Yoga is a centuries-old practice that combines physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation to promote physical and mental wellbeing.
In recent years, yoga has gained popularity all over the world, and Cape Town is no exception. With our stunning natural beauty and vibrant wellness scene, our City is an ideal destination for yoga enthusiasts looking to deepen their practice or simply stretch, breathe and unwind.
Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner, here are the some of the spots you can practise yoga in Cape Town:
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Yogalife is one of Cape Town’s oldest and most popular yoga studios. Founded in 2003, the studio is known for its welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, as well as its commitment to providing high-quality yoga classes to practitioners of all levels.
Yogalife offers a wide range of yoga classes, including vinyasa, hatha, yin and restorative yoga, as well as specialised workshops and teacher training programmes. They also offer classes in mindfulness and meditation, as well as yoga for kids and teens.
The studio is known for its team of experienced and knowledgeable teachers, who are dedicated to helping students deepen their practice and achieve their goals. Classes at Yogalife are designed to be challenging and invigorating, while also promoting relaxation and stress relief.
2. The Shala
The Shala Cape Town is a popular yoga studio located in Woodstock known for high-quality yoga classes and workshops that help students deepen their practice and achieve their wellness goals.
The studio offers a wide range of yoga classes, including ashtanga, vinyasa, hatha, and yin yoga. They also offer specialised classes such as Yoga for Athletes and Yoga for Seniors. In addition to their regular class schedule, The Shala Cape Town also hosts regular workshops and events focused on yoga, meditation and mindfulness.
The studio itself is spacious and airy, with plenty of natural light and a calming atmosphere. It features a fully-equipped yoga studio, as well as a meditation room and a small café where students can relax and socialise before or after class.
Yogazone offers a variety of yoga classes, including ashtanga, vinyasa, hatha, restorative and kids yoga. They also have an infrared sauna and offer massage and reflexology services. The studio is known for its team of experienced and knowledgeable teachers who are passionate about sharing the benefits of yoga with their students.
In addition to their regular class schedule, YogaZone also hosts regular workshops, retreats and teacher training programmes. These events provide students with an opportunity to deepen their practice and connect with others in the yoga community.
YogaZone’s focus on community, wellness and inclusivity make it a great choice for yogis of all levels and backgrounds.
4. The Yoga Room
The Yoga Room offers a range of yoga classes, including vinyasa, hatha, yin, and restorative yoga. The Vredehoek-based studio uses small classes to foster a more intimate space for your practice.
They also offer specialised classes including Yoga for Backs and Prenatal yoga, as well as workshops and events focused on yoga, meditation, and wellness.
The studio’s dedicated teachers help students achieve wellness goals through thoughtful classes promoting breath work and relaxation.
YogaSpirit offers a range of yoga classes, including vinyasa, hatha, restorative, yin, and kundalini yoga, as well as Yoga for Runners and Yoga for Backs.
The studio focuses on combining staying physically fit with having a peaceful mind. With the belief that everyone deserves feeling good in their bodies, YogaSpirit ensures classes are offered for all ages and abilities to get in touch with themselves through movement and conscious breath.
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