Yoga, the age-old practice that constantly challenges yet calms, becomes much more of an enthralling, immersive experience when set in beautiful spaces. These 9 beautiful yoga studios might just get you booking a slot in no time.
1. DELIGHT YOGA
Opening and clearing your mind in time for your yoga practice will be effortless with the help of the delightfully bright, airy interiors of Delight Yoga. With its huge open space and lots of natural lighting, the spaces were created to make you feel safe, relaxed, and filled with peace. They aim to create authentic and meaningful experiences for every individual who steps inside the studio. Offering an extensive variety of yoga practices, there is certainly something for everyone here. Whether you’re a beginner interested to try out yoga for the first time or a certified yogi who’s been practicing for several years now, the different yoga practices offered at Delight Yoga will bring out the best in you and have you rediscover the delight of being conscious, the Delight of Being.
2. GOOD VIBES
Choose between Good Vibes’ two equally beautiful yoga studios: Northcote and Collingwood. With a light and airy Scandinavian design, the Northcote studio was where it all started. Not only do its white brick walls and light wood flooring and ceiling breathe out a refreshing sense of calm, this studio also has sustainability at its heart. Collingwood (pictured), on the other hand, gives off more of a sophisticated vibe, with its glass and concrete atrium – think modern, industrial Zen. Both studios provide complimentary Manduka Pro mats, organic linen bolsters, recycled merino wool blankets, and all natural body products in their showers. You’ll be one spoilt yogi, for sure!
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3. THE YOGA FOREST
San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Tucked away in the tropical forests of Guatemala, The Yoga Forest (main picture) is your simple, relaxed, and off the grid yoga getaway. Built using various natural and traditional building methods and using solar energy for their simple electricity and hot water, they try their best to produce as little waste as possible and to provide the most sustainable retreat lifestyle possible. With ancient Mayan altars and natural springs surrounding, you can truly connect with Mother Nature here. Yogis can enjoy daily drop in yoga and meditation classes in this gorgeous setting. Furthermore, The Yoga Forest embodies a “Deep Green Yoga” philosophy, which expands the concept of yoga by observing the natural systems around and working with nature.
With its bright white interiors and ample natural lighting, feel a surge of reenergizing yet at the same time calming energy the moment you enter the MOVE studio. Coupled with its fresh, clean, airy interiors is a great line-up of expert coaches who specialize in Kettlebells Movement Strength, HIIT Pilates, Calisthenics Floorwork Stretching, Breathwork, and of course, Yoga and HIIT Movement Yoga. MOVE believes that humans were born to move. They are redefining fitness and are inviting everyone to join the “movement.” Their goal is to make movement for everyone and to create a positive change to the fitness industry in the process.
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5. FIVELEMENTS HABITAT
Hong Kong, China
The luxurious design of Fivelements Habitat will give you the feeling of entering a chic urban tropical escape. The interiors’ natural materials of stone, wood, and bamboo, warm ambient lighting, and bright yet sophisticated pops of color instantly set the Zen mood for anyone who walks into this space. The wellness space offers four group studios, along with two private rooms, with its Soundscapes room being the biggest attraction. It not only offers an immersive visual experience, but it also plays specific Solfeggio Frequencies, which have numerous benefits, including repairing DNA, awakening intuition, facilitating change, etc. Other than Yoga and the Sacred Arts practices, Fivelements Habitat also invites individuals to their holistic wellness rituals, personalized wellness programs, and their Sakti Elixir plant-based dining.
6. BLUE EARTH VILLAGE
Head to the beautiful island of Bali and combine enjoyment with education at Blue Earth Village’s classes focused on Yoga, Meditation, and the mind/body connection. Their beautiful yoga deck, with breathtaking views of Gunung Agung and Jemeluk Bay, will have you feeling absolutely inspired and refreshed. Built from bamboo and recycled Ulin wood, with high ceilings, and an open air concept, the space is open on the sides yet still feels very private because of its high elevation. This shala can fit 30 to 35 people for asana classes and 100 people for practicing meditation. With passionate teachers applying the insights of freediving, neuroplasticity, and modern brain science, students are guided every step of the way on their yogic journey. Besides Yoga, Blue Earth Village also offers training on freediving.
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7. HUMMING PUPPY NYC
New York, USA
A stunning space with a black and white, neutral color scheme, Humming Puppy NYC has beautiful interiors that match its beautiful yoga classes. The yoga space’s black walls, high ceilings, ambient lighting, and specifically warm 28-degree temperature will take you on a yoga journey that you’ve never experienced before. Enter the studio, leave the outside world behind, and immerse yourself in only good vibes. What makes this yoga studio stand out from the rest is that its yoga space literally “hums.” The people behind Humming Puppy teamed up with one of the world’s leading acoustic engineers to incorporate a combination of frequencies into the room, including the frequency of the earth itself, to enhance and deepen your experience and to help “ground” you through your practice. Not to overcomplicate things, the “hum” simply just feels good!
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8. ONE HOT YOGA
Filled with plenty of natural light and neutral colours, the creation of yogini Lucinda Mills and architect Rob Mills, this beautiful studio is a marriage between yoga and architecture.Situated in the trendy area of South Yarra, One Hot Yoga has won global awards for its stunning studio design and eco-friendly efforts. Everything about the space is meticulously crafted to ensure you completely immersive yourself in your yoga practice. Rooms are heated to 21˚C, 27˚C or 37˚C to promote detoxification, boasting a state-of-the-art air filtration system, which uses a constant stream of oxygen to nourish and cleanse your body while keeping the room completely fresh and clean. Say goodbye to stuffy hot yoga rooms!
9. FLY LDN
You’re up for a truly unique yoga experience at FLY LDN. Their yoga classes mix light and visual effects to create an immersive experience like no other. With all lights turned off and beautiful, grounding, awe-inspiring sceneries of nature from all over the globe projected onto the huge screen of the dark room, FLY LDN’s yoga classes are probably nothing like you’ve ever tried before. Led by London’s finest instructors, their range of traditional-meets-modern classes are special in their own ways. Choose from their Base Flow, Flowlife, Chill, Slow Flow, Candlelit Hip Hop Yoga, or New Grad Flow.