Overview

Dedicate yourself to your practice in this transformative 500-Hour registered yoga teacher training course in Bali, Indonesia, with international yoga instructors Brianna and Mimi. This thorough, yet rigorous course provides the best immersive yogic experience transforming you from beginner stages of practice to an advanced and refined practitioner by merging the 200- and 300-Hour curriculum for your 500-Hour RYT certification. We are excited to take you to this magical land of daily offerings, water temples, incredible food, mystical mountains, vibrant jungles and much much more. Brianna Persall, Yoga Instructor, Well Daily Founder, and Mimi Adeogba, International Yoga Instructor, Lifestyle Coach and Podcaster, will be there to lead this transformative experience – one that will guide you to tap into the power of your deepest intuition and embodiment while soaking up sacred Bali. Bali is magical, and will be your home for the next 50 days, where we will practice at The Ark Ubud, an internationally known and loved retreat destination. It’s easy to see beyond the hype as soon as you arrive and feel the warmth of the island, the people and the culture. We wanted to be in the rice paddy fields so that we could feel the genuine, authentic pulse of Ubud, the rivers, the culture and be close to the holy water temples. Commit to and explore self-inquiry, discipline and tradition through the union and mastery of breath, meditation and asana.
500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

What's Included

50 Days at Seraya Shores

2x Daily Yoga Asana Classes

Daily Meditation & Pranayama and Mantra Chanting

Course Material & Student Playbook

RYT 500 Certificate (RYT 200 + RYT 300)

3 Delicious & Healthy Meals Daily

Fresh Drinking Water & Herbal Teas

5 Excursions (optional)

Highlights

Vibrant Food

Vibrant Food

Plant-based, organic and locally sourced food to nourish the body, mind and spirit.

Diverse Teaching Skills

Diverse Teaching Skills

Expand, deepen and refine your knowledge of verbal cuing and hands-on adjustments for various populations.

Expert Yoga Instructors

Expert Yoga Instructors

Highly experienced, internationally acclaimed yoga instructors empower you with diverse teaching skills.

Cultural Experiences

Cultural Experiences

Immerse yourself in the exceptional wonders of Balinese traditions.

Seraya Shores

A boutique beachside, balinese-style retreat centre with mesmerizing ocean views, tropical gardens and infinity pool.

Nestled on the shores of East Bali within its own private coastline bay, Seraya Shores is surrounded by natural beauty and tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The calm and serene environment and proximity to the ocean invites students to refresh their bodies and relax their minds, whilst being free from any external disturbances. 

This beautiful property is meticulously designed to embrace you into the enchanting bounty, beauty and bliss of Bali. Each spacious room features A/C, private sitting area along with a terrace overlooking the sea. Enjoy.

Our daily practice takes place in a beautiful open-air yoga shala constructed with a Balinese-designed structure with stunning views of the ocean and a refreshing sea breeze. After practice, take a dip in the stunning infinity pool or stroll along the beach, which runs along the edge of the property. Enjoy breath-taking sunrises and sunsets every day in this tropical oasis. 

Fresh and local vegetarian food is prepared by loving hands in the on-site kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, dinner snacks and tea are all included, and will follow the yogic diet.

Only a few minutes drive from the beautiful shores of Virgin beach, Taman Ujung Water Palace and Karangasem Royal Palace; and, close to amazing surf, snorkelling and diving spots, Seraya Shores will allow you to experience authentic Bali.

Seraya Shores

Rooms

Oceanview Suite (shared)

Be lulled to sleep by the sounds of waves breaking on the shoreline in this exceptional shared suite overlooking the ocean. Ensuite shared bathroom with hot shower and western toilet. Single beds. Maximum 3 guests per room. A/C and WiFi included.

$7,500.00/pp

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Oceanview Suite (shared)

Beachside Bungalow (private)

Wake up to a cool sea breezes flowing softly through your private bungalow — complete with your very own tranquil deck overlooking the ocean. Queen-sized bed. Ensuite private bathroom with hot shower and western toilet. A/C and WiFi included.

$8,500.00/pp

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Beachside Bungalow (private)

Couple in Seaside Villa (private)

A spacious, yet cozy room for two! Enjoy your private villa with an open-air deck overlooking the sea made with traditional Balinese natural carved timbers. Queen/king bed. Ensuite private bathroom with hot shower and western toilet. A/C and WiFi included.

$14,000.00/pp

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Couple in Seaside Villa (private)

Your Hosts

MIMI ADEOGBA

MIMI ADEOGBA Retreat Teacher

BRIANNA PERSALL

BRIANNA PERSALL Retreat Teacher

Testimonials

Retreat Itinerary

What Trista had to say:

"My 500 hr teacher training was hands down the most transformational experience of my life. Mimi and Brianna are overflowing with love and knowledge and I am so grateful to have had them as my teachers. I would give 100 stars if I could. Thank you Swadhyaya Yoga School for creating space for me to experience such immense healing and growth."

