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30 Days 200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Bali

  • Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

Overview

Yoga Teacher Training Bali

  • 27 days with instruction
  • Experience becoming a yoga teacher during your stay in the paradise island, Nusa Lembongan! This 200-hour yoga teacher training program will provide you with a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of yoga, expand your skills, open yourself up and move closer to your most authentic self, and learn how to share your passion with the world around you. You will leave ready to teach a 90-minute yoga class confidently.

    Highlights

    • Two nights learning excursion to Ubud
    • Understand functional anatomy as it applies to yoga
    • Small groups guaranteed to ensure maximum practical teaching time
    • Teaching techniques and methodology, asana labs, pranayama, and meditation sessions
    • Opportunity to practice on real customers throughout the course
    • Learn creative sequencing, modifications, and adjustments
    • 29 nights accommodation

    Skill level

    • Intermediate

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 8.

      Languages

      • Instruction languages: English
      • Spoken languages: English
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    The accommodation options are all within one second or five minutes walk from Serenity Yoga shala to enable you to eat, sleep and breathe yoga during your stay. You will either stay at Puri Kirana Bungalows, which is connected to the premise, in a room equipped with hot water, air-conditioner, private bathroom, and a shared swimming pool in beautiful gardens, or at Sari Nusa, where you can enjoy a simpler room with cold water, air-conditioner, and a private bathroom, or at one of other accommodation places, just footsteps away with something in between these price ranges available.

    Serenity Yoga Lembongan is the only registered yoga school, accredited by Yoga Alliance, in Nusa Lembongan. The yoga teacher training program is designed for the yoga practitioner who is ready to take the next step and dive into the life changing experience of becoming a yoga teacher. It is designed for people who are super excited and committed to the idea of taking their love of yoga and embarking on a journey from student to teacher.

    This 30 days intensive yoga teacher training will place demands on your comfort zones, challenge your existing insecurities, and inspire incredible self-esteem and self-respect, both as a teacher and as an individual as well as transform your ability to feel connected to yourself and to others. You will be working together in a small team, so each session will be a powerful opportunity to get to better know yourself and those around you, supporting each other and helping each other grow and move forward as you make those steps of transitioning from student to teacher.

    Be prepared to be honest with yourself, to give yourself to each moment that comes to you, and to be receptive to seeing things from a totally different perspective than where you started.

    No formal experience is required to enroll in this yoga teacher training program. However, it is recommended that you have had at least one year of regular practice prior to the start of the course to help to get your started on your journey. A flexible body free of injuries is not a requirement for this training. Yoga is a practice of meeting the body where it is, and then working with the body to slowly and respectfully move deeper.

    The struggles and challenges you will face through the course of your training will only make you a better teacher. If you are waiting for the day when you can finally get your foot behind your head, to become a teacher, or commit to take your practice to the next level, you may be denying yourself the opportunity of a lifetime.

    As the only registered yoga school accredited with Yoga Alliance in Nusa Lembongan, Serenity Yoga Lembongan goes above and beyond the simple requirements of the Yoga Alliance to ensure that you got the most of your experience.

    Each day will include yoga asana in the style of Vinyasa yoga, guided meditation and pranayama, philosophy, and yogic discussion with full support from the Serenity Yoga team. You will discover your authentic voice and gifts as a teacher, create inspiring and meaningful themes, master the art of observation, learn how to really see your students, design a self-practice that will be the basis of your own teaching style, and you will also learn how this creates not just a good teacher, but a fantastic one.

    You will learn to understand better how to skillfully and playfully sequence group yoga classes, along with how to approach a one-on-one teaching in private classes, making them more meaningful and personal. You will be taught on how to build class templates, but is also flexible enough to be able to switch between intuitive and planned sequencing, and how to take inspiration from what you like, and not what you think you should like.

    You will learn to embody the anatomy and philosophy of yoga, cultivating a deeper understanding of subtle body anatomy that you can sprinkle into your classes, and take further into better understanding your own practice and body. You will learn how to use your own life experiences as inspiration in your classes, refining your gift of expression and teaching through constant feedback with your teacher and peers.

    You will be taught how to modify poses for beginners or advanced practitioners in your class, ensuring that each yogi takes from their practice what they need. You will also discuss the business of yoga and the philosophy of where yoga came from, how it evolved, and its different styles. You will touch on so many areas that you will realize that yoga is a journey of life, and these 200 hours of training will simply be the start of your big adventure into the most exciting journey of all.

