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8 Days Wellness Yoga Retreat in Bali

  • Shanti Toya Ashram, Tebe Kurung, Br. Umah Anyar, Penarungan, Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia


Meditation and Yoga Retreat Bali

Find the balance in your body and mind amidst the serene setting at Shanti Toya Ashram. You will have daily yoga practices, relaxing afternoons to enjoy the ashram, and free time to explore the community or venture to other areas on the Island of the Gods, Bali. The ashram is located only half an hour from the beach, giving you the chance to also rejuvenate in the beautiful beaches of Bali.


  • Daily yoga classes
  • Gardening workshop
  • 1 Balinese massage treatment
  • Sunset rice field excursion and sacred spring purification
  • Daily vegetarian and organic meals
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Unlimited herbal water

Good to know

  • All ages are welcome as participants.

  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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During this retreat, you will be staying at one of Shanti Toya Ashram's villas and suites. Shanti Toya offers an authentic taste of Bali, nestled in the quiet hillside of a lush jungle ravine and surrounded by the rice paddy farmlands of Penarungan village. It is located approximately 15 minutes southwest of Ubud, a city-center highly regarded and sought after by yogis worldwide as the modern hub of the yoga community.

The property itself is the home of a peaceful gurgling river and an abundant holy spring water source. In addition to the four new villas (each with guest rooms and bathrooms) and two private villas, there is also a beautiful second story thatch-roof bamboo yoga shala, communal open-air dining and lecture hall, reception, store, spring water-fed swimming pool, bale, and an organic vegetable garden.

There are plenty of nature walking opportunities just outside the ashram, through the quaint village and beautiful rice paddies. Shanti Toya Ashram is set in an intimate setting, perfect for smaller retreats of up to 14 guests, which allows a richer experience, more personalized attention, and authentic friendships to form between retreat-goers.

Day 1 - Sunday

  • 17:00 Arrival and settle in

Day 2 - Monday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 17:00 Sacred spring cleansing ceremony

Day 3 - Tuesday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Sunset rice field excursion

Day 4 - Wednesday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 17:30 Gardening workshop

Day 5 - Thursday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 17:30 Meditation session

Day 6 - Friday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 17:00 Balinese dance class

Day 7 - Saturday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Optional cooking class
  • 17:30 Optional Agnihotra fire ceremony

Day 8 - Sunday

  • 07:00 Yoga class
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Departure

Included in the total cost of this retreats are sacred spring cleansing ceremony and sunset rice field excursion.

  • Jani Jaatinen

    Jani started his yoga journey in the year 2000 with Janne Kontala, a legendary teacher and Jani’s good friend. Since then, he has been practicing Hatha and Ashtanga, and integrating yogic spiritual practices. Mahayogi lives in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia with his wife Jaci, running their own yoga shala. He also teaches internationally, regularly visiting Gokul Yoga Bali for retreats and teacher training workshops. Mahayogi’s dedication and devotion to yoga is an inspiration for everyone who has had the chance to study yoga with him.

This retreat will take place in Bali, Indonesia.

Nearby places

  • Beach - 30 minutes
  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) - 30 minutes
  • Ubud - 15 minutes
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Yoga shala
  • Beach nearby
  • Dining room
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Toiletries
  • Tour assistance

During the retreat, you will be served daily organic and vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as unlimited herbal tea and one coconut. All meals are made specially from Shanti Toya's organic garden's produce.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

Additional retreat activities

You can enrich your retreat experience with several add-ons, which are available upon request at additional costs, such as:

  • Cooking class
  • Kirtan or traditional fire ceremony
  • Juicing detox program
  • Massage
  • Mystic motion class (meditative motion or dance)
  • Taxi service and private drivers
  • Watsu session (aquatic body work)

Tours and other activities

  • Go for the sacred site and temple tour
  • Take permaculture farm tour
  • Take rice paddy tour
  • Take surf lessons or trips
  • Take the organic coffee plantation tour
  • Try Mount Batur volcano hikes
  • Try white water rafting
  • Visit monkey forest and Ubud market
  • Watch and learn the traditional Balinese dance

Included in the total cost of this retreat is one Balinese massage. You can also book for other treatments for an additional cost.

