4 studios to get started with yoga
There’s a whole community of yogis here in Manila, and there’s a spot for everyone
Jan 22, 2020
Choosing what form of exercise works best for you always includes the process of finding where to actually practice this. If you’ve chosen to skip heavy weights and boxing gloves and have decided that yoga is the best fit for you, you’re in luck. Manila has a number of health and wellness hubs that specialize in yoga classes.
Even though a number of practices and flows can be found online and followed at the comfort of your own home, it’s always great to be with a community of people who have the same interest. It’s also a big plus if you’re in the right environment with the necessary equipment readily available. Here’s where you can practice yoga in the Metro.
3/F Il Terrazzo, Tomas Morato Ave cor Scout Madriñan St, South Triangle, Quezon City
Other than basic yoga classes, Beyond Yoga provides a variety of specialized classes including Beyond Sculpt, which makes use of weights for strength training. They also offer Zumba and anti-gravity fitness sessions. These sessions are great for people with experience in yoga who are ready to up their game.
Price: All-in unlimited passes include a one-day pass for P800, and a 30-day pass for P5,000. All-in class passes include a 10-class pass valid for 45 days for P5,000. More options and information can be found on their website.
G/F Three Salcedo Place 123 Tordesillas St, Salcedo Village, Makati
The best thing about YogaHive is their dedication to build an active community of yogis. They offer classic and specialized classes of yoga, including Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga, and Restorative Yoga. Classes in Zumba and pole and aerial hoop are also available.
Price: One drop-in class costs P550, while a one-month unlimited pass costs P4,600. All-in class passes include a 10-class pass valid for 45 days for P4,600. More options and information can be found on their website.
CHI Spa Yoga Studio, EDSA Shangri-la Hotel, 01 Gardenway, Mandaluyong
With the belief that yoga is meant to be for anyone, YogaManila is a health and wellness hub that offers yoga for young and old alike. There are specialized classes for children with special needs, which aim to improve motor skills, and a class for pregnant women and mothers, which helps in fertility and postpartum recovery.
Price: One drop-in class costs P600, and P2,000 for five classes. More options and information can be found on their website.
4/F The Podium, ADB Ave, Ortigas Center, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
For those who want to challenge their yoga skills and strength, YogaPlus offers a variety of intense workout classes, such as the Ashtanga Yoga, Jivamukti Yoga, and a specialized Hot Yoga class, which is done in 36-degree infrared-heated rooms to relax the muscles and improve flexibility. Newcomers are also welcome to try the Fundamentals classes.
Price: For newcomers, the first week is unlimited and free of charge. One drop-in class costs P699, while a one-month unlimited pass costs P4,499. All-in class passes include a 10-class pass valid for 45 days for P5,490. More options and information can be found on their website.
Header photo courtesy of Yoga Plus
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