Yoga Retreats

Amped Yoga & Surf Sumatra!

Epic journey in the secret location of Sumatra, SpotX

Off-the-beaten road, a true gem of Indonesia sits on the northern edge of the country, by the world class surf spot. This 7 day retreat does not compare to any other retreats in South East Asia. Our location has been visited by amateur and professional surfers such as Clive Neeson and STORMRIDERS SURF GUIDE alike. Hidden, tucked away from more popular surf spots in Sumatra. 
 
Enjoy the day with a little yoga, lots of surf, kayaking trip by the river, visit an Elephant Sanctuary, nourish your body and soul with wholesome food.

 

Beach Bum Yogi: Learning Tips of Self Care from Ancient Yogis

Caring for yourself is often a neglected part of our daily lives. But it’s the best thing you can do for the planet, the world around you and for your long term well being. It has nothing to do with throwing every latest superfood at your body. By learning our constitutions based on Ayurvedic teachings in an unconventional, relatable way, you can take what you learned back home and still continue. 1 full hour of yoga class, a little shot of all natural medicinal drink, fresh coconut water, topped with self-scrub session on the beach will do you all the good in the world. You get to make your own massage mix with essential oils of your choice.

4-day Mind/Body Reawakening

4 full days just for YOU! This is a Flying Elephant Yoga signature retreat where we take you through the world of wellness through teachings and healing techniques drawn from Ayurveda, yoga, meditation and pranayama and the practice of aligning yourself with self-integrity. You will have deeper knowledge of yourself, your body and techniques you can take home at the end of your stay.

Land and Sea Retreat

Find your peace and tranquility through meditation on land and under the sea. Your perfect day of vacation is right here in the hidden gem of Indonesia, Pulau Weh. Enjoy your private yoga sessions, delicious drinks and food from our famous cafe and scuba diving in one of the most revered areas of ocean in the world.

Healing Touch Session

Touch is powerful. It can be healing and transformational. Through years of teaching yoga, with the background and knowledge of shiatsu and pranassage, Tomomi has cultivated her own way of using touch as a healing technique. She works on everyone differently each time. Sometimes it's about moving your body into a gentle yogic postures and other times, it's all about releasing trigger points. Her touch can change the way your mind body work through your daily activities. Keep your open mind and simply practice receiving.

200hr Yoga Teacher Training

Here at Flying Elephant Yoga, 200hr Basic teacher training program, we value transformation through self-inquiry. Though our teacher training program is designed around a tradition of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, we do not teach one style of yoga. Instead, we choose to learn from benefits of all lineages.

The Flying Elephant Yoga Team

Tomomi Kojima- ERYT500

Founder

Tomomi is the owner of Flying Elephant Yoga in Pulau Weh, Sumatra, Indonesia. She started practicing yoga when she first moved to Canada as a teenager in 2000.  She then became a certified yoga teacher in 2008 and has been an integral part of extensive yoga teacher training programs both at a 200hr and 500hr level.  After teaching and traveling in North America, Mexico, Australia, and Bali, Indonesia, she established her own independent yoga school in 2014. Her classes are based on vinyasa or flow mixed with her own personality and experience, and various styles of yoga she studied along her journey. With the background of vinyasa, power vinyasa, yin, pre- and post-natal yoga, she encourages her students to observe their minds while nurturing their own individuality. Her classes are about honoring both the traditional and the modern, physical and mental aspects of yoga.

As her friend Luna put it, Tomomi is a “hopeless beach bum” who loves spending her time with her husband and her baby by the b