The 7 Best Yoga Studios in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Jayani Senanayake

Yoga is a great exercise that occupies and indulges both the body and the mind at the same time. The benefits of yoga are numerous and long-lasting as well. However, in order to learn the true art of this ancient healing practice, you must have proper guidance, especially if you are just starting out. There are many yoga institutes in Colombo, so Culture Trip has put together a list of the top seven spots.

1. Prana Lounge

Located at Horton Place, Prana Lounge offers holistic healing in an inventive and an engaging manner. With a series of classes and schedules, this venue offers something for everyone.

Prana Lounge, 60 Horton Pl, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka, +94 11 2 684808

2. Yoga Arogya Kendra (Body & Beyond)

Aanantharavi is a World Yoga Council-approved teacher. With personalized schedules and routines, the yoga instructor teaches the classes in both German and English.

Yoga Arogya Kendra (Body & Beyond), 17/2, Station Road, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka, +94 773286582

3. The Om Space

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Located in Kirulapone, here is a yoga space that claims to be “Colombo’s first dedicated yoga studio.” Offering classes at various times of the week, The Om Space offers specialized classes for all stages, and its tranquil environment is a perfect space in which to experience yoga and unravel in peace.

4. Nanda Sri Hatha Yoga Institute

Nanda Sri Hatha Yoga Institute offers three venues across town and a number of yoga instructors headed by the famous yoga practitioner Nanda Siriwardene, who, in turn, learned his art from guru Srikanth Abey. This yoga institute offers many options and schedules to choose from at leisure.

Nanda Sri Hatha Yoga Institute, Alpha Institute, 37/1, Nawala Road, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, +94 112 810 671

5. Astanka Yoga Mandir

The Astanka Yoga Mandir will take you through your yoga journey whether you are seeking to get initiated into the art or even if you are a seasoned practitioner. Some of the programs that this institution invites you to partake in are Academic Yoga, Spiritual Yoga, and Corporate Yoga.

Astanka Yoga Mandir, No 3 Ridgeway Place, Colombo 4, Sri Lanka, +94 777 274859

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6. Babaji's Kriya Yoga®

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Babaji’s Kriya Yoga®, offered by Babaji’s Kriya Yoga Order of Acharyas Trust, is an international charitable trust. Consisting of a meditation room and a bookstore, Babaji’s Kriya Yoga® offers weekly Hatha Yoga classes within their premises in Dehiwala.

7. Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre

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Affiliated with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre is a respected institution worldwide, with a location in Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. Offering a wide range of courses and programs such as Sadhana practices and breathing and relaxation techniques for amateurs and light-hearted yoga camps for children, this yoga studio has something for everyone.

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, 52 Colombo Road, Piliyandala, Sri Lanka, +94 75 5 018 227

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