The Summerlong Schedule of Outdoor Yoga Classes in Boston

The Summerlong Schedule of Outdoor Yoga Classes in Boston

New England winters are no joke. So when the weather in Boston warms up, you’ll find us outside.

Luckily, Boston’s yoga community totally gets it. They know we’re never going to pass up a chance to sweat and flow in the sun, breathing in the fresh air. That’s why Boston’s outdoor yoga scene is expanding every year. So we’ve put together this list of outdoor classes that will have you saying, ‘Indoor yoga? Namaste outside.

  • Yoga @ Frog Pond

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    As much as we love ice skating in Boston Common, we love outdoor yoga at the Frog Pond even more. Because, summer. Grab your mat and head to this huge (like 200+ people huge) Vinyasa flow. Thursdays, 6pm to 7:15pm, begins June 7

  • HarborWalk Yoga @ Battery Wharf

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    Everyday is outdoor yoga day with Exhale Spa. They’re taking class outside to the HarborWalk five days a week. Starting in June and continuing as long as the summer holds out, check out this serene spot for $25 a pop (Exhale guests, you get to come for free). Mondays, 7am and 6pm; Wednesdays, 7am; Thursdays, 7am; Fridays, 5:30pm, Sundays, 8:15am and 5:15pm, June to October

  • Sunset Yoga on the Esplanade

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    Few things are better than watching the sunset over the water on a warm summer’s night. But doing yoga by the water while watching the sunset on a warm summer’s night is definitely one of those things. Well, friend, you can have it all on the Esplanade thanks to Sunset Yoga led by Sara Divello every week. Just remember to bring your mat, they aren’t provided. Wednesdays, 6pm, July 11 to September 5

  • BPHC Outdoor Yoga and Fitness

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    The Boston Public Health Commission is on board with the idea of combining fitness with sunshine in Beantown. In addition to Frog Pond Thursdays (see above), they’re serving up daily free yoga classes in parks all across the city, including Medal of Honor Park, Brighton Common, Franklin Park, Jamaica Pond, and Healy Playground. See the schedule for a complete rundown of classes this summer. June 4 to September 29

  • Rooftop Yoga @ the Colonnade

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    Hump days just got a whole lot better! All summer long you can start your Wednesday mornings off right with Rooftop Yoga at the beautiful Colonnade Hotel in the Back Bay. The all-levels practice is taught by acclaimed local yogi Rebecca Pacheco, author of Do Your Om Thing. Spring for an all-day pool pass and keep soaking up the sun after class. Wednesdays, 6:45pm to 7:45pm, June 20 to August 29

  • Courtyard Yoga @ The Charles Hotel

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    The Charles Hotel is a hidden gem in the outdoor yoga world. The upper courtyard in the heart of Harvard square becomes a peaceful oasis to further your practice every Saturday morning. The best part? The classes are taught by instructors from Barre & Soul and are absolutely free. Note: With wedding season in full swing, it’s worth calling ahead to see if they’ve moved the yoga inside, just to be safe. Saturdays, 9am to 10am, June 2 to 30

  • Coolidge Corner Yoga @ Minot Rose Garden in Winthrop Park

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    Start your summer Sundays off right with an hour of yoga in the beautiful Minot Rose Garden in Winthrop Park. Brought to you by the awesome instructors at Coolidge Corner Yoga, these all-levels, Vinyasa mat sessions are the perfect way to unwind before brunch. But don’t worry about bringing any cash — the classes are completely free! Sundays, 8am to 9am, July 8 to August 26

  • Riverfront Yoga @ Assembly Row

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    Start your Saturday right with yoga along the Mystic River at Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row. You’ll definitely need a yoga mat and maybe your wallet because with the outlets and restaurants nearby, hanging out after your workout isn’t a bad idea. Either way, you’ll want to register in advance as space is limited! Saturdays, 9am, May to September

  • Seaport Sweat

    Seaport Sweat in Boston
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    The Seaport Sweat series gives fitness enthusiasts of all types the opportunity to stay active this summer. For those who prefer savasanas to burpees, Seaport Sweat offers two different classes to find your inner zen. The fun kicks off June 1 and runs through the end of the summer. So make your way to the Seaport Common every Friday afternoon and Wednesday evening to enjoy a free yoga session with Jenna of Jenna Hill Yoga. Fridays, 12pm to 1pm; Wednesdays, 6:30pm to 7:30pm, June 1 to October 12

  • Sunrise Yoga Series

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    Rise and shine, it’s yoga time! Meet at the Charles River Bistro for this one-hour Saturday morning yoga class that takes place at Fiedler Field. Not only do you get free yoga, but participants also get 50% off Jazz Brunch at the bistro after class. Saturdays, 8am to 9am, June to August

  • Yoga Around Town

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    This Boston-based company combines live music or a DJ with their outdoor yoga events. Some even have a post-practice party at a bar or restaurant nearby. Be on the lookout for YAT at spots like the Greenway, Spectacle Island, Carson Beach, George’s Island, and more. These all-levels classes will not disappoint. Dates and prices vary, so hit this link and check out what’s new and upcoming!

  • Magazine Beach Yoga

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    Get your down dog on every Monday evening this summer at Magazine Beach in Cambridge. This beautiful spot is right on the Charles and has a free pool that you can take a dip in after class. The class is free but donations are suggested. Mondays, 6:30pm, July 9 to August 6

  • Branching Out Yoga @ Arnold Arboretum

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    On the first and third Sunday in Jamaica Plain, Branching Out Yoga is offering donation-based classes in the Arnold Arboretum. It’s your chance to become one with nature in one of Boston’s most beautiful green spaces. Classes are held near Dawson Pond. Bring a mat, pay what you can, and get your Ujjayi (that’s yoga breath, so you know) on. First and third Sunday of each month, 9am to 10am, June 17 to September 16

  • Wanderlust 108

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    If an entire day devoted to wellness and mindfulness sounds like paradise to you, then mark your calendar for Wanderlust 108 in Boston. The annual mindful triathlon, powered by Wanderlust and adidas, is making its way to our city for the second time this summer and promises to clear your head, strengthen your body, and fill you to the brim with feel-good energy. Along with a 5k walk/run and relaxation meditation, you’ll also get the chance to enjoy a 75-minute, DJ-powered yoga flow that won’t disappoint. Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19

  • Franklin Park Yoga

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    There’s no better way to find your zen than by practicing yoga under the trees on School Master Hill. All you have to do is bring water, wear comfortable clothes, and invite your family and friends to join you every Saturday morning this summer. The best part? The flow is led by Linda N. Wells (aka the Wellness Warrior who is known for raising awareness for health and wellness through low-cost programs). So it comes as no surprise that these weekly events are totally free! Saturdays, 9am, June 2 to September 22

  • Yoga on Spectacle Island

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    Island yoga is the best kind of yoga. This summer you can kick off your Saturday mornings with a cleansing flow on Spectacle Island while enjoying incredible views of the Boston Harbor. The hour-long classes are absolutely free but are available on a first come first serve basis. Fitt Tip: reserve a spot at least an hour before class begins to secure your space. Saturdays, 9:45am to 11am, July 7 to September 29.

  • Castle Island Yoga

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    Castle Island is the perfect destination to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Now, on top of strolling or jogging the three-mile stretch of South Boston beaches, you can also practice yoga while overlooking gorgeous views of the city for free. Starting in July, take part in an all-levels, 60-minute Vinyasa flow every Saturday that will have you moving, breathing and most importantly, working up a good sweat. Saturdays, 10:15am to 11:30am, July 7 to August 25