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Meet Our Yoga Teachers

In our beautiful Yoga-studio in Penestanan, Ubud, Bali

Putu Purnama

Before graduating from Yoga Pranala Intensive Teacher Training in 2014, Putu Purnama had worked previously as a yoga instructor for five years; He also learned yoga from his grandfather and other Balinese yoga practitioners, such as  Kd Suambara (Ambarashram). , Kt. Bandiastra and Bapak Suweca. He uses Swami Sivananda breathing techniques, Ashtanga yoga, Power yoga and Laughter yoga as well.

Ni Luh Manis

My name is Luh Manis. I was born and raised in Bali. I have had special training as “Jero” or Balinese priestess. After having undergone this special training, I have the responsibility to lead ceremony, following all of the traditional observances. Since I became a “Jero”, I became sensitive to energy and I had to deal with a lot of power. Yoga and meditation help me to balance all of that. I trained with ’Shakti Mhi of Prana Yoga College and certified by Prana Yoga College BC at 200-hour level. Now I’m practicing and teaching Hatha Yoga, Prana Yoga, and meditation full time. Additionally, I guide people to explore their spiritual side and to study Balinese healing practices based on on Balinese culture.

Sandy Kalifadani


Yogya based yoga teacher, musician and artist Sandi Kalifadani has been a dedicated explorer of yoga since 2002 through his volunteer work in downsyndrome organization and Balance Mind Body Soul. Since then, he has studied a variety of styles including Iyengar, Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin and Vinyasa. Sandi was also initated into the ancient Zen Meditation tradition. He has also studied several healing methods such as Zen Counselling, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Hypnotherapy and NLP and brings many elements of these practices into his yoga teachings.

Sandi is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher and has taught yoga for over 10 years. Sandi’s unique yoga teaching styles combines aspects of Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Vinyasa yoga, a wonderful mix of longer-held postures, deep stretching and body awareness, with a slow flow modified for all levels of practice. Sandi is also a Yoga Alliance certified children’s yoga teacher, has served yoga classes for children and disabilities children for over 3 years.

Nina Nahathya

Nina who is originally from Surabaya started her yoga journey in 2011.

Her passion for yoga brought her to take her first yoga teacher training course and become a teacher in 2015.

Nina brings a casual atmosphere into her dynamic yet energetic class, she keeps the class comfortable yet relaxed while making sure the students get their energy flowing. She also emphasizes students to keep their freedom while being challenged in their practice, she loves to share and brings joy in her class because she believes that every struggle in the practice will reduce if it comes with a joyful surrounding.

Nina’s attention to each and every student is unparalleled and a fresh of breath air to be around with her relaxing demeanor.

Pande Putu

Pande  is a massage therapist and yoga teacher at Intuitive Flow, a graduate of our teacher training.

He was born on this adorable beautiful island, Bali.

“I knew about yoga for many years , but I joined my very first yoga class on 2010. My first class was awesome, I will never forget it. At that time I felt something different. Something that I couldn’t describe by my own words. At the end of the class I felt deeply in love with yoga.

In 2011 I started to join a lot of yoga activities in my University, and also I learnt how to be a yoga instructor, to lead my friends. After graduating from my University, I couldn’t practice it as much as I did before because I was so busy with my job.

Finally in April 2017 I decided to join the Yoga Pranala Intensive Teache Training, and I got a lot of support from my friends.

My goals were to develop my knowledge about yoga and to gain discipline. God lead me to choose the best way.

After the level 1 Yoga Pranala Training and getting my 200 RYT with Yoga Alliance, I got opportunity to teach yoga at Intuitive Flow and at Amrta Siddhi in Ubud.

I am so greatful for this opportunity to be able to learn more and more about teaching and sharing my practice with others.

Every time I teach, at the end of the class, I always remind my students about self  love and taking more care of themselves more.

Currently I teach Basic yoga at Intuitive Flow and Gentle yoga at Amrta Siddhi. ”




Chiara Ramella

Chiara is one of the yoga teachers from Intuitive Flow, a graduate of Yoga Pranala Intensive in 2013,and Sama Yoga in 2011.

 I teach an harmonious combination of these 2 beautiful modalities, directly from the heart…
In my classes we slow down to became stronger. We learn to be gentle with ourselves, in order to be gentle with everyone and everything around. Moving the body and the breath to discover and unveil the space and the light within, to enhance self-love and create acceptance and worthiness by connecting with the energies that are continuously supporting us.
I am also passionate about the healing potential of Essential Oils. I like to incorporate these amazing gifts from Mother Nature during practice to shift and raise frequencies.

