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Frequently Asked Questions

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Yoga Barn FAQS

We have two entrances, one from Jalan Sukma Kesuma with ample car & motorbike parking, and another from Jalan Pengosekan (by Siam Sally). Both entrances are open. NOTE: The Pengosekan (Siam Sally) entrance is open to pedestrian traffic only.

Please find our class schedule and pricing here. We accept: Cash| Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express) | QR code (QRIS).

Class cards can only be purchased at reception.

Our daily classes are on a casual, drop-in basis. Registration opens at our reception desk 30 minutes prior to the start of class, and space is on a ‘first-come, first-served basis. We do not offer pre-booking through our app or online at this time. Note: Our plethora of ongoing workshops, retreats and trainings do require advanced booking. Please see http://theyogabarn.com/events.html for further information.

Yes, we have sanitized mats & props for use. Additionally, please feel free to bring your own mat, or purchase one at Yoga Shop. NOTE: If you use our mats and props, please leave them in place at the end of class so our team can collect and sanitize them. Please DO NOT return used mats or props to the cabinets.

Sanitized mats are included in the class price. You can purchase a yoga mat from the Yoga Shop at various pricing options.

Our Friday Ecstatic Dance and Sunday Dance are extremely popular.  Tickets can be pre-booked online beginning 6 days before each event, and paid for on the day of dance. Capacity is limited and priority is always given to online pre-bookings.  In the event you miss the pre-booking and see online bookings as "Sold Out," you can always try your luck at the door on the day of the dance.

Setiap kelas yoga kami terbuka dengan sumbangan sukarela untuk pemegang KTP Bali, dan pemegang KTP daerah lainnya dapat potongan harga khusus. Mohon menunjukan KTP Anda dan membawa uang tunai. For Balinese KTP holders, kindly show us your ID card to gain a donation-based price option. For other-island KTP holders, please present your ID for a special WNI price. Cash only.

Yes, you are most welcome. Our recommendation is for a Gentle or Slow Flow class, Hatha, Restorative, any of the sound healing classes. What is not advised is Yin Yoga as you have increased elastin in your body (and will have post partum until 6 weeks after you end breast feeding) which can result in over- stretching of the connective tissues and joint instability. Breathwork, such as Shamanic Breathwork, Circular breathing and breath retention are also not recommended during pregnancy.  If you have any concerns, please discuss directly with the teacher prior to the start of class.

Yes, we have showers and changing rooms to use before or after class.
We recommend bringing your own towel if possible.  Otherwise, towels are available for rent at reception.

Photography and videos of our outdoor public spaces, grounds and gardens are permitted. Photography or video within any class, dance, event or workshop is NOT permitted unless you have obtained prior permission from the management.

Please read our Photography & Videography Policy:

For non-profit and non-commercial use of materials
 (i.e. memories of your holiday in Bali or for your personal social media accounts), you are welcome to take photos and/or video around the community and garden areas at The Yoga Barn. This includes our amphitheater (wooden deck), pathways, entrance, Garden Kafe and in front of buildings. You can also take photos inside the studios but only before the start or after the completion of a class and only if not disturbing the experience of other guests. If you want us to repost your content, you can use #theyogabarn. Please note: we DO NOT ALLOW photography or videography during CLASSES or WORKSHOPS unless explicitly permitted by the Management Team and Teacher. To obtain permission to take photos or video, please fill out this request form here.

For professional use of photos or videos to promote The Yoga Barn on social media
, you are welcome to take photos and/or videos around the community and garden areas at The Yoga Barn provided that you are not disturbing the experience of other guests. If possible, tag our accounts or indicate The Yoga Barn as the location.

For publication or use of photos or videos on any channels other than social media
(i.e. website / print / TV or other) or to record inside The Yoga Barn studios, you need prior permission form our Management Team. To obtain permission, please take a moment to fill out this short request form here and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

We do host on-site and online teacher trainings and you can find more info herePlease book directly through the teacher's website and reach out to the teacher directly if you have any questions.

Yes, private yoga bookings can be arranged for individuals and groups.  Please see here for more information and pricing.

At this time, we do not offer group discounts, however you can pre-book your group in for a class. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Yes, your class card is registered to you only. If you have lost your card, please talk to our reception and we can have a new card issued to you.

