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 yoga studios are not only quality, but are sensitive to yoga participants of all ages and experience levels. Here are our favorites.
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.
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.