If you’re like me, you started your yoga journey during lockdown and spent your quarantine hours downward dogging and attempting the crow with the help of online tutorials and YouTube 30 yoga challenges. Now with yoga studios across the city reopening for business, put your practice into action and try out one of these eight classes this weekend.
Whether you’re starting out or you’re a fully flung crow-loving professional, boutique fitness studio FLEX Chelsea is your go-to spot for all things yoga.
Choose your yoga of choice, from the cardio focused Power Flow to the CBD Yin sessions, helping to aid muscle recovery and reduce anxiety, and the instructors will guide you on a journey of yoga transformation.
They’ve even got sessions dedicated for teens too, dedicated to helping reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and self-esteem.
293 Fulham Road, Chelsea SW10 9PZ
Intensify your yoga practice with a sweaty session at Hotpod Yoga.
You’ll quite literally be in a hot pod, with the heat gradually getting warmer and warmer throughout your session, as your instructor guides you through your deep breathing and poses. Certainly not one for the fainthearted but a great alternative to help get your exercise fix in the morning or post-work.
Choose your favourite type of practice, from minipod flow to boutique flow, and get the juices flowing in the rather steamy temperature of 37 degrees…
Put down your phone and take a moment for yourself with FLY LDN, London’s immersive yoga studio dedicated to helping you unwind through exercising.
At this Aldgate hotspot, you’ll be guided on a journey. In the studio, mats are spaced out and a huge HD tv lies at the front of the room, projecting beautiful and calming landscape imagery, helping to guide you from the rush of the city and into your own special relaxation space. Choose from their varying sessions; we love their Flowlife sessions, which is designed to make you work up a sweat and release your inner tensions one step at a time.
24 Creechurch Lane, Aldgate EC3A 5EH
Now specialising in virtual classes, Studio One Islington provides you with on-demand videos and live classes, designed to help you achieve your fitness goals.
Studio One specialises in yoga, barre, pilates and meditation, so whether you’re looking to get your daily downward dog in or you fancy developing your meditation methods, there’s something for all here. They’ve also got a seven day free trial for those looking to try it out before they fully commit.
Yoga giants, MoreYoga boast 30+ studios all over London, meaning you eager downward doggers can get your yogi fix no matter where you’re based.
You’ll be able to workout your muscles and strengthen your posture through their easy guided lessons. Try out everything from flow yoga to meditation, to a strength busting YogaHIIT session.
They’ve also entered the 2020 virtual world, offering online classes and an affordable online membership rate, starting at just £9.99 a month. So if you’re not a fan of working up a sweat in class, you can do your yoga stretches from the comfort of your living room. Bonus.
Slotted in the heart of Eccleston Yards, Re:Mind is a meditation, healing and breathwork studio, and hosts a variety of classes dedicated to reconnect with your inner self.
For the yogis, book in for one of their Re:Store sessions, a movement class that gently incorporates yoga poses and helps you to relax your body and mind.
Practice with ease at Bhuti, Richmond’s eco wellbeing space, dedicated to yoga, pilates and fitness.
Possibly the prettiest studio in London, thanks to the beautiful stained glass windows blaring the natural light in, Bhuti has various yoga classes helping to tackle your different needs, from kundalini to iyengar yoga, yin yoga to pregnancy and postnatal sessions.
Possibly the prettiest studio in London, thanks to the beautiful stained glass windows blaring the natural light in.
50 Hill Rise, Richmond TW10 6UB
Designed with helping you feel comfortable on the mat in mind, Yogahaven covers all bases when it comes to yoga techniques and classes. They’ve also got memberships that suit all types of individuals too, from annual fees to one-off introductory starters, so no matter how much time you want to dedicate to your new found hobby, Yogahaven have you covered with their memberships too.
Clapham, Richmond and East Croydon
Catering to the social media age, Chroma yoga uses colour therapy to combat the amount of blue light from our screens, filtering rooms with vibrant, neon lights each with a different vibe. Orange is slower paced, pink is restorative, yellow wakes us up and blue increases energy.
Their physical studio is still closed for the foreseeable but they’ve got a selection of online classes available via their ChromaTV to help you get on your yoga journey now.