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Award Winning Spa, Massage, Aesthetics & Wellness School

The Bali International Spa Academy known as BISA is highly regarded globally as one of Asia’s premier spa, massage, aesthetics and wellness training institutes. Prestigious acknowledgement from industry peers includes CIBTAC Centre of the Year 2015 and Finalist 2014, CIBTAC Tutor of the Year 2015 Finalist, CIBTAC Student of the Year 2014 and 2015, and numerous awards from Indonesian educational organizations.

Inspiring Educational Alternatives and Career Possibilities

From fun day courses to starting a career or professionals expanding their skill portfolio, there are over 50 BISA Courses, CIBTAC, BISA CIBTAC Endorsed and VTCT courses from 1 to 90 days. With a huge shortage of Spa Management, learning managerial skills with Founder and veteran of 40 years, Penny Ellis, will take your career to the next level. All courses can be tailored to suit personal objectives.


Master The Art of Wellness
and Cultural Awareness

The location in the coastal tourism community of Sanur allows students to experience Bali’s deep spirituality and cultural rituals, as well as participate in varied outdoor activities. With strong demand for professionally trained spa therapists, BISA attracts students from around the world.  Given rising consumer demand for wellness treatments, BISA continually adds wellness-focused modalities and workshops.




The Bali International Spa Academy has designed their own course syllabuses and training manuals for many Asian and international massage, beauty and wellness modalities in demand by spa goers.

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CIBTAC is a leading awarding organization whose courses are divided into three accreditation levels . Certification is recognised globally, enabling graduates to obtain work in their desired location.

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Bali BISA was the first training centre to become a CIBTAC Endorsed Training Provider with wellness topics – Balinese, Lomi Lomi, Ayurveda, Maternity, Shiatsu, Thai, Slimming and Spice Islands.

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VTCT is a well-established, awarding organization specializing in service industries such as spa & beauty therapies. Their programs are ideal for people with short time availability and desire structured curriculums.

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Adriana and penny on graduation day. She took Balinese Massage, Facial care for men and pregnancy massage.Adriana Morgado
Balinese Massage, VTCT Award in Facial Care for Men, Pregnancy Massage

  Thank you for everything. I had a great time and learnt a lot. I also had a lot of fun and felt like home. I’m pretty sure that Bali BISA…

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Bali BISA Blogs

Keeping at the forefront of industry trends and research is important to us and our followers.
We present both original content and blogs by guest curators and Penny Ellis, Founder of the Bali International Spa Academy.

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Team and Partner

Our expanding range of corporate and NGO partners from around the world is something we are quite proud of as they seek us out due to our strong reputation for quality training, and strong leadership in the spa and wellness sector.

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