Taking care of one’s spiritual well-being while taking care of the body is of utmost importance, even if you’re on holiday. The easiest way to do this is by practicing yoga that not only makes you flexible but balances your mind too. The island of Koh Chang has many excellent yoga teachers teaching at some world-class studios and resorts. So if you want to practice yoga on the exotic island Koh Chang, here are our top resort choices for you.
Eka Bhumi Yoga on White Sands Beach
Ekha Bhumi meaning One Earth Yoga offers daily yoga sessions on the top of the DuTalay Hotel at the Northern end of the White Sand Beach.
The Sunset Vinayasa is practiced every day from 6 PM to 7 PM and costs about 300 Baht per class. The institute also has long term courses teaching the core practices of yoga including the various sutras and philosophies.
Om Bless Yoga on White Sands Beach
A relatively new yoga studio, Om Bless Yoga is located opposite Koh Chang Lagoon Resort on White Sands Beach.
Morning and evening yoga sessions are held here depending on the season and the number of guests. The instructors also offer adhoc private yoga classes.
BB Gym on Lonely Beach
By the roadside on Lonely Beach, close to the bars and restaurants is the BB Gym. While the lower floor of the gym is replete with fitness equipment, the upper floor has a simple thatched roof and no walls.
It’s here that locals and tourists can come to practice yoga with BB Yoga. Classes are held twice daily from Monday to Saturday at 10 AM and 6.30 PM, and are open to all levels of yoga enthusiasts.
The drop-in classes cost 300 Baht while three sessions cost 800 Baht. They also run classes at the BB Beach Guesthouse on Klong Kloi Beach, and guests are free to take a dip in the hotel’s swimming pool after class.
Blue Lagoon Yoga on Klong Prao Beach
The eco-friendly Blue Lagoon Bungalows on Klong Prao Beach run yoga sessions from October to April every year.
The sessions cost 300 Baht each or 1250 Baht for 5 sessions. To help you connect with nature, the sessions take place on the lagoon terrace surrounded by the sea and warm breeze from 8 AM to 9.30 AM or from 5 PM to 6.30 PM.
Spa Koh Chang at Salak Kkok
If you’re looking for a yoga retreat surrounded by beautiful mangroves far away from the crowds, head to Spa Koh Chang on the south eastern coast of the island.
Perfectly situated with an ambiance of serenity and peace, the Yoga Sala at Spa Koh Chang has high ceilings and wooden floors and overlooks a herb garden and fish pond. It can accommodate 30 guests.
Sessions cost just 450 Baht each and start with meditation from 8 AM to 8.30 AM followed by yoga from 8.45 AM to 10 AM from Monday to Saturday. The resort here also has 7-day or 14-day yoga retreats that are a combination of detox, massages, yoga, spa treatments, herbal steam baths, and healthy eating.
Peninsula Beach Resort in Siam Royal Bay
Located close to the Siam Royal View Pier, guests staying at the luxurious Peninsula Beach Resort enjoy a 40-meter infinity pool and have access to a range of the activities at Siam Royal Bay. Complimentary yoga classes are included in the stay. The cost for outside guests is 400 THB per class.
What’s amazing, you can also take a pool yoga at Peninsula Beach Resort.
Pool yoga helps you take advantage of the weightlessness of water to practice your yoga poses more easily. The tree, lunge, warrior, chair, head to toe, stork, crane, or big step are some popular water yoga poses.
But you can do much more than this when you indulge in pool yoga at the Peninsula Beach Resort. The classes are free if you are staying at the hotel. The price for the outside guests is 400 THB per class.
Yoga at Peninsula Beach Resort will help you balance your mind while the cool breeze from the sea caresses your body.