Yo Yoga offers bikram, yo bikram, ashtanga and vinyasa flow in a bright and airy studio modelled according to feng shui principles. Their aim is to improve both the physical and mental well-being of their students in daily classes taught by a team of certified yoga instructors. The studio has changing and shower facilities, and a lounge area stocked with books and free Wi-Fi, so you can unwind before or after your class.
Located at the Woodstock Exchange, Air Yoga offers a range of jivamukti, restorative and ashtanga yoga (mysore style) for practitioners of all fitness levels. Jivamukti is a form of hatha yoga that revolves around a theme of yogic wisdom, and involves a changing flow of postures intended to challenge the student. Classes are supported by chanting, breath awareness, meditation and inspiring music to help build strength, flexibility and peace of mind. Private lessons are also offered, as well as yoga retreats and workshops with local and international teachers.
Air Yoga, 66 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa, +27 76 908 2898
Based in the heart of Cape Town, Yoga Life offers fun, transformative classes that focus on the relationship to posture, or asana, without being rigid, while incorporating meditation and breathing awareness. Shared values of compassion, non-violence and kindness lie at the centre of the studio, and the supportive teachers are dedicated to helping you achieve mindfulness, healing and growth. Practitioners of all levels are welcomed and newbies are offered a free week of unlimited sessions.
Yoga Life, 137 Waterkant St, Cape Town, South Africa, +27 21 418 2884
The Om Revolution is a mobile yoga and wellness service that aims to provide proper, alignment-based yoga classes for all, whether you’re a beginner or experienced yogi. For a mere 50 Rand (US $3.8) per session, you can experience vinyasa yoga in a calm and natural environment at outdoor classes held at beautiful locations around the city (October to June). Additional services include individualised private sessions, corporate and pregnancy yoga.
The Om Revolution, 4 Loop St, Cape Town, South Africa, +27 72 0274 628
Sangha Spot offers a variety of yoga classes and wellness therapies, including traditional hatha and vinyasa yoga, acro yoga, iyengar, as well as kundalini – a practice that releases spiritual energy at the base of the spine. Morning and evening classes are held in-studio from Monday to Thursday, while the workshops normally take place on weekends. Aside from restorative yoga classes, you may also want to try nia, a holistic workout that combines dance, martial arts and healing arts in an invigorating 60-minute session. It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.