If you’re on vacation in the Spanish city of Zaragoza and feel like you need to unwind and centre your mind and body, or are missing your weekly yoga or pilates class, there are lots of places here to try. Those based in the city for longer will also find lots of studios offering great deals on blocks of classes and workshops. Here’s our pick of the best yoga and pilates studios in Zaragoza.
Go Yoga! Zaragoza
Go Yoga! Zaragoza is a very centrally located studio in the Old Town, close to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar and many of the city’s major museums. It’s a modern and simple place offering various types of yoga classes, from tripsichore and ashtanga to Mysore and combined. Single classes, which last for an hour and 45 minutes, cost €18 each, and there are offers for blocks of classes available if you’re here for longer. The centre also offers sessions on clinical nutrition, biological medicine and Gestalt therapy and has a massage and treatment room.
Calle Conde Aranda, 1, 50004 Zaragoza, Spain, +34 677 68 09 72
Pilates29 is a small yet sleek and contemporary studio, located just east of the centre of the city and very close to the Miraflores Park. The studio prides itself on the excellence of its teachers and the quality of its machines and equipment. Classes can be adapted to your needs, offering sessions of various sizes and levels. The first class is free and prices depend on how many classes you book.
Yoga y Mindfulness Zaragoza
Yoga and Mindfulness is situated within the city’s Miraflores Park, surrounded by greenery and nature. Both yoga and mindfulness classes are taught by a professional teacher with over 16 years’ experience and a wealth of qualifications under her belt, including a Masters in mindfulness and a diploma in yoga therapy and transpersonal psychology. Single classes cost €10 for a group session; individual sessions are also offered.
Calle de Uncastillo, 2, 50008 Zaragoza, Spain, +34 654 49 69 86
Pilates Aragon is one of the largest and most important pilates studios in the region of Aragon. It is located very near the centre of the city and offers a range of different types of classes, including mat and floor work, as well as machines. There are also specialised workshops for children, pregnant women and those with osteoporosis. Call the studio for class times and prices.
Calle Bolonia, 11, 50008 Zaragoza, Spain, +34 976 21 64 01
The Tranquility Center is the only centre dedicated to anti-stress and wellbeing in the region of Aragon. It’s a tranquil space, decorated in pastel shades and lots of prints of lotus flowers and Buddhas. It offers services for both the mind and the body, including a range of health and beauty treatments, a hammam and workshops on everything from self-esteem to relaxation techniques. They also offer yoga classes, prenatal yoga classes and pilates sessions. Consult their website for prices.
La Vida en Verde
La Vida en Verde is an AeroYoga studio situated near the city centre. Meaning ‘life in green’, the studio is certified in AeroYoga classes, whereby participants hang from the ceiling in stretchy hammocks. They also offer regular yoga classes, dance classes, belly dancing and pilates sessions. Meditation and mindfulness workshops are also available.
Avenida de Valencia 4, Zaragoza, Spain, +34 640 82 47 62
Escuela de Yoga Zaragoza
The Escuela de Yoga Zaragoza is run by licensed professional Lydia Galdámez, who has a qualification from the Spanish Association of Yoga Practitioners and a degree in Sociology and Politics from the Complutense University of Madrid. The school teaches hatha and raja yoga and classes vary depending on level and need. There are also special yoga classes for rehabilitation and therapy. Single classes cost €15 per session and monthly rates are available if you want to take one or more classes per week. Initial classes are free so you can try it out before you commit.
Santa Joaquina de Vedruna, 5, Zaragoza, Spain, +34 976 08 11 92