No. Class cards are non-refundable, non-extendable, and non-transferrable.

No. We are not responsible for children. We recommend you check with your hotel / homestay for childcare referrals.

Yes! If you are interested in this option, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.

Thank you for the offer, but no. We have a full staff of local Balinese whom we employ at The Yoga Barn to perform these services.

Depending on the offering, we are happy to consider the request.  Please take a few moments to fill out this form to tell us more.

Yes, but it depends on availability, and the purpose of the rental. Rentals are available on an hourly, half-daily and daily rate. Learn more about our studios here, and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your request.

Yes, we do! Visit yogabarnonline.com to subscribe to our on-demand classes or join live ZOOM workshops!

Yes, we have plenty of healthy food and drink options to enjoy at our Garden Kafe.

Accommodation FAQS

You can book directly through our online booking system here: http://www.theyogabarn.com/bali-retreat-center

Yes – we are located directly on property. Access to our yoga studios, healers, KUSH Rejuvenation Spa, and yummy Garden Kafe is incredibly convenient. In fact - you couldn't get any closer!

Classes are not included in the room rates, but single and multiple class cards can be purchased at reasonable and competitive prices. Multiple class cards offer additional savings, and can be purchased at our Yoga Studio Reception Desk. Please see: http://www.theyogabarn.com/schedule.html for our current schedule and class pricing information.

Our dorm/bunk room is a great option for the budget-minded, sociable yogini! The dorm room features 5 bunk beds, sleeping a maximum of five women. If you are booking only 1 bed, you will potentially have up to 4 other roommates, depending on other bookings during that time. There is one bathroom attached to the dorm/bunk room, and it is shared by all occupants of the dorm room. The dorm is a great way to meet and make new friends! Please note, if you are joining the 3-Day Cleanse Program, you cannot book in to stay at the Women’s Dorm. Instead, you can book a private room.

Yes, our accommodations have a swimming pool.

Yes - all rooms, including the dorm/bunk room are equipped with locking boxes to secure your valuables.

Travel FAQS

Bali is a small island set amidst the 17,000+ islands of the Indonesian archipelago. It is approx. 3 hours due 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).

From the airport (Ngurah Rai International) to Ubud takes approximately 90 minutes, and costs approx. Rp 450,000 one-way (about US$30). There are taxis available outside of the arrival’s terminal.

The Yoga Barn is nestled between Jln Hanoman/Pengosekan and Jln Tebesaya, Ubud. There is a walking entrance on the Pengosekan side and a larger car park or drop off point on the Tebesaya side. Find us!

Yes, a visa is required for Indonesia. A visa-upon-arrival system is in place for most countries including Australia, Canada, US & EU citizens. When you arrive at the airport in Denpasar you will enter the Visa-on-arrival line, where you will be asked for IDR 500,000 (Approx. $35 USD) and your passport will be stamped for 30 days from the date of arrival. ASEAN countries are afforded a free VOA and include the following 9 countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Brunei Darussalam.

Your Visa on arrival can be extended at the local immigration office for a further 30-days giving you a total of 60-days stay in Indonesia. You can also use a reputable visa agent for this process which you would need to pay extra for, but making the process stress- free.

  • Your passport must have at least 6 months validity to enter.
  • You must arrive with either covid-19 vaccination proof or medical exemption letter from a government medical facility from your home country.
  • Download the pedulilindungi app before your arrival
  • Have an exit flight out of Indonesia

Of course, the first place we will recommend you to stay is The Yoga Barn Retreat Center. However, the rooms are often full, so we also like to recommend our neighbors, all within 10 mins walk of the studios. You’ll find options suited to all budgets.

You will probably want to! If you would like to stay more than 30 days, you can apply for a 60-day tourist visa at the Consulate of Indonesia closest to you. You will have to show proof of a ticket to leave the country and there is an additional fee to extend your VOA by 30-days.

Probably best to wait until you get to the airport in Denpasar. There are bureaus where you can exchange cash or travellers cheques, and ATMs are everywhere that take Cirrus and Plus. Please notify your bank and credit card companies in advance of your travel plans to avoid having your card(s) blocked if they suspect fraud. Visa or MasterCard are widely accepted. American Express is accepted in some places, but not as widely.
It’s helpful when you change if you can ask for some additional ‘small money’, bills in denominations of 1,000 / 5,000 / 10,000 / 20,000 Rupiah.

