If you are spending some time in Bali for holidays or simply living over there, you might be tempted to try Yoga. This ancient practice has many benefits and did help thousands of people being more healthy, balanced and fit.
When choosing a Yoga school in Bali, you would surely notice that there are plenty of choices. Indeed, there is hundreds of schools and studio, and it can surely be confusing, especially if you are a newbie.
Once you select your school, there are a few things to check to know if your school suits you or provides good quality service and teaching.
1-) Do they provide classes for beginner
If you are a total beginner in Yoga, it’s important to have some guidance, especially on the asana part (physical posture). An experienced teacher can guide you and assist you during the class. It’s essential to have suitable bases, especially at the very beginning.
2-) They have all the Yoga gears
If you are on holiday, you won’t have any mat, block or strap with you. Ensure that the school you have chosen provides all those gears as this can be important, especially for the blocks if you have some difficulty reaching some poses.
3-) They have experienced teachers
If you check online or on their website, you might want to check if their Yoga instructors have experience teaching and a few certifications (500 hours). Having seasoned teachers doesn’t mean that they will provide quality teaching, but you might have a broader range of information or experiences or styles. You can then choose what suits you the best.
4-) They have different styles of Yoga
The main style of Yoga that you will find in Bali is Vinyasa or Vinyasa Flow. It will be more of a moving type of Yoga with continuous sequences. But there are many different styles as Hatha, Yin, Restorative, Ying Yang. So, by having a wide range of choices, you can experiment and find what suits you the best. You can then go from there and deepen your practice following your taste or mood of the day.
No matter which Yoga studio you choose in Bali, people and human connections will be very important. Once you get there and find the proper studio, you will feel it naturally and have an excellent blossoming time.