Fancy some yoga in Nusa Lembongan? This beautiful island, located southeast of Bali, Indonesia, is just a 30-minute ferry ride from the mainland. With its crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and island vibes, it makes the perfect escape for a holiday.
While traveling, you can keep up your yoga practice and connect with the worldwide yoga community by joining local yoga classes, workshops, and yoga teacher training. To help keep you on your mat, we’ve scouted out the top yoga schools in Nusa Lembongan.
1. All Yoga
Students travel far and wide to attend All Yoga’s globally renowned courses. The 200-hour courses guarantee small group sizes and rich course content with the best teachers covering anatomy, kriyas, meditation, philosophy, and yoga history.
Over the course of 23 days, you’ll leave feeling empowered, knowledgeable and confident in your abilities as a yoga teacher, allowing you to teach inspirational yoga classes for all levels.
Located at their beautiful beachfront shala on Jungutbatu Beach, you’ll experience stunning ocean views with a gentle sea breeze. It’s the perfect setting in Nusa Lembongan to undergo a yoga certification course.
The shala is exclusively used for All Yoga’s Teacher Training courses, thoughtfully designed to facilitate the exploration and integration of yoga into your everyday life. This allows students to reflect, turn inwards, and take their yoga practice to the next level.
All Yoga offers two different types of 200-hour courses. The most popular is the Ashtanga Vinyasa course and Yin/Yang training. However, if you have already completed a 200-hour yoga training, consider expanding your expertise with their 300-hour Yoga course!
All Yoga is Yoga Alliance Accredited, meaning graduates can use their qualifications to teach in their home country or anywhere in the world. This gives the course participants more options for where their careers as qualified yoga teachers will take them!
With the All Yoga Bali Teacher Training Course led by David Adame and his team, you’ll learn from world-class trainers with decades of experience teaching and mentoring professional yoga teachers.
So, whether you’re just starting your yoga journey or looking to take your practice to the next level, All Yoga is the perfect place for you!
School: All Yoga Bali
Offers: 200-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa, 200-Hour Yin / Yang , 300-hour course
2. House of Om
Experience a yoga retreat at House of Om in Nusa Lembongan. Three different retreats are available, ranging from 4 to 7 days: 7-day Classical Hatha Yoga retreat, 4-day Holistic Yoga retreat, and the 7-day Inner Peace Yoga and Meditation retreat.
7-day Classical Hatha Yoga retreat
This retreat introduces the classical Hatha Yoga of Swami Sivananda, one of the most widely practised styles of yoga. Participants will learn a fixed sequence of asanas. The asanas are selected to work the spine from the crown of the head to the tailbone and back up.
As well as Hatha Yoga, students will also learn methods for deep relaxation and pranayama. The retreat will equip participants with a sufficient understanding to continue their practice from home without guidance. This yoga is profoundly transformative for those who build a regular practice.
4-day Holistic Yoga retreat
This retreat offers the perfect magical island getaway experience. Leave behind the stress of everyday life and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of Nusa Lembongan with this 4-day holistic yoga retreat.
The program includes Qi Gong, meditation, Thai Massage, Yoga Nidra, and more.
Embrace the natural rhythm of the sun and start your day with an energising yoga practice followed by healthy vegetarian and vegan meals. Then, experience the serenity of this island paradise and leave feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
7-day Inner Peace Yoga and Meditation retreat
Meditation can reduce stress and cultivate calmness, serenity, joy, and peace. Join House of Om’s team of yoga and meditation teachers for a transformative journey of self-discovery that will help you rediscover the magic of life. The program is designed to build mindfulness, open the heart, and awaken the spirit.
You will spend seven glorious days on the enchanting island of Nusa Lembongan, Bali’s sister island, where you can enjoy daily yoga classes, guided meditations, Qi Gong, Yoga Nidra, and Thai yoga massages. Experience the benefits of meditation and immerse yourself in a rejuvenating retreat that will leave you feeling renewed and revitalised.
School: House of Om, Nusa Lembongan
Offers: retreats, short courses
3. The Yoga Shala Lembongan
The Yoga Shala Lembongan welcomes yogis of all levels, from beginners to advanced. Keep up your yoga practice by dropping-in to a 60-minute yoga class, available Monday-Sunday, offering Vinyasa yoga, Yin Yoga, Dynamic Flow and Power yoga.
