8 Days Balinese Style Meditation and Yoga Teacher Training in Bali, Indonesia

Affordable Yoga Teacher Training Bali

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Join this Balinese yoga teacher training for a truly traditional and unique Balinese yoga and meditation teacher training. Get close and involve yourself into Sesandan village community's daily cultural activities. Balitrees Retreats serve guests in family and village environment, welcoming them to be part of the family and, at the same time, to be part of Sesandan village community.

Meet the instructors

I Gede Arya & Krishna
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Highlights

  • Daily Balinese style seating meditation
  • Balinese Tai Chi (Tali Rasa) meditation sessions
  • Daily morning and afternoon Balinese Watukaru yoga sessions
  • Daily vegetarian, vegan, or regular meals
  • Transfers from and to Tabanan city
  • Balinese Pencak Silat session
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • A trip to a local waterfall

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


8 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 15
Airport transfer available:
Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport (US$45 per person)
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
14:00
Check-out Time:
13:00

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Meditation garden
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Medical assistance
  • Tour assistance

During this retreat, you will be staying at any homestay or guest house/bungalow type of accommodation, spreading across the Sesandan Megati Village. Balitrees Retreats offers an authentic taste of Bali, nestled in the quiet traditional village and the main retreats area (yoga, other activities, dining area) are surrounded by the rice paddy farmlands of Sesandan Megati village.

It is located approximately 30 minutes west side of Tabanan city. Balitrees Retreats has several different locations of homestay or guest house/bungalow type of accommodation, spreading across Sesandan Megati village. It is about five minutes distance from each location of accommodation to reach the main retreats area (yoga, other activities, dining area).

Balitrees Retreats will provide shuttle service to connect each location of homestay or guest house/bungalow type of accommodation to main retreats area (yoga, other activities, dining area).

Program

You will receive a certificate of Balinese traditional yoga and meditation teacher after the completion of the training. The Balinese yoga and meditation organization of Seruling Dewata will issue their own internal Balinese organization type of certification.

You will have daily morning Balinese yoga training, daily morning moving and sitting meditation practices, daily afternoon Balinese yoga training, relaxing afternoons to enjoy the environment and free time to explore the traditional Balinese village of Sesandan.

Balitrees Retreats open the access to one of the oldest spiritual ashrams in the world (Pasraman Seruling Dewata) which still conserves the original 13 types of yoga as how they were created thousands of years ago in the Himalayas, as well as the access to learn traditional Balinese meditation.

Nowadays, these 13 types of original yoga are only available in Mount Batukaru, Tabanan, Bali. As there are many contemporary types of yoga at the moment, Balitrees Retreats is committed to host yoga in its original type. The 13 original types of yoga consist of yoga Surya, yoga Chandra, yoga Siva, yoga Vishnu, yoga Brahma, yoga Isvara, and more. Each type of yoga consists of different type of sequence.

Surya yoga has 12 types of yoga sequences such as surya namaskara, surya daryam, surya kertalam, nadwityam suryam, surya arkayam, surya khagata, surya maricam, surya sawitri, surya pusne, surya bhaskaram, surya hiranyagarbha, and surya gerhanam.

Yoga Chandra has 16 types of yoga sequences such as yoga candra namaskara, yoga candra kirana, yoga candra lomawati, yoga candra kumari, yoga candra mimba, yoga candra rekawati, yoga candra huta mahini, yoga candra kumula, yoga candra satya wahini, yoga candra yumati, yoga candra kresna, yoga candra rasa sukisma, yoga candra udaya, yoga candra gomayika, yoga candra asmara, and yoga candra gerhanam.

Cakra meditation is one of the most effective methods for minds and body healing and peace. There are seven major cakras which are controlling human bodies and minds such as cakra muladara, manipura, swadistana, anahata, wisuda, ajna, and sahasra cakra.

Schedule

Day 1

  • 15:00 Arrival
  • 16:00 Afternoon Balinese yoga session

Day 2 - 7

  • 9:30 Morning Balinese yoga training, moving meditation (tali rasa / Tai chi) and sitting meditation (mudra and mantra) session
  • 11:30 Village cultural activities
  • 16:00 Afternoon Balinese yoga session, sitting meditation (mudra and mantra) session

Day 8

  • 09:30 Morning Balinese yoga training, moving meditation (tali rasa / Tai chi) and sitting meditation (mudra and mantra) session
  • 11:30 Village cultural activities
  • 14:00 Departure

Note

Sample of daily schedule and times are subject to change depending on weather condition, host availability, guests present, etc.

Included excursions

One trip to a local waterfall is included in the package.

Instructors

I Gede Arya Adiwiguna
Seruling Dewata (Hatha Yoga)
I Gede Arya Adiwiguna started to learn Balinese traditional yoga and healing meditation by the age of 17 in 1993. He is a disciple of the ninth generation of Perguruan Seruling Dewata in Bali. He specialized in the Watukaru yoga tradition (Balinese traditional yoga) of Perguruan Seruling Dewata, Balinese traditional meditation, and snake style of martial arts (silat). He committed to conserving the ancient Balinese tradition of yoga, meditation, and silat by founding Balitrees Retreats.
Krishna Ketut Suarmini
Krishna is an original Balinese yoga instructor, who studied Balinese Watukaru yoga for the past 10 years.

Location

Balitrees Retreats is located at Sesandan, Megati, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia. It is located in the original spiritual village, close to Mount Batukaru in the middle part of Bali island. It is close to Mount Batukaru, about 45 minutes from Tabanan city, one hour from Tanah Lot Temple, and two hours from the airport.

Nearby places

  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) - 2 hours
  • Tanah Lot Temple - 45 minutes

Features

Activities

  • Art classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Massage
  • Shopping
  • Spa

General

  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Meditation garden
  • River
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala

Services

  • Convenience / grocery store
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • In-room dining
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Local market
  • Medical assistance
  • Mosquito net
  • Room cleaning
  • Toiletries
  • Tour assistance

Food

During the retreat, you will be served three times daily meals on your preference, regular meals / vegetarian meals / vegan meals. Most of them based in Balinese and Indonesian culinary. Tea, coffee, water, will also be available. You will also participate in a Balinese cooking class.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • A visit to traditional Balinese healer
  • Balinese traditional dance show
  • Mask dance show
  • Spa treatment
  • Tour to place of interest in Bali

Spa treatments

One time modern massage or traditional massage is included in the package.

What's included

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All live event in the village (ceremonial event, spiritual event, etc)
  • Balinese cooking class
  • Balinese Hindu preparation class (making canang, kelatkat, etc)
  • Balinese music class (gamelan)
  • One time modern massage or traditional massage
  • Balinese traditional making oil class
  • Visit to local waterfall
  • Daily morning & afternoon Balinese Watukaru yoga session
  • Daily Cakra meditation session
  • Tali Rasa (Balinese Tai Chi) meditation session
  • Balinese Pencak Silat session
  • Daily vegetarian, vegan, or regular meals
  • Tea, coffee, or water
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Rice farming class
  • Transport from and to Tabanan city
  • Trekking inside the village

What's not included

  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Requested additional activities
  • Requested additional meals and drinks

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). Please take airport taxi to Tabanan city. Transfer from Tabanan city to Balitrees Retreats is included in the package. Balitrees Retreats will pick you up from the airport as well with an extra charge.

Airport: Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport Airport transfer available: Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport (US$45 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on departure.

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