Ulpotha is a beautiful private hideaway open to guests for part of the year for relaxation, rejuvenation, and resourcing through yoga and traditional Ayurveda.
Yoga Retreats (12)
Nigel Gilderson has been teaching yoga in the UK and on retreats around the world since 1997. He is founder and senior teacher of Brockwell Lido yoga centre in London. Nigel Gilderson's teaching has evolved over the years and incorporates a blend of many yoga styles, with influences from tai chi and shadow yoga and Alexander technique integrating the celebration of the heart, universal principles of alignment, and balanced energetic action in the performance of asana. Each student's abilities and limitations are deeply respected and honored.
Mika de Brito
Mika teaches regular group and private classes in Paris and holds retreats around the world. Mika started yoga at age 21 with Baptiste Marceau, one of France's foremost Ashtanga teachers, who was later to become a good friend and mentor. Mika was a musician at that time, though yoga had such a pull for him that he left Paris a year and a half later to concentrate on teaching. In 2002, he met a swami in India who offered to teach him Tantric yoga. For the next three years, he traveled between Paris and Rishikesh in India.
One of Ibiza's top yoga teachers, James DeMaria has been teaching yoga to adults and kids for over 20 years. After a varied and international performance career, James began studying Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. Using a choreographic background to break down the fluidity of postures, breath, and movement, he combines elements of dance, Pilates, and release technique to create a balanced style to suit all levels. Classes include breathing techniques and mudras to help circulation and the distribution of prana (life force) throughout your being, relaxation, and meditation techniques.
Pi Jem's particular style of Thai massage is a strong massage that is especially beneficial for those who practice yoga. It helps circulate the blood and energy around the body and open areas where there may be blocked energy or prana which can cause pain and/or stiffness. Her expertise will leave you feeling deeply relaxed and at peace, with a supple body relieved of pain.
Boris has developed his own intuitive massage technique which unlocks one's energies through a physical therapy acting on the skeletal structure, muscle and tissue. The result is to liberate fears and burdens that are held inside the physical body, allowing it to recover its natural flexibility and resulting in pain relief and relaxation.
Loving and fearless, Jovinna radiates warmth, self-acceptance, and compassion. The experiences and inquiries she brings to her students are full of that wonder. Jovinna is masterful in holding and creating sacred space for deep joy and transformational experiences. She teaches many 200hr and 500hr yoga teacher training, yoga and conscious dance workshops and radiates an alive quality in the joy of movement that students and participants find liberating. Gifted and authentic, Jovinna is a well-respected teacher in yoga, conscious dance, and self-expression.
Having discovered yoga in Bali in 2007, Molly went on to further her studies through intensive trainings in India and Australia. After practicing various styles, including Ashtanga, Sivananda, and even Laughing yoga, she came across Jivamukti yoga when she moved to London. It is here that she found her yogic home, attracted to a system that managed to translate the ancient yogic teachings into a modern day setting.
Samanta is one of Mumbai's leading yoga teachers. She unites expertise in yoga, Thai massage, and vedic chanting to help you rediscover your storehouse of energy. Her integrated teaching method offers benefits of Sivananda, Iyengar, and Vinyasa yoga styles, deep relaxation, and detox therapies.
Rob’s Teaching has evolved and has come a long way from where he began practicing in Cleveland Ohio to his days teaching in Washington DC to now living in Ventura and owning a studio (Jai Rhythm) with his business partner Colin Brightfield. What drew him to the practice of yoga was the physical part but after years of study and devotion it’s the spiritual part of the practice that feeds his soul. And through this amazing journey he found his home in the prana flow community with his teacher Shiva Rea.
Based in Oslo, Norway, Michael Larsen is a top level Senior Teacher of Master Duncan Wong and has been holding space for Yogic exploration full time since 2011 at several yoga studios, privately and to corporate clients. His teaching style encompasses Martial Arts, the purification of ashtanga vinyasa and the healing touch of massage. His classes are creative, fun and informative, and focus on grounding the nervous system to optimize movement and posture and ensure that the physical practice brings students into deep relaxation for savasana, in order to permit them to go deeper in meditation.
A leading figure in the Bali and international yoga world, Gypsy Bast has been dancing since a child and teaching both yoga and Pilates for over 20 years. Wherever she teaches, she has a habit of offering her greatest dharma, which is to help people feel good and move freely with lasting pleasure. She has been a teacher, healer, and performer for over 23 years, with a practice that evolves from backgrounds of dance, theater, yoga, pilates, and somatic movement therapies. After surviving 10 car accidents, and numerous dance and stunt injuries, Gypsy restored herself 100% by applying exercise.
Emma is a dedicated and loving yoga teacher who believes in humanity and supporting people’s immersion in a beautiful, revealing life-journey. She transmits the awareness of the connection of body-mind centering and the influence that yoga and movement have in healing. Chosen with delicacy, Emma uses all her resources (essential oils, aromas, light, and dim light, mantras, music), carefully integrated throughout the practice. She invites practitioners to experience the embodiment flow in her Yin, Hatha, Vinyasa flow, moving meditation and free movement classes.
An international healing artist and yoga teacher, Andrew is multi-certified in Thai massage, Esalen massage, and a reconnective healing foundational practitioner, as well as being an iRest Yoga Nidra Level II trained teacher and a student of the integrative yoga therapy 1000-hour yoga therapist program.
Georgia Marnham is a qualified Iyengar yoga teacher with broad experience, having practiced Iyengar yoga for more than 25 years, and lived and taught in Australia, England, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Brazil, and now Portugal where she is currently based. She has Junior Intermediate level 3 qualifications and has studied with senior Iyengar teachers from many countries and on several occasions studied at the RMYI in Pune, India with BKS Iyengar, his daughter, Geeta, and son, Prashant.
Ever since Eva was a young girl, growing up in Germany, she was always passionate about movement and dancing. Not just with her body but her whole spirit. Through her love of helping people to heal themselves, she completed all 7 levels of Ka Huna massage and bodywork training at High Spirits Institute in Australia. She has been working as a Ka Huna body worker for 7 years and has established a massage space in Lismore, Australia, as well as a massage sanctuary at her own home in the Australian bush. She also trained as a facilitator to teach Lomi Lomi massages.
Mick is a 1000hr teacher based in Sydney. 200hr Samadhi, 300hr Jivamukti, 500hr Jivamukti mentor and advanced cert Jivamukti teacher. Registered with both Yoga Australia and Yoga Alliance. Born and residing in Sydney, Australia, Mick has co-owned and operated different schools (Jivamukti Sydney, Samadhi Yoga Newtown) over his 12 years of teaching.