5 of the Best Yoga Teacher Training Retreats in Bali

by Mélissa Lesnie  |  Updated October 30, 2022

Bali is renowned for its breathtaking beaches, lush jungle and terraced rice fields, but also for its deeply spiritual energy. Emerge from your island getaway with a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) qualification: these 200- and 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training packages will ensure you enjoy everything Bali has to offer while immersing yourself in the yoga journey of a lifetime.

Yoga Union, Bali (Photo courtesy of Book Yoga Retreats)

Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) is about more than learning the skills you need to teach and exceeding your limits; it’s also an opportunity to join a community of people with shared values. We handpicked these five Yoga Teacher Training programs in Bali (all Yoga Alliance-recognized courses) so you can find your tribe.

24-Day 200-Hour Vinyasa, Hatha, Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Ubud, Bali

Bali Yoga School, Ubud (Photo courtesy of

This comprehensive 200hr YTT takes place in vibrant yet peaceful Ubud, in the heart of Bali. Over 24 days, you will explore asanas, anatomy and yogic philosophy in detail with a team of highly-qualified teachers from India. Bali Yoga School is just 10 minutes to Ubud Market on foot, and a short distance from cafes, temples, waterfalls, and the beach, with weekend excursions to Campuham Ridge and Canggu Beach included. Enjoy an Ayurvedic massage on arrival, plus three vegetarian meals a day during your training. From US $2,200 / 24 days.

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27-Day Transformational 200-Hour Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Canggu, Bali

Loka Yoga, Bali (Photo courtesy of BookYogaRetreats)

Idyllic Pererenan Beach is just 200m (660 ft) from Bali Harmony Retreat Centre, and 1km (0.6 miles) from Echo Beach. Situated between sea and rice fields, Loka Yoga School is the ideal location for an invigorating and intense training with international instructors, limited enrolment ensuring that classes are no larger than 16 students. A nutritious meal plan will see you through each full day of pranayama and meditation as well as hatha and vinyasa workshops. On non-teaching days, enjoy free time to wander the villa-style retreat center, take a dip in the pool or bliss out in the meditation garden… Or hire a surfboard to catch a wave. An excursion to the Aquatonic Pool (the largest Thalassotherapy facility in Asia) is included to pamper and uplift you during your training. From US $3499 / 27 days

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35-Day 300 Hour Meditation & Yoga Teacher Training Course, Bali

Samyama YTT, Ubud (Photo courtesy of

Although 200 hours’ training is the minimum required by the Yoga Alliance for newly qualified teachers, a 300-hour course will hone your instincts and knowledge as a teacher, while allowing you to get to know the local communities and develop lasting friendships with your fellow students. Over 35 intensive days (6-day cycles with a day off to rest or explore in between), this 300hr YTT includes extensive anatomy and yoga philosophy classes alongside asana labs and meditation sessions. The Samyama Mindfulness Meditation Center was designed as a haven for those wishing to quieten the mind and move with intention. Between classes you will delight in the macrobiotic, plant-based meals prepared with love by Eat.Co Bali, relax by the pool, and rest in the Villa’s beautifully presented, authentically Balinese rooms. From US $2530 / 35 days

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21-Day 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Bali

This 200hr YTT takes place in one of the most lavish eco-resorts in Tabanan, the region known as the ‘rice bowl of Bali’. At the heart of the breathtakingly beautiful De Moksha resort, Mira Yogashala is situated just 10 minutes from Kedungu Beach,  a sacred ceremonial site for Balinese Hindus. A truly inspiring place, then, to learn about yoga… If you can tear yourself away from the infinity pool. Students wishing to explore the nearby fields and temples will be given plenty of opportunities, while remaining focused on their YTT goals. The curriculum is well structured, with meditation, pranayama and a Mysore or guided Ashtanga in the mornings followed by anatomy, asanas and mantra teachings throughout the day. Nutritious meal plans cater to vegan, gluten free and sattvic dietary needs. From US $3200 / 21 days

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29-Day 200-Hour Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga Immersion and Teacher Training in Canggu, Bali

Cosmos Oasis ashram, Canggu (Photo:

Peaceful Warriors is one of the most reputable international yoga schools, with the courses in Canggu led by an Australian physiotherapist and a highly specialized team. The Cosmos Oasis 2 ashram offers contemporary design, a convivial atmosphere and a vast shala overlooking the rice-fields. In addition to daily hatha and vinyasa practice (as well as some dabbling in Acro, Aerial and Budokon styles), you will receive intensive instruction in everything from sequencing to the business and marketing of yoga as a career path. The southwestern coastal town of Canggu is laid-back and bohemian yet lively and trendy, boasting some of the island’s most beautiful black sand beaches and most enticing surf conditions. From US $3550 / 29 days

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