Udara

    Yoga Teacher Biography

    Get to know Udara’s teachers and their style of teaching.

    Yoga Instructors

    Mertayasa

    Jane Patricia

    Ani Mirawati

    Sandra Seahan

    Kenwiyoga

    Hanna Winkler

    Gamatari Yohanita (Jojo)

    Elly Hayes

    Hanna Winkler

    Classes at Udara: Aerial Yoga, Vinyasa, Water Yoga

    Hanna teaches yoga since 2013. Completing her YTT of 200h+ and the focus of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in Germany, plus an additional 300h assisting and learning from Rachel Grey in international retreats and classes.
    Bringing her Psychology and healing background into the practice, every class is intended to have a therapeutic and nourishing effect.

    She creatively tailors yoga sequences to the ability of each student, offering modifications and alternative poses throughout the entire class. Challenging the students and yet offering a space to just be and breathe. Thus making every yoga lesson with Hanna accessible and enjoyable.

    Martina Reinbold

    Classes at Udara: Aerial Yoga

    Martina started practicing Yoga in 2006 and over the years it became an important part of her life. Since 2012 he completed various yoga teacher trainings, such as Level 1 (Hatha Yoga according to Swami Sivananda) in Tiruvannamalai/India, Level 2 (Vinyasa, Restorative and Vini Yoga) with Shakti Spirit in Ubud as well as Yin Yoga with Tina Nance in Ubud and Aerial Yoga with Rising Wings. Martina is also a certified Sound Healer, Reiki practitioner and Aquatic Bodyworker.

    After travelling to Bali during a sabbatical year, where she fell in love with the island, she decided to move to Indonesia in 2014 and started working for Wellness Resorts on the island to share her passion about yoga and wellness. Martina is part of the Udara team since 2018 and currently teaches various yoga and meditation classes, guides workshops, cacao ceremonies and events, gives private healing sessions (Sound Healing, Reiki and Water Healing), leads the 50 hours Aerial Yoga teacher trainings at Udara Bali and supervises the wellness & detox programs for locals, expats and tourists from all over the world.

    Bella

    Classes at Udara: Aerial Yoga, Qi Gong, Gentle Flow, Yin & Sound

    Yoga has been a part of Bella’s life for over 8 years, and her practice has helped her grow stronger, more flexible and fearless, both on and off the mat. Yoga inspires her to live each moment mindfully.

    Bella completed her 200 hours Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training at Kirana Yoga School with kind hearted and humble teachers (Ing Ing and Deera Dewi).

    Being interested in Yoga and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), she took 500 hours of Yin Yoga at Yin Yoga World with Nyoman Wahyuni, 50 hours Aerial Yoga Training at Udara Bali with Martina Reinbold, 50 hour Qi Gong Training in Bali Qi Gong Academy, 30 hours Prenatal Yoga Training at Soft Prenatal Yoga. And various TCM Workshops with Ronan Tang, as well as Singing Bowl Therapist Training with Erin Chang. She is also a Reiki Practitioner. She is deeply grateful for the loving wisdom her teachers have shared with her. Bella’s intention is to always remain a student of the practice and to continue learning and growing.

    Diana Beauty

    Classes at Udara : Hatha, Meditation, Gentle Flow, Aerial Yoga and Kirtan

    Diana grew up in Jambi, South Sumatra and moved to Jakarta to pursue education and career in the capital city of Indonesia. After graduating from a Master Degree at one of the best business schools in Jakarta, she jumped into the corporate world of marketing and built her career for almost 8 years.

    Having to deal with anxiety, stress and burn out from the corporate environment, she resorted to yoga to find inner peace and balance. Diana personally enjoys practicing Hatha, Ashtanga, Power and Yin Yoga since 2017. In 2021 she finally took the leap of faith to leave corporate world and moved to Bali to take Yoga Teacher's Training at Yogabarn and met her teachers, Paul Teodo and Byron De Marsé with whom she had the honor to train with. She also took Sound Healing Facilitator Training with Shervin Boloorian where she explored different instruments and learned how to express her voice. Diana is known for her light and positive personality. She likes to combine pranayama and mantra chanting in her teaching to help the students ground and reconnect with themselves.

    Emma

    Classes at Udara: Gentle Flow, Aerial Yoga and Water Yoga.

    Emma was born and raised in Barcelona. A few years ago her journey with meditation and yoga began. The moment she started experiencing all the benefits of these practices in her life, she felt the strong call to dive completely into it, attending diverse yoga teacher trainings and workshops (in Hatha, Vinyasa, Aerial Yoga, Kundalini and meditation) and slowly opening the door of teaching. Emma loves to connect with people and to share the things she is learning about life, through teaching. She considers herself a student of life, and her purpose is to make accessible for others tools that can help to connect with the inner peace we all have available within us. Emma joined Udara’s team when she decided to leave Spain in 2022, to take a next step on her teaching journey, allowing her to broaden her passion about consciousness, self-awareness and inner-peace while sharing it with others.

