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25 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Bali

  • Nirarta Centre, Sidemen, Karangasem 80864, Bali, Indonesia


Yoga Teacher Training Bali

The retreat will be held at a peaceful setting surrounded by a ring of green hills in the unspoilt East Bali. This 200-hour training will be focused on Hatha, Vinyasa, and Restorative yoga asana practices. Asia Pacific Yoga will make sure that you will begin your training safely with a relaxed and focused manner throughout the steps. From lectures to group work, this retreat has everything provided for your learning experience.


  • Explore Bali’s natural beauty
  • 25 days of immersed learning experience
  • Full and comprehensive Yoga Alliance Curriculum
  • 2 Balinese therapeutic massages
  • 24 nights’ accommodation
  • 3 vegetarian meals daily
  • 25 days with instruction
  • English
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Enjoy a true Bali experience with comfortable and well-ventilated rooms, all with their own fans and bathroom. Each rooms have double beds, hot showers, writing desks. Nirarta has 11 guest rooms in six bungalows, each with delightful views. The bungalows offer a choice of accommodation to suit different tastes and budgets. You can also choose a single, twin, or triple room.

The mission of this retreat is to cultivate your curiosity for yoga, fire up the passion for your own practice, and to encourage your authenticity so that your teaching will be a natural overflow of this. During the yoga teacher training, we will explore the vastness of the human capacity to connect with the system, with your fellow students, with nature, with the cosmos, and with the all indefinable pervading presence of energy, consciousness, and awareness.

This 200-hour training will focus on Hatha, Vinyasa, and Restorative yoga asana practices, as well as covering all the necessary pranayama, meditation, and yoga anatomy necessary to get you to teaching safely and confidently. You will be guided in a relaxed and focused manner through the steps to begin your yoga teaching, covering all the requirements for YA200 accreditation.

The syllabus includes

  • Asana, pranayama, and meditation
  • Yoga asana methodology
  • Teaching skills
  • Introduction to adjustments
  • Structuring and sequencing
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Restorative yoga and yoga therapy
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Kriyas (cleansing exercises)
  • Establishing yourself as a yoga teacher
  • Business and ethics

Typical daily schedule

  • 06:15 Kriyas meditation pranayama
  • 07:00 Asana
  • 09:30 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Lectures on theory, methodology, philosophy, or anatomy
  • 13:00 Lunch break
  • 15:00 Group work, asana methodology, or teaching skills
  • 16:30 Asana
  • 18:00 Sunset chanting, meditation, contemplation, or self-study
  • A day trip to Bali's "White Beach"
  • Snorkeling, white water rafting or Cycling
  • Steve Hall

    Steve was born in New Zealand and has travelled widely. He has been fortunate to have experienced many forms of yoga practices and physical fitness. His latest passion is mountain biking and pranayama.

  • Geri Jones

    Geri was born in India and moved to Australia when she was young. She has returned there many times and studied classic Vedanta philosophy. Geri is a qualified gym instructor and has always included yoga into her personal training program.

  • Kirtan Smith

    Kirtan was born in Los Angeles to dedicated yogi parents. After graduating from International Relations, he moved to Brazil where he continued to do yoga until his Brazilian teacher encouraged him to devote his life to sharing yoga.

The retreat venue takes place at East Bali in the Sidemen area, specifically at Nirarta Centre. Here, nature’s unfolding presence sustains the natural unfolding of your own renewal. Nirarta nestles above the Unda River, beyond the village of Tabola.

The name Nirarta translates to “wealth in that which is not” which points to the knowledge that springs from the simplicity of not knowing and the abundance abiding in the silent source of life itself. The Nirarta Centre aims to provide a bridge between the knowledge and insights of the West and the deep wisdom woven into the colorful fabric of Bali.

Nearby places

  • Banyan tree deep temple - 3 hours
  • Boan village - 2 hours
  • Guminten temple - 2 hours
  • Kebung and Telaga Tawang - 2 hours
  • Kelungah - 2 hours
  • Luah Bukit temple - 2 hours
  • Pura Bukit temple - 2 hours
  • Pura Dewangga temple - 3 hours
  • Sangem valley - 2 hours
  • Sidemen village, 1.5 kilometers - 2 hours
  • Taman Sari temple - 2 hours
  • Telaga Waja valley - 2 hours
  • Massage
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • River

During the retreat you will be provided with light detoxing fruit and fruit juice for breakfast. As for lunch and dinner, you can enjoy a buffet-styled vegetarian menu guaranteed to be both healthy and delicious. You can enjoy your meals in the open thatched bale with stunning views of the river, gardens, and rice fields.

During your free time, the retreat offers a variety of different activities including water rafting, snorkeling, and an outing to one of Bali’s most beautiful beaches. The venue also provides a few activities that you can try, like guided walks and Bali tours.

Nine directions guided walks

While you can do many of these walks alone, it is advised to take a Balinese guide who can help you discover the magical corners of the Sidemen area off the beaten track. He can also introduce you to the shrines and temples in the traditional way and bring them alive while avoiding offense to local sensibilities, turning each walks into a mini pilgrimage in nature.

  • Enjoy invigorating and inspiring walks in the clean air of the Sidemen valley that will nourish your body, heart, and senses.
  • Pass the time of day with ordinary Balinese folks as they go about their business.
  • Sense the balance and beauty of a world where people, nature, and the divine are seamlessly and subtly connected.
  • Take time to digest, rest, and recover while enjoying the gardens and river at Nirarta.
  • Touch the real Bali behind the façade as you tap into the deep roots of the Balinese way of life.
  • Walk through breathtaking views to the hidden corners of mystery and quiet wonder.

Sacred Bali tours

  • Benefit from the company, insights, and experience of our English speaking guides.
  • Connect with the heartbeat of Balinese culture in a way visitors rarely do.
  • Discover the spiritual powerhouses of Bali, where nature, man, and the divine converge in beauty.
  • From the haven of Nirarta, delve into the best of East Bali.
  • Make your stay one that touches your heart, soul, as well as your eyes.
  • Travel in our well-maintained air-conditioned cars for your safety and comfort.

During your training, you will be provided with two therapeutic Balinese massages.

  • 2 therapeutic Balinese massages during the training
  • 24 nights’ comfortable accommodation
  • A day to explore Bali’s natural beauty
  • Classes on a variety of subjects every day
  • Daily group works during the training
  • Healthy vegetarian lunch and dinner
  • Light cleansing breakfast of fruits and juice
  • Meditation sessions
  • Transport away from Nirarta Centre after the training
  • Transport to Bali

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). Transfer from the airport is included. The organizer will pick you up from the airport or from wherever you are in Bali.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Asia Pacific Yoga an inquiry.