Perfect for travellers, everything is provided for you to enjoy your yoga class, including mats, bolsters, and blocks.
Monday mornings at The Yoga Shala Lembongan involve free community meditation classes – make sure to book ahead to secure your spot! Additional events are available, including dance, meditation and aerobics, in addition to relaxing sound baths.
From 2024, The Yoga Shala Lembongan will facilitate yoga alliance accredited yoga teacher training.
School: The Yoga Shala Lembongan
Offers: daily yoga classes, meditation, sound baths, and yoga teacher training from 2024
4. Yoga Bliss
Offering daily classes and retreats, Yoga Bliss is also an internationally recognised centre for 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, accredited by Yoga Alliance.
The centre offers courses ranging from foundational to advanced levels, catering to people with different experiences and backgrounds. Yoga Bliss aims to teach yoga students the importance of yoga’s history, yoga philosophy and spirituality in addition to physical asanas.
After completing the 200-hour course, students will be equipped to teach various styles of yoga, including Ashtanga, restorative, vinyasa, and yin yoga.
The beautiful Balinese-style wooden shala is the perfect, peaceful environment for students to practice. In addition, the centre is located close to local eateries and the beach, allowing students to grab a bite or take in the beauty of Nusa Lembongan after class.
School: Yoga Bliss
Offers: daily morning and evening yoga classes, 100-hour, 200-hour, and 300-hour yoga teacher training
5. Yoga Dunia Lembongan
Yoga Dunia offers group and private yoga classes, retreats, yoga teacher training and continued education for yoga teachers looking to expand their skills.
Various yoga classes are available at the studio all day throughout the week. Private yoga classes are also available for individuals or groups. Before or after class, you can enjoy the pool area and juice bar.
Retreats are suitable for beginners and experienced yogis, comprising of at least two classes per day. In your spare time, you can enjoy a Balinese massage, relax by the pool, or explore the island and try snorkelling in the sea.
Yoga Dunia offers several training programmes if you are looking to begin teachingyoga. All courses follow Yoga Alliance requirements and include the study of yoga asana, yoga history, yoga philosophy, anatomy and biomechanics, teaching techniques and skills, the art of sequencing, and much more.
A wide variety of yoga trainings are available to join, including Aerial Yoga, Yin Yoga, Kids and Teen Yoga, Yin and Vinyasa, and Yin and Chinese Medicine.
School: Yoga Dunia Lembongan
Offers: daily classes, yoga teacher trainings: 50-hour Aerial Yoga, 55-hour Yin Yoga, 100-hour Yin & Chinese Medicine, 200-hour Multi-Style Yoga
6. Santosha Yoga Village
Santosha Yoga Village on Nusa Lembongan is a passionate community that offers daily yoga classes, yoga teacher trainings, meditation, kirtan sessions, retreats, and special workshops to empower individuals.
The on-site cafe, Ginger + Jamu, provides wholesome and delicious meals and snacks made with love. The open-air Balinese-style shala offers energising and revitalising daily Vinyasa yoga classes, Yin Yoga, Sunset Flow, Kirtan, and Meditation events suitable for all experience levels.
The shala has stunning ocean views with a gentle breeze to keep students cool during classes. Santosha Yoga Village welcomes drop-ins and students of all levels.
The courses available are flexible and range from 50-hour to 300-hour courses, specialising in Yoga Therapy, Yoga Nidra, and 200-hour ‘Vini’ flow connecting Hatha Yoga postures in short flowing vinyasa sequences based on the teachings of Sri Krishnamacharya.
A therapeutic and holistic approach to teaching aims to create healing and well-being in mind, body and breath. Santosha Yoga Village also offers yoga teacher training in Byron Bay, Sri Lanka and Online.
You can find their beachfront yoga hub just nestled back from the beach. In students’ spare time, they are encouraged to enjoy what the island has to offer; surfing, swimming, massage and relaxation.
School: Santosha Yoga Institute
Offers: Classes, Yoga Teacher Training programs, Retreats