    Additional elements of the course

    There will be additional (some are optional) workshops available to attend around Yin yoga, yoga Nidra, Fly High yoga, and SUP (stand up paddle board) yoga for those who are interested. There will also be allocated times for spending time privately with your yoga teachers to ensure that you are on the right path and to help you along every step of the way.

    Assignments

    There will be a variety of assignments given to you during the course to ensure that you are absorbing the information you will be taught each week. Topics will vary and some will be written and some practical according to students' needs.

    Final assessment

    There will be a final practical exam where you will be invited to teach a full 60 to 90-minute yoga class to peers, with full support and feedback during and afterwards.

    Yoga classes

    All yoga classes held one week before the course begins, throughout the whole duration of the course, and for one week after the course concludes, are free to this yoga teacher training course participants. There is an option for some individuals to stay longer with Serenity Yoga in an assistant and training capacity to teach in a safe environment.

    As a RYS 200-hour Yoga Alliance registered school, this yoga teacher training program meets the requirements of the national Yoga Alliance and provides training in the fundamental principles of teaching and living yoga, including:

    • Anatomy and physiology (20 hours)
    • Electives (15 hours)
    • Practicum (10 hours)
    • Teaching methodology (25 hours)
    • Techniques, training, and practice (100 hours)
    • Yoga philosophy, lifestyle, and ethics for yoga teachers (30 hours)

    Sample daily schedule

    • 07:30 YTT day begins
    • 08:00 Practical asana with Serenity Yoga customers
    • 10:00 Asana breakdown and lecture
    • 13:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 Asana breakdown, lecture, or YTT yoga
    • 17:00 Practical asana with Serenity Yoga customers
    • 18:30 Yoga Nidra, meditation, or pranayama

    This program includes a two-night learning excursion to Ubud, with accommodation, transportation, and yoga included in the price. Meals and drinks, however, are not included. This is a learning opportunity to meet and study with the favorite yoga teachers and peers at Yoga Barn and Radiantly Alive, with an objective of studying on what kind of personal style you hope to form when graduating as a yoga teacher.

    • Caroline

      Caroline is a Yoga Alliance registered E-RYT 500. She has been teaching and sharing yoga for over five years, as well as teaching yoga teacher training 200-hour programs and currently teaches retreats, workshops, and hundreds of public and private classes each year. Caroline came to yoga from an athletic background with a desire to better understand her body after the continued injuries from various long distance and track running events. She took her 200-hour Vinyasa flow YTT with Michael Watson in Bermuda and 500-hour Hatha YTT with Rosheen at Rishikesh Yog Peeth, India.

    This course will take place in Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia. Nusa Lembongan is a small and beautiful paradise island, located 30 minutes by boat from Sanur, Bali. The yoga shala is nestled away in the middle of the quietest part of Jungut Batu, surrounded by nature and the beautiful jungle garden, yet just footsteps away from the beach. Serenity Yoga Lembongan makes a point of spending time by the ocean everyday.

    Nearby places

    • Sanur - 30 minutes

    Daily meals and drinks are not included in the total cost of this course, except the welcome meals and congratulatory meals.

    • Explore the beautiful islands of Lembongan, Cenigan, and Penida
    • Go surfing or diving
    • Try stand up paddle boarding or SUP yoga
    • Take a private yoga clinic with the lead trainer
    • 1 Serenity Yoga water bottle
    • 1 Serenity Yoga cotton bag
    • 1 yoga mat
    • 2 nights learning excursion in Ubud
    • 29 nights accommodation
    • 200-hour yoga teacher training program
    • Free water refills during study hours
    • Free week of yoga sessions with lead trainer one week before and after the course
    • Opening and closing ceremony
    • Serenity Yoga teaching manual
    • Welcome meal and congratulatory meal
    • Yoga Alliance certification upon completion
    • Airfares
    • Airport transfers and boat to Nusa Lembongan
    • Bank transfer or Paypal transaction fees
    • Daily meals and drinks

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request. Please arrive at the very least a day or two earlier than the retreat date to ease jet lag and to settle into the island's life.

    Arrival by boat / ferry

    Nusa Lembongan is just a 30-minute boat ride from Sanur, Bali. Transfers can be organized upon request.

