Yoga Centers of Sri Lanka

Directory of yoga in Sri Lanka - listing yoga centers of all styles and traditions!
For english definitions of various types of Yoga, please see our Yoga Style Glossary

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ABC Yoga Reiki Meditation
Yoga Instructor   Hata Yoga, Basic Tantra & Meditation Lessons   Reiki & Yoga Therapy   English
Address: 144/5A Dharmashoka Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Contact: Tel: +94718230829  /  Email:
Description: Hata yoga, basic Tantric yoga, Meditation, Reiki for healing purpose.

Ashtanga Yoga Revolution
Yoga Studio   Personal Yoga Coach   Yoga Holidays   Languages: English, German, Spanish
Address: Goyambokka, near Tangalle on Sri Lanka's South Coast
Contact: Phone: +49 171 7092529  /  Email: info[at]
Instructor: Melanie Schwier
Yoga Style: Ashtanga Yoga - Mysore style
Description: Ashtanga Yoga Revolution is a Yoga Shala dedicated to teach traditional Ashtanga Yoga.
Daily Ashtanga Yoga Mysore style morning classes run Sunday to Friday from 07:00 to 09:00 am. Ashtanga Revolution Yoga Shala is an open to everybody concept who wishes to come to practice - beginners and long-term ashtangis, staying for weeks or dropping in for morning class.
Introduction classes for students new to Ashtanga Yoga upon request.
We are not a retreat, but two lovely and spacious apartments are available for rent at the villa where the Yoga Shala is located. Recommendations of guest houses within walking distance to the Yoga Shala and weblinks can be found on our website. We are happy to help you with your travel arrangements. More:
See you on the mat.
Ashtanga Yoga Revolution

A U M Yoga Arogya Kendra
Academic Yoga Institute   Yoga Studio   Personal Coach   Yoga Therapy   Corporate Yoga
Yoga & Meditation Courses   Yoga Teacher Training   Languages: English, German, Tamil, Sinhala
Address: 107, W.A.Silva Mawatte, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka
Contact: Phone: (+94) 757999330  /  Email: ananthayoga[at]
Instructors: Anantharavi, Nathiba, Pradeepa, Prasanna, Vinothan, Gayathri, Sivasakthi, Padmini, Gowri
Yoga Style: Kriya / Patanjali / Hatha / Sivananda / Ayurveda
Description: One & only Sri Lankan Yoga School affiliated with the International Yoga Federation. Chief Yoga instructor Anantharavi is the only Sri Lankan Yoga Teacher who has qualified and received a Registered Yoga Teacher License from Yoga Alliance & the International Yoga Federation. Anantharavi studied Traditional yoga from Grandfather and is an Ayurveda Marma Massage Therapist & Teacher. Teaching in Sri Lanka & German.
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Babaji's Kriya Yoga Trust Ashram
Ashram   Bookstore   Yoga Studio   Personal Yoga Coach   Pilgrimages   Residential Facilities
Languages: English, Sinhala, Tamil
Address: 59 Peters Lane, Dehiwela, Sri Lanka
Contact: Phone: (00) (94)-(0)  /  Email: srilanka[at]
Yoga Style: Babaji's Kriya Yoga is a scientific art of perfect God Truth union and Self-Realization. It was revived by a great Master of India, Babaji Nagaraj, as a synthesis of ancient teachings of the 18 Siddha tradition. It includes a series of techniques or "Kriyas" grouped into five phases or branches, taught in a series of classes or initiation seminars: Kriya Hatha Yoga; Kriya Kundalini Pranayama; Kriya Dhyana Yoga; Kriya Mantra Yoga; Kriya Bhakti Yoga.
Description: Babaji's Kriya Yoga Order of Acharyas Trust is a registered society in Sri Lanka. It maintains on a charitable basis, an ashram and large meeting hall, as well as a shrine to Satguru Babaji Nagaraj at a beachfront site, a few yards south of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
For the public it offers introductory classes, several weekly Kriya Hatha Yoga classes, a meditation room, a bookstore (Kriya Yoga books in English, Tamil and Sinhala), and initiation seminars in Babaji's Kriya Yoga. For Kriya Yoga initiates it also offers regular satsang meetings. Please note that the ashram does offer accommodation over night.
Visiting Hours: Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm.
Individual classes can be conducted after consultation.
Weekly Public Yoga classes at the ashram are on Sundays at 8 am.
Thursdays: Day of yoga practice 6 am to 6 pm.
Other Babaji's Kriya Yoga classes are offered in Colombo by:
 · Krishnaveni Kulanthaivel, Mobile no: (00) (94)-(0), krishbabaji[at]
 · T. Anantharavi, Mobile no: (00) (94)-(0), ananthayoga[at]

