The Best Yoga Studios in Toronto
The best yoga studios in Toronto are not only places to work on your head stand or crow pose, they're community hubs where fellow yogis gather to find peace and stillness amidst the hustle and bustle of modern urban living. From simple no-fuss settings to spa-like sanctuaries, these studios will help you increase your strength and flexibility while balancing your mind, body, and spirit.
Here are the best yoga studios in Toronto.
One of the pioneers of yoga in the city, Downward Dog has a modest studio that gets super crowded. They are known for having excellent teachers that stay true to their yoga lineage, balancing the physical and spiritual benefits of practice. More »
Octopus Garden looks at yoga from a therapeutic perspective, offering restorative and hatha classes in addition to treatments like acupuncture, osteopathy, and massage therapy. It's family-friendly, has a relaxed atmosphere, and you can grab a juice or vegan snack downstairs at Urban Herbivore. More »
With a range of both hot and room temperature classes, the Annex studio is especially great for newcomers to yoga. They offer quite a few $8 classes on their schedule and have a childcare hour, so you can practice while your little ones play in the next room. More »
Catering to the Rosedale crowd, the flagship studio is warm and welcoming, offering daily yoga, pilates, and meditation classes. 889 also has a smaller, satellite location at the Four Seasons Hotel. More »
In addition to standard classes like Vinyasa, Yin, and Mysore, there are some very specialized workshops at this Junction studio, including 50+ Yoga, Yoga for Anxiety, and Yoga for Stiff Men (are you picturing what I'm picturing?). More »
Yogaspace has a strong teacher-training program, so it's no surprise that they also have a high-quality roster of instructors. They are mom and family friendly and have excellent pre- and post-natal classes, including Prenatal Partner Yoga and Yoga for Parents with Crawlers / Toddlers. More »
This bright, spacious, studio is for yogis who like it hot. Whether you prefer to hold poses longer in the regular Moksha class or get things moving in the faster-paced Moksha Flow, with the room temperature set between 35-40 degrees Celsius, you're guaranteed to challenge yourself while sweating out some toxins. More »
Yoga Tree has three locations in the city (and two in the 905), with a beautiful 10,000 square foot flagship at Bay and Dundas. They offer an impressive range of classes in a spa-like setting, complete with a tea lounge and infrared sauna. More »
The Yoga Sanctuary has two locations in the city, both in historic buildings with unique spaces. Their experienced teachers offer classes in many different styles of yoga including Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin, Restorative, and Vinyasa. More »
Located upstairs from the Anthropologie on Queen West, Misfit is "rooted in yoga" but brings in pilates and dance to create a fusion experience. They have a whole series of classes using the reformer machines, for a deeper, more intense workout. More »
Offering Hatha and Flow classes in heated and room temperature studios, Union operates with the belief that "yoga is for everybody." Chair Yoga, for example, is designed for people with limited mobility and taught by owner Ruby Knafo who is an Occupational Therapist. More »