Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, the method developed by Sri K. Pathabi Jois, is growing in Bali. If you are a practitioner or want to start studying this traditional and ancient Yoga system, there are already very good options in the Island of the Gods.
The shala is located in the calm area of Pejeng surrounded by rice fields and coconut trees. Prem and Radha are senior teachers who provide knowlegde on the roots of the practice. Mysore classes from Sunday to Friday and Satsangs every Thursday. Ayurveda consultations are also available for students.
Spacious Yoga at the Seeds of Life Raw Food Cafe and Tonic Bar.
Iain Grysak teaches Morning Mysore style classes from 7 – 10 am, 6 days per week above the Seeds of Life Raw Food Cafe and Tonic bar, Jl. Goutama # 2 in the heart of Ubud. Drop-ins are welcome and weekly and monthly rates are available for long term practitioners. 200 US$ a month, 60 US$ per week.
Located just outside the center of Ubud, Ubud Yoga Center is a beautiful studio overlooking rice fields. They offer daily Bikram classes in addition to hot-pilates, acro-yoga, hatha, and vinyasa style classes throughout the week.
Suzie and Gil, founders of the Seminyak Yoga Shala are kin to provide the “less spiritual” South side of the island with a delightful yoga shala operating in the heart of Seminyak. You can meet Claudia Rathmayer who shares Mysore classes 6 days a week. At 7:00am, 9:30am as well as afternoon classes.
Located near the world-class surf spot, Echo beach, Samadi is a unique space for living healthy with daily yoga, home-grown organic food and bodywork treatments.
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