With so many yoga studios in the Boston Metro area, how is a practitioner to choose? Whether you’re new to the area and trying to find your new home studio or you’re looking to try something new, we’ve narrowed down the list to save you hours of scrolling Yelp.
Here are the best yoga studios in Boston in a diverse range of neighborhoods. Now go get your flow on!
1. Coolidge Yoga
1297 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446. Schedule
Looking for a studio with a wide variety of classes and an affordable way to get to know the community? Choose the “30 Days for $30” option on your first visit and take a month of unlimited classes. Options like Forrest Yoga, FUNdamentals classes, slower restorative practices, and pre/postnatal classes mean you can always find a class to suit your needs. Coolidge also has a location in the South End at 15 Worcester Street, Boston, MA 02118.
2. North End Yoga
256 Hanover St. 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02113. Schedule
If you’re more of a multi-disciplinary kind of person, you might love the variety of classes on tap at North End Yoga. BarreFusion and Mat Pilates are sprinkled amidst a full schedule of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Yin Yoga. It’s good to switch it up every once in awhile, right? Sign up for 30 days of unlimited classes for $30, an offer only valid on your first visit.
3. Beacon Hill Yoga
57 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114. Schedule
You want your Vinyasa heated, but not all the time? Located in the heart of Boston’s historic Beacon Hill, BHY offers both heated and regular classes every day of the week – as well as restorative, barre, and meditation classes. Mats and towels are available for rent (there are showers). Try two weeks for $30.
4. Barre & Soul
36 John F. Kennedy St., Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138. Schedule
Located smack in the center of Harvard Square, Barre & Soul attracts a lot of students from nearby universities as well as professionals working in the area. This studio prides itself on being empowering and body-positive: you won’t find mirrors in-studio. Take Vinyasa, YogaSculpt, Barre, or 30-minute CardioFlash classes at the studio rated Best of Boston 2018 by Boston Magazine. $79 covers your first month of membership.
What about yoga in a silky hammock? We’re not kidding. Suspend yourself from the ceiling in semi-traditional yoga postures and take your savasana a few feet off the ground at Swet Studio. Classes are kept small due to hammock availability, so purchase your first class at $30 and get a second class free.
6. Karma Yoga Studio
1120 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138. Schedule
Far Infra-red saunas. Spa-like locker rooms. A full-service gym in addition to two studio spaces. A tea cafe with healthy snacks. Karma Yoga Studio in Harvard Square is your one-stop-shop for all things relaxation, fitness, and overall wellbeing. The $20 drop-in fee gets you access to the class, the gym, the sauna, everything.
7. Majestic Yoga Studio
382 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138. Schedule
If blacklights and bumping music aren’t your styles, come to Majestic Yoga. Steeped in the Tantric Yoga tradition, the teachers offer therapeutic, slow flow, alignment flow, and “Aging Gracefully” classes open to all levels of yogi. The $30 for two weeks New Student Special is a great place to start.
8. Health Yoga Life
Downtown. 12 Temple St, Boston, MA 02114. Schedule
Founded on the principles of the Emotional Responsibility Method and coaching, HYL is family-run and focused on helping students transform not just their bodies but their entire lives. Take advantage of vinyasa classes, meditation, and coaching offered at the two HYL locations.
9. YogaWorks Back Bay
364 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116. Schedule
With seven locations around the city, there are plenty of YogaWorks to go around. This studio tends to have a distinctive style across all its locations nationwide, so it may be a comfort to land here if you’re already familiar. If you’re completely new to YogaWorks, try a week of unlimited classes for free by claiming the New Student offer on their website.
When moving to Boston, be sure to check out affordable yet trendy neighborhoods and keep a budget for your moving cost. If you’re new to the area, we’ve got you covered on everything you need to know before moving to Boston. Now take a deep breath and get ready to find your new favorite studio in Boston! Have a great practice. Namaste…