200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
WHERE: CANGGU, BALI, INDONESIA WHEN: TBC MAY 2022
“Radically shift your yoga practice or commit to teaching.”
Our Bali Blissology Yoga Teacher Training is an immersive opportunity to dive deep into the practice, lifestyle and embodiment of Blissology Yoga that is authentically suited to balance the pace and rigors of our modern lives. If you are looking to either radically shift your yoga practice or commit to teaching, this course is for you.
The 200-hour yoga teacher training is a seamless experience that will transform your perspectives on Yoga and how to integrate this evolving practice in a way that nourishes you, your community and the planet.
If you are ready to answer the call of your deepest heart and create the world that our soul knows is possible, let’s create an Upward Spiral together.
If you are interested in applying for the 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training, click the inquire about the course button below.
7:00 am – 8:00 am: Pre-Yoga Light Breakfast (Journal + Study Time)
8:30 am – 10:30 am: Morning Blissology Practice
10:30 am – 11:30 am: Morning Lecture
11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Brunch
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Afternoon Session
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Snack/Break
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Evening Session
Start: 1:30 pm on the first day of each 100 hr session.
End: 4:00 pm on the last day of each 100 hr session.
*Occasionally we will have later nights for special discussions / lectures / movies. We will provide you with a final schedule on the start date of the course.
These times are subject to change slightly in which case you will be notified as soon as possible.
Morning Sessions include: Quiet Journaling, Meditation, Asana Practice, Philosophy and Circle Time.
Afternoon Sessions include: Anatomy, Alignment, Adjustments, Practice teaching, Blissology practices and Small Group Discussions.
*Most hours in this course are contact hours with Eoin, Insiya and Blissology Team assistants but some hours are to be spent on homework, practice teaching, journaling, meditation and self- study.
We love hosting our YTT in Canggu, Bali; a world Mecca for surf, yoga and healthy food. Once a sleepy and very quiet coastal village, Canggu now offers sophisticated yet beach-y hipster vibes alongside the warm, kind and closely knit Balinese culture. Amidst prayer offerings and too many stray puppies, you will discover a cafe offering your favorite almond milk latte; or delicious green juice. The black lava sand beach is nearby – walk northwards to steer away from the crowds; and the surf is plentiful. Joining us here in Canggu, you will also have the opportunity to explore many other parts of Bali; especially during the integration period.
You will love the drama of the Balinese skies and the warm breezes will forever live in your heart.
We host the YTT at Cosmos Oasis; a spacious, centrally located yet off the beaten path shala / retreat center. Some of the locals don’t even know it’s here… hiding out by the rice fields. :-)!!!
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We love hosting the trainings at Cosmos Oasis in Canggu; and most students choose to stay on site. Cosmos offers beautiful, modern rooms to suit all budgets. Some have en-suite bathrooms, others offer a bunk bed option with communal shared bathrooms; and a shared kitchen space. The retreat center also features two beautiful swimming pools. Receive and a special Blissology discount for monthly or session bookings.
We highly recommend that you stay on site, especially if it is your first time in Bali; as you will be close to the yoga shala, be able to rest when you need to and take a moment of quiet should you need it during your afternoon break.
We include a substantial daily brunch and afternoon snack daily because we believe that eating together is essential to fostering community, connection and bliss. Cosmos offers up “healthy food for happy bellies.” Expect a melange of Indonesian, and European cuisine with gourmet un-cooking and locally-grown, mostly organic ingredients. All food is plant forward with gluten free and vegan options available. How much is the meal plan? Approximately US$500 and it’s payable separately one month before the YTT start date.
If you have food allergies and have concerns about the meals, please feel free to contact Cosmos directly.
Regarding dinner/non included meals budget, the price of food varies greatly in Canggu. You can expect to spend anywhere from $8 – $20 USD on dinner, depending on where you choose to eat. We’ll share our list of favorites with your Bali orientation kit on the first day of the training.