DOOWA Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat Center
Ashram   Ayurvedic Center   Yoga Studio   Yoga & Meditation Courses
Personal Yoga Coach   Yoga Therapy   Corporate Yoga   Yoga Teacher Training (200hr & 500hr)
Yoga Retreat Vacations   Residential Facilities   Languages: English / Sinhala
Address: Kalugalawathta, Aladeniya, Werellagama, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Instructor: Noyel Dharmajith
Description: DOOWA Yoga Center is an Ayurveda & Yoga Training Center in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Being an Eco-friendly Yoga Ashram, it is located in landscape surrounded by natural shades and a stream which makes the site a real island (Doowa).
Phone: +94 777000799 / +94 773750742  /  Email:

Hot Yoga Retreat
3-Day & 6-Day Yoga Retreats   Luxury Bed & Breakfast Accommodation   Yoga Studio
Yoga Therapy   Language: English
Address: Nimala, Mother's Place, Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa
Contact: Email: info[at]
Instructor: Leticia Recepter
Description: 3 day and 6 day Yoga Retreats.  RYT 500 Certified Yoga Coach.  Hatha Yoga, Hatha Flow and Therapeutic Yoga.  Suitable for Beginners & Advanced.  Taught in English.
Explore the basics of Yoga and Meditation in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. Achieve calmness in body and mind listening to the waves and the soft breeze in an idyllic location at Hikkaduwa beach.

Kundalini Yoga Sri Lanka
Yoga Classes   Gong Healing Therapy   Yoga Teacher Training   Yoga Retreats   Corporate Yoga
Language: English
Locations: The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Road, Col 5, Sri Lanka
Prana Lounge, 60 Horton Place, Col 7, Sri Lanka,
Sanasuma, 9 Greenlands Lane, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka
Instructor: Fiona Raymond.  Tel: +94778011984  /  Email: raymond.fiona[at]
Description: Raising consciousness through Kundalini Yoga and Meditation in Sri Lanka. Connecting Yogis to events, classes, workshops and retreats in Sri Lanka. Aquarian Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 and 2 Retreats.

Mahagedara Retreat
Retreat Center   Samadhi Spa   Ayurvedic Treatments  
Five-Sense Therapy: Meditation, Yoga, Mindfulness, Inner Reflection, Stress Management
Hut Accommodations (Jungle, Village or Paddy)   Languages: English, Singhalese
Address: Mahagedara Retreat & Spa, No.100, Gedigaswalana, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Contact: Email:
Description: Deriving from the Sanskrit word 'maha' meaning 'first' and 'gedera' meaning 'home', Mahagedera literally translates into 'first home' or 'the family home'. We at Mahagedera designed and built our wellness retreat with the ultimate love and care that one puts into building a family home, hoping to provide our guests with the love and care they need to rejuvenate themselves with a sense of having gone back in time, to the warmth of a loving home.

