The 10 Best Yoga Studios in Idaho!
Yoga is one of the healthiest physical activities one could engage in. It frees the mind and increases your flexibility. Joining a yoga studio is a great way to not only gain these health benefits, but become part of a yoga community. The following 10 yoga studios are not only quality, but are sensitive to yoga participants of all ages and experience levels. Here are our favorites.
Yoga in the Hood in Boise, Idaho, is an all-inclusive yoga studio, open to everyone, no matter your inherent yoga abilities. Their primary system of yoga is the “complete system” of Raja yoga, encompassing the four dimensions of human interaction: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Yoga in the Hood offers classes, massages, teacher training, workshops, and events. Classes include poster classes, gentle yoga, restorative yoga, nia, meditation, and more.
KULA Yoga + Tea in Moscow, Idaho, embraces the meaning of KULA: “A community of the heart. A group coming together of its own free will. An intentional community. A family.” KULA is brand new, having been founded in January 2017, but has already distinguished itself as one of Idaho’s best new studios. Classes run from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. almost every day. Special events, including partner yoga basics and dream time yoga make for even more reason to come in. Stop by their upcoming tea bar to try unique blends and make sure to schedule a massage while you’re there.
Red-Yoga offers classes that are heated from 95-99 degrees. Classes include those that focus on vinyasa flow (a physically form of active yoga), intense flow (promotes strength), power flow (many poses required), yin yoga (a quiet, meditate yoga practice), skinny jeans (yoga to tone your body), yoga sculpt (yoga plus weights), and several more. All classes are available to yoga practitioners of all levels. Various events are available regularly, so make sure to check their website to sign up for the latest one.
Body Calm Yoga, Massage, and Wellness studio in Meridian, Idaho, was recently nominated for the “BEST OF BOISE – YOGA & SPA” award. Various specials are offered for new customers, including one month of unlimited yoga for $34 and specials on facials and massages. Sign up for a beginner yoga class the Meridian Library to see what it’s all about, or sign up for any of their many regular classes, including gentle yoga flow, Sunday afternoon yoga, and an evening with Kirtan. Check their website for a full list of classes, workshops, and appointments.
The Garden Street School of Yoga, located in Coeur d’Alene, focuses on the Anusara Yoga. According to their website, Anusara Yoga is “an alignment-based method, which includes held poses, core strengthening and skillful flow.” Sign up for immersive classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher training. Classes include Absolute Beginners Classes, basic classes, and classes for all levels. Additionally, prenatal yoga, senior yoga, and yoga for athletes are all available.
Tantra means to “weave together” and to “expand,” two philosophies that perfectly encapsulate the goals of Tantra Power Yoga studio in McCall, Idaho. They offer hot and non-hot yoga classes, as well as meditation and nutrition classes. In addition, the studio provides yoga intensive trainings and retreats. Three levels of tantra power yoga are offered, tailored to various experience levels and participant ability. Check their website for regularly posted specials.
Yoga 430 in Nampa, Idaho, is a yoga studio focused on creating the perfect environment for practicing yoga. To that end, the studio has been outfit with lots of natural sunlight access, and an “earthy, textured vibe.” Yoga 430 was featured in Urban Liaison Magazine for its beauty, as well as its class offerings. Classes for all levels are available, including sunrise yoga, beginning yoga, all levels Vinyasa yoga, full figure yoga, kid’s yoga, and much more. Special events, too, are scheduled throughout the month, so make sure to check their calendar to keep up to date.
Mountain Home Yoga Center in Mountain Home, Idaho, is open 24 hours a day. The instructors focus on supporting students, regardless of body type, age, or ability. Classes include beginner’s yoga, pump fitness, restorative yoga, therapeutics yoga, hot power yoga, and free beginner’s yoga, among many more. Prices range depending on the time, so make sure to check their website for an updated list.
Peaceful Mountain Yoga in Salmon, Idaho, is focused on nurturing awareness in their students. Classes include Oldies Yoga (yoga with seniors in mind, but is open to all ages), Surprise Yoga (meant for various levels beginner to experienced with a mix of styles and modifications), and Bikram Sequence Group (26 posture sequence selected and developed by Bikram Choudhury). Private instruction is available for those that can’t make one of the prescheduled classes or would prefer a bit more privacy.
Downtown Yoga in Sandpoint, Idaho, offers a wide variety of courses, including free community yoga on Sundays, Buddhist meditation and dharma talks, core fusion workouts, hanuman beginners’ practice, belly dancing, yoga for men, gentle yoga, and more. Private classes are available, too. Prices are reasonable, with five, 10, and 25-class passes. Drop in passes are sold for $14 a piece. Workshops include a “Blue Zone Yoga Rejuvenation Retreat” in Costa Rica, along with others offered throughout the year.