The top 25 yoga studios in Toronto by neighbourhood
Yoga can be the transformative tool needed to amplify your workouts. Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned yogi or somewhere in between, there’s a yoga studio that can help you perfect the mind, body and soul connection.
Here are my picks for the top yoga studios in Toronto by neighbourhood.
Spearheaded by yoga teacher JP Tamblyn-Saho, Ahimsa is the cultivation of deep love and respect for yoga. The studio is inclusive and founded on the idea that a yoga practice should be safe, accessible and engaging whether you're a new or intermediate student.
Afterglow brings fun California yoga vibes to the Beaches and focuses on breath-connected movement. Come for the deep, intensive yoga and stay for the communal lounge area, store, and community.
Nourishing mind, body, and soul, Union Yoga has been a staple in the community as a wellness space with the friendliest staff. Offering restorative yoga, meditation, hot Hatha and fusion, Union focuses on body positivity and includes Yes/No consent cards in each class.
If you want to challenge yourself and deepen your yoga practice, the Yoga Sanctuary is where you go. The studio offers yoga for advanced Level 4 students in Ashtanga and Hatha style. Beginners, they like you too, and offer a range of foundational yoga classes.
A hot yoga and Pilates studio, One Tiger specializes in Bikram hot yoga and power Vinyasa. If you want some added heat, try the Inferno Pilates.
A holistic studio focused on healthy living, PurEnergy is all about finding strength and balance through a series of yoga classes. You can also add in Barre, Pilates and guided meditation.
YYoga offers a variety of classes from gentle Yin to hot, power classes that are aimed at sculpting the body. There’s also a unique Yin class with aromatherapy that is a must-try.
Teaching vinyasa style yoga in 50 and 60-minute classes, yoga is held in one converted room at Yoga Yoga. The teachers aren’t shy about blasting music and flowing to a beat. The main attraction is the floor-to-ceiling window letting in natural light, and the patio that doubles as an outdoor yoga space in the summer.
BeHot's studio is made popular by its Bikram, Vinyasa, hot Pilates and Yin offerings, as well as its immersive studio and community. Check out the Yin yoga with Reiki on the last Sunday of each month for a relaxing flow and energy clearing.
The hit class at Saana is the signature Saana Flow, which is heated yoga with extensive sun salutations. Other types of classes include more gentle, grounding flows that balance the body and mind.
Yoga from the Heart is just that, yoga from a deep place of the heart. This spiritual movement yoga is offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings and is led by teacher Anne Parsonage. The classic Hatha yoga postures are practiced in a more artistic way.
Prepare to get sweaty at Pure Yoga’s hot classes. From gentle movements to more vigorous classes like Core and Beats, Pure has included something for everyone in their schedule.
You’ll get to practice your Vinyasa flow in one of the two spacious rooms with plenty of natural light at Octopus Garden. The classes are usually full and the studio has some of the most seasoned yoga teachers who take the time to walk you through proper breathwork and alignment.
Yogaspace has been in the community for over 20 years and has constantly expanded its yoga offerings. You can now take Kundalini classes and a yoga-pilates fusion class. It also offers an intensive teacher training program as well as dedicated time for self-practice.
The large sunlit room at Good Space is the heartbeat of the studio, which has classes under three categories: move, ease and still. The classes are tailored to be accessible to everyone, so all you have to do is decide if you want to move, restore or meditate.
A functional fitness and mindful movement studio, Framewrk includes Yoga, Essentrics, Pilates and strength classes all in one beautiful studio with a ton of natural light.
Yoga Star is both a yoga studio and a wellness centre with the aim of welcoming all beginners to the practice of yoga. The space is made up of three studios and three massage rooms and offers Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and acro yoga.
Before you even get to one of the three yoga rooms, the space at 889 Yoga opens up into a wellness shop with all types of enhanced wellness products from books to essential oils. 889 offers intensive yoga as well as Reiki and meditation classes.
Based in a sunlit room, yoga is done in a Hatha flow at Yoga Yoga East. This studio in Scarborough also offers a foundations course for beginners.
Modo is a symbol of breath and stillness, which is infused in every yoga class. The postures and breath work are specifically designed to be done in heat, so prepare to sweat. When you leave class, you’ll notice a visible difference in how open and relaxed your body feels.
Downward Dog has been leading the yoga scene since 1997 and draws in loyal yogis thanks to a combination of highly trained, engaging trainers, and hardcore 90-minute classes that get down to the root of yoga. If you’re serious about yoga and want to deepen your practice, this is the place to go.
From yoga that powers you up to yoga that cools you down in restorative poses, Iam offers a variety of classes in a two-storey studio. The classes are a mixture of hot power yoga that constantly fill up, to nighttime restorative yoga with gentle music.
One of the largest yoga studios in the city, Yoga Tree is a modern and relaxing yoga oasis. The studio offers a variety of classes including hot, core, Yin and Hatha in three spacious studios. You’ll get a great yoga practice as well as a comfortable tea lounge and infrared sauna.
Oxygen is the only studio that uses infrared heat to warm you up from the inside out, speeding up the elimination of toxins. Classes combine the foundations of yoga with aerobics.
A fully-equipped yoga and Pilates studio, Mindful Movement specializes in Budokon yoga, a fusion of yoga, meditation, and martial arts. The class sizes are kept small, and you can book private or semi-private sessions.
Jesse Milns at Yoga Tree
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