If you haven’t jumped on the yoga bandwagon, you’re missing out on a core-tightening, fat-blasting, low-impact workout. Ideal for the unenthusiastic gym rat, head into one of Melbourne’s best yoga studios to improve your posture and tone your entire body.
One Hot Yoga
Walking into South Yarra’s One Hot Yoga studio is like walking into a luxury spa. Open concrete floors, grey brick and cream furnishing creates a calm, elegant space. Classes range from meditation to Power Flow yoga. One Hot Yoga’s signature class, Slow Hot Flow, is held in a sizzling 37-degree Celsius room for one hour, targeting your core and improving balance.
Leave Humming Puppy humming. Known for its mellow, humming studios specifically designed by acoustic engineers, Prahran-based Humming Puppy offers luxury, relaxing yoga in their charcoal-coloured studios. Featuring smooth, coffee-blushed timber and the highest quality Manduka yoga mats, marinate in classes that range from low intensity to dynamic.
Combining yoga with strength and cardio training, Yoga XTC isn’t shy about offering well-rounded classes that gets your heart rate pumping. From yoga that focuses on improving balance and flexibility to yoga classes that combine body-weight core training, Yoga XTC is known for their boutique yoga classes that cater to beginners up to advanced yogis.
Happy Melon Studios
Housed in a gorgeous sun-lit studio, Happy Melon Studios is like your home away from home. Green gardens, a contemporary meditation room and clean white walls create a warm space for yoga, meditation and fitness. Offering five unique yoga classes including pre-natal yoga, yoga slow and yin yoga, Happy Melon’s yoga classes have a strong focus on mindfulness, meditation, and relaxation.
There’s no excuse to skip your daily dose of T-out with MOVE Yoga located just around the corner from Flinders Street. Classes include Yin Yang Flow yoga, three levels of power flow and sweaty hot flow yoga. Distinctively, express classes run for just 45 minutes and longer classes run for up to 75 minutes.
Yoga 213 takes a different approach to mindfulness, with a lil’ well-intended hip hop. Originally coined in LA, Hip Hop yoga classes involve static contractions and active movement to the beats of Biggie, Jay Z and Snoop Dogg. Other musical yoga classes including Chill Yoga (its full name) and Yin Yoga. Beach-coloured furnishing, timbers, and contemporary patterns make up this cheeky, bright space.
Light Space Yoga
Mitcham, Balwyn, Ivanhoe
The open plan studios in Mitcham and Balwyn will make you feel lighter as you walk into Light Space Yoga. With a new Ivanhoe studio slated to open in early October, these locally loved studios offer traditional yoga classes like slow flow, yin and vinyasa along with meditation. White bamboo floors and gorgeous wallpaper mural features create these little sanctuaries in suburbia.
Grass Roots Yoga
Mornington, Richmond, St Kilda
Get in touch with your roots at Grass Roots Yoga. Hot Flow, Hot Yoga and warm Vinyasa Flow are all offered at Grass Roots Yoga’s green and yellow toned studios. Offering teacher training, workshops and yoga retreats, whether you’ve got established yoga roots or you’re a beginner yogi, Grass Roots Yoga has something for you.
Practicing a combination of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga styles, Yoga Corner runs hot yoga classes throughout the morning, evening and during lunchbreak-friendly hours. The sequence throughout their signature hot yoga classes rotates seasonally to ensure you never hit a yoga slump. Othemeditativeve classes include Jivamukti Yoga and Yoga Nidra.
Warrior One Yoga
Get your Warrior One on at Warrior One Yoga. Along with their thirteen experienced yoga instructors, Warrior One Yoga is also home to a fluffy, four-legged yogi who is guaranteed to get your tail-wagging. A selection of class options include Acrovinyasa, Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga.
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