Nithya Ananda Yoga Research & Development Centre
Yoga Retreat Vacations   Languages: Tamil, English & Shingala
Address: Umamaheswaran Road, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
Instructor: Yogi Thurairasa Thirumaran
Description: Hot and Ananda Yoga - Within 21 Days, You can become a New man. Guaranteed Yoga.
Phone: +94777364384  /  Email: agathyar[at]

Niyagama House - your retreat in the tea plantation
Yoga Retreat Vacations   Languages: English and German
Address: Niyagama, Akmeemana, Galle, Sri Lanka
Instructor: Elke de Silva
Description: Niyagama House is a retreat with seven guest rooms, nine kilometres inland from the coastal town Galle. Here you can enjoy daily yoga classes and guided meditations. We offer Hot Yoga, a variation of Bikram Yoga, Vinyasa Flow and personalized yoga classes. Re-energize & relax!

Omm Retreats
Yoga Retreat Vacations   Languages: English, Spanish
Locations: Jetwig Blue hotel (Negombo); Dehigahaela lodge (Sigiriya); Cinnamon hotel (Kandy)
Instructor: Anya Kinneavy - I was born and raised on the north east coast of England and moved to Berlin, a vibrant and colourful city, 6 years ago. Since then, I've taught large groups whilst travelling across Asia working as a yoga guest teacher in several centres.
Description: Sri Lanka Yoga Retreat includes: 7 days accommodation, meals, entrance fees, local guide, yoga, private ground transportation & travel insurance. We'll stay in three magnificent hotels. Besides doing yoga, we've planned exciting activities for this wonderful week in Sri Lanka. Yoga has many links with Buddhist teachings - a rich tradition that is prolific throughout Sri Lanka today.

Palagama Beach Hotel & Spa
Yoga Retreat Vacations   Personal Yoga Coach   Ayurvedic Clinic   Yoga Therapy
Address: Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
Yoga Retreat: Yoga classes taught by Leela Isani. Other yoga teachers or companies can also have yoga retreats at Palagama which we can help organize.
Description: At Palagama Beach we've created something original. Be a part of nature and live a unique, tranquil village experience. We offer everything from charming villas to luxurious cabanas. Each place has its own look and distinctive ambiance.

Patanjali Institute
200 hour Yoga Teacher Training and Hypnotherapy Diploma Course (4 weeks)
Beach Hotel Accommodation   Language: English
Address: Hotel Ocean View Cottage, Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa GL80244, Sri Lanka
Instructor: Dr. Sohail Ebady

Patanjali Institute

Become a certified yoga teacher and hypnotherapist in beautiful Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bali!
The certifications will enable you to teach Yoga Asana, Pranayama, meditation, Kriyas, Mudras, Mantra and yoga philosophy. You are also able to conduct self-hypnosis workshops and give private hypnotherapy sessions to stop smoking, to lose weight, as well as a wide range of stress-related psychological and psychosomatic ailments, among others.
Our course is residential. It is integral traditional classical Yoga following the teaching method of Swami Vivekananda Yoga, Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Yoga University at Bangalore in India.
After successful completion of the course, the students can also apply for membership in the International Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy (IACH).
What you can expect:
- to be perfectly trained to teach Yoga and give Hypnotherapy sessions and conduct Self-Hypnosis Workshops
- if suffering from stress, to transform and become free from the stress
- spiritual growth & journey towards the inner self
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Please visit our website for details on our Early Bird Offer.

