Welcome to Bali International Spa Academy

Bali BISA was established in 2006 by its Founder, Penny Ellis, a 40 year spa veteran. Since its inception, it has lived up to its mission of “excellence through professionalism”, quickly becoming one of Asia’s most renowned spa and massage training centres. Bali International Spa Academy is widely regarded as Indonesia’s top internationally-accredited massage training school.

We work hard to maximize each student’s opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills required to reach his/her full potential in the dynamic, rapidly expanding health, wellness, spa and aesthetics fields. Students can follow a comprehensive spa training curriculum all while experiencing Bali’s tropical splendour.

Bali BISA is a recognized and accredited Spa School with CIBTAC, BABTAC and the Indonesia Education Ministry. We are recognized as one of Asia’s leading educational centers in the industry and is one of only three finalists for the CIBTAC Center of the Year 2014.

Kana Ogura, one of our Japanese students attained CIBTAC Student of the year award.

Bali BISA offers training in many spa, massage, wellness and beauty modalities. Whether your plan is to enter the field as a professional, expand your skills or simply learn for fun, we are able to offer many courses, International standard syllabuses to suit your needs, including those from CIBTAC and our own specially designed courses.

Located in the coastal tourism community of Sanur, the learning experience is enriched by the deep seated spirituality and cultural rituals of the Balinese.

What Makes Us Special Bali BISA Video

  • High quality course content and materials.
  • Health & Safety Standards followed and taught.
  • Small classes with personalized tuition.
  • Course work instruction takes place in a relaxed and calm environment.
  • Exceptionally well trained and passionate tutors.
  • A learning atmosphere of warmth, mutual respect and enthusiasm.
  • A culturally diverse student body.
  • Assistance with pre-arrival planning, including visas and accommodation.

Our commitment to each and every student means employers worldwide specifically seek out graduates from Bali BISA. Our spa training facility is also accredited by the Indonesian Education Ministry. This provides a unique opportunity for foreign tourism organizations to identify and train Balinese residents for overseas deployment.

Experience Bali

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Experience the natural beauty and unique Hindu culture of Bali as you train with our team of experts. Bali is a wonderful place to live and study.


Spa Courses

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We have a range of spa and massage courses that will provide you with the skills to perform traditional Balinese massages, Shiatsu, Lomi Lomi and many more.


Career Training

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Looking to make a career of spa & massage therapy?  Our professional courses will help you to start your career in the best possible way.