Yoga is as much a part of Vancouver life as mountains, cycle lanes, and misfiring sports teams.
So whether you’re a beginner looking to find your zen or an expert looking to say namaste to a new space, here are 10 great Vancouver yoga studios to get your ohm on at.
With multiple locations across Vancouver, YYoga makes it easy to practice wherever you are. With 24 styles of yoga and over 900 classes a week, this studio also offers hot yoga classes, spin class known as Yride and a guided meditation class.
Drop in rate is $20, or purchase a 5 or 10 class pass, and for unlimited yoga classes try their monthly pass.
Where: Downtown Flow – 888 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Yaletown – #280 – 1050 Homer Street, Vancouver
Kitsilano – 1915 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
West Sixth – 1569 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
South Granville – #201 – 1627 West Broadway Street, Vancouver
Park Royal – #210 – 731 Main Street, West Vancouver
Hours: Hours vary per location, check out yyoga.com
Located in Yaletown, this yoga studio specializes in everything hot yoga. So grab your mat and get ready to sweat while doing the 26 traditional yoga postures in this one-hour only class, all while in a infrared heated room.
Where: 1232 Richards Street, Vancouver
Hours: Monday to Friday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:45 am – 7:15 pm
If you’re looking for something a bit more intense, try Oxygen Yoga & Fitness. Their classes are known to combine yoga with challenging aerobics exercise to get your heart racing, all while in a far infrared heated room.
They offer various classes from hot power yoga to deep stretch and relaxation. New classes include Bar Flow and Bar Fusion, as well as Broga, a class designed specifically for men.
Where: Olympic Village/Fairview – 564 West Broadway, Vancouver
Yaletown – 525 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Kitsilano – 1801 West Broadway, Vancouver
East Vancouver – 2760 East Hasting Street, Vancouver
West Vancouver – 1441 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver
Oakridge/Marpole -8578 Cornish Street, Vancouver
Hours: varies per location, check out oxygentraining.ca
Practice your warrior pose without breaking the bank. Vancouver yogis know that classes are not always cheap, but Karma Teachers studio in Gastown is changing that.
The yoga studio is all about community building, and has an open door policy to anyone who cannot afford yoga. They offer all classes by donation or if you have nothing to give, simply a smile will do – how sweet! They are known as one of Canada’s only full time yoga studio who operates solely on donations.
Where: 45 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Hours: everyday 6:30 am – 7:30 pm
You can also try a Karma class at Unity Yoga Teahouse, on Saturdays you can attend their class by simply bringing a non-perishable item to donate to the Vancouver Food Bank.
Other classes include Hatha, Yin, Vinyasa and Acroyoga with a partner. This class welcomes all levels and combines traditional yoga with acro-balance and Thai massage all in one.
Where: 1672 10th Ave East – 2nd floor, Vancouver
Hours: Monday to Thursday 11:30 am – 8 pm, Friday 10 am – 8 pm, Saturday 10 am – 2 pm, Sunday 10 am – 6:30 pm
Moksha Yoga has four locations in Vancouver, and combines hot yoga and community, while offering a variety of classes for all skill levels. Each class combines therapeutic and traditional yoga postures in a 35% humidity heated room, while focusing on strengthening and toning your muscles.
Where: Vancouver – 242 – 2083 Alma Street, Vancouver
East Vancouver – 560 East 15th Avenue, Vancouver
North Vancouver – 217 West 1st Street, North Vancouver
Burnaby – 4701 Hastings Street, Burnaby
Hours: varies by location, check out vancouver.mokshayoga.ca
With 25 weekly classes, this studio caters to new yogis offering monthly sessions for beginners.
They also have a shop on site that is open Monday and Wednesdays from 2 pm – 6 pm selling a variety of yoga accessories including mats, blocks, meditation props, salt lamps and more.
Where: 53 East Broadway, Vancouver
Hours: Monday to Friday 6 am – 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 9 pm
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One Yoga for the People is a vinyasa studio located in Gastown. They offer a variety of classes, along with youth classes to encourage young individuals to pursue yoga. The studio also offers YOGO.tv that allows you to take classes online.
Where: #201 – 150 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Hours: Monday to Thursday 10 am – 9 pm, Friday 10 am – 9:30 pm, Saturday 6 am – 7:15 pm, Sunday 10 am – 8:30 pm
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Heated to just 32°C, this studio is 25% cooler then most hot yoga studios. On their website they say “We prefer our guests to flow, and not faint” making it perfect for beginners to hot yoga. With more than 10 different class styles, this modern studio located near UBC is perfect for students.
Where: Granite Terrace III – 3313 Shrum Lane, Vancouver
Hours: Monday to Friday 6 am – 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 6 pm
Open Door Yoga studio offers classes from hatha to prenatal and restorative yoga, with four locations around Vancouver.
Where: Commercial Drive – 1651 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Main Street at 14th – 200-2940 Main Street, Vancouver
Main Street at 15th – 4-175 East 15th Avenue, Vancouver
Kerrisdale – #303-2309 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Hours: varies depending on classes and location, schedule available at opendooryoga.bc.ca