We ask that students come to the training with at least 1 year of solid and consistent yoga practice under their belt.
If you have already taken a 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training and are certified with Yoga Alliance, then the 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training can count as Continuing Education credit.
Our application requires 2 letters of reference. Generally, these letters are character references. Usually they’re from yoga teachers or yoga students. Otherwise, letters from employers are also acceptable. They can be sent directly to email@example.com. While the letters are required, they’re a formality in your application. If you know you will apply, please complete your online application form and the letters can follow in the next 2 weeks.
- Understanding Blissology Yoga’s intuitive Alignment principles
- Biomechanical Principles
- How to let your life’s purpose and your own Voice emerge on and off the mat
- Classical Philosophy and how to adapt it to the needs of our Modern Era
- Creative Sequencing
- Marketing and The Business of Yoga
The Blissology 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training includes a 450 page manual on Alignment, philosophy, breathing techniques and teaching methodology. This manual/ text book will be your go to book for the course.
There is just one Essential Resource Book you will need during the course:
- Anatomy of Movement Blandine Calais-German
Recommended Books (these are for your personal reference and will be a long lasting addition to your yoga library, but are not mandatory for the 200 hr Course).
- The Yoga Sutras by Edwin Bryant.
- Power vs. Force by David Hawkins.
- The Subtle Body by Stefanie Syman.
How the process works:
- You submit an application.
- We review your application and let you know if you are ok to proceed.
- You pay a deposit to hold your spot.
- We keep you informed of all travel + logistical details nearing your course start date.
- You arrive in Bali for a radical, blissful month with Blissology. 🙂
How much is the YTT?
Normally it’s US $3600
If you book with us before November 8, 2021, you can avail of the Early Bird Discount and receive $1100 off the training cost, making it US $2500.
The deposit for the YTT is US$1000, payable in 4 installments via our Shopify Store app. You may pay the deposit here. Once you’ve paid your deposit, we know you’re committed! 🙂
Included in the price:
- Hands on teaching from Blissology Founder and Senior Teacher Eoin Finn, plus assistance + mentoring from other Blissology certified teachers and assistants.
- The Blissology Yoga Teacher Training Manual.
- A Blissology Bali Welcome Kit.
- A Blissology Yoga 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
- All class materials required while in class e.g handouts etc.
Not included in the price:
- Travel to and from Bali and to and from the retreat center.
- Meal Plan (payable separately).
- Accommodation. We recommend staying on site at Cosmos Oasis, the beautiful retreat center where we host the trainings. Cosmos works closely with us to offer comfortable and serene rooms suitable for various budgets and needs; at a special rate for Blissology. Please see the accommodations section to book.
For pricing and to register, please click on the “Inquire about the course” button below.
Blissology Yoga Teacher Training Cancellation Policy:
We keep our Cancellation policy aligned yet flexible so we can better plan to produce a training that is seamless, transformative and allows you to focus on getting the most out of an experience you have taken valuable time out in your life for! For example, while your deposits are non-refundable, once your application has been approved, they are fully transferable to other Blissology Training Programs if a circumstance arises in your life that makes it impossible for you to attend the original program you had signed up for.
- Final Payments are due 30 days prior to the course commencement, unless you are on a pre-agreed upon payment plan. After this date, final payment for all new registrations is due immediately.
- Up to 30 days before the course commencement a student may transfer to a course within 12 months of the original course’s start date.
- Cancellation made within 30 days of course commencement; payment is completely non-refundable, non-transferable.
- Blissology will not be held in breach of contract in case of “Event of Force Majeure.” This refers to an event beyond Blissology’s control, which prevents a Party from complying with any of its obligations under this contract such as but not limited to Political Unrest or Acts of God.
How much yoga will we do during the course?
