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Top Ten Courses In Bali  

by on Thursday, 29 September 2011No Comment | 1,071 views

There are so many things that you would like to learn from how to master Balinese dance to carve the wood. Or you are craving to stand on the surf board but you still can’t do that. Bali now is not only a holiday destination where you are the viewer but also a place where you can learn many things from sport to cultural performances from the expert. Here are the top ten courses in Bali which can enrich your knowledge and ability.

1 Surf School

Wanna be as super cools as surfers who can stand on the surf board and control it when strong waves hit them? Learn how to do it in a surf school in Kuta. Odyssey Surf School is one of reputable surf school with professional tutor and offer 1-5 day course.

2 Cooking Class

Balinese and Indonesian cuisines taste good and uniquely delicious because using some exotic spices such as cloves and cinnamons. Learn how to cook Balinese, Indonesian, and other cuisines in Bali. Some restaurants in Ubud just like Casa Luna offer cooking class where you are involved in buying the ingredients, cooking them, and enjoying your delicious dishes.

3 Scuba Diving Course

Within 2 days at Bali Padi Scuba Diving you will have your own scuba diving certificate which will send to your address. On the first day, you will have theory and practice on the pool while on the second day you will try all theory given in open water and you have to complete the paperwork.

4 Balinese Dance Course

You are always amazed with the movements of Balinese dancers. There are many workshops which allow you to learn Balinese Dance. Some hotels just like Nikko Bali Resort and Spa and Matahari Beach Resort and Spa have Balinese dance course program. Padi Prada in Ubud also offers Dancing course besides any other courses.

5 Silver Smiting Course

In this case, Gianyar provides you many silver workshops which can teach you how to craft silver. Studio Perak located in Ubud will be a great place to learn how to make silver ring or pendant. Within 3 hours and more you will be able to see the result of your own artwork. Children, at least 8 year old, can also participate in crafting the silver.

6 Batik Painting Lesson

Batik is a world cultural heritage comes from Indonesia. Each region in Indonesia has their batik characteristic. Paint Batik pattern on the sheet is considered as a fun thing to do. Children will also love this activity. In Ubud, there are some workshops offer Batik making class.

7 Wood Carving Lesson

Without question, Balinese has advanced skill in carving the wood to be artworks. By learning it with guidance from experienced and renowned wood carver from Ubud maybe you won’t need to buy wood carving as a gift. You can make your wood carvings by yourself. Back pain is something that you may get at the end of the class but it is worth it.

8 Fruit Carving Course

In five star restaurant or hotel you may find incredibly wonderful fruit carving. And you do want to learn how to create such masterpiece. You can learn it at Pondok Pekak Library and Learning Center, Ubud.

9 Balinese Music Course

Balinese traditional musical instrument (gamelan) is very unique. You can learn to play one of musical instrument in Pondok Pekak Library and Learning Center.

10 Yoga Class

Balance your mind and body by doing Yoga. The appropriate yoga movements are taught by experienced instructors who open classes in Kuta or Ubud. By joining Yoga Class for a couple of days you will know the right Yoga movements and you can continue practicing at home by yourself.

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