50-Day 500-Hour Advanced Registered Yoga Teacher Training In Bali, Ubud

50-Day 500-Hour Advanced Registered Yoga Teacher Training In Bali, Ubud

Registered Teacher Training in Bali

This 50-day training combines the 200-hour registered and 300-hour advanced registered yoga teacher courses, expanding your foundational knowledge, guiding you from a beginner level practitioner to intermediate level and on to an advanced level practitioner and teacher by delving deep into the philosophy, culture, life science and lifestyle of yoga.

You will learn about kriyas (cleansing practices), hasta mudras (hand seals), mantras (sounds used as tools to focus mental energy), including beginner to advance level asana (postures), pranayama (breath regulation) and teaching methodology. You will explore the richness of yoga philosophy through an analysis of the Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Yog Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Gherand Samhita. You will elevate your expertise in yoga and increase confidence in your ability to share your practice with others.

Our curriculum is intended for yoga aspirants who have at least 2 years of self-practice (videos, teachers, studios), and are ready to take their yoga education to the next level. Students completing the 500-hour course with Swadhyaya Yoga School will earn an RYT 500 Certificate and be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance, USA.

We are excited to have you join us on this introspective  journey in a land of daily ceremonial offerings, water temples, incredible food, loving people and much more. Mimi Adeogba, Swadhyaya Yoga School Founder, International Yoga Instructor, Lifestyle Coach and Podcaster and Brianna Persall, Yoga Instructor, Well Daily Founder, will lead this transformative experience – one that will guide you as you tap into the power of your deepest intuition … while soaking up sacred Bali.

This magical island will be your home for the next 50 days, where we will reside at The Ark Ubud, an internationally known and loved retreat destination. Upon your arrival, you will immediately fall into the embrace of the warmth of the island, her people and her culture. We choose the rice paddy fields so that you could feel the authentic pulse of Ubud, and be close to the holy water temples. Prepare to awaken your spirit into a life of self-inquiry, exploration and tradition in Bali.

50 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English;
The maximum participants in the group is 20




Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga
  • AcroYoga
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The 500-hour curriculum teaches students how to practice and guide other practitioners into more advanced expressions of various open-pelvis, closed-pelvis, balance, forward-bending, twists, back-bending, side-bending, inversion and palm balance asanas. Instruction provided is intended for Intermediate to Advanced level yoga practitioners who have at least 2 years of practice and some teaching experience. Students enrolling in this course must have obtained at least a 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate.

The curriculum is designed to accentuate your existing knowledge of authentic Hatha yoga practices, and challenge you to tap into your intuitive logic, increase self-awareness, and promote stillness of mind (dharana), body (asana) and breath (pranayama). Balanced with a curriculum that teaches brand-building strategies designed to manifest success following your yoga teacher certification -- however you define success.


We combine traditional Indian teaching in the Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa lineage with immersion in a setting which promotes a yogic lifestyle. Vegan and vegetarian cuisines are sourced from local farms rich with fertile soils, so you experience nourishment of mind, body and soul during your training.

Our adventures off the mat include an awe-inspiring nature explorations. Bali is the perfect place to embrace it all! We care about connecting you to an authentic experience, so we’ve carefully crafted the most welcoming, safe and life transforming trip in this beautiful country and we simply can’t wait to share it with you! Earn your 500 hour yoga teacher training certificate by applying for and completing the January 11 200-hour course, concurrently with the February 8, 300-hour course.


Swadhyaya Yoga School’s 500-hour teacher training schedule is designed in a balanced way that keeps the student in contemplation of the subject matter throughout the day, allowing students personal and study time. The schedule is the optimal integration of theory and practice of yoga. It also empowers the student to stay energized for all classes.

The tentative daily schedule is as follows, and is subject to change:


•  06:00 | Wake Up
•  06:30 | Herbal Tea
•  06:45 | Kriya (Nasal Cleansing)
•  07:00 | Mantra Chanting, Pranayama and Asana
•  09:00 | BREAKFAST
•  09:30 | Human Anatomy, Physiology & Yoga
•  10:45 | Yoga Philosophy
•  11:45 | LUNCH
•  Self Study
•  13:15 | Adjustments
•  14:30 |  Methodology / Movie / Lifestyle
•  15:45 | Traditional Yoga Asana Sequence
•  17:45 PM Meditation / Yoga Nidra
•  19:00 PM DINNER
•  Self Study
•  One Week break from FEB 1 - FEB 8

(Excursions on Sundays - No Classes)

What is included

•  50 Days at The Ark, Ubud
•  2x Daily Yoga Asana Classes
•  Daily Meditation, Pranayama
•  RYT 500 Certificate 
•  3 Delicious, Healthy Meals Daily
•  Course Materials, Student Playbook
•  Fresh Drinking Water and Herbal Teas
•  Minimum 5 Excursions
•  Massage and Bodywork (optional) 

What is not included

•  50 Days at The Ark, Ubud
•  2x Daily Yoga Asana Classes
•  Daily Meditation, Pranayama
•  RYT 500 Certificate 
•  3 Delicious, Healthy Meals Daily
•  Course Materials, Student Playbook
•  Fresh Drinking Water and Herbal Teas
•  Minimum 5 Excursions
•  Massage and Bodywork (optional) 

Additional Details

Early Bird Pricing

* Early Bird pricing ends 6 months before course start date: $500 off.


