments.
Challenge yourself to go deeper into your own practice as you discover who you truly are and make your teaching dreams a reality. Desire to evolve and help others do the same by sharing how to open up to more love, confidence, courage, clarity, and happiness.
Location: Balian Beach
Price: $5016 USD