Panama knows a thing or two about how to live a peaceful life of mindful, heartful existence. Yoga is a great way to get your Zen on and feel your body loosen as your mind frees itself and your heart fills up. Here are the best yoga studios to visit while in Panama. Namaste!
In the heart of the ever-loved Casco Viejo is a studio called Casco Yoga. On offer is English-taught yoga, pilates, tai chi, dance, and private lessons as well as events. This yoga studio and health center is dedicated to bringing yoga to all who wish to experience it. From vinyasa and restorative yoga to mysore and ashtanga, the professional team offers personal and intimate English speaking classes with a maximum of 15 students at a time.
Istmo Yoga and Adventure Retreat
This is a premier yoga retreat center and beach hotel near Panama City. Nestled in the plush jungle just a stone’s throw from the white sand beach is this perfect, peaceful paradise. With yoga retreat events on offer, Istmo also has meditation retreats, yoga teacher trainings, weekend retreats, women’s retreats, wellness retreats, and more.
Located in Costa del Este, the 212 Studio offers yoga as well as pilates, karate, pole fitness, belly dance, jazz, martial arts, and much more for children and adults. Come and enjoy a class of your choice. Stretch to your heart’s delight, or enjoy a therapeutic yoga session.
This yoga studio offers various types of classes, lessons, and therapies including massages, and features promotions and events, too. Choose between a holistic massage, foot reflexology, deep muscle massage, and more, or pop into a yoga class. The weekly class schedule is available on the studio’s website.
Akila Yoga Institute
Akila offers as space for peace-seekers to come and balance their body, elevate their spirit, and calm their mind. Come for a deep, secure experience. Classes include breathing, meditation, and many other powerful tools to help relax and rejuvenate your soul.
Bhakti Yoga Center PTY
This is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to sharing the physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation through ancestral culture and bhakti yoga practices. Come and enjoy the events offered to experience the vibrant energy of the sacred yoga, art, and practices.
Velez Yoga is a safe space created for the practice of ashtanga yoga in Casco Antiguo. Jose Luis Velez teaches ashtanga yoga daily in the classical mysore format after having studied in Mysore. Velez has been practicing ashtanga yoga since 2008, and he also studied Ayurveda (a thousands-year-old holistic healing system) in Mysore, India. Visit his website for daily classes, workshops, corporate classes, and more.