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Philadelphia Yoga

Philadelphia Yoga

The Philadelphia yoga scene is thriving! Philadelphia is filled with studios, and the following selection may help you find your new yoga home in the city. Whether you want to do Bikram Yoga or Hatha Yoga, or anything in between, you should be able to find it in Philly.

Yoga Studios in Philadelphia

Bikram Yoga of Philadelphia

Bikram Yoga of Philadelphia is located at the Center Siddhi Yoga at 1520 Sansom St., on the third floor, and the phone number is (215) 977-YOGA (9642).

Each class offered at Bikram Yoga of Philadelphia is 90 minutes long and is composed of 24 Hatha yoga postures with two breathing exercises. The classes occur in rooms heated to 105 degrees.

The first class of the day begins at 6:00 a.m., and the last class of the day begins at 7:30 p.m. Bikram Yoga of Philadelphia has seven teachers, male and female, and all are certified.

Dhyana Yoga

Dhyana Yoga has five locations within Philadelphia and suburbs; the phone number is (215) 222-9642.

They teach Kundalini Yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan, which is suitable for all level students; Jivamukti Yoga, a challenging form of Vinyasa Yoga that includes Sanskrit chanting and meditation; "Relaxing Flow," a slow-paced yoga class meant for any students who want to experience it; and Yoga 101, for those who want an informational class that teaches the basics.

The first class of the day begins at 9:30 a.m., and the last class of the day begins at 8:00 p.m. Dhyana Yoga has 14 teachers, male and female.

Philly Power Yoga

Specialized in Vinyasa Yoga, but also offering several other services like acupuncture and massage, Philly Power Yoga is a studio for yogis of all levels. Located at 2016 Walnut Street, on the second floor, you can contact the studio by calling (215) 636-YOGA.

Philly Power Yoga also offers acupuncture, massage, and Pilates. For yoga, there are five instructors, male and female.

The first class of the day starts at 6:30 a.m., and the last class of the day is at 8:15 p.m.

Wake Up Yoga

With three locations: Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, and South Philadelphia, Wake Up Yoga has the goal of creating a yoga community for all practitioners onsite. Contact the studio at (215) 235-1228 or visit the studios at: 2329 Parrish St., Philadelphia, 4916 Baltimore Ave., or 1839 E. Passyunk Ave.

With the first class of the day starting at 6:30 a.m., and the last class of the day at 7:30 p.m., there are several different styles beyond the early morning Rise and Shine class at Wake Up Yoga. 26 instructors, male and female, teach at Wake Up Yoga.

Practice Yoga

A studio at 804 South 4th St., Practice Yoga is a smaller studio with a personal approach. Contact Practice Yoga at (215) 755-3268.

Tuesdays are currently the earliest-starting class day, with the first class at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday have the latest evening classes (7:30 p.m.). Practice Yoga has seven instructors, male and female.

Starting Yoga

There are numerous options available to you as a yoga student in the Philadelphia area. Depending on the type of yoga you wish to practice, your location, and schedule, you should be able to find a studio whose atmosphere and teachers is a good fit for you.

With so many options in Philly and the surrounding suburbs, sample classes at a number of studios before you purchase a class card that commits you to any one studio. Some styles and classes may be better suited to your needs than others, and finding the right yoga studio for you may take a bit of time.

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Philadelphia Yoga