    Gus Wira

    Classes at Udara: Happy Healing Flow, Vinyasa Breathwork & Quantum Breathwork

    Gus Wira got to know Yoga from his father who was practicing Yoga everyday at home to get well. Gus got interested in Yoga only when he grew older, especially as he found out for himself that Yoga can address various sicknesses and helps to control mind and emotions.

    Besides having completed his Yoga teacher training, Gus Wira is also trained in acupuncture and acupressure. His unique way of teaching includes physical postures, body movement and breathing techniques (pranayama) with a strong focus on energy work. Gus sees Yoga as form of therapy and healing for body, heart and mind.

    Elly Hayes

    Classes at Udara: Gentle Flow

    Elly Hayes was born in Central Java. She previously worked as a Medical Representative at a Belgian Multinational Pharmaceutical Company in Jakarta. In 2009, she relocated to Bali, where she initially worked in Property Management and later as a Resort Manager.
    During that time, Elly frequently experienced lower back pain resulting from an accident during her studies in Java. That was the beginning of her pursuing Yoga with her best friend Citta as a Yoga Teacher. She started to feel big changes and eventually, she completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hatha and Vinyasa at Udana Yoga (Yoga Alliance). She also became a certified scoliosis therapist and prenatal yoga teacher.
    In early 2024 she will continue with 200 hours of Yin Yang Yoga Teacher Training at Yin Yoga World and 50 hours of Aerial Yoga in Udara, taught by Martina Reinbold.
    Elly firmly believes in continuous learning and follows the philosophy that education is the best investment for the future: "As long as there is an opportunity, study as high as the sky. The more you learn, the more you gain.

    Kartana

    Classes at Udara: Hatha Yoga

    Kartana grew up in a small village in Bali. He has practiced Yoga since 2006 and he loves Vinyasa Yoga. His Yoga practice has given him a strong determination and the ability to accept the ups and downs of life with equanimity.

    Mertayasa

    Classes at Udara: Aerial Yoga

    Komang Merta has taught Yoga since 2005 in many hotels and villas in Bali from Nusa Dua to Ubud with different levels from beginners to advanced classes. He is both teaching small individual groups and large scale groups, combining various kinds of Yoga movements to meet the individual needs of the Yoga participants.

    Merta is trained from Surya Candra Bhuana (Energy Yoga Bali) and is experienced in various other styles such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga as well as Thai Yoga massage, Energy Kundalini Yoga and meditation.

    Desy

    Classes at Udara: Aerial Yoga

    Desy has been practicing aerial yoga since 2022 and completed the Udara Aerial Yoga Teacher Training in 2023. She loves Aerial Yoga because she feels it is like a playground. Aerial Yoga is not only joyful but also provides deeper stretching and flexibility. Her intention for her students is to help them trust themselves on the hammock and to maintain a space that is both fun and safe for everyone.

    Jane Patricia

    Classes at Udara: Hatha & Aerial Yoga

    Jane Patricia’s approach to teach derives from her belief that yoga is accessible to everyone. She is known for her hands on approach, enthusiasm, and joy for the practice. Her personal style of teaching yoga draws attention to breath, fun sequences, and most importantly safe alignments and adjustments that suits individual students.

    Her Aerial classes are a great start if you haven’t done it before, as she is teaching it in a very safe and precise way.

    Yansha

    Classes at Udara: Vinyasa & Aerial Yoga

    I Wayan Sumartha, called Yansha, was born in Klungkung (Bali) in 1972 and has known the term Yoga since he was in the 6th grade elementary school where he got a book about Yoga. He was very interested in studying the movements and doing them as best as he could and every time he did his prayers in the afternoons he started doing breath exercises. But Yansa did not dare to deepen further because at that time he did not have a mentor. The years before really plunging into the world of Yoga, he suffered from chronic pain and finally took up a regular Yoga practice again in order to escape from chemical drugs. Slowly his physical and mental condition improved and the desire to share his experiences encouraged him to share the benefits of Yoga asanas and meditation with the community.

    He is one of the graduates of the 200 hrs of Yoga Teacher Training organized by the Yoga Foundation and Meditation of Ananda Marga under the guidance of Master Manohara and Sanyasi Dada Vibhakarananda. Yansha teaches Yoga classes at several companies and studios in Bali. His aim is to show people how to live healthy with Yoga.

    Ani Mirawati

    Classes at Udara: Vinyasa & Aerial Yoga

    Ani Mirawati is Balinese and was born in Tabanan in 1977. She has a professional background in tourism and has been working for different resorts and villas before turning into a Yoga Teacher. Since 2014 she started following and joining her husband to practice Yoga at the Yoga Barn in Ubud and soon noticed how good Yoga felt for her body to build strength, flexibility and balance for her mind in order to maintain health.

    Ani proved her passion in Yoga by completing a 50 hrs and 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training at Udana Yoga Bali (accredited by the Yoga Alliance). She always keeps practicing and teaching since Yoga has become part of her life journey.

