Regardless of your fitness level or preferred style of yoga, you’re guaranteed to find a studio in the City of Gold to suit your needs. Here’s our selection of the 11 top yoga studios in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ashtanga Yoga is a method that combines coordinated breathing with different postures and was first taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in 1915. The Ashtanga Yoga studio hosts many events and workshops in which experts cover all the different elements of this style of yoga. This is the perfect studio for beginners as students practice at their own pace in a supportive and relaxed environment.
Harmony House offers meditation, Pilates and yoga classes for beginners, advanced yogis and everyone in between. And if you’re after a complete relaxation session simply book one of the many massage or beauty treatments or, even better, a three-day retreat – perfect for getting off the grid.
Established in 2006, Living Yoga has become one of the most popular studios in the area. The Jivamukti method of yoga practice is applied and the studio often hosts workshops for students, teachers or those wanting to learn more. The fact that Living Yoga is also the only Jivamukti Yoga Affiliate Studio in South Africa differentiates it from the rest.
Yoga Experience opened in 2003 and has, since then, grown into a large establishment offering teachings on various yoga styles. From kiddie’s yoga to Bikram, Hot Flow and pregnancy yoga, there’s something for every kind of yogi. Their workshops, retreats and events have become increasingly popular and includes markets and trips to amazing countries like Mozambique.
Yoga Warrior teachers guide students through each step of becoming a skilled yogi, and from the Fundamental Flow classes students will progress until they are strong and confident. Students will also gain knowledge on the basics of yoga to ensure they fully understand the practice.