It was in 2006, on the remote surf mecca of the South Lombok coast, Ashtari’s first Shala was born; a humble meditation hut, tucked amidst lush greenery on top of a hill with breathtaking ocean views over the South coast towards Sumbawa.
As more brave travellers and surfers uncovered this wild remote coastline, Ashtari Yoga was called upon for more practice. With fresh air that heightens your breath awareness and a view that nourishes your senses, this is a place that allows you to realign your yoga practice with nature’s unspoiled beauty. A whole day spent in positivity, within this beautiful sanctuary can fully immerse you in the present moment connecting mind, body and spirit.
Our passionate teachers comprised of Indonesians and foreigners, weave classes that strikes perfect balance between knowledge and compassion. They look forward to sharing yoga in a way that empowers you and your love for the practice.
You may never want to leave again after falling in love with the area, world renowned for its surfing. The epic coastline of multitude bays surrounded by rocky headlands proves this is truly a magical place that breathes unique lifestyles and inspires many travellers and visitors. A combination of invigorating and relaxing classes is offered 8 times a day in 2 amazing locations. It is definitely a place every wandering soul should experience.
7:00AM-8:45AM (Class cancelled Feb 23 – Mar 31)
Everyday except Sunday
10:30AM-11:45AM (Class cancelled Feb 23 – Mar 31)
Nature lover always seeking for spiritual wisdom. Marilu found her purpose in life when she started practicing Yoga 16 years ago. She initially studied the Iyengar method and eventually develops love for Ashtanga Yoga. Marilu committed her way of life to the Ashtanga practice, traveling frequently to Mysore India to study with her Guru Sharath Jois.
She has been teaching since 2004 in gyms and well-known studios in Lima training professional surfers and people with sport injuries. Parallel to her regular classes, Marilu was responsible for the prenatal program in Prenatal Center Peru. Feel the knowledge of movement, alignment and all the wisdom that she has gained through years of practicing the correct Ashtanga method. This amazing teacher will guide you with great care and make you love this beautiful practice even more.
Almitra’s teaching abilities comes naturally because she used to be a schoolteacher. Growing up she has always felt the need to explore the outdoors and find a deep connection with nature through hiking across the mountain ranges of Java. In high school, hockey was her main sport and this went hand in hand with her many adventures.
Her vinyasa classes, highly inspired by the peacefulness of nature carries students through smooth breathing techniques that perfectly syncs with movement. Everyone is guided to move in a very slowness and aware manner, with the balance of challenge and comfort as goals for practice.
Alvin has always been in love with the power of movement. Coming from an athletic background he initially found the practice of yoga as a way to complement all his sports activities. What started out as a purely physical practice eventually evolved into a spiritual one when he realized that the practice could help him navigate and lead a way of life that truly resonates with his soul.
Discovering the many benefits of a consistent yoga practice, he decided that whatever he gained for himself he wanted to share with others and so he completed his Vinyasa Certification by Yogaworks in 2014 diving right into the art of teaching. With an easy going and light personality he leads classes that are focused on smooth flows placing high emphasis on safe alignment and balance. Enjoy carefully curated sequences that will support you wherever you are in your practice when you attend his daily classes.