Balinese massage

Pamper yourself with a classical full body massage on a comfortable massage table, delivered in a tropical poolside garden. At Shanti Toya, Balinese massage is delivered by a Balinese massage therapist who is experienced in both relaxation and therapeutic massage. Other Ayurvedic treatments and acupuncture are available upon request.


Also known as water Shiatsu, Watsu is a form of aquatic therapy, delivered partially on land (bale pool) and partially in the water. Through head and neck massage and floating movements in the water, receivers of Watsu arrive at a state of deep relaxation and trust.

  • 1 Balinese massage treatment
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily coconut
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, dinner, and herbal teas
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Gardening workshop
  • Sacred spring purification ceremony
  • Sunset rice field excursion
  • Use of yoga mat
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS).

  • Review by Ola Sowa

    "Beautiful location of this ashram makes it great alternative to busy Ubud. Lush garden, great pool, and friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommended."

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  • Review by Azuka Kantimatta from France

    "One of the most authentic place I've been, amazing location with beautiful energy in the middle of the jungle. Pool, river, temple, yoga, smiles, and pure organic garden."

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  • Review by Diane Xiu Lei Wat from California, USA

    "Thank you Shanti Toya for allow me the holding sacred space for me to connect with source."

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  • Review by Helen Ulrike Schulz from Germany

    "We are just flying back home after three weeks in peaceful nature, enjoying the lush green of the forest listening to birds, frogs, and cicadas. Nice rooms, good vegetarian Balinese food, a beautiful yoga shala, an excellent Balinese yoga teacher, a nice pool to swim, and much more to discover with a German speaking guide, who lives since many years in Bali."

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  • Review by Angie Quemby

    "Very peaceful and beautiful ashram in the jungle in Mengwi. Yoga, bodywork, kirtan, spring water swimming pool, organic garden, good food, great people. Come and enjoy!"

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  • Review by Annie Snellen from Bali, Indonesia

    "Shanti Toya is such an absolutely beautiful and sacred healing space in jungle! The river is so soothing, the open air bamboo yoga studio in the trees is an amazing setting for practice, and taking walks through the neighboring rice paddies gives you such an authentic feel of Bali's beauty. The accommodations are clean, safe, and comfortable and I love the open air bathrooms. The spring water pool is stunning and so refreshing! It's so exciting to think about how much awesome healing, transformation, memories, and new friendships will be born here."

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  • Review by Pradnya Wati from Bali, Indonesia

    "Here you find the authentic Bali; peaceful surrounding with lush jungle trees, the plantation, the holy spring water around you. Swim yourself quietly and feel home staying with us."

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  • Review by Satya Frank Burger from Bali, Indonesia

    "An oasis of greenery, flowing water, and secluded from the busy-ness and traffic noise, far enough from Ubud's traffic jam and yet close enough to Nyuh Kuning, Green School, Sayan. This retreat center just opened its doors to public events, daily yoga classes, bodywork treatments, and private retreats. Rooms and whole houses (private kitchen) can be rented."

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  • Review by William from France

    "Tout s'est très bien passé, le personnel est tellement gentil et ce fut une expérience spirituelle hors du commun pour moi, je me suis senti comme chez moi, c'est très important pour moi qui suis souvent sur la route. Un grand merci à shanti toya, pradnya et tout le monde :-)", edited

Bali, Indonesia

Shanti Toya is a retreat center for yoga and well-being and the home of the Gokul Yoga Bali School of Yoga, which specializes in retreats, classes, and teacher training.

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from US$218

8 days / 7 nights


This vacation is available from October to January with arrival on Sunday, departure on Sunday.

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