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Learn to fly in magical paradise. Learn to teach or join as a fun retreat. Experience a dynamic variety of activities and styles including aerial hatha, aerial vinyasa, aerial acro, aerial Iyengar, aerial yin, aerial choreography and performance, practice teaching everyday, design original classes, study scripted routines, create group performances and fly over the ocean with our bamboo tripods. Total beginners are welcome. No experienced required. Registered Yoga Alliance Teachers receive a certificate of continued education. Courses start every month in Bali, Thailand, India and Spain.
Bounty Resort is has a range of budget and luxury rooms, swimming pool, private beach, yoga shalla overlooking the ocean, restaurant, English speaking staff and WiFi.
7day 50hr TTC (all classes)
4day 35hr TTC (skip day 1, 2 & 7)
All classes are aerial
Ulu Aerial yoga is a mix of yoga, acrobatics, pilates and physical therapy. Our training focuses developing teaching skills and giving students a wide variety of styles and unique workshops plus fun collaborative creative activities.
No previous yoga experience is required. Our students range from total beginners and seniors searching for pain relief and healing to advanced aerial yogis searching for something new and exciting. Ages 18-65. On one hand, aerial is easier than normal yoga because it supports one’s body weight and allows beginners to stretch more, attain correct alignment and do advanced poses. We encourage students to take it easy and rest.
We do not use silks or hammocks, but do many of the same poses like anti-gravity yoga. Our swings are a superior unique design made with yoga mat inserts for precision fit and comfort. The swings fit above the waist and below the buttocks, which is perfect for sitting and inversions. They easily roll up for extra cushion on the hips in forward folds and swinging flows.
Aerial is fun and gentle way to get strong, relieve pain and heal the body. Swings support the body’s weight, enhance our range of motion and allow us to stretch deeper and work a greater range of back and core muscles. Aerial offers great therapeutic benefits. We use gravity to decompress the spine, realign the vertebrae, relieve disc and nerve pressure, which causes pain. Most importantly, it’s fun and makes people smile :)
Ulu Yoga is a 200hr Registered Yoga Alliance School. Students receive a certificate from Ulu Yoga (Edward Pawlak), who is a continued education provider through Yoga Alliance. This is the highest international certification available for aerial yoga. Students who have already completed a 200hr yoga training course approved by Yoga Alliance can register their 50hr online as additional training hours. Our students teach all over the world, many are not members of Yoga Alliance. Every country and studio or gym or resort has different rules and requirements about who can teach.
Teacher Edward, USA, E-200hr RYT #197661, started Yoga in 2007 and completed 200hr TTC in Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow with Samyak Yoga in India. Before yoga, Edward taught university education and worked in music theater production. In 2014 he founded ULU YOGA and developed aerial programs in Thailand at Samma Karuna Awakening and Healing Center, Orion Healing Center, Gaia Yoga Shalla, and Agama Yoga and Blue Indigo Cottage in Cambodia. Edward has lead 14 teacher trainings (as of May 2017) and has several highly skilled and qualified assistants to give the course a wide variety of expertise.
Bounty Resort in Haad Yoga has a private beach with aerial set up to practice any time.
Edward started to practice yoga in 2007 and completed a 200-hour teacher training in Ashtanga Vinyasa flow. Before yoga, Edward taught in a university and worked in music theater productions. In 2014, he founded Ulu Yoga and developed aerial programs in Thailand at Samma Karuna Awakening and Healing Center, Orion Healing Center, Gaia Yoga Shala, and Agama Yoga (International Yoga Day); also in Cambodia, at Blue Indigo Cottage, where Ulu Yoga offers aerial teacher trainings as well.
This training takes place at Bounty Resort, Head Yao, Koh Phangan, Thailand, one the world’s hottest yoga destinations. It is a small town version of Ubud, but no traffic or big crowds. Amazing beach side location. Walking distance to several yoga centers, vegan cafes and incredible sunset beaches. Total paradise.
Light breakfast of fruit, tea and toast at 8:30. Lunch at 12:00. Order one item from resort menu. Seriously great food. Eat what you like. Drinks are not included
In your free time, you can visit the nearby beautiful beaches, take a boat tour, visit historical temples, take cooking classes, book a massage, do kite surfing, stand up paddle boarding, paragliding, or simply relax and create time for yourself.
You can book a body treatment or Thai massage for an additional cost.
Please book your flight to arrive at Surat Thani International Airport (URT). You can also arrive at the Koh Samui International Airport (USM). Transfer from and to these airports is available upon request.
Upon arrival to Surat Thani International Airport (URT) or Samui International Airport (USM) you may buy a joint ticket for the bus that will take you to the Donsak pier. Then, you will take the ferry to Koh Phangan - Thongsala pier. The "Lompraya" or "Raja Ferry" are recommended. The last ferry leaves at 6 p.m. and it is suggested to arrive in Surat Thani by 4 p.m.
From Koh Phangan - Thongsala pier, take a taxi to Bounty Resort, Haad Yao beach. If you arrive early morning, you may have to wait for more people to share a taxi. Normal price is approximately 300 to 400 THB. If you ride alone, it will cost approximately 1,000 to 1,500 THB.