Determined to get more exercise in the new year? You could go the gym, but instead of an hour on the treadmill, why not check out one of these great Brooklyn yoga studios? Maybe you’re just getting started with yoga, or maybe you’re a seasoned yogi, but whatever your practice level, one of these five spots is sure to make you “om.”
1087 Flushing Ave, East Williamsburg
Loom Yoga Center via Yelp
Get comfy in this cozy studio space! The Loom Yoga Center hosts over 30 classes each week, while building strong, personal relationships and ensuring the highest level of quality classes at an affordable rate. The teachers from around the world offer sessions in yoga, pilates and meditation.
Greenhouse Holistic via Yelp
Greenhouse Holistic has it all: two great Williamsburg locations (on Roebling and Driggs), yoga, barre, and Pilates classes for all levels, a sauna, and massage services. Plus, there are yoga retreats and teacher training courses available. You can drop in and pay per class, or save money by getting yourself a membership (includes spa discounts, so you’ll want to get right on that).
410 Marcus Garvey Boulevard , Bedford Stuyvesant
Locale Village Shop & Yoga via Yelp
“The best yoga… and gift shop in Bed-Stuy.” The Locale Village Shop & Yoga is a boutique yoga studio that promotes holistic health through small personal classes which provides the opportunity to perfect your craft as the teachers will have more hands on guidance. Besides the traditional classes, Locale also features aerial basics with yoga hammocks, senior’s classes, and mat pilates and fitness classes.
795 Franklin Ave, Crown Heights
Brooklyn Yoga Collective via Facebook
There’s nothing wrong with yoga on a budget, as you’ll see at the Brooklyn Yoga Collective in Crown Heights. Classes are range between $7-15, and mats are available for free. Vinyasa, hatha, and jivamukti are all represented, and the emphasis is on healing and self-compassion.
Jaya Yoga East via Facebook
Alignment-based vinyasa classes are what you’ll find at Jaya Yoga East, along with a great range of massage services. There are classes tailored to every skill level, and there is even an express class if you’re running a little short on time. If you’re closer to Park Slope, try the original location on 8th Avenue.
360 Jefferson St, Bushwick
Daya Yoga Studio via Facebook
You will not get bored at Daya Yoga Studio. With sixteen different classes (including Zumba, capoeira, and even a candlelight yoga class), you’ll find the class that’s right for you. Daya hosts a full schedule of classes in Bushwick, along with cool events and workshops, like summer yoga on the farm.