Poses at the ready! International Yoga Day is here to help you get all zen.
Yoga encourages calmness and balance (and the option to wear cute matching exercise sets), yoga is a wonderful self-care practice and form of physical activity known for its bountiful array of benefits.
Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or looking for a new way to move your body, huhThere are some amazing yoga studios in Canberra where you can stretch and savasana to your heart’s content.
This is by no means an exhaustive list. Did we miss your favourite? Email us at [email protected]!
Turn up the heat or slow everything down at GroundUp Belconnen. Offering Flow Yoga and Mellow Yoga classes is the perfect way to re-energize your body without breaking your zen. But if you want to try something new, their Hot Flow Yoga classes will have you working up a sweat while you stretch.
groundup.studio † 18 Benjamin Way
Yoga at Sound CBR is about finding the right balance between physical and mental health. Created to be approachable for every level of ability and experience, the teachers are passionate about sharing the practice of yoga and its incredible benefits†And with classes limited to 16 people, you get even more time and space to enjoy the combination of breathing exercises, physical movement, and mindfulness.
soundcbr.com.au † Unit 175 44 Macquarie Street Barton
A studio built for slow, here.wellbeing was started to help Canberrans live in a more conscious way. Believing that yoga should be fun, they offer everything from go.yo (a power vinyasa yoga class) to bro.yo (a dedicated male-only yoga class).
Leave your phone behind and get ready for the ultimate zen session.
here.co † Shop 3, 2 Frencham Pl, Downer
Sorry, did you say float yoga?
You can try yoga on a stand-up SALTI float at the Lakeside Leisure Center in Greenway. A low-impact workout (but definitely challenging) that immerses you in the present moment and guarantees a laugh, this is an epic way to do yoga†
salti.com.au † Lakeside Leisure Center Corner Anketell Street and Athllon Drive, Greenway
Flow Yoga Canberra
Breathe, energize and relax with Flow Yoga Canberra. Options for a soft or dynamic flow this one is suitable for all levels, yYou will definitely feel zen after exercising in this beautiful and friendly environment. Best of all, all Flow Yoga classes are also Live Streamed – perfect for when you don’t want to leave the house.
flowyogacanberra.com.au † Entrance 1, Building 3, 1 Dairy Road, Fyshwick, ACT 2609, Parking 3.
Perfect for beginners or those interested in yin yoga, Kingston Yoga will increase not only your flexibility but also your well-being. Book in and get ready for the ultimate relaxation session that will leave your body feeling nourished.
kingstonyoga.com.au † Kingsborough Village, Shop 6, 10 Parbery Street, Kingston
Yoga Space in Canberra
From From Ashtanga Yoga to Yogalates, Canberra Yoga Space offers every possible yoga style you can imagine. With something for everyone (including mamas and bubs), they offer a wide variety of styles and variations to give you as much flexibility as possible (get it?)†
canberrayogaspace.com.au † 6/13 Botany St, Phillip
SOULution Yoga & Pilates
If wellness is paramount, a visit to the two SOUlution Yoga & Pilates studios may be what you need.
Not sure where to start? Eastern Energetics meets Western Science in their signature Full Spectrum classes, challenging you to a depth that will leave you feeling physically and energetically balanced. Take a deep breath and book in.
soullutionyoga.com † 30 Lonsdale Street, Braddon & Ground Floor, 5 Soundy Close (unit 16), Belconnen
Rise Studio Canberra
Rise Studio emphasizes movement, connection and nourishment and incorporates mobility, strength and intuitive movement to create a well-rounded teaching experience. Not only do they have individual lesson passes, but also courses that give you time to learn the common poses you’ll see in many classes and how to adapt them to your body.
riseholistic.com.au † Unit 39, 1 Cowlishaw St, Greenway
Change yoga and wellness
Here to change your perception around exercise, Change Yoga approaches movement in a different way.
By working with people so that they can heal from within and help them align and fulfill their life goals and purpose, you can visit them in person at Forde and Scullin or sign up for the Change Yoga Channel so that the classes come to you – wherever you are.
changeyoga.com.au † Unit 6/26 Francis Forde Blvd, Forde and Scullin Shops, 1 Scullin Pl, Scullin
A community driven yoga studio, Wild Studio uses natural, locally sourced materials and props and is passionate about supporting local initiatives and sustainable businesses. They explore the human experience of movement and encourage the experience of yoga to be holistic, bringing benefits both on and off the mat.
wildcanberra.com.au † 25 Dundas Court, Phillip
Yoga Center in Canberra
Every week you can find yoga enthusiasts at the Canberra Yoga Center expanding their physical bodies and calming their minds as they return to their natural calm center of being.
For 10 weeks you can book a unique Dru Yoga experience where you will enjoy flowing sequences to improve physical strength, provide mental clarity and emotional balance.
canberrayogacentre.com.au † Pearce Centre, Building 2, Collett Place, Pearce
Yoga Bloom, an urban retreat in O’Connor, is all about being your unique self. Perfect if you want to reconnect and rediscover what is most meaningful to you, while re-anchoring your body and your life, they even host unique courses and social events.
And for those of us who aren’t very pliable, they also have a yoga wall to support you.
yogabloomoconnor.com.au † 31 Coolibah Cres, O’Connor
Located opposite Old Kingston’s Green Square cafes, this studio is all about bringing balance to your life. With two rooms where you can practice Vinyasa Flow, Hatha, Yin and Restorative Practices or more varied traditions, it is the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning.
balanced yoga.com.au † 39 Jardine Street Kingston
Just over the border in Queanbeyan, Bodhifit Studio offers a wide variety of yoga and custom fitness classes, including reformer Pilates, pre- and post-natal yoga, Barre, and meditation. It is worth traveling on the highway.
bodhifitstudio.com | 2/1 Buttle Street, Queanbeyan
Feature image via facebook.com/here.wellbeing