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BEST Yoga Studio

2016 BEST Yoga Studio

North End Yoga

Boston

At North End Yoga, even the all-levels vinyasa class incorporates ab workouts and back bends we’ve rarely seen at other local studios. Despite the intensity, its vibe is more incense-tinged serene than sweat-laden studio. Namaste to that. read more»

2009 BEST Yoga Studio, Affordable

Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga Institute

Cambridge

Twenty bucks for yoga? Om, no. At Baron Baptiste’s Monday and Wednesday community classes, $7 buys 90 minutes of eagles, dolphins, and downward dogs. Expect to lose about a gallon of sweat—though not your shirt—in the center’s heated environs. read more»

2007 BEST Yoga Studio, Kids'

The Sports Club/LA

Boston

Though this polished 114,000-square-foot gym and spa is every bit the haven for fully grown and well-paid adults, it seems there’s room here for younger fitness fans to get in on the action, too. Besides Family Day every Sunday and… read more»

2006 BEST Yoga Studio, Back Bay

Exhale

Boston

The studio itself imparts a fresh feeling of Zen. Add in the unrivaled team of mind-and-body gurus (David Magone, Toby Levine, Amy Leydon), and you’ll be a mellowed-out acrobat in no time. Be sure to check out Exhale’s spa services,… read more»

2006 BEST Yoga Studio, South End

Sadhana Studios

Boston

At Sadhana, the vibe is cool and the yoga is hot—over 95 degrees. Try out a steamy session with co-owner and teacher Glen, and see why he’s racked up a cult following. Or quiet your mind in the studio’s unique… read more»

2006 BEST Yoga Studio, Jamaica Plain

Blissful Monkey

Boston

Get a dose of flexibility and strength from owner and instructor Terri Holler. Her Sunday evening mixed-level class relaxes and recharges—the perfect way to start a new week. On the go? Take a time-out with Lunchtime Yoga, an hour of… read more»

2006 BEST Yoga Studio, Brookline

Inner Space

Brookline Village

Though it’s shared with karate classes, this no-frills studio is a sanctuary of calm. Teachers hailing from the neighborhood instruct special sessions for kids and teens, as well as a respectable selection of adult classes. This fall, the ever expanding… read more»

2005 BEST Yoga Studio

David Vendetti,

Boston

Aching for downward dog? Eager for a sun salutation? Stop by this frills-free Boylston Street studio. Yogi David Vendetti transforms himself from teacher to comedian to storyteller to motivator, all while delivering precise, clear instructions. His 90-minute classes cater to… read more»