    Testimonials

    • Review by Vero_planketta from Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland

      "Hi there! I did my first yoga teacher training 200HR vinyasa there, at the Serenity Yoga Lembongan. The place is amazing, Caroline has been the best guide and teacher ever through this whole amazing experience. It's a lot of work, u get exausted but she ll guide you the whole way with professional guidance, true love of what s doing and teaching. I know it's not everywhere the same so id like to emphasis the fact that i was really able to be a teacher and i taught straight after my exam and felt confident. She gave me all the tools that i needed to start my journey as a vinyasa yoga teacher. Can't be more thankfull.. "

      "Véronique a now yoga teacher from Swizerland."

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    • Review by boswell2015 from Toronto, Canada

      "Had a great beginner class here, very zen like atmosphere lota of people relaxing reading books, free showers after the class are always nie when u come over after catching some waves at the beach"

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    • Review by TravellingNneoma from London, United Kingdom

      "I attended a 5 day yoga retreat at Serenity Yoga to begin five weeks in SE Asia. It was the perfect start to my trip in so many ways. Caroline was great at getting all the info to me beforehand and answering all my questions. I stayed 1 night in Sanur on arrival from London and then was picked up by Rocky transfers for the boat to Lembongan. If you are travelling long haul, I'd recommend staying a night on mainland Bali rather than doing the whole journey to Lembongan straight away - it only takes 30 mins on the boat but after 15+ hours from London I was glad for a shower and some rest. "

      "The transfer was smooth and easy. They dropped us off at Puri Kirana, the accommodation for the retreat. Puri Kirana is simple, no frills bungalow accommodation. Make sure you bring bug repellant! The pool is big and lovely and the food is great! Try the banana and coconut porridge! The retreat includes a welcome dinner there which was a lovely way to meet the others on the retreat, sample the food and chat to Caroline and Lisa. "

      "The yoga was different styles twice daily ranging from vinyasa, Hatha and fly high. For the most part the classes were all open to the public so it wasn't just the retreat folk in the class. However both Caroline and Lisa were attentive and remembered any individual problem areas so helped to make adjustments. The classes were never too busy so you still felt like you were getting the necessary attention. "

      "Caroline held an arm balances workshop for us which was great!! I was able to get into poses I'd previously struggled with and as there were only four of us on the retreat it was very hands on. "

      "As part of the retreat package, we had a full body massage and reflexology both of which were really good (although strong). Also a morning of snorkelling is included too which was great fun. We saw manta rays which was a highlight! "

      "Caroline gave great recommendations of places to eat, things to do and always checked in to ensure that everything was ok. You can walk to most places and the beach is 5 mins away. It's also worth hiring a scooter for a day to check out the island or you can arrange to be taken around on the back of a scooter with Puri Kirana. "

      "I fell in love with the island and ended up extending my time there to continue with yoga and enjoy the island. It's a really special place and I would highly recommend the retreat regardless of whether you are a beginner or advanced at yoga as Caroline is such a wonderful teacher. I'm almost certain I'll visit Lembongan and Serenity Yoga again!"

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    • Review by travellingbbmac from London, United Kingdom

      "My ideal holiday is being able to practice yoga every day and have the feeling of building up strength daily, challenge myself, breathe and relax - something I struggle to find time do in my day to day life.... and Serenity Yoga was one of the best yoga experiences I have had on my many holidays searching for this. "

      "Caroline is a beautiful teacher, very thoughtful and spiritual, combined with her gentle technical consultation enabled me to challenge myself. "

      "I love the variety at the Shala, there are many classes and times to choose from, more dynamic and aerobatic classes and beautiful yin classes..... and I loved the fitness classes for cardio and core strengthening, which I followed by yin straight after... I had no hesitation enjoying the sunset cocktails and afternoon bingangs as I knew I was nourishing my body with Caroline's classes!"

      "I am still using fitness class sequence for my personal fitness now that I am at home!"

      "I cannot wait to return to Serenity Yoga, thank you Caroline x"

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    • Review by hungrybaker from Singapore

      "Never thought I'd find such a class on this sleepy island, but we found aerial yoga at this open-air little pavilion on a small patch of land. There are straps hanging from the roof and we did partner work, swinging and dangling and hanging upside down on the straps with the assistance of our partner when needed. Quite a fun introduction, although the strap can also be a little painful for people not used to hanging from one. My companion enjoyed his yoga classes here - his second yoga class was this aerial one and he was happily doing advanced moves. We also enjoyed the power yoga, or vinyasa flow class as I know it. Looking forward to trying more classes here when we return to Lembongan :)"

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    • Review by TiffanyMarx from Cape Town, South Africa

      "I did Serenity Yoga's 5 day retreat in September and completely fell in love with the Island of Lembongan. "

      "If you enjoy your yoga, Caroline really is an exceptional teacher. I throughly enjoyed every single class she taught and the little rituals associated with them. The open air yoga Shala is also really beautiful and Caroline takes a huge deal of care in the upkeep, equipment surrounding garden."

