Almost every neighbourhood in Amsterdam features at least one dedicated yoga studio, making it exceptionally easy for practitioners to join longterm courses or one-off sessions in the city. To help newcomers find their feet in city, Culture Trip has put together the following list of noteworthy yoga studios located in Amsterdam.
Het Gymlokaal offers several classes that revolve around movement, including kickboxing, parkour and yoga courses. It only costs €55 per month to access the studio’s full program and memberships at Het Gymlokaal include unlimited access to the gym’s training facilities. Het Gymlokaal’s training areas have an open, almost minimalist design that matches perfectly with the studio’s focus on mobility, movement and flexibility.
Het Gymlokaal, Doctor Jan van Breemenstraat 1, Amsterdam, +31 20 737 2781
De Nieuwe Yoga School
De Nieuwe Yoga School features three spacious studios that are designed to compliment yogic practices and mediations. The school organises around 60 classes per week and welcomes yoga practitioners of all levels. De Neiuwe Yoga School also offers training sessions for teachers and frequently coordinates yoga retreats in the Netherlands and beyond.
Studio 191 has two locations in Amsterdam that are found in the city’s Diamantbuurt and Kinkerbuurt neighbourhoods. Both studios offer lessons in English and organise over 100 different classes per week. These sessions cover a wide range of different styles and Studio 191’s schedule includes warm yoga, surf, and prenatal classes, among many others.
Svaha Yoga offers classes at three central locations in Amsterdam that are easily accessible via bike or public transport. Each of Svaha Yoga’s studios organise a wide selection of classes, that range from intensive Vinyasa courses to specialised sessions that are tailored around certain age groups. All three studios are exceptionally welcoming and organise additional mediation and community-driven events throughout the week.
Svaha Yoga, Begijnensteeg 1, Amsterdam, +31 6 50888886
Svaha Yoga, Willemsstraat 133, Amsterdam, +31 6 50888886
Svaha Yoga, Nieuwendammerkade 24 B, Amsterdam, +31 06 50888886
Movements Yoga lies within walking distance from Vondelpark and organises outdoor classes in the park every Sunday during the warmer months of the year. The studio has plenty to offer yoga lovers aside from these awesome, al fresco events, and coordinates a full schedule of yoga sessions that are given by certified, friendly teachers.
Movements Yoga, Overtoom 230 -232, Amsterdam, +31 20 752 9027
Amsterdam’s sky-scrapping Volkshotel hosts yoga lessons every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. During sunny spells these classes take place on the hotel’s rooftop terrace which offers incredible views across central Amsterdam. The classes are led by an experienced instructor whose personal style incorporates elements from Vinyasa, Hatha and Yin Yoga.
Volkshotel, Wibautstraat 150, Amsterdam, +31 20 261 2100