Find Your Flow: 22 Incredible Yoga Studios in Portland

Find Your Flow: 22 Incredible Yoga Studios in Portland

If your knees are unhappy about all the pavement-pounding you’ve been doing, or squatting your bodyweight isn’t exactly quite alleviating your stress, we suggest adding yoga to your fitness routine. No exercise opens your heart and mind quite like it. And you’ll find that Portland’s yoga scene is endless: studios and classes that operate at different paces, temperatures, and styles for all the PDX yogis. We’re here to help you discover your new favorite practice!

  • Love Hive Yoga

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    For a truly zen experience, check out Love Hive Yoga. They offer two great SE locations, on Burnside and in Woodstock. The community at both is exceptionally warm and welcoming — it’s perfect for someone nervous about getting started in yoga. Many of the classes are gentler than the typical yoga studio, but in a good way — you’ll leave feeling relaxed and ready to conquer the world.

  • North Portland Yoga

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    North Portland Yoga will fill you up with good vibes and still have plenty leftover. In their Northeast feel-good factory, they practice a yoga that’ll leave you feeling absolutely nourished. Cool as the rule, this trendy studio doesn’t seem to have any boundaries, and you’ll feel it during any of their all-levels, Vinyasa, and Hatha Flow classes.

  • CorePower Yoga

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    CorePower Yoga isn’t where you get your most zen yoga experience; it’s a high-powered sweat sesh. The class mixes together cardio, strength training, and yoga to achieve a soothing-yet-heart-pounding workout (we didn’t think it was possible either). With locations in SE, NW, and SW, CorePower is the perfect place to turn up the heat on your practice.

  • Namaste on Williams

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    Easily one of the most beautiful yoga spaces in Portland, you’ll instantly bliss out lying underneath the amazing ceiling of lanterns. Not just a pretty face, this NE studio boasts a schedule full of variety offering Vinyasa, Yin, candlelight restorative, and more. And if you’re feeling like mixing up your yoga practice, Namaste on Williams has you covered with regular special events and classes like SUP, silent disco, and rooftop yoga.

  • Flex & Flow

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    When it comes to breaking a sweat, Flex & Flow has you covered. The name is a dead giveaway, and it’s spot-on too. This studio combines muscle sculpting moves with a yoga flow to create a fun and effective workout. Yeah, you heard that right — this sweat session will be fun. Instead of separating your muscle and movement practice, Flex & Flow offers an all-in-one sweat session. Think of their classes as a high-intensity interval workout that’s part strength training, part yoga practice, and all kinds of sweaty!

  • Unfold

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    Unfold believes that yoga is for everybody, no matter your size or ability. They offer classes specifically targeted for back care, for larger bodies, and for recovery along with the more traditional yoga offerings. This Richmond neighborhood studio is for people who feel intimidated by yoga, or for those who want to finally put all their athleisurewear to good use. Proving that their yoga is for every body, their studio is also wheelchair-friendly.

  • The Yoga Space

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    This alignment-based yoga studio operates out of a gorgeous historic chapel, complete with glorious light and stained glass windows. They even have a dedicated meditation room. It doesn’t get more zen than that! With all teachers highly trained in alignment, practicing at The Yoga Space is all about safety first.

  • Modo Yoga

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    If you like your yoga practice with a side of serious sweat, then Modo Yoga is where it’s at. Designed to be your sweaty home away from home, this hot yoga studio comes with all the mod cons (modern conveniences, if you’re just catching up to speed) including spacious change rooms, lockers, cedar showers, and a partnership with Greenleaf Juicing Company. What more could you want?

  • Sellwood Yoga

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    This zen-inspiring, light-filled studio offers everything from candlelight yoga to Pilates mat classes. They also offer occasional special classes, like learning the MELT method (a must for those prone to injuries), yoga for moms, and family yoga. For the truly dedicated yoga student, you can also sign up for a yoga retreat through Sellwood Yoga to places like Costa Rica and Tuscany.

  • Firelight

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    If you’ve got a tight schedule but still want to squeeze in some yoga here and there, then Firelight is the studio for you. Offering 108 classes a week, classes are running at almost every time throughout the day and evening. Their offering is full of variety with the usual suspects like Yin, Hatha, and Vinyasa, but it’s their signature Hot Fly yoga that makes them different. Taught in their ‘Fire Room’, this Hatha/Vinyasa/Ashtanga fusion class is sure to be your new favorite sweat sesh.