Bali is the only Hindu Island in Indonesia and was devastated by the ’02 & ’05 bombings in Kuta and the Covid-19 Pandemic. Since the bombings, the Indonesian government has taken the threat of terrorism seriously by increasing security. Tourism to Bali is once again being touted by many international travel magazines and increasing after a huge health and safety island wide campaign following the covid-19 pandemic.
The Balinese people are among the friendliest in the world. As for safety in the streets, there is little violent crime, especially in Ubud. In beach areas one must take precautions against pickpockets, just as most beach tourist spots in the world.
That said, if you’re reading this site then chances are you won’t be staying at an international hotel or partying all night at a discothèque down in Kuta. More likely you’re staying at a quaint bungalow, home stay or small hotel in the middle of a rice paddy, going to bed early to the chirp of crickets and frogs, and waking up early to go practice yoga. Breathe. And of course, exercise the same common-sense precautions you would when traveling anywhere, at home or abroad.

Yes, we strongly recommend that you do! The Yoga Barn has partnered with Zoom Travel Insurance to provide Australians with simple, flexible travel insurance. Zoom covers medical emergencies, trip cancellation, lost luggage, pick pocketing, family emergencies & more. Another great option for international travellers is World Nomads Insurance - it covers issues with luggage, medical emergencies, trip or flight cancellations, lost electronics or documents and more. (The above are affiliate links. There are also other good insurers, and we recommend you find the best one for you.

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 repellent.

There are plenty of international medical clinics in Bali - especially in Ubud. The Indonesian government spent money on improving the local hospitals and many more private ones have opened in the last 10 to 15 years. 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. While in Ubud, for minor issues, see TOYO clinic, for more serious issues, check out the SOS International medical, SILOAM clinics, or BIMC.

Any hotel or home stay will have bottled or filtered water available, and 99% of 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.

You can expect pleasant day temperatures between 20 to 33 degrees Celsius or 68 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. From December to March, the West monsoon can bring heavy showers and high humidity, but usually days are sunny, and the rains start during the night and pass quickly. From June to September the humidity is low, and it can be quite cool in the evenings. During this time of the year, you'll have hardly any rain in the coastal areas.
That said, Ubud is in the mountains and has a unique microclimate where you can expect cloudy skies and showers throughout the year. Sometimes you’ll even need a sweater or light jacket after the sun sets!

The weather system is now officially un-predictable. It’s used to be that if you visited between November and April a rain poncho or umbrella will come in handy, and both can be purchased inexpensively here. As this time is Bali’s summer, the rains tend to be warm and humid, but a light jacket can be useful for evenings. May through October is typically dry season and ‘winter.’ Comfortable sandals are a must and should be easy to take off as most Balinese do not wear shoes indoors. Same day laundry service is inexpensive and plentiful, so you’re better off to pack light. Don’t forget your bathing trunks!
Although the Balinese are used to western tourists, they are still a modest culture, so walking down city streets with no shirt on will likely get you a sideways glance or two.
Anytime you go into a temple for a ceremony or tourist attraction you MUST wear a long sleeve shirt, pants or preferably sarong that cover your knees. Women and men have separate requirements, and the Balinese are only too happy to explain the rules and outfit you accordingly if you’re minus an appropriate item or two.

If you’re here for a short time, and only staying in Ubud, you can easily get along by walking everywhere … this is one of the charms of Ubud. (Just watch out for uncovered sections of sidewalks, and please do your best to avoid stepping on the offerings the Balinese leave at the entrances to their family compounds and businesses!)
If you’re here for longer and wish to do some independent island exploration, both bicycles and motorbikes are available for rent. Make sure you get a good helmet … roads are narrow, often full of potholes, dogs are everywhere, and the Balinese like to drive like stock car racers! While driving, repeat this mantra: “Slow and Go, Slow and Go … Om.” If motorbikes aren’t your thing, there are plenty of drivers ready and willing to take you anywhere. Estimated daily price is between IDR 650,000 to 800,000 for a full day between 8 to 10 hours.

It is not necessary, nor advisable, to rent a car in Bali. A car and driver can be had for $50-$60 per day. Inexpensive transportation is readily available and the drivers know all the great spots to take you.

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