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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.

Kay Balnaves

Kay

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.

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.

Thony Lu

Thony 

As an-ERYT 500h Yoga Alliance registered teacher, Thony Lu has been teaching yoga in Bali since 2013, soon after his first completion of his first Hatha Yoga TTC 200h.

For the past few years, he decided to visit India and deepen his knowledge in Hatha and Ashtanga practice for 5 months, in 5 different schools in Mysore on his first trip, including an Ashtanga TTC500H.

He attended Hatha and Ashtanga trainings at other schools and visited India again on the next 4 trips to deepen the Ashtanga practice at KPJAYI and attended International Yoga Festival in India.

After more than a year of his Yoga Journey in India, he continues to teach his yoga passion in Bali and teach yoga in studios around Ubud.

Thony desires to continue his study and practice in India on his next trips.

Sandy Kalifadani

Sandi

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.

Renee Amber

Renee

 

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!

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.

Novia Ayu Pratama

Novia

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.