The Plan

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 1

After you are greeted at the airport by your driver, you'll be whisked off to the tropical paradise that is Seraya Shores. You'll kick off the yoga teacher training with a week filled with introductions — to your classmates, your teachers, the staff, the facility, as well as the course material, philosophy, anatomy and Hatha Yoga asana foundations.

You will be welcomed into this lush tropical nature and a culture characterized by a deep spirituality with an Opening Ceremony fit for the god/goddess in you, here a the island of the Gods. Each, evening enjoy delicious, healthy group dinners and begin building lifetime connections with other fellow seekers traveling the path of self-inquiry with you.

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 2

Continue your studies of anatomy and physiology of yoga, philosophy, pscho-physiology of yoga and the Self. Each day begins with an herbal tea bar where you can create your own tea or, select from the prepared tea, followed by your daily cleansing practices. As you deepen your awareness of Self, you will continue to be greeted with daily energizing Hatha yoga classes followed by wholesome and hearty breakfasts. After a bit of theory, unwind with sumptuous healthy daily lunches. Then, settle in to methodology and lifestyle practices with examples how you can continue to bring yoga to life when you return home. End each day with Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow, or Restorative, Yin and a meditation practice (which could be anything from Kirtan, japa meditation, yoga Nidra, silent sitting). Wind down with delicious dinner and inviting, stimulating conversations each evening. 

Enjoy a much lighter optional excursion at the close of this week, intended to ensure sufficient time to complete any homework or prepare for your final week — where you will take the reins and increase your teaching during asana classes. Spend your weekend on your own for lunch or join your classmates for some shopping and optional activities, such as waterfalls visits, local beaches, or temples.

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 3

You begin harnessing the power of your authentic teaching voice by leading your own asana classes. You will receive gentle, constructive feedback from your classmates and teachers to assist you in evolving your teaching practice and sequences. Having all the tools and being fully knowledgeable and confident in your self and teaching practices of postures, breath practice, mantras, meditation and more.

The first half of your training culminates in a special Closing Ceremony and a final tasty breakfast, where you'll say your goodbyes and enjoy one week break to explore the offerings of Bali before returning to Seraya Shores to complete the remainder of the training. 

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 4

Our Opening Ceremony will welcome you back into this lush, tropical paradise, characterized by deep spirituality. Each evening enjoy delicious, healthy group dinners and begin building lifetime connections with fellow seekers traveling the path of self-inquiry with you.

As the week unfolds, you will learn meditation practices, mantra chanting, cleansing practices, mudra, asana, pranayama. Each day begins with herbal tea, followed by your daily cleansing practices. On Sunday, enjoy an optional cultural experience such as excursions to a temple, water palace, postcard beaches, or trekking.

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 5

As you deepen your awareness of Self, you will continue to be greeted with daily energizing Hatha yoga classes followed by wholesome and hearty breakfasts. After a bit of theory, unwind with sumptuous healthy daily lunches, and a study break, followed by methodology and lifestyle practices. End each day with Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, or Yin and a meditation practice. A delicious dinner and inviting, stimulating conversations ensue each evening.
Enjoy a much lighter optional excursion on Sunday; embrace your inner "digital nomad" at a nearby, breezy café; or, join your classmates for some shopping and optional activities, such as waterfalls visits, local beaches, or temples.

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 6

Your spirit has been replenished and rejuvenated by your cleansing and meditation practice. You've conditioned your body and your mind; and you are now ready to begin sharing your teaching voice with others. Explore teaching to your classmates in small groups.

We discuss epic stories and ancient texts of India. We also explore the intimate connection between our breath and the electrochemical pathways of our bodies; understanding their influence on our spiritual practices. Enjoy your day off, study or join us for an excursion at the close of this week.

Retreat Itinerary

WEEK 7

With your stay in paradise coming to a close, you begin harnessing the power of your authentic teaching voice by leading your own asana class. You will receive gentle, constructive feedback from your classmates and teachers to assist you in evolving your teaching abilities and sequences. The training culminates in a special Closing Ceremony and a final tasty breakfast, where you'll say your goodbyes and depart.

FAQs

Final payments are due 60 days before the start date of the training. 

If cancellation takes place within 7 days of booking the training, 100% of the paid training price, minus your deposit, is refundable. Cancellation requests must always be submitted in writing. 

Cancel Under 60 Days Prior to Course Start Date

If you submit a written cancellation request less than 60 days from the training start date, unfortunately we cannot issue a refund for your deposit or the training itself. However, we can transfer the booking to another training of equal value, at no extra administrative cost.

Cancel 60-120+ Days Prior to Course Start Date

If you submit a written cancellation request more than 60 days from the training start date, you can be refunded for the cost of the training, minus your deposit. However, we can transfer the booking to another training of equal value, at no extra administrative cost.

From: $7,500 Per Person