Quoting Sri Chinmoy, an influential global Indian spiritual leader, Meditation is a form of dynamism of the inner peace. Meditation is very helpful to achieve anything good for human’s inner and outer life. One of the best activities to spend holiday is by yoga or meditation. Meditation is a meaningful activity to calm people mind and good for health as well.
There are various places to do meditation. However the heaven for meditation is Bali, Indonesia. Besides being famous for its tourist location, there are many places of meditation in Bali for tourists and the local people.
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1. Ubud Yoga House
This place is located far from the crowded and hidden in the middle of the rice fields. Ubud Yoga House is an intimate and serene yoga studio in the Abangan area.
The place is clean, stylishly decorated and provide qualified equipment. The customer is also equipped with fantastic and peaceful view around the place.
Everyone is given a separate space to practice. Classes are small, which makes it more personal and they do an introduction round at the beginning so the teacher is able to give personal attention and suggestions to each person.
2. Sunset Yoga
Sunset is the perfect time to do meditation besides you could also enjoy the Balinese view when the sun is about to disappear. The place is located in Niti Mandala Renon, Bali.
Called as sunset yoga because the practice is held around 5 until 6 pm therefore this sunset yoga is very suitable for those who work during daylight to relax themselves.
3. Yoga Woosky
Considered as one of the best meditation places in Bali, this place opens 75-minutes yoga class every Saturday morning 7 to 8.15 am and 60 minutes energizing Sunset yoga session every Sunday evening 5 to 6 pm.
The yoga classes are held on the rooftop terrace of Woosky. It provides a beautiful scenery over the lush palm tree gardens of W Bali Seminyak and the crashing waves of the beach. The customer is charged approx. 15US$.
4. The Yoga Barn
The yoga barn is located in the Pengosekan highway of Ubud, Bali. T
his place’s location is easy to find and will provide you best meditation services.
The yoga barn provides a cool atmosphere in the form of a stretch of rice fields, providing a calmness which is suitable for yoga relaxation and self meditation. Besides, the wooden atmosphere will refresh your mind because you will feel like being close to the nature.
5. Sanur Sunrise
The opposite of sunset yoga because this practice is held in the morning. You can find sunrise training in the morning around Sanur Beach, Bali, exactly in front of Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, every 7 to 8 am.
Different with others, the meditation training is accompanied by instrumental music as well as the sound of the waves in the beach.
It could make your heart peaceful and fatigues will be disappear. Meanwhile the yoga movements such as Hatha, Astanga and Vinyasa Yoga will help your body become more flexible.
6. Desa Seni Village Resort
Located at Jl. Subak Sari 13, Berawa Beach, Canggu, Bali, this place is one of the selected resorts which provides yoga camp facilities.
The customers can customize whether to do mass or private activities, guided by experienced instructors.
Not forgetting the quiet atmosphere of the village will helps create inner peace. Moreover the yoga movements in the form of breathing techniques is believed to cure diseases. You are required to make a reservation to get a place at a favorite resort for this meditation place.
7. Yoga at Prana Spa
One of Seminyak’s best spas offering up to three different classes daily, you will be spoilt for choice and what better combination could there be, yoga then massage.
Prana Spa has been designed with a strong influence of Indian & Middle Eastern exotic architecture and surrounds your practice with beautiful inspiring interior rather than an anonymous studio.
Taking part in one of the best yoga classes in Bali in this stunning setting is definitely an experience worth having.
8. Jiwa Bikram Yoga
Bikram yoga is one of the best yoga destinations because it has highly experienced and extraordinarily skilled teachers.
This could be a perfect place for you to spend your holiday with productive and healthy activity.
This yoga practice is systematically designed to work all parts of your body during its 90 minute class, leaving you both mentally and physically strong. White walls and timber floors, natural lighting and floor to ceiling mirrors ensure a fully relaxing and soothing.
9. The Practice
The practice has a high quality facilities offered for your meditation. hey offer two very unique studios – the main studio Shala Shita with an impressive bamboo ceiling accessed by the photogenic stairway to heaven on the first and Shala Rama on the ground level.
Besides offering traditional yoga classes such as Yin Yoga and Sun Hatha, you can also complete a full teacher training at The Practice in Canggu or join them for a coaching session with one of the founders, Carl Massy.
10. Samadi Bali
Samadi Bali offers yoga for everyone, healthy home-made food, integrated treatments and various events in a unique space dedicated to radical well-being and self-empowerment. The home provides high quality yoga class in Bali.
Best trainers are there to accompany you finding your inner peace especially in the Ashtanga method to ensure the highest quality yoga. It opens from Monday to Sunday approximately at 8 am to 3 pm.
11. Uluwatu Yoga
Imagine yourself facing a beautiful view of Bali beach while having a healthy morning meditation in the morning.
Morning Light Yoga at Uluwatu Surf Villas in South Bali offers two yoga studios with access to spacious bathrooms & showers overlooking the Indian Ocean and the surrounding dense forests.
Join their daily Bali yoga class at 7.3 0am in the morning to set the right intentions for the day and loose any tensions from last night’s sleep. Moreover a fresh coconut awaits you when the class ends.
- MU Bungalow Yoga: When staying on Bali’s Bukit peninsula, you cannot miss taking part in a yoga class at Mu Bungalow located atop of Bingin Beach. It offers a daily 90-minutes morning training at 9.30 am.
- Canggu Yoga: This extraordinary guest house offers double and single rooms as well as dormitories can be found only 150 metres from Canggu beach. Offering one of the largest variety of yoga classes in Bali perfect for your meditation training. Therefore this place should be in your list on where to do yoga in Bali.