Sheila Burch began her yoga practice in 1981 in Santa Barbara, California. She has studied yoga in India, Nepal, Thailand, China, France, Azerbaijan and Bali and attended the world renowned Ramamini Iyengar Yoga Center in Pune, India in September 2013 where she studied directly with the Iyengar family.
Sheila continued her study of Mindfulness Meditation at Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal in April, 2017 and attended a Mindfulness training course with Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Omega Institute in New York in September, 2017.
Sheila is a world traveler and an international educator who has taught in international schools around the world for the past 20 years. She brings her vast teaching experience to her yoga classes and is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher. Her classes are Iyengar based and incorporate different yoga styles including Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga.
Sheila opened The Ubud Yoga House in April, 2014. The Yoga House is located in the rice fields on the path to Sari Organic Restaurant, near the Pomegranate Restaurant and the Dragonfly Retreat Center. Daily classes at the Ubud Yoga House offer the magic and serenity of yoga and meditation in the rice fields as the day begins and ends. All classes are student centered to meet the individual needs of beginners, intermediate and advanced students.