Whether you're a Boston native who takes the "T" to work or one of the 17 million visitors there for the swan boats, museums, or Freedom Trail, Boston's yoga scene is waiting for you. Looking to find a yoga studio? The following locations offer various forms of yoga in several different areas of the city.
Boston Yoga Studios
Bikram Yoga Boston
Bikram Yoga Boston's main location is 108 Lincoln St., Loft 1A, and their phone number is (617) 556-9926. Their Harvard Square location is 30 JFK St., 2nd floor, Cambridge, and the Back Bay location is at 561 Bolyston Street. Bikram Yoga Boston is dedicated to helping their students get fit and strong while discovering new levels of energy. In addition to yoga classes, they also offer massage and acupuncture.Bikram Yoga Boston offers 90-minute classes in Bikram Yoga. The first class of the day begins at 6 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 8:15 p.m. Bikram Yoga Boston has 17 teachers, both male and female.
B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Center
The B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Center is located at 35 Chester St. in Arlington, and their phone number is (781) 648-3455. The center was co-founded by Patricia Walden and Karin Stephan. Walden is the premier yoga DVD and video instructor, and Stephan is founder of Yoga Macrobiotic Vacations. Walden has studied with Iyengar for more than 25 years, and opened this center in 1985 to share the teachings of the man noted for introducing Hatha Yoga to the Western world. The B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Center offers classes seven days a week for all levels, as well as special workshops and teaching certification. The first class of the day begins at 5:30 a.m. and the last class begins at 6 p.m. The number of teachers vary per program. Walden teaches frequently and allows walk-ins if space permits.
Five Points Yoga
Five Points Yoga is owned by Barrett Lauck. who teaches at multiple locations. To find classes, check her schedule or call (617) 331-2386. Five Points Yoga offers Vinyasa and prenatal yoga as well as private classes. Barrett Lauck is the only teacher although substitutes are on hand.
Back Bay Yoga Studio
Back Bay Yoga Studio is located at 1112 Bolyston St. on the 3rd floor, and their phone number is (617) 375-0785. Back Bay Yoga Studio offers Ashtanga, Forrest, Vinyasa, Restorative, Yin, and gentle yoga, as well as meditation, acupuncture, and massage. They also offer private lessons. The first class of the day begins at 6 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 7:30 p.m. The studio has 25 teachers, both male and female.
The Yoga Studio
The Yoga Studio is located at 29 Harvard St., 2nd floor in Brookline Village, MA , and the phone number is (617) 566-1489. The Yoga Studio was founded in 1980 and is the oldest school in the Boston area. The Yoga Studio teaches Iyengar, Vinyasa, and Viniyoga. They also offer classes in meditation. The first class of the day begins at 9:30 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 5:30 p.m. The studio has two teachers, both female.
Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga
Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga can be reached by calling 800-936-YOGA and is located at 2000 Massachussets Avenue in Cambridge. According to their website, "Baptiste Vinyasa is a challenging and flowing form of yoga that heals, detoxifies, and electrifies the body and mind at their deepest level." Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga offers basic and intermediate 90-minute classes, as well as an "Hour of Power." They also offer private instruction. The first class of the day begins at 6:30 a.m. and the last class of the day begins at 7:45 p.m. They have thirteen teachers, both male and female.
Yoga in Boston
Boston has several top-notch yoga studios. Depending on the type of yoga you wish to practice, your location, and schedule, you should be able to find a yoga studio for you in the greater Boston region.