Some days will be more physical than others but expect to practice asana for at least one 3-hr session each day. You will be doing more asana on certain days, while on others it may vary, depending on the course material that needs to be covered. Eoin is very intuitive and will adjust the level of asana if necessary. We ask that you respect your body/practice and take care to protect your joints from injury. We encourage taking rest when needed and growing past your edge with conscious effort when possible. Through this course you will gain knowledge and strength that will surely show through on the mat.
What can I do to prepare for the Immersion?
LEARN YOGA HONEY ROUTINE
LEARN YOGA HONEY ROUTINE
LEARN YOGA HONEY ROUTINE!
(they say you need to say Important things 3 times!)
Here is the first 35 minutes of this epic routine for you to enjoy
This is one of the sequences you will be learning during the Immersion and you must know the flow and poses intimately.
COVID UPDATE (please note: the information below on COVID has been taken from the Indonesia Department of Foreign Affairs*).
At this point in time, all foreign nationals that are allowed to enter Indonesia must present a negative COVID-19 test issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure, as well as a fully completed E-HAC.
Another COVID-19 test will be administered to all passengers on arrival in Indonesia. Passengers with a negative result will have to undertake 5 days isolation at accommodation certified by the Ministry of Health. A third COVID-19 test will be performed after 5 days, and a negative COVID-19 test must be obtained, before being permitted to continue with onward travel. Any passenger that receives a positive result to the COVID-19 test will be taken to a treatment facility.
Please note that the costs of testing, treatment and quarantine will be the responsibility of the individual.
*Important* please continue to check government updates regarding COVID-19 and travel regulations as it pertains to your country and entering Indonesia.
We strongly recommend that you do not book any flights until we have 100% confirmed that our in person training is going ahead. We aim to confirm this at least 1 month prior to November 5th, 2021. Once we confirm that the training is going ahead, only then do we recommend booking your flights to Bali.
Getting to Bali
Bali is a small island set amidst the 17,000+ islands of the Indonesian archipelago. It is approx. 3 hours south of Singapore, and 3 hours north of Perth, Australia. The international airport is called Ngurah Rai International, and the arrival city is Denpasar (DPS).
Getting to Canggu
The ride from airport (Ngurah Rai International) to Canggu (where Cosmos is located) takes about 45 minutes, and costs approx 350.000 rupiah (about US$35 ). There is a Taxi Stand immediately as you exit the airport luggage claim. Best option is to get your accommodation book your airport pickup so that you won’t get lost. Contact them directly prior to your travel.
Depending on your passport there are 3 options to enter Indonesia that apply to most travelers coming for tourist purposes:
1. Visa-free entry: majority of countries, free entry, valid for 30 days, non-extendable.
2. Visa on Arrival (VAO): $35, valid for 30 days, extendable once for 30 days.
3. Visa needed: apply abroad before arriving in Indonesia.
Staying less than 30 days
Most of the countries now have a visa-free entry, including the UK, USA and Canada, valid for 30 days but it is non-extendable.
So when you get to the border control, and even if your country is on the list of those that are eligible for a visa-free entry, you have two options: you can choose a visa-free entry or pay $35 for a Visa On Arrival (VOA).
If you decide to go for the visa-free entry, you can only stay for 30 days and cannot extend that visa, which means you’ll have to fly out of the country and then back in order to spend more time in Bali. If you decide to pay for VOA, you’ll be able to extend the visa for another 30 days but it is a tedious process and you will have to pay another fee of $50 – $65.
Staying more than 30 days
If you are considering staying longer than 30 days, we recommend applying for a 60-day tourist visa in your home country. For most countries, this can be applied 60 to 90 days prior to departure date. It is cheaper and way easier than paying for a 30-day Visa On Arrival and extending it in Bali as you will have to go to the Immigration Office for a photo and fingerprints. (Day 1 of 30 begins on your arrival date).
Visa info for Indonesia (especially pertaining to Bali) changes very frequently. Please do your due diligence and search for what would best fit your needs and desires for your trip to Bali. We suggest applying for the 60-day
tourist visa in your country if you are staying over 30 days—it is much easier and there will be no interruption to your precious time in Bali.
