Keeping healthy can be done in several ways. Exercising or consuming supplements is the common. Since it has been known that emotions bring the big influence to our health, a new alternative way emerged as a good solution in keeping healthy or even healing diseases, called yoga. Especially in Bali, yoga has been practiced since a long time ago in varying ways. Yoga was also noted as one of healing methods in some old manuscripts in Bali.
At this time yoga is not only a traditional healing method, but it has become an interesting tourism highlight in Bali. It is supported by arguments from people who come from around the world to do yoga in Bali. They said that Bali has a very good atmosphere for practicing yoga. Awareness of the Balinese people to keep the holy atmosphere of Bali by ceremonies affects much why many people want to do yoga in Bali. Here some yoga centers which you can choose from in Bali.
ANAND KRISHNA CENTER BALI
Anan Krishna Center Bali is one among the meditation centers in Bali. They use traditional techniques from the Himalayas called Neo Zen Reiki. Neo Zen Reiki is traditional healing technique by using natural power. This technique was introduced by Japanese yoga teacher named Usui. This technique is later developed by Anand Khrisna (founder of the Anand Khrisna Center) in healing Leukemia.
In addition to teach traditional techniques in healing some diseases, Anand Khrisna Center Bali also teaches how to handle stress. Besides, you can learn how to improve yourself through meditation. Anand Khrisna Center Bali is located in two places in Bali, seen below.
Address: Jl. Pura Mertasari 27, Area Sunset Road Simpang Dewa Ruci, Kuta-Bali
Phone: (0361) 8477490
Contact person: Nyoman Sri Aryana (081 7974 1165)
e-mail: [email protected]
Address: Jl. A.Yani 57 Singaraja-Bali
Contact person: Made Harbayu (081 2387 4849)
e-mail: [email protected]
BALI USADA MEDITATION
Bali Usada Meditation is another notable meditation center in Bali. Bali Usada Meditation design meditation programs which can be done by the learner at home so they not necessarily go to the meditation center many times. In addition to doing meditation, here the visitor can also get or learn unique methods for healing their diseases, such as sound therapy or crystal therapy.
Address: Jl.Ngurah Rai 328, By Pass Sanur 328, Bali 80001
Phone: +62.361-289209, SMS: +6281 657 1253,
Facsimile: +62 (0)361 – 287726
e-mail: [email protected], Website: www.balimeditation.com
Bringing a motto “Health is Wealth”, Seger Oger has become a famous yoga community around Sanur and Denpasar at this time. The activities of Seger Oger usually take place on the seashore, especially on Sanur beach in front of the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel. This yoga community believes that the seashore is the best place for doing yoga because it has natural magnet powers more than the other places. Natural magnet powers improve the blood or air circulation in our body. You can become the member of Seger Oger for free. Seger Oger usually holds large yoga gatherings at the Sanur Village Festival, around August, in Bali.
Contact Person: IB CANDI, 081 338 044 922
IB PUTU GEDE’S, 081 139 9941
WIJAYA DARMA, 081 236 13000
ANNA, (0361) 78 56 320 – 081 797 58909
BODY WORKS CENTER
The Body Works Center is a good option, if you want to enjoy spiritual tourism in Bali especially at Ubud. Located in a small traditional house at Jalan Hanoman Ubud, this yoga center is always crowded not only by local people but also by international tourists. Body Works Center is owned by a healer, spiritual consultant, and also yoga teacher named Ketut Arsana. This unpretentious man has learned yoga since 1977 in Bali and India. At his house, he tries to deliver his knowledge about yoga to other people through activities. His house developed into a center of yoga, holistic therapy, and health consultation.
BALI SPIRIT YOGA STUDIO
Bali Spirit Yoga Studio is another choice for spiritual tourism on Jalan Hanoman, Ubud. Similar to the Body Works center, in this place the visitor can do yoga in several methods such as Astangga Yoga, Kundalini, and Meditation. Visitors can also enjoy homemade healthy food.