About Accommodation

Nestled in plush, tropical gardens and surrounded by lovely rice fields, The Ark Ubud is a beautiful boutique retreat center. Only a few minutes drive from the centre of Ubud, guests have quick access to Bali’s renowned cultural hub, but will feel far enough from the crowds and traffic to enjoy the magic and essence of rural Bali.

A beautiful property designed to embrace you into the enchanting bounty and bliss of Bali, The Ark’s main purpose is to become a home to gather, connect and inspire others to become their full potential. Each room is uniquely designed, chic and comfortable, featuring A/C, full bathrooms with western toilets and hot showers, and daily cleaning services. We serve fresh, vibrant and local food, prepared by loving hands in the on-site kitchen.

Your daily practice will take place in a beautiful open-air yoga shala constructed with a Balinese-designed structure with the most beautiful lush vistas.Vegetarian meals breakfast, lunch, dinner snacks and tea are all included and will follow the yogic diet. The Ark offers its space for empowering and beautiful retreats, soulful gatherings, homestays, nourishing meals, and stillness.

Things to Do

Students are encouraged to explore Bali in their free time on Sunday, before and/or after the training. Keep in mind, though, we do offer one optional excursion. It's very common for students to link up for travel adventures after the training, too. The staff knows the area very well and is happy to provide guidance. Plus, here are a few of our favorite activities:

•  Bali Swing
•  Tirta Empul
•  Sacred Monkey Forest
•  Area tours and shopping
•  Art and performances trips
•  Day trips to the beach or mountains
•  Dining in Ubud
•  Rice field walks
•  Trips to temples
•  Volcano hiking
•  Traditional Balinese massages are available upon request


Indonesian food is simply delicious – perfect for raw vegans, vegans, and vegetarians alike. The cuisine is one of the most colorful in the world, bursting with intense flavor sourced from local, organic farms.

The Ark serves fresh and vibrant food, prepared by loving hands in the on-site kitchen. Vegetarian meals breakfast, lunch, dinner snacks, and tea are all included and will follow the yogic diet. Your local chefs were trained by internationally acclaimed Amy Rachelle of Pure Raw, which they combine with knowledge of the variety of regional cuisines that exist.

Fresh pressed vegetable and fruit juices are available daily upon request.

If you have any specific dietary needs, please bring those items with you

The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks (Water & Herbal Tea)
  • Lunch
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
The following drinks are included:
  • Water

Spa Treatment

The Ark Eco Resort and Bali Dream Resort & Spa are situated 5 minutes walking distance from each other.

Students can schedule spa treatments ranging from $10 USD to $100 depending on the treatment.

Treatments include scrubs, facials, masks, massages, couples massage, body wraps and more.

Check out the menu offerings when you arrive for your teacher training course, or ask one of your friendly staff. We'll be glad to show you the ropes.

Meet The Instructors

Mimi Adeogba and Brianna Persall

Mimi is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider and is e-RYT 500-Hour certified with the Yoga Alliance, USA. Her love of yoga and of traveling inspired her to create her destination teacher training courses in 2016—Swadhyaya Yoga School—where she now plans and manages teacher training courses and retreats worldwide. Mimi is trained in Ayurveda and holds two degrees in Naturology, a D.N. and a Ph.D., from American Institute of Holistic Theology, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She studied various disciplines of biological sciences at Yale University, Baylor College of Medicine, and New Mexico State University.

Brianna Persall is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, 500 hr certified yoga instructor and founder of Well Daily. After studying design and working in the creative marketing industry for a few years, and facing her own personal health issues, she resorted to holistic approaches to healing. As she discovered the healing powers of food as medicine, she wanted to further share with the world holistic healing through Well Daily. She focuses on a holistic approach to wellness and is expanding the business to workshops and retreats that leave people feeling empowered and connected.

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Location Bali Dream Resort, Jalan Penestanan Kelod, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

Arrival by Plane

Arriving at Ngurah Rai International Airport (Denpasar) DPS is the best option, and We are happy to assist in arranging transportation at an extra fee.

Airport Transfer is available.

Transfer Charges: USD $ 40.00

Booking And Cancellation Policy

•  All bookings include a non-refundable deposit of $500 USD. 
•  Final payments are due 60 days before the start date of the trip to keep your spot secure.

•  If cancellation (always in writing) takes place within 7 days of booking, 100% of the paid trip price, minus your deposit, is refundable, unless retreat start date is less than 60 days from booking date.
•  If cancellation takes place 120 days prior to the retreat start date, any payments made will be refunded within 30 days of cancellation, minus your non-refundable deposit.
•  If cancellation takes place 90 days prior to the retreat start date, any payments made will be refunded within 30 days of cancellation, minus your non-refundable deposit.
•  If cancellation takes place 60 days or less prior to the retreat start date, 100% of the trip price and deposit will be forfeited.

SYS and Well Daily reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary by our team, trip leaders, teachers or partners. In the rare case of a cancellation on the part of SYS and Well Daily (due to political unrest, dangerous weather, or low sign-ups)  we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund of your funds.

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