Esther Speet


is a Yoga and Zhineng Qigong teacher and a massage therapist, who has her own Body & Mind studio in The Netherlands.

When she came on holiday to Bali in 2011, she felt in love with the island and with Yoga. Studying Zhineng Qigong at that moment, she experienced how the combination of both can uplift each individual qualities.

So in 2014 she went to India and graduated a 200 hour Hatha Yoga teacher training. She joined several courses and workshops in different yoga styles, including Yoga Nidra.

She enjoyed the Yoga Pranala classes at Intuïtive Flow so much that she integrated that style also in her classes. She likes to combine various styles and believes that they can enrich and deepen each other. Esther strongly believes in the power of intentions, affirmations, and self healing.

Some key words in her teachings are; inner smile, intention, softness, kindness, open heart, observe, connect, share…….

She loves to share her enthousiasm and passion by teaching from the heart and is grateful for the opportunity to do that at Intuitive Flow!

Sarah Bennett


I graduated as a Pranala Yoga Teacher in Bali at Intuitive Flow in 2017. Yoga is what reminds me and connects me to my inner knowing and spiritual journey. I grew up in English countryside surrounded by nature, playing with fairies, making dens and climbing trees in the woods. For me yoga is about going back to that freedom, finding it not just through Asana, but also through everyday life. My classes are evolving as I evolve. I am a new teacher, so at the moment my classes are about finding my way, and helping you find yours at the same time. Anybody can join a class, it’s not about being good at yoga, it’s about being good to yourself. You can expect to calm your breath, move any stuck energy in the body, and connect to your highest self. My classes are not about forcing yourself into poses that don’t feel right for you. I aim to create a space where you can find your own version of what works for your body. Allowing you space to listen to your bodies own natural intelligence. I am trained as an IIN health coach.

Renee Amber



My yoga journey began 20 years ago, wandering the streets of Kathmandu I met my first Hatha Yoga teacher. We didn’t share the same verbal language but the transmissions of yoga were clearly felt for me.
I spiralled in and out over the following two decades dabbling in this style and that, eventually finding my teacher Linda here in Bali at Intuitive Flow several years ago. Under her brilliant YTT,  I became certified in 2015. I loved the training so much I am about to do it a fourth time!!
I have continued to teach yoga (part time) since then in a number of different countries, and have been fortunate enough to also assist in Yoga Teacher Trainings.
Pranala has changed my life and become a great love for me to practise and share,  combined with a Hatha flow and Vinyassa style..
I look forward to merging energies with you soon!

Novia Ayu Pratama


Novia started her yoga journey after attending a 5-day silence meditation retreat in Devon, England in 2014. During one of those days, she had a revelation that she had to spread positivity in the world. As much as yoga poses are important, she likes to incorporate mindfulness meditation as well as breathing exercises into the yoga practice. On top of the 50-hour yoga immersion course by Devdan Yoga she has completed, Novia has also been certified in a 200-hour yoga teacher training by Yoga Bliss Lembongan in Bali in 2017. She has been teaching diverse yoga styles (Kids Yoga, Beginners, Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin) at a number of yoga studios in Indonesia. Her main goal in every class is to help every student to be more present and achieve inner peace in the moment by bringing awareness back to the body, mind and breaths in each pose.

Kay Balnaves


Kay is passionate about the practice of yoga being a vehicle for homecoming. Her classes and practices are intended to hold a deeply nurturing space for inquiry, and that welcome an authentic meeting of the moment, in all of its divine expression. Kay’s enjoys sharing practices that immerse in the 5 Element Meridian System of Traditional Chinese Medicine, with practices that honour & nurture the natural & changing seasons; the rhythms & cycles of our bodies, and our lives. She has a background in Women’s Health and is passionate about offering techniques & practices to support pelvic health, and womb care. She offers Therapeutic Hatha, soothing Vinyasa Flow, Yin & Restorative, and specialises in practices that serve and welcomes & nurtures all bodies. Kay comes to us with more than a decade of teaching experience. This will be her fourth year of serving in the Intuitive Flow Sanctuary, and looks forward welcoming you to your practice with open arms.