Ubud is the heart of Bali, the island of Gods. It is green, fresh and magical. Most of Bali’s rice fields are in Ubud and because of this it is sometimes also called “the Lungs of Bali”.
Ubud has long been known as the ‘Yoga paradise’ in Southeast Asia. The yoga way of life is deeply entrenched in the Balinese culture. Yoga studios are known as ‘Shala’, which means home in Sanskrit. For the yogis, these are the perfect places to rest your body and mind.
If you’re heading to Bali for Yoga, we have handpicked a few amazing Yoga retreats and studios for you. Also, check out these amazing Yoga retreats in Bali that aren’t just limited to Ubud.
Top Places for Yoga in Ubud, Bali
The Yoga Barn
The Yoga Barn is the most popular and the largest yoga studio in Ubud. It is conveniently located in central Ubud. Also, it provides much more than an ordinary studio. Other than its seven yoga studios, they have guest accommodation, healthy restaurant, juice bar, and treatment room. You can be sure to find the class suitable for you since they have a huge variety of 15 yoga and meditation classes available.
Radiantly Alive is located in central Ubud as well. They have three studios where they offer a variety of very interesting practices and workshops, including arm balance, sky yoga flow, and roll and release (self-massage using balls). The good place to try all different types of yoga.
Ubud Yoga House
If you prefer a small class and a more personalized experience, then Ubud Yoga House is ideal. It is perfect beginners yogis as this small studio is much friendlier and more relaxed compared to the other studios since teachers can attend to everyone. The yoga studio also has a very good view.
Taksu Yoga is located in a jungle temple far away from the traffic noise, all the crowd and souvenir shops. The classes here are very small and personalised as well. It is a very quiet environment that is just what is needed for yoga. They have health workshops, restaurants and spa as well. You just take a whole day and relax here!
This studio is located on the Penestanan Kaja hill, overlooking the Balinese jungle and the volcanic peaks. The view is stunning and it gives off a peaceful and tranquil vibe, that is exactly what is needed for the perfect yoga session. You can discover the unique consciousness-based Yoga Pranala here as well. If you want to avoid the crowd, here would be a better choice.
Where to stay in Ubud
After a good yoga workout, we all want to have some time to relax, appreciate the moment, have a nice massage or take a refreshing deep in the pool. There are plenty of Ubud villas where you can enjoy these all together. Guess what? Many villas in Ubud have a yoga area or a large garden for your practice. Check them out below for your inspiration.
This villa has a huge beautiful garden and two infinity pools with sunbeds provided just beside them. The living and dining space is spacious and comfortable. You can also enjoy the stunning views of the rice fields, jungle and mountains. There are also villa staffs that are very friendly and are willing to help with any you need.
A romantic getaway for two would be best here. Many couples were here for their honeymoon. The villa has a great view of the Wos River Valley and Mount Agung. Similarly, there is a nice private pool. Very relaxing and luxurious stay.