Plantation Villa
Ayurvedic Nature Resort   Yoga Retreat Vacations   Ayurvedic Treatments
Address: In a rural village called Nehinna, in Kalutara, Sri Lanka Plantation Villa
Contact: Tel: +94 777 382337  /  Email: sidesilva[at]
Instructors: Milan & Mujith
Yoga Style: Hatha, Ashtanga, Kundalini
Description: We are a Wellness Nature Resort situated in a rural village in Sri Lanka, specialising in Ayurveda and Yoga.
drivewayyoga · We specialise in Ayurveda and Yoga - We use Ayurveda and Yoga to heal and revive the body and mind through nutrition, yoga, relaxation in nature and herbal treatments. Our Ayurvedic doctors, senior therapists and yoga masters have over 15yrs of experience and are all qualified in their respective fields.
· A small and personalised yoga retreat - our retreat centre has 8 rooms offering a unique opportunity to have a customized retreat. All rooms overlook the lush gardens and are decorated in colonial style in keeping with the house which is 150yrs old. All the water used in the hotel comes from the spring water wells in the garden.
· A unique Nature Resort - situated in a plantation with rainforest atmosphere, the property itself is a 30 acre plantation of Rubber, Coconut, Cinnamon and Black Pepper. The hotel villa is surrounded by nature and is a habitat for rare local and migrant birds, butterflies and a plethora of tropical flora and fauna. The hotel has an ongoing conservation project where plants deemed 'critically endangered' are being grown here with expert care.
· A service standard where nothing is too much - a team of staff, from the village are willing to please, having the true Sri Lankan hospitality. The team are all village people who are trained inhouse and employed to help develop the local community.
· Natural and Organic - We follow a 'farm to plate' policy where majority of the food we serve you come from our own organic gardens. The hotel gardens consist of a paddy field, an organic vegetable / fruit spice and herb garden. Guests have the option to join in the paddy harvesting and fruit / vegetable and spice picking for free. Also free Ayurvedic healthy cookery demonstrations are offered to those guests who are interested.
· Community Feel - Set in Nehinna, 80km away from the capital city Colombo, the village is rural and has a traditional community feel. It is the home town of the founder owner. The hotel funds many of the community projects and supports the local community. Free tour of the village to interact with local villages who live simpler but happier lives.
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Sadhana Center
Personal Yoga Coach   Yoga Therapy   Meditation Courses   Yoga Teacher Training   English & Tamil
Address: 90, Alwis place, Kotahena, Colombo-13.
Instructors: Krish, Ahil, Devika                                                                                                              
Description: Email: krishbabaji[at]

Samyama Yoga Retreat Centre
Address: 776 Pitipana Road, Dungalpitiya, Thalahena, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Contact: Phone: 00441483208063  /  Email: info[at]
Instructor: Cecily Sumner BA hons, BWYdip BWY FC1 KHYM teacher
Yoga Style: T Krishnamacharya/TKV Desikachar tradition
Specialties: Asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation, studying the classical texts. Yoga therapy for ME, MS, bad backs, anxiety and nervous problems, etc.
Yoga Retreat: We offer 5 to 7 days total yoga retreat, when we are immersed in asana, pranyama, mantra, meditation and studying the classical yoga texts. Comparing their relevance to our lives today.
Description: Samyama is ideal for anyone who wants to retreat, rest, recuperate away from the stresses of everyday life. We are on a very quiet beach in a garden setting - no hawkers. We also offer tours of Sri Lanka cultural triangle, and safari to discover Sri Lanka's vast variety of flora and fauna.
Samyama is also available to yoga/art groups for rent.
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All rooms are en-suite, some with sea views, all have balconies. The foyer, with curved mahogany staircase under a large glass dome and marble floor, introduces the visitor to the luxury of the rest of the accommodation. We have a 50' no chlorine swimming pool. Samyama is the coolest house with doors and windows over 11 feet high, continually being refreshed by sea breezes. Samyama has 5 twin bedrooms, 3 doubles and 2 singles. If required full board is available. Diet is mostly vegetarian, but if requested sea food can be prepared.

Talalla Retreat
Yoga Retreat Vacations   Two daily drop-in yoga classes, 7 days a week
Address: Talalla South, Sri Lanka
Description: Some places we do not merely visit, we become a part of! Places that touch your spirit, and replenish your soul. Where time fades, and your only schedule is the turning of the tides!
Welcome to an undiscovered Beach Resort Sri Lanka paradise. Go-Lanka  - a great resource for Yoga retreats and Yoga teachers in Sri Lanka.
Traditional retreats - One in one with nature.

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