Volunteer Experience | Community Development

Bali: Yoga & Meditation

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia


Location: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Duration: Minimum 1 week commitment

Start Dates: Project is on-going, and you can join at any time, depending upon availability. Placements start each Monday

Cost: £500 GBP per week – see Costs section for more details

Includes: All food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation and all project related activities

Does not Include: flights, travel insurance, visas and vaccinations


  • Yoga and meditation practices provide physical and mental health benefits.
  • The program teaches the healing techniques of yoga and meditation to have a healthy body and sound mind.
  • Practicing meditation helps bring balance and peace of mind and positive outlook on life.
  • Ubud is a sanctuary within Bali that offers a unique place for reflection and contemplation.
  • Joining the Yoga and Meditation week can provide enormous benefits that can be practiced daily.
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Indulge in the art of yoga and meditation, a union of mind and body, and learn from experts the healing techniques that can free you from stress, anxiety, and physical ailments. Delve into the different paths of yoga, postures, breathing techniques, and meditation to improve your mental and physical well-being.

Ubud, the sanctuary within Bali, provides an idyllic environment for you to experience true tranquility. Take advantage of the opportunity to rejuvenate yourself with our Yoga and Meditation week, an extraordinary experience that you can take away from Bali and practice for the rest of your days.

The physical and mental benefits of yoga and meditation are enormous if practiced in daily life. They help relieve physical ailments, boost physical strength, stamina, and flexibility, enhance mental clarity, and boost the immune system. Practicing meditation also bestows peace of mind and a more positive and peaceful outlook on life.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to improve your well-being and take home an invaluable skill. Join our Yoga and Meditation week to feel rejuvenated and empowered for the rest of your life.

Culture Week

Prepare for an engaging week filled with captivating adventures, cultural discoveries, and the chance to connect with your fellow travelers!

Please note that this week is an optional add-on to your Volunteer trip, typically scheduled at the beginning of your journey.

Culture Week is a rich tapestry of experiences designed to immerse you in Balinese culture and provide you with meaningful interactions. It encompasses language lessons to help you communicate with the locals, visits to Bali’s stunning temples, a leisurely walking tour of Ubud, encounters with local art and cuisine, traditional dance performances, and even the art of flower arranging.

Throughout Culture Week, you’ll engage in various activities that offer insights into Balinese culture, learn the Balinese language, explore the beauty of Ubud and its surroundings, witness a traditional Balinese performance, embrace your creative side with Batik Painting, and test your culinary skills with a Balinese cooking class.

Towards the end of the week, you’ll have the opportunity to create a traditional flower offering and present it at the revered Tirta Empul Temple. Here, you can immerse yourself in the sacred waters and offer your prayers for positive fortune.



On Monday, you will have breakfast and then get an introduction to the Bali traditions and culture. Then you will go on a walking tour of the popular Monkey street and Ubud market. After the visit, you will have lunch and then join a class on introduction to Balinese culture. You will then have an early dinner and leave to witness the traditional Balinese dance show.


8.00  Breakfast

9:30  Balinese Language Class

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Village Walking tour (Visit rice terrace, an art village and beautiful hills by walking)

17:30 Dinner


8:00 Breakfast

9:30 Balinese Language Class

12:00 Lunch

13.00 Batik painting class

17:30 Dinner


8:00 Breakfast

09:30 Cooking class

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Balinese flower offering Class

18:30 Welcome and Goodbye dinner


8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Spiritual Tour: we go to visit the famous temple “PuraTirtaEmpul” the holy water temple and you can enjoy a shower with the Holy Water(Late Lunch at the house /Possible to get some snack or drink in the temple)

13.00 Lunch

15.00 Project meeting

17:30 Dinner

***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.***

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Daily Life

Are you looking to escape the hustle and bustle of your daily routine and immerse yourself in the peaceful practice of yoga and meditation? Join us for a week-long retreat where you will wake up each day to the soothing sounds of nature and the gentle guidance of experienced instructors.

On Monday, you will start your journey with an introduction to the fundamentals of yoga and meditation, followed by a relaxing break with fresh fruits and tea. Throughout the day, you will deepen your practice with afternoon sessions, and unwind in the evening with more fresh fruits and tea.

Tuesday to Friday, you will continue your journey with morning and afternoon sessions, each day building on the knowledge and skills acquired in the previous sessions. In between, you will have time to relax, reflect, and recharge, enjoying the serene surroundings of our retreat center.

By the end of the week, you will feel rejuvenated, centered, and equipped with the tools to continue your yoga and meditation practice long after you leave. Don’t miss this opportunity to escape to a world of peace and tranquility.

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Travel & Accom.

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and picked up from the airport, before being taken to your accommodation. Our houses are located in Pejeng village which is about 15-20 minutes drive from the center of Ubud.

You will be staying in shared accommodation of 4-8 people per room. All bed linen a fan will be provided. You should bring your own mosquito net, or you can purchase one locally for very cheap. There is a safety box available and free wifi in the public areas.

Indonesian food is tasty and diverse and you can expect to experience a myriad of flavors and meals during their stay. Typical dishes included mie goreng (fried noodles and vegetables), nasi goreng (fried rice and vegetables) or gado gado (mixed vegetables with a satay sauce). For those who do not eat meat, Indonesian cooking uses a lot of tofu and tempeh (soy beans), we also provide for some of western dishes. Breakfasts are varied and include pancakes, fresh fruit, toast etc. Vegans are welcome!

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  • Minimum age 18
  • Keen to learn about Yoga and Meditation
  • Minimum 1 week commitment
  • CRB Police check (or equivalent) showing that you have no previous criminal convictions
  • Good English skills
  • Necessary vaccinations
  • Necessary flight & visas
  • Full travel & medical insurance. Full assistance will be provided in getting everything you will need ready if you choose our Placement Support Package.


£500 GBP per week

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** All payments incur a 5% bank transfer fee
*** Placements are confirmed with a 1 week deposit

What’s Included:

Project Fee includes food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation, in-country support and project activities.

Private accommodation is available for an additional €150 per week.

What’s not included:

Flights, insurance, visas (if applicable) and vaccinations. Full assistance will be provided in getting all these arranged if you choose our Premium Support.

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We understand there’s a great deal to plan and organise for your trip. When booking a Placement, many of our participants choose to purchase our Premium Support Upgrade to benefit from the expertise, knowledge and experience of our Project Coordinators.

We can provide the personal advice you need to ensure your trip is organised with excellence and planned with efficiency; ensuring the very best experience possible. Read more about how we can help you.

Note: Map coordinates are approximate