Where to take yoga classes in Brooklyn? The opportunities are practically endless, as you’ll find studios in almost every neighborhood of the borough. These seven studios, spread out across Brooklyn, are particularly popular picks and offer a variety of classes and practices for all the yogis out there.
Brooklyn Yoga School (Park Slope)
This has got to be the most gorgeous yoga studio in all of Brooklyn, in a historic Park Slope building with massive stained glass windows. Brooklyn Yoga School (formerly Dharma Yoga Brooklyn) offers a variety of classes every day, with a focus on all levels of yoga. Best of all, all classes are drop-ins offered on a donation sliding scale between $5 and $20. New York Magazine selected this studio for Best Pay-What-You-Want Yoga in 2011.
Brooklyn Yoga School photo courtesy of Facebook.
Lifting Lotus | Bikram Yoga Bay Ridge via Facebook
Bikram Yoga Brooklyn (studios in Bay Ridge and Brooklyn Heights)
These two Brooklyn studios specialize in Bikram Yoga, which is a 90 minute class scientifically designed to work every muscle, bone, joint, ligament, tendon, gland, and organ in the body. There are multiple classes offered daily, and a drop-in class costs $20. The studios also offer mini workshops, which are hour-long classes with the opportunity to ask questions and get personal corrections.
Party for Your Heart | Namaste Yoga of Kensington via Facebook
Namaste Yoga of Kensington (Kensington)
Namaste Yoga of Kensington was the neighborhood’s first official yoga studio. The studio not only offers yoga classes but also classes in belly dancing, Zumba, Pilates, kickboxing and Tai Chi. There’s also a beginner yoga series as well as yoga for children. Most drop-in classes cost $20, and there are rotating offers of specials and discounts.
Navasana! | Sangha Yoga Shala via Yelp
Sangha Yoga Shala (Williamsburg)
Sangha Yoga is a popular pick among North Brooklyn yogis. The studio has all its bases covered: Basic Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa, Pilates, Restorative, Hatha, Prenatal, Baby & Me classes, as well as toddler and kids yoga. A drop-in class costs $19, and new students can try a week of unlimited yoga for $40.
Apply yoga to all your activities | Brooklyn Yoga Collective via Facebook
Brooklyn Yoga Collective (Crown Heights)
The Brooklyn Yoga Collective offers all its classes on a sliding scale from $7 to $15. All classes are drop-in and are varied — there’s something for beginner, intermediate, and advanced yogis, with classes focusing on fundamentals, slow flow, and Vinyasa. The Collective also offers free mats.
Abhaya Yoga Immersion | via Facebook
Abhaya Yoga (Dumbo)
Abhaya Yoga is a lovely, industrial-like studio with beautiful views of the Williamsburg Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. The studio specializes in Hatha Yoga and offers many different types of classes in the Hatha style. There are also basic/open level classes, Mommy & Me, kids yoga, and prenatal yoga. A drop-in class costs $18 online or $20 at the door. New students only pay $25 to try one week of unlimited yoga.