Whether you are just newly-recruited to the cult or a devoted one, yoga is open to all people with different shapes and background. When it comes to practicing yoga, there is no better place in Asia for yogis and yoginis like Bali. Bali offers the ultimate retreat for meditation and wellness. It even has its own annual yoga festival. With its tranquil vibe nestled in the wonders of nature, Bali is a yoga hub that takes an integrated approach to healing which is far beyond the ‘silencing’ of the mind. To give you an overview, we pick the top 5 most popular Yoga retreat sites in Bali:
Known as the main yoga center in Central Ubud, Yoga Barn offers a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. One of the founding members of the Bali Spirit Festival, Yoga barn’s signature retreat combined a dynamic and interactive wellness workshops from yoga, dance and music. Its large yoga studios can host daily classes with 35 – 80 students amid the terraced rice paddies in Ubud. Guests can choose from a variety of retreat packages that normally include 3-day cleansing, 7 day residential botox and Ayurvedic rejuvenation which are offered all year round.
Como Shambhala Estate
Set in the serene valley of Payangan village, the yoga resort combines yoga with its one of a kind wellbeing programs. The retreat place combines the power of Ayurvedic doctors and esteemed dietitians that will complement your yoga classes to bring wellness to the next level. With cuisines prepared with nutritional guidance from nutritionists, yoga enthusiasts are ensured to experience faster restorative healing.
Zen Resort Bali
With its holistic approach that tailor fits yoga retreats depending on a client’s needs and whims, Zen Resort Bali has attracted a following. Based in the remote coast of Singaraja, the resort is popular for its 3-21 signature yoga nights that include traditional spa treatments, sunrise meditation and wellness consultations. And if yoga fans want their own piece of solace, they can opt for the Sunrise villas that offers quiet “me time” where guests can enjoy the dolphin watching and calming waves of Northern Bali.
Set in the backdrop of picturesque rice terraces in Tegallang, Bagus Jati will take your meditation experience to a whole new level. Yoga fanatics can avail of several nights up the high lands for some next level retreat. Morning yoga sessions are quickly followed by daily healthy meal sets harvested from the resorts own organic garden. If one wishes to recover faster, guests could avail of the Ayurvedic rejuvenation treatments that are known to detox toxins and relieve anxieties.
Desa Seni Yoga Retreat
Upon entering the resort, one couldn’t help but notice the stylized structure features made from Javanese ‘joglo’ house. Achieve tranquility amidst its quaint small hamlets, while being supervised by international yoga experts. But what sets Desa apart from the rest of the pack could be the small yet intricate details—refreshing lemon grass tea, onsite organic snacks and highly personalized yoga treatments.