Joga Yoga aims to provide quality yoga teacher trainings in Bali, Lombok, and Thailand to people who want to seek a deeper understanding of yoga.
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Joe has devoted the last seven years studying yoga and music, discovering that yoga can help to realize true happiness, inner peace, and strength in day-to-day life. He studied music and Chinese medicine while balancing this with yoga practice to maintain a clear mind and reduce stress. He then traveled to India and Bali to study yoga and has now made Bali his home. Exploring the art and science of yoga has given him enthusiasm for sharing the knowledge and physical practice to benefit all of us.
Dada was searching for spiritual answers since childhood and finally introduced to holistic practices of yoga pose, meditation, and Tantra and Rajadhiraja Yoga in 1993. In 1999, after several years working in the corporate world, Dada’s strong vision for spirituality led him to a major turning point in his life when he decided to leave his job and immerse himself fully in a devoted path of yoga. He went on to pursue training in India as a sannyasin, senior yoga monk.
Elena Smolnikova was born in Russia, Perm City in 1991. She started to go to aerobics at the age of 3. She was a professional rhythmic gymnastics from the age of 8 to 22, then she got the sporting rank to Candidate Master of Sports. Lena loves her job and is now giving stretching lessons for yoga students, CrossFit athletes, swimmers, surfers, dancers, and anyone who wants to improve flexibility and become healthier. She got her yoga teacher diploma (traditional Indian Hatha) in 2017 and then moved to Bali to join the Joga Yoga training team, giving yoga and detailed stretching.
Marylene is a Yoga Alliance RYT-500 yoga teacher who specializes in yoga anatomy, therapeutic applications of yoga, corporate yoga and yoga for depression, stress, and anxiety. Her passion for yoga took a new turn when she helped a friend overcome depression through yoga. Curious about what other benefits a holistic approach to yoga could bring. She devoted her time and energy to study the 8 limbs of yoga. Splitting her life between a successful international corporate career and teaching yoga, she perfectly understood how everyday demands can get in a way of a healthy body.
Todjon’s yoga practice is a mix of the various disciplines stemming from Vinyasa, Hatha, Ashtanga, Jivamukti, Yin, Restorative, and Acro Yoga, as he practicing and studying it under the guidance of many well-respected teachers. He has a background in Sufi or tasawwuf spiritual practice since he was a kid before started his yoga journey in Jakarta 2012. Todjon’s class is often recognized by his students as soulful and spirited one combining asanas, meditation, philosophy and breathing practices. He always loves to share his teachings and passions of yoga through his travels.
Ika Dewi is a qualified yoga teacher who was born in Bali, Indonesia. Ika believes yoga is not only a physical exercise, and while she enjoys its physical benefits, for her yoga goes much deeper. She believes a consistent yoga practice creates harmony in the body, mind, and heart and develops good habits which lead to a healthy and happy approach to life. With her hands-on and caring teaching style, Ika designs her classes to allow students to explore their range of motion and capabilities in relation to each class’s focus. Her classes are both challenging and fun.
Master Manoj Deshwal was a world champion and Gold medalist for many national and International yoga competitions for several years. Clinched “Champion of the Champion” award in Asana category India National yoga competition in 2007. His deep understanding of the body anatomy, yoga knowledge and advanced asana performance led him being invited to join the jury panel during 2009 - 11 for All India Yogasan Championship and International Yoga Festival at Puducherry.
Dr. Abhishek Joshi
Dr. Abhishek Joshi is a highly enthusiastic and proficient Ayurveda Physician who is devoted in spreading authentic traditional Ayurveda. Dr. Joshi has had12 years of intense academic ayurvedic studies which includes graduation, post graduation and PhD in Ayurveda. He Belongs to a traditional family of Ayurveda practitioners running Ayurveda panchakarma yoga center in Kerala, cradle of Ayurveda in south of India.
from Egypt, December 2018
I loved my over all experience! loved everything about this training. Learned so much about all aspects of yoga from all of our amazing teachers. Yoga anatomy and philosophy were huge eye openers. All the different yoga types, all the Sanskrit and chanting and meditation. The program is very well curated and beautifully brought together. We started to learn to teach sun salutations from the first week. They honestly delivered what was promised in the course description and more:).Super trust worthy and helpful team, doing everything possible to make our experience as amazing and memorable as they could.
Aside from all of the learning. I just had an great time, met some amazing people and had loads of fun in beautiful Bali <3.
What an experience!! Highly recommended.
from Australia, December 2018
"Best thing i’ve ever done!"
My YTT was one of the best thing i’ve ever done! Everything was perfect! From the welcome ceremony till the closing ceremony.
Since day one, everyone made my stay magical and me being part of the family. The breakfast was unreal every morning, hashbrown, began, avocado, coconut water, banana pancakes, homemade peanut butter, ect,
The classes were way more than I expected, from day 1, we start teaching and learning how to queue sunnsalutation A.. the workshops with our special guest Hung gave me such an other outlook on yoga and how my body works.
Maryline, the anatomy teacher knows so much about the body and it’s the class i ve learnt the most. Plus the philosophy class with Dada made my yoga apprentice complete as Dada really teaches you what is being a yogi and how to become wiser and a better human along your yoga journey. I definitely became a better person and back to I really was after three weeks and half of intense training.
The extra activities such as Sauna and dinner in Ubud were just perfect. Everyone sat around a fire, we swam in this beautiful pool looking over the rice field, plus there was a sauna and the food was delicious.. The thaii massage activity was so interesting too, the yoga sunset on the beach was a moment that I would never forget either. There were a lot of magical moments that I would never forget without mentioning all the beautiful souls that I met on this training that I now consider my yoga family. Thank you JogaYoga for everything!!!
from Indonesia, November 2018
I love everything about this training. I’m so glad that I chose Joga Yoga, the team was very helpful. Loving my group too, everybody is very supporting, very open-minded, very funny and up for challenges :)
I love that they teach us to que since the first day. Overall, I really enjoy my time here and I’ve learnt so much in just 3 weeks, from teaching techniques to anatomy and philosophy.
from Lebanon, August 2018
"An amazing experience"
I researched yoga trainings for numerous hours before I chose Joga Yoga. I feel very grateful because I truly had a great experience. The training is of great quality, it is well rounded and you can tell the team has put a lot of thought into it. By the end of my training, I was able to teach a one hour vinyasa class and I now feel I have tools to develop my practice further. Each teacher was very knowledgeable in what they were teaching, which is inspiring.
The people I met were all lovely, and all keen to work hard and fully immerse themselves in the journey.
The location where the training is happening is also very special: Serenity is simply a lovely place, harmonious and with a unique soul. It is also great that we were a couple of minutes walk from the ocean, as I could go there every day, as often as I wanted, and enjoy it.
from Thailand, May 2018
The location was great-right next to the beach..amazing vegan food with great variety..as well as plenty of other options in the area...the Shallas were very inviting and cosy to practice in..The training was detailed enough..but not overwhelming overall.
from Germany, July 2019
"YTT das ich nie vergessen werde "
Die Lehrer war sehr kompetent und haben uns sehr viel Wissen vermittelt. Dabei hatten wir jede Menge Spaß:)
Die Yoga Stunden war anspruchsvoll und wir alle sind dadurch total gewachsen.
Das beste an diesem YTT waren alle Personen die daran mitgewirkt haben, dass es zu einem unvergesslichen Erlebnis wird.
from Netherlands, February 2019
"Not what you’d expect..."
We had a lot of yoga! The location is great in Changgu.
Joelle Von Arx
from Switzerland, March 2018