Health + Wellness

The Gold Coast’s Best Yoga Studios To Get Your Zen On

By Urban List Gold Coast

The waves aren't the only thing that will leave you feeling zen on the Gold Coast; we're home to a plethora of incredible yoga studios that will transport you to a state of ultimate bliss. From laidback beach studios to trendy urban havens, here you'll find plenty of yoga studios suitable for everyone from experienced yogis to curious beginners.

We’ve put in the hard work for you, having tried and tested the best yoga studios on the Gold Coast where you can headstand, salute the sun, downward dog and immerse yourself in meditation and then come back to centre. Scroll on for the best yoga studios on the Gold Coast in 2023.

Ritual Yoga And Pilates

Palm Beach & Robina

If you’re on the hunt for a killer yoga and Pilates studio on the Gold Coast, Ritual Yoga in Palm Beach and Robina is a Pinterest board of a studio, complete with wooden floorboards, dream-catchers, and a welcoming atmosphere.

Ritual bosts over 80 studio classes per week, including yoga, pilates, reformer pilates and barre. Their community-orientated approach is exemplifed in their regular workshops, events, community retreats and teacher training days. Plus, they've got very cheeky 21-day $55 introductory offer if you want to dip your toe in, commitment-free.

Floating Lotus Studio

Helensvale & Robina

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The Floating Lotus has garnered a loyal following at its flagship Helensvale location, prompting the recent opening of a Robina studio. Over 80 classes are offered each week across both gorgeous studios including yoga, pilates, barre, yin, meditation and breathwork.

The centrally located Helensvale studio is light, bright and airy while the Robina studio features a much darker aesthetic with deep tones, soft lighting and more moody finishes for a calming and
serene atmosphere. The experienced Floating Lotus team emphasise inclusivity, welcoming all levels of experience, fitness and age to every class. It's also very affordable, with an unlimited membership setting you back $33 per week with no lock-in contract.

Gold Coast Yoga Centre

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Operating for over 20 years, Gold Coast Yoga Centre in Palm Beach is the longest running yoga studio on the Gold Coast. Originally opening in 1996 and still flowing strong with the same five-star teachers, this crew knows yoga. Gold Coast Yoga Centre has created classes that are best for you and your current level with options available from beginner through to level three advanced.

Walk into their ambient studio and be comforted with the best class that suits exactly how your body is feeling that day—just you and your mat. We vote Gold Coast Yoga Centre as the best yoga studio on the Gold Coast for ambience, environment and embracing your free-flowing style. If you’re looking to take your yoga to the next level, contact them about their expert teacher trainings. 

Boheme & Body

Varsity Lakes

Boheme & Body describes itself as 'representing a carefree lifestyle unbounded by convention and led from the heart with a yearning to live and love more.' We dig it. The experienced team have created their own signature yoga classes, which have a sequence of poses designed specifically for incorporating harmony and balance within our busy 21st century lives.

There's plenty of options for beginners, more experienced yogis, kids' classes and even private practice. Trust us, you will leave Boheme & Body's yoga classes grounded and re-centred. 

Soul Centre 

Bundall

Northern Gold Coasters, Soul Centre is your go to for one of the best yoga studios on the Gold Coast. One hour of the perfect balance of power, strength, bodied breath and relaxation—this beautiful studio in Bundall provides all the above.

Soul Centre’s classes are run by experienced and qualified teachers, who are down to Earth and offer easy explanations where beginners can find themselves comforted without too much yoga lingo and experts can be challenged further in their practice. They offer a range of yoga beginner, yoga flow, yin, pilates, barre classes and more.

The Body Method At Cornerstone Stores

Tugun

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If you’re a Pilates fan, you’ll already be familiar with The Body Method brand, who boast two of the most attractive studios on the Coast. An organic expansion of their flagship studio in Tugun, they are situated in a just-as-magical space in the Cornerstone Stores which hosts yoga, barre, meditation, as well as Pilates and workshops and we’re so ready to sign up.

Seriously, this dreamy, light-soaked space needs to be experienced to be believed, and it’ll be impossible to walk away from a class without slipping into a total Zen-like state of mind. When you’re done, hop downstairs to Stable cafe for a smoothie and a nourishing salad and explore the rest of the flourishing Cornerstone Stores complex.

Miami Yoga Room

Miami

Miami is a well-renowned Gold Coast yoga studio with one of the largest timetables and classes running from 6am to 7pm, plus classes capped at 18 people per class. Whether you prefer yin yoga, general yoga, vinyasa yoga, gentle yoga, yoga flow or meditation, they have got you covered.

Miami Yoga Room’s spacious studio provides a refreshing space to completely express your movement, let go of your stresses and perfect your backbends with their supportive (and very patient) teachers. Whatever it is you’re chasing, you’ll most likely find it here. 

Flow St8

Palm Beach

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Flow St8 in Palm Beach is a one-stop flow shop, seamlessly integrating breathwork, yoga, mobility, pilates, foam rolling, meditation and focus into single classes. Talk about the best self-care session ever.

At this holistic fitness class, you can get into the flow before work and feel on top of the world all day long. Not to mention, the studio is incredibly luxe, decked in dark, moody tones, pops of greenery and tall mirrors.

Peace Yoga And Mediation Centre

Burleigh Heads

Peace Yoga And Mediation Centre is a gorgeous Gold Coast yoga studio nestled in the heart of Burleigh Heads. Get along to one of their night time classes and immerse yourself in the ambience of dimly lit yoga, which provides the perfect wind down after a hectic day.

Choose from gentle yoga, general yoga, core yoga, meditation or even corporate yoga, where you can tailor a unique yoga package to your organisation's needs. This family-run practice also offers teacher training and reiki workshops.

Fierce Grace

Bundall

One of the Gold Coast's newest yoga studios, and Australia's flagship Fierce Grace location, this hot yoga studio is a unique blend of Hatha, Ashtanga, Bikram and Iyengar yoga with HiiT, Pilates, strength training, deep stretching, meditation and breathwork. Phew.

The studio offers 12 different classes which are based on the same core poses and principles, each with a different emphasis, duration and intensity. The studio itself is spacious and edgily decked out, and with a 21 day unlimited introductory pass for $59, Fierce Grace is one to check out.

Australian School of Meditation and Yoga

Mermaid Beach

One of the OGs of yoga on the Gold Coast, this welcoming studio promotes a holistic approach to yoga. Here you'll find a plethora of signature classes to suit everyone from beginners to advanced practitioners, plus regular retreats, workshops, cooking classes, seminars, festivals and meditation courses.

There is also a beautiful shop showcasing locally made products and giftware. With a special introductory offer of $49 for an unlimited month of yoga, the Australian School of Meditation and Yoga needs to be on your hit-list.

Essence Of Living

Editors Notes: Essence of Living is closing as of June 2023, but is set to re-open in Tallebudgera Valley shortly

Essence of Living is the best yoga studio on the Gold Coast for the yoga enthusiast and traditionalist. The self-nurturing yoga sanctuary boasts  two large upstairs studios, an extensive class list, plus highly trained and well-respected teachers. Essence classes do exactly as they promise, to bring you back to your Essence of Living—grounded, re-entered and clear—you won’t even know yourself when you walk out of an Essence class. Reactionary? Stressed? Who, me? 

Worked your way through best yoga studios on the Gold Coast? How about some sampling of the top Gold Coast Pilates studios next? 

Image credit: Floating Lotus Studio, Gold Coast Yoga Centre, The Body Method & Flow St8

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