The Ultimate Guide to Yoga Studios in Boston
Find your zen at one of these 29 yogi havens.
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Everyone is brought to their yoga mat for a different reason—maybe one person is using it as a form of recovery, another might solely be there for the breathing, and then you have others who enjoy hot yoga as a form of intense exercise. With all the many reasons people flock to their mat it’s no wonder yoga studios are on every corner of every neighborhood offering an extensive list of classes. But where to start? If you still haven’t found your zen, check out one of these 29 yoga studios in Boston—we’re sure you’ll find a practice that’ll fit your preference.
If you want your workout to double as Instagrammable content, you can’t miss Acorn’s Glow Yoga Fusion classes. Students wear white, cover themselves in body paint, and incorporate glow sticks into their practice under black lights.
$22/two weeks of unlimited yoga, 576 Washington St., Brighton, 617-208-8201, acornyoga.org.
Whether you’re looking to sweat it out or stretch it out, this Charlestown studio’s got you covered. Asana not only offers a variety of yoga classes in it’s floor-to-ceiling windowed studio, but also counts barre and Pilates among it’s offerings.
Starts at $45/two weeks unlimited classes, 20 City Sq., Charlestown, 617-413-8434, asanacharlestown.com.
This is the place to learn Ashtanga yoga, which is considered a vigorous form of yoga, where poses are performed in a set sequence with movements connecting each position. For extra focus, try a Mysore-style class, which is practiced in total silence.
$50/one week trial, 8 Inman St., Cambridge, ashtangayogaboston.com.
Beacon Hill Yoga
This intimate Beacon Hill Studio is open seven days a week and has 19 teachers on staff, so you’re sure to find one you click with.
$30/two weeks of unlimited classes, 57 Phillips St., Boston, 617-784-8419, yogabeaconhill.com.
Be. In Union: While they have plenty of interesting classes scheduled, Be. In Union is a great resource for families. Middle and high school students can check out Yoga for Young Athletes and prenatal and postnatal classes are taught by a doula.
$175/one month unlimited pass, or $20 drop in, 440 Somerville Ave., Sommerville, 617-623-9642, beinunion.com.
Bikram Yoga Works
Melt away your daily stresses in one of Bikram Yoga Work’s two heated studios. Take either the studio’s namesake Bikram hot yoga class, or try out their hot Pilates to mix up how you break a sweat.
Starts at $49/30 days unlimited access, 561 Boylston St., Boston, 617-585-6565, bikramyogaworks.com.
Blissful Monkey Yoga Studio
Blissful Monkey’s mantra is as lighthearted as it’s name: “if you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.” With classes for all ages, from newborns and up, this Jamaica Plain studio is perfect for anyone looking to get their flow on without the pressure of having the perfect Warrior I.
Starts at $30/30 days unlimited classes, 663 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-522-4411, blissfulmonkey.com.
Boston Yoga Union
This Fenway newcomer strikes the perfect balance between cozy and spacious in their Boylston Street studio. With a comfy and colorful lobby that encourages community over a cup of tea, and three studio spaces (the largest one measuring an impressive 2,000 square feet), Boston Yoga Union is perfectly suited for furthering your yoga practice and finding your zen.
Starts at $35/two weeks unlimited yoga, 1112 Boylston St., Boston, 857-277-1196, bostonyogaunion.com.
Bow Street Yoga
Union Square’s small, community-oriented studio offers “straight up, no frills, yoga” and “unwind” classes for restoration and relaxation. Their commitment to making yoga available to anyone is clear in their pay-what-you-can classes and work study option.
$45/5 classes in 30 days, 34 Bow St., Somerville, bowstreetyoga.com.
No matter your mindset when you step in the studio, Coolidge Yoga has a class to match it. From Urban Beatz, an energetic combination of strengthening movements and upbeat hip-hop music, to Candlelit Yin Yoga, a meditative class practiced by the calming glow of candle light, there’s something for everyone and every mood.
Starts at $30 for 30 days of unlimited yoga, various locations, 617-879-0861, coolidgeyoga.com.
If you’re looking to squeeze a little more sweat out of your sun salutations, look no further than this national yoga fitness chain. CorePower turns up the burn with in-studio and online classes that engage every muscle, work your core, and build endurance, incorporating high-intensity interval training, free weights, and added studio humidity.
Free week unlimited yoga, various locations, corepoweryoga.com.
Down Under School of Yoga
Down Under School of Yoga forgoes the frills of designer apparel and Instagrammable poses for a practice rooted in the traditions of the discipline. Dedicated to fostering community and educating both newcomers and patron yogis, this old-school studio promises to deliver quality yoga training in a down-to-earth environment.
Starts at $30/30 days unlimited yoga, various locations, downunderyoga.com.
East Side Yoga and Fitness
East Side offers all levels of Vinyasa flow and strength classes, but you’ll especially want to check out beach yoga over the summer at Carson Beach.
$40/two weeks of unlimited classes, 584 East Broadway, South Boston, 617-269-1800, east-sideyogaandfitness.com.
For the ultimate wellness experience, head to either Boston location of this fitness-spa mashup. Choose from one of Exhale’s four yoga offerings—from the sweaty and strengthening Power Yoga, to the tranquil, almost therapeutic, Chill Yoga—and place the cherry on top of your self-care routine with a rejuvenating spa service.
Starts at $25/2 fitness classes, various locations, exhalespa.com.