    Gamatari Yohanita (Jojo)

    Classes at Udara: Aerial Yoga

    Her past challenges, such as walking on crutches for two years after breaking her leg, has brought Jojo to yoga. As recommended by her doctor, yoga was a way to support her recovery during this challenging time. She started feeling much more at peace, present, grateful and loving towards herself after picking up a regular yoga practice in 2016. She then aimed to share the benefits of yoga she experienced, by taking her yoga certification of 200 hrs in 2018, followed by Yin yoga 200 hrs in 2019 and Aerial yoga 30hrs in 2019 with Union Yoga Ayurveda Singapore. She took her 300hrs Advanced Yoga Teacher Training with Santhi Yoga International Kerala India in 2021. She also joined numerous workshop such as Nada singing bowls, acupuncture, Ashtanga, Prana deep dive and more to deepen her knowledge.

    Yoga has been part of Jojo’s daily life since the first day she stepped into a yoga class. To her, Yoga does not only bring effects to the physical level, but it also helps to calm the mind, develop inner awareness and tranquillity of thoughts, build character and personal development. Apart from being Yoga instructor, Jojo is also a Pole dance instructor as she likes to dance and she works in retail.

    Sandra Seahan

    Classes at Udara: Qi gong, Water Yoga, Yin & Sound

    Sandra has been practicing yoga since 2007. Through years of practicing yoga regularly, she experienced incremental benefits and improvement: physically, mentally, and emotionally. She is happy to share her experiences and the benefits of yoga to as many people as possible. She believes that yoga is for everybody and ‘every body”, regardless of age, gender, body shape, and whether you’re flexible or not. Yoga can be customized to the needs and body structure of each person. It’s never too late to start doing yoga.

    She has been teaching yoga since 2012. She had completed yoga teacher training and workshops, such as 120 hours of Yoga for Fitness (at Yoga Mix Indonesia –in 2012), 500 hours of Yin Yoga (at Yin Yoga World Indonesia – in 2021), Qigong & Traditional Chinese Medicine Workshops (with Ronan Tang – in 2022), Jin Shin Jyutsu Seminar (with Mary Burmeister Institute USA – in 2022), and Sound Healing Workshop (at Udara Bali in 2022).

    Kenwiyoga

    Classes at Udara: Pilates

    Ken started his yoga journey in 2014 and it began as a way to increase his awareness about posture. Since then, yoga has helped so much in his body posture, mobility and flexibility. He then decided to learn more by taking 200 hours of teacher training in Vinyasa, Hatha, and Yin in Ubud during the pandemic to start his life journey as a yoga teacher. In addition to that, Ken is also certified in Pilates & Barre workout by STOTT PILATES and Personal trainer certification by RAI Institute.

    Dawn

    Classes at Udara : Aerial Yoga, Hatha, Meditation, Gentle Flow, Detox Consultant

    Dawn is interested in the intersection where yoga meets therapy. She has worked with neuro-degenerative patients in London, using yoga and body work to increase their mobility and regulate their nervous system therefore lowering anxiety and depression. Dawn incorporates elements of meditation, mantras, sound, mudras and massage therapies into her practice.

    Having also worked as a body worker (Chavutti and Ayurvedic Yoga massage) for over four years, Dawn took her 200hr Ashtanga/Vinyasa training at Sampoorna Yoga, India and is currently working towards her 500hr Yoga Therapy course at Yogamu, and is grateful for all of her beloved guides and teachers throughout her training and on this life long path she has undertaken. She is also a trained and registered Naturopathic Nutritionist graduating from The College of Natural Medicine in London and is one of the Wellness Coaches at Udara Bali.

    Gita

    Classes at Udara : Breathwork & Movement, Vinyasa

    Gita first met yoga to find relaxation in the midst of her hectic routine and to improve her wellbeing in 2015. Her first yoga journey started with a lot of asana practices that required the coordination of strength, postures, and breath, including Jivamukti and Vinyasa Yoga. 
    She took her first YTT in 2018 in Jakarta. As she immersed herself in yoga practices, she also fell in love with Meditation, Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga to balance her strong practice. The two concepts of “Sthira” and “Sukha”, have inspired her to incorporate her classes with different aspects of effort and ease, yin and yang. 
    Gita is also is interested in different healing modalities such as Sound Healing, Qi Gong and Rebirthing Breathwork, that she met by accident through online classes during the pandemic. Radical self-love journey through Rebirthing Breathwork and awareness of prana (qi) through Qi Gong practice are the certifications that she had recently acquired.

    Nadine

    Classes at Udara : Beach Bootcamp

    Nadine was born in Germany and came to Bali for the first time in 1994. Since then she has always wanted to live here, and 28 years later she realized her dream. Nadine started in 2009 as a bodyART and Deep Work Instructor and then as a yoga teacher. She loves movement, whether dancing, CrossFit or yoga. In yoga as well as in functional training and CrossFit, she often sees what the participants need to improve. Through her experience, she can help to show the clients & students what is necessary to be done to alleviate blockages in the body. Through communication, breathing, and massage, she helps the clients to transform their old patterns into new habits for a better healthy life.