      "If you have a chance to do the Ariel yoga classes that is also something really fun and different! "

      "I had done Hatha Yoga back home and it was great to experience different kinds of yoga that I had not had the chance to practice yet."

      "Unfortunately we didn't get to do the workshop that was part of the retreat package but hopefully I will be back one day soon and can tick that off the list as well."

      "Thank you Caroline for introducing me to so many different types of yoga - each with their own applications and benefits. It really was special being able to immerse myself in your classes for those 5 days and really helped me to find my center and rebalance myself again."

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    • Review by Elke Blab

      "It was a very welcoming atmosphere and great location. Caroline was a very knowledgeable and positive person, offering different levels for all exercises, so you can also try new types of yoga easily. It is also not a problem to drop in for a class spontaneously, perfectly match a relaxed vacation mindset. "

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    • Review by philippa118 from Cape Town, South Africa

      "I attended a one month limited yoga month in the beginning of 2016 with Caroline. I had recently given up smoking and needed something to really focus on and help with the intense cravings. The month was great and Im happy to say Im still not smoking. Caroline is an engaging and intuitive teacher. The Yoga Shala offers a comfortable space to practice yoga. Staying within this tropical and enigmatic location you will discover the charms of living on a paradise island. Staying in Lembongan I didn’t have to worry about anything else other than giving my body and soul what it really deserved."

      "Highly recommend if you’re coming to develop your yoga practice, the Shala offers a wide variety of classes. I loved the yin yoga that was more restorative and rehabilitative which complimented the power vinyasa yoga that was more fitness-oriented classes."

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    • Review by Marta H.

      "I'd never ever tried yoga before because I am adept of team sports. Unexpectedly it was, for me, an amazing experience. Very intense and sensorial, a mix between very good exercise and meditation. The space and the classes are wrapped in serenity and extraordinary calm. I loved it and recommend it to everyone."

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    • Review by Sanne H.

      "A beautiful shala in the middle of paradise! Caroline is an amazing teacher. I absolutely love all of her classes, but her fly high and blind-folded Vinyasa classes are very special. Thank you, Caroline, can't wait to be back!"

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    • Review by Joana R.

      "From the beautiful yoga shala, to the teacher, everything was great. I did a five-day retreat and everything went perfectly and allowed me to relax and enjoy Lembongan to the max. Caroline is not only a great teacher, but she is genuinely interested in helping you to have the best time while there."

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    • Review by Vero Blanquet from Switzerland

      "The best place ever! Spent some quiet time there and miss the peaceful vibe, the amazing shala, Caroline, this incredible yoga teacher and Lembongan... that Island! Thanks a lot for your beautiful soul."

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    • Review by Nicola B. from Sydney, Australia

      "Serenity is a lovely yoga shala on the beautiful Nusa Lembongan. Caroline is an excellent teacher; technical, but reads her classes well and is able to adapt to different skill levels within classes. I particularly loved her fly high class. Hope to be able to do a retreat one day!"

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    • Review by Isabelle Malouf from New South Wales, Australia

      "Lovely shala to work in and a wonderful instructor! What's not to love? Caroline is very knowledgeable, supportive, and open. Thank you for the amazing practices, will definitely be back."

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    • Review by Kate H. from Adelaide, South Australia

      "Amazing location for yoga with beautiful instructors and an incredibly peaceful vibe. Really loved for the time at serenity yoga and their five class pass is very reasonably priced."

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    • Review by Javier Gomez Valero from Madrid, Spain

      "Best place to practice yoga in Lembongan, and according to our brief experience in Bali so far. Caroline is a very professional and serious teacher (something difficult to find in other yoga studios in Bali). Although, sadly we only attended one class but the experience was fantastic. We also had the chance to chat with one of his teachers training students and he seemed really happy with the course."

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    Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

    Serenity Yoga Lembongan offers daily drop-in yoga classes for yogis of all levels, fitness and yoga retreats, 200-hour and 300-hour yoga teacher training programs in a hidden Bali paradise setting.

    Speaks English

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    30 days / 29 nights

    Availability

    Arrival: Monday September 4, 2017
    Departure: Tuesday October 3, 2017

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