NOTE: Please be certain that your passport is not due to expire within 6 months upon arrival in Indonesia otherwise you will need to renew it. In fact, your airline might not allow you to board the plane.
Getting around the Island
You will notice that many people use scooters to get around in Bali. Scooter rentals are usually about $5.00USD a day and $60USD per month. Don’t forget to wear your helmet and make sure your insurance covers motorbike transportaion!
If you have never driven a scooter before and do not have a motorcycle license, we ask that you do not start to learn during the Yoga Teacher Training. Please rent a bicycle or walk. Push bikes are available for around $3USD per day. You can also use Gojek, grab taxi, Canggu taxi’s (from taxi stands – one is near the innersection of Padang Linjong and Jalan Pura Taman Sari (the road where Cosmos is located), another is on Batu Bolong at the main intersection near Deus). Uber works as well. Grab and Uber may cancel and reschedule and are usually better off as drop off’s but they work well sometimes.
Are there health concerns that you need to be aware of?
It is recommended that you visit your GP, personal physician or a travel health clinic 4 to 8 weeks before your departure to Indonesia. Recommended vaccinations often include hepatitis A, typhoid, tetanus and polio. Bali is not a high-risk area for malaria and the tablets can be considered controversial, we recommend that you do some research and make your own decision on this. Dengue fever is another mosquito borne illness to be made aware of.
You might want to bring a prescription of Keflex, or another type of oral antibiotic that can help with stomach ailments. Even though you will be eating in good restaurants, there is always a chance that you can get Bali Belly—a mild dysentery that passes in a few days. Bring good mozzie repellant.
Note: For your safety and peace of mind, we encourage you all to purchase travel insurance to cover you for any activity you enjoy in Bali. In the past, students have used World Nomads and Allianz.
What if you need to see a doctor?
There are plenty of international medical clinics in Bali. If you have a minor illness or ailment, you will be just fine. These clinics usually do not accept health insurance, but they do not cost much. Should you need specialized care in a dire emergency, there are excellent western style hospitals in Bali. It’s always wise to purchase travelers health insurance with evacuation coverage. Travel insurance is required for coming to this training!
Any hotel or home stay will have bottled or filtered water available, including Cosmos, and most restaurants on the island use bottled water for all cooking purposes. Nevertheless, it is advisable to drink and brush teeth with bottled water. Food carts and local markets carry a greater degree of risk. When visiting the island we suggest you do not drink the tap water. This means using filtered water to brush your teeth with. Filtered water is offered at every restaurant and most locations on the island. This will avoid what we call “Bali Belly”, which is your system’s response to the introduction of new organisms (eco-flora) that are abundant in tropical places; thriving with life, such as Bali.
The weather is warm and humid. Bali is located just south of the equator meaning you can assume reliably tropical weather. May is known as the best month to travel to Bali as it is the beginning of dry season. The weather in Bali during May is quite warm and very humid, though there is not much rain during this time always be prepared for the potential of a quick rainstorm. Expect to sweat at any given moment when you arrive, but you will adjust. The temperature is usually 80o F (27oC) to 90o F (32oC) with 75% humidity. October/November are rainy sesason months so expect it to be humid with high possibility of tropical rain.
Indonesian money or US$?
Rupiah is the official currency of Indonesia and you’ll want to exchange your local currency for Rupiah when you arrive. There are many places where you’ll be able to exchange money, such as the airport upon arrival, as well as local banks. ATMs are also available throughout the island and you may withdraw Rupiah directly. There may be times that the ATM you choose is empty but there will most likely be another available near by. For most travelers we recommend keeping a few 100$ on you in cash upon arrival that you can exchange and the rest you can withdraw as needed. In general, do keep in mind that Bali is still quite a cash economy but most modern restaurants and shops now do use credit cards too.