UPDATED FEB 24, 2020
Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or new to the yoga game and don’t know your tree pose from your downward dog, there’s a yoga studio in DFW that will help you connect with your mind and body.
Gaia Flow Yoga (locations in Addison and Uptown) translates ancient yogi philosophy into modern expression. To summarize: this studio wants to help you develop a connection between your physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental being. Even better, they offer a variety of heated classes all ready to help you strengthen your body and mind, detox, heal your body, or even stimulate your metabolism. Plus, newbies get to try a week of unlimited classes for just $25. So go ahead and see what flow ignites your best self.
The modern studios from Uptown Yoga offer distraction-free environments for yogis to relax and restore. There’s a studio in Uptown (as you might have guessed) and another in Lakewood that keep decor simple and minimal. Both offer a variety of classes, including Vinyasa, core, and beginner’s classes. Not only that, mats are free, showers are fully stocked, and during the week they’re open later than most studios (they close at 9pm!). So, if you’re a night owl, this might be your next favorite place to unwind and end your night.
Eastside Karmany Yoga is completely no-frills. We’re talking no membership requirements, no auto-renewal, no expired classes, and not even an advance sign-up option. Simply go as you please and when it fits your schedule. You’ll feel the community-based energy here during every class, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and renewed. Find your heart’s center at their North Peak St. studio.
YogaSport welcomes people of all ages and fitness levels to join their community in Oak Lawn. Just know every class will be heated and in a studio with minimal distractions. That means no music playing in the background and no mirrors. Plus, YS specializes in Baptiste Power Vinyasa, which challenges both your body and mind through a series of powerful poses. Classes aren’t easy, but you’ll feel energized and fairly exhausted by the time you’re done — and honestly, amazing, too.
If you’re searching for good vibes in East Dallas, stop by Super Yoga Palace in Little Forest Hills. The space has an authentic feel with heaps of natural light and a bohemian ambiance. Besides the usual Power yoga and deep stretch classes, try the Mysore-based practices. This style of teaching involves a sequence of postures that are taught one on one and with your classmates’ energies surrounding you. It’s a great way to try something new and step outside your comfort zone.
You can find PURE Yoga Texas nestled among the shops in Mockingbird Commons in Caruth Terrace. And if you’re a fan of a Bikram-style practice featuring a set sequence of 26 yoga poses and two breathing exercises in a heated room, then this is your place. Choose from their PURE 26 class or their PURE 40 for a longer, 90-minute session. Short on time? No worries. They also offer a 60-minute Hot Hour class where you’ll get to do most of the postures in an Original Hot Yoga, just in a shorter time frame. Think of it as your express Bikram fix.
During the hour-long classes at V12 Yoga, you won’t be combining movements and poses to the soft, melodic sounds of your average yoga class. From salsa to hip-hop to rock and roll, they curate upbeat playlists specifically crafted to match each flow and meant to create a truly empowering practice. You can find it in the Farmers Market District on the second floor of the Historic Liberty Bank. And if you work in Downtown Dallas, their lunchtime flows are the ideal way to add some calm to your day.
Trust us when we say Yoga Pod’s totally worth the visit. It’s nestled between Oak Lawn and Downtown Dallas in Victory Park — specifically, in the Terrace Building — and only a few blocks from the American Airlines Center with turquoise awnings so you can’t miss it. They offer all sorts of dynamic flows but if you’re not sure where to start choose either their podFLOW, which focuses on breath and movement, the podFIT for lengthening and strengthening, or podHOT, where you’ll sweat to purify your body and mind. There’s also a podBASICS class that’s perfect for beginners. And if you want to mix things up, take on their barre class — no grippy socks required.
VITAL Fitness Studio in Downtown Dallas has a lot to offer. By that we mean cycling, boxing, TRX, HIIT, and yoga classes all under one roof. But what’s really cool about this fitness boutique is that it offers both regular and hybrid yoga classes. If you’re aiming for slow-paced, go for their Revitalize session to ease muscle tension and increase mobility. But if you’re looking to add some spunk to your Vinyasa, go for their V3 or Flex & Flow classes. Both combine yoga and strength-training circuits, so you can practice your yoga movements, boost your heart rate, and build lean muscle all in one workout.
At Reef Point Yoga practice is supplemented with art, music, and lighting. It’s all there to activate multiple senses and give you an integrated wellness experience. Plus, classes take place in an 85º room, so it won’t be too hot, but instead just warm enough so you can reap the benefits of a little extra heat. Even better, they regularly showcase and rotate artwork from local artists. Stop by their studio in Richardson by Far North Dallas, and keep an eye out for their free Yoga in the Park series for an al fresco flow.
CorePower Yoga has this whole yoga thing on lock. Their huge range of flow classes ensure you’ll never get bored. Get your heart rate pumping with HIIT circuits, build lean muscle with a sculpting class, or reboot with CoreRestore. They offer both heated and non-heated practices Plus, post workout, you can take a load off in their spa-inspired changing rooms. Check out any of their various studios throughout DFW to see what the hype is all about.
At The Yoga Movement in Highland Park you can get your zen on in a typical Vinyasa or deep stretch class. Then again, you could take your practice to a whole new level—literally—with their AcroYoga flows. No worries if you’re not familiar with AcroYoga because the knowledgeable teachers will be with you through every airborne pose, helping you learn how to build trust and practice balance, communication, and focus. Not ready? They also offer a weekly headstand class if you feel like getting inverted another a little closer to the ground.
Dallas Yoga Center in Oak Lawn is an all-in-one place to better your well-being. They offer workshops and wellness lectures. And, there’s a boutique with apparel, books, and Ayurvedic products. Of course, they have tons of yoga classes (at least 70 a week, to be more specific). So, whether you’re looking to master the building blocks of yoga or improve your strength and flexibility, they have your back. Plus, they have sessions focused on helping you unwind like therapeutic yoga and both mindfulness and sound healing meditation.
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