Health Yoga Life
Founded by four sisters and their mother, this studio is notable for their commitment to making yoga an integral part of your routine. Check out their weekend retreats in Boston throughout the year, or their 2 week intensive teacher training camp in Vermont.
One month trials at $45, 12 Beacon St., Boston, 857-350-4124 and 181 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 877-777-2010, healthyogalife.com.
JP Centre Yoga
A community-centric space devoted to promoting yoga for all, this 2018 Best of Boston winner offers affordable, accessible classes for anyone looking to dive into downward dog. Holding a variety of distinct classes in their spacious studios, from Fundamentals of Alignment to Yoga for Healthy Aging and Recovery, there’s a class to match the needs of every student.
Starts at $25/2 weeks unlimited yoga, 670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-942-8936, jpcentreyoga.com.
Mission Hill Yoga
This studio has something for everyone, with unique offerings like Kids Yoga, Yoga Beats and Rhymes, and Brunch and Lunch Flow, designed to fit into your busy schedule. Don’t miss SPA Yoga, which features candlelight, aromatherapy, and sometimes chocolate during a slow, floor-based routine.
New Student Special at $65/three weeks of unlimited classes, 1467 Tremont St., Boston, 617-652-0523, missionhillyoga.com.
North End Yoga
Described as a “yoga oasis” in the heart of Boston’s historic North End, this vibrant India-inspired studio is a peaceful haven for yogis, barre-lovers, and Pilates enthusiasts alike. Pop in for a class or opt for a private session, and make time afterwards to treat yourself to one of the neighborhood’s famous Italian pastries.
Starts at $30/30 days unlimited membership, 256 Hanover St., Boston, 617-227-9642, northendyoga.com.
At this Somerville studio, each month’s classes are based around a specific theme that gives customers a chance to focus on one pose, or tenet of yoga, throughout the month. After sweating it out in class, check out V02, the on-site vegan cafe.
New students can try 2 classes for $30, 288 Highland Ave., Somerville, 617-625-0267, o2yoga.com.
Radiant Yoga Boston
Along with a variety of classes you won’t find elsewhere (Chill Candlelight Restorative Yoga, anyone?), Radiant Yoga also has a Wellness Center offering bodywork, therapy, and nutrition.
$35/three week trial, 516 E 2nd St., Boston, 617-765-4125, radiantyogaboston.com.
Located in Davis Square, this studio offers unique classes like Vinyasa with live music and strength conditioning classes to improve yoga practice. Also check out the treatment room for acupuncture, massage, and vibrational sound therapy.
Introductory package $25/two weeks, 249 Elm St., Somerville, 617-629-2299, samarayogastudio.com.
Savin Hill Fitness Studio
Coming to Dorchester in May, this start-up fitness studio is opening its doors with the goal of being an uplifting and empowering space for its patrons. And yoga isn’t all this fitness hub has to offer, promising to be a complete wellness experience, with a variety of fitness classes, nutrition, massage services, and personal training, too.
Starts at $140/10 pack yoga and fitness pass, 110 Savin Hill Ave., Dorchester, savinhillfitness.com.
Shawmut Yoga Studio
Lack of judgment and competition make this South End spot stand out. All classes are open to guests of any level of experience.
New client offer of $40/two weeks of yoga, 280 Shawmut Ave, Boston, 718-534-9642, shawmutyoga.com.
Some. Yoga Studio
This Gilman Square Studio exemplifies the luxurious side of yoga. Come for the complimentary mats, water, and custom playlists, and stay for the cool towels you’ll get to refresh on your way out.
$30/30 days of unlimited yoga, 370 Medford St., Somerville, 617-849-2483, someyogastudio.com.
South Boston Yoga
South Boston Yoga is here to help you explore the health benefits of this ancient practice, whether it’s in their signature all levels yoga class or during a week-long exotic retreat. Drop in to this Southie studio and take a class with two-time Best of Boston winner and South Boston Yoga co-owner, David Vendetti.
Starts at $25/2 weeks unlimited classes, 36 W. Broadway, South Boston, 617-315-7448, southbostonyoga.net.
If you’ve always wanted to fly, this is the place to be. Swet offers aerial yoga, along with pilates, barre, and meditation in hammocks suspended above the ground.
Start with an intro pass at $30/two classes, 480 Tremont St., Boston, 617-670-0630, swetstudio.com.
The Point East Boston Barre and Yoga
As Eastie’s first yoga studio, the Point offers can’t-miss workshops like “Buti and the Beat Yoga and Dance Workshop,” set to Missy Elliot, Rihanna, and Beyonce songs. If you’re an early riser, check out roof deck yoga for morning sun salutations with a stunning view of Boston.
$30/two weeks of unlimited classes, 20 Orleans St., East Boston, thepointeb.com.
The Yoga Lounge
On top of this Winthrop spots’ extensive class offerings—with everything from teen yoga to yoga dance—the Yoga Lounge also offers services like Thai massage and Reiki sessions to help you recover and renew even off the mat.
$15 drop-in rate, 526 Shirley St., Winthrop, theyogaloungewinthrop.com.
Across seven studios throughout the Boston-area, beginners to long-time yoga practitioners can enjoy a spectrum of YogaWorks classes, from heated yoga set to hip-hop tunes to core-strengthening Vinyasa flow. And with a one-week trial of free unlimited yoga for new students, there’s no reason not to give this national yoga chain a try.
Free week unlimited yoga, various locations, yogaworks.com.