London is a treasure trove of yoga studios, classes and instructors and there’s little more rewarding than finding the one that resonates with you the best. Here, we list some of the cities prettiest yoga destinations – from country retreat-inspired options to those with a sky-high view of the city – to try something different from your usual studio. What’s more? Not a single class in our line-up compromises on quality of practice so you’ll leave not only feeling aesthetically inspired but relaxed and reset as well.
Located on the King’s Road with a newly-revamped interior and a reputation as one of West London’s most favoured dining establishments, Bluebird is well worth a visit. Monthly at 6.30pm, it hosts Sophie Dear from Sophie’s Fitness who leads an hour’s Vinyasa Flow yoga practise in the alternative but picturesque space. The session focuses on moving with the breath as well as building on strength, flexibility and balance. Post-stretch, students are invited to enjoy a tapas-style dinner in the restaurant. If there’s a better way to blend exercise, food and socialising then we’re yet to come across it. Book now to secure your spot for the November event.
Aerial Yoga, Gymbox
Whilst Gymbox’s aerial yoga classes may not be set in Instagram’s favourite restaurant or overlooking a beautiful cityscape, they’re worth a mention in this particular round-up as we defy anyone to attend a class and not take out their camera. That counts as picturesque right? The concept here is exciting – classes take place in hammocks suspended from the ceiling, allowing you to hold the more challenging poses with more ease than if your feet were grounded. You can push your body to new limits, giving you that much-needed confidence boost when you return to your regular sessions.
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