  • YoYoYogi

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    If you’re looking to zen out, this studio might not be for you. But if you’re looking for a friendly vibe, good music, and some traditional yoga moves with a creative twist, give this Pearl district studio a try. For those who find balance on a budget, they also offer a daily community class and a daily happy hour class at a discounted price.

  • Jewel Yoga

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    Are you ready to throw in the towel when the instructor strikes a pose that looks humanly impossible? We’ve been there, and we know yoga isn’t always easy. So does Jewel Yoga, who take the time to explain each move demonstrated within their class. And with that, they want their clients to leave being able to replicate a yoga move in their own home. While the classes are great for beginners, Jewel’s incredible teachers and personality keep even the yogi-supreme coming back. Fitt Tip: new to yoga? Let them know; they offer a first class for free.

  • Bikram Yoga Fremont Street

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    If you’re looking for a little healing, stop in for a session at the spot that brings the heat on Fremont St. Bikram Yoga Fremont Street’s yoga community is like a big hug: warm and enveloping. Yeah, you’re going to sweat, your muscles may shake, and you may be counting down the moments until savasana, but the traditional Bikram practice will teach you a thing or two about your body.

  • Yoga on Yamhill

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    This cozy yoga studio prides itself on being open to everyone. That means every level of practice—from beginner to expert—as well as an environment that welcomes every income level. The studio is solely donation-based and also offers free mat rental. It’s certainly not a discount on the quality yoga of yoga, though — the studio offers an impressive array of yoga practices, including Yin, Vinyasa flow, restorative, and even heated Vinyasa.

  • The People’s Yoga

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    The People’s Yoga IS Portland. Yoga by Portlanders, for Portlanders (in four locations, too!) On SE Belmont, NE Killingsworth, NE 30th Alberta, and N. Failing St. in Mississippi, you can hit up to 50 classes per week on the cheap. That’s their mission: get people on the yoga train regardless of economic barriers. From a powerful Vinyasa to Mindful Hatha, the expert instruction at any of their studios will make a yogi out of you yet.

  • The Bhaktishop Yoga Center

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    Although Portland is very kid-friendly, there are surprisingly few regular prenatal yoga classes in this town. The Bhaktishop on SE Division offers three prenatal classes a week, plus a mama-baby yoga class. It’s incredibly convenient. Though, it’s not all for the kiddos — the studio’s focus on small classes and community make it a great choice for anyone and yogis can zen out with some amazing, traditional Vinyasa classes.

  • Yoga Pearl

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    While you can find a wide range of classes here from beginner to expert, the studio is unique in that it really focuses on the whole body, inside and out. The space is shared with the Wellness Center, which offers acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, energy healing, and other healing sessions. But perhaps the best way to nourish your body and soul while here is to grab a juice or healthy salad at Prasad (on site!).

  • Yoga Bhoga

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    This SE yoga studio has been a fan favorite for a decade. The space is clean and simple, with large windows that let in natural light. But what’s unique about this studio is the sheer number of instructors. With so many to choose from, and so many different styles, you’re sure to find one who is the perfect match for you. Best part: it’s right upstairs from Boke Bowl — so you can treat yourself to some steamed buns after steaming up your own.

  • Yoga Refuge

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    When you need to get away from it all, seek shelter at Yoga Refuge. They’ll gladly take you into their Montavilla studio for a soulful and sweaty yoga sesh. With Yin, Vinyasa, Hatha, and so much more, your hosts will challenge your body, break down stress, and set you at peace before you head back to the great big world outside.

  • Yoga Shala of Portland

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    Yoga Shala’s mission is to bring yoga to everybody in an accessible way while still holding firm to yoga traditions. This North Portland studio does just that in a beautiful, high-ceilinged environment. They also have regular drum circles and other musical events to help get your heart pounding in other ways.

  • yogaRIOT

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    If you like your yoga hot, this is the studio for you. You will undoubtedly get a good sweat in — the thermostat is generally set between 95 and 100. yogaRIOT prides itself on being affordable, too. You can get monthly unlimited classes for under seventy bucks, and they offer free classes for active duty military, disabled veterans, firefighters, and police.

  • Mandala Yoga

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    If your journey into yoga takes you in search of the origins of the practice—the legit mind-freeing, breath-deepening, most zen moment of your life—we’ll point you to Mandala Yoga. Just a block from Mt. Tabor Park, you’ll see beauty. You’ll see the real you. You’ll see… a big gong in the room. Bringing the senses together, prepare for yoga styles like Kundalini, Yin, and even an Earth Meditation, where you can feel the vibrations of each gong strike through your whole body.

     

    **Updated by Carly Manning, August 2018