Montreal is home to countless yoga studios that provide a variety of approaches to and styles of practice. Often important gathering points of their respective neighborhoods, the city’s yoga studios also offer special events and community classes that promote mind-body integration. Here are just some of the best yoga studios in Montreal.
From restorative classes to Moms & Dad’s Yoga, Vinyasa classes to prenatal yoga, Naada Yoga offers a variety of classes and teacher training in the Mile End community. There are also donation-based meditation and sound yoga classes, along with their signature two-hour Naada Live class, which combines different elements from their other styles and also focuses on breath and sound work.
Naada Yoga, 5540 Casgrain Avenue, Montréal, QC, Canada, +1 514 510 3274
Studio Bliss offers a range of classes—including Morning Yoga, Hatha Flow, Meditation, Restorative, Asana, and more. Studio Bliss also offers a Masterclass Series with different workshops and events that can take you deeper into your practice and give you greater strategies for creating balance in your daily life.
Studio Bliss, 3841 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, QC, Canada, +1 514 907 9006
Ensō offers 60 different hot yoga classes per week, for beginners through to advanced practitioners. The classes range from Flow, Barre, Yin, Yang & Yin, Mat Pilates, Barre Flow, Hot Lunch, Power Flow, Hot Flow Community (which is $10/class), and a beginner workshop.
Ensō Yoga, 1470 Peel St #100, Montreal, QC, Canada, +1 514 419 9642
With various locations across Montreal, including downtown, NDG, and the West Island, Moksha Yoga offers traditional Moksha-style classes (which involve 40 poses in a heated room). Classes include Moksha Flow, Moksha Level 2, Power Flow (advanced cardio yoga), Power Flow 2, Ashtanga, Yin Yoga, Karma classes (a reduced-fee class of which the proceeds go to charity), and community classes (another reduced-fee class—taught by teachers who are in training). They also host outdoor yoga during the summer months.
Bikram Yoga is always an intense workout, challenging for beginners and advanced yogis alike. The Bikram chain in Montreal has various locations, including on Laurier in the Plateau/Mile End neighborhood. For each 90-minute session, the room’s temperature is a hot 42°C (107.6°F)—so be prepared to sweat and stretch your physical stamina!
Bikram Yoga, 435 Laurier Ave E, Montreal, QC, Canada, +1 514 303 6013
Yoga Lounge Montreal (YLM) offers Morning Meditation and Sunrise Yoga, Hot Hatha Flow, Hot Core Flow, Hot Detox, Hot Power Flow, Prenatal Yoga, Mom & Baby Yoga, Hot Strength & Stretch, Hot Bikram Flow, and other classes. Every month, YLM creates a cycle of different weekly themes so that students receive well-rounded lifestyle benefits through non-repetitive classes. The studio also offers other fitness training and workshops, as well as international yoga retreats.
Yoga Lounge, 6745 Rue Jarry E, Montreal, QC, Canada, +1 514 328 9642
Aloha Yoga has two locations north of downtown Montreal, in Ahuntsic and Rosemont. Classes include Energetic and Restorative options, Mom & Baby and Parent & Child Yoga, Prenatal Yoga classes, and more. In addition to teacher training, Aloha also offers courses in Hatha, Prenatal, Children’s Yoga, Seniors and Restorative styles.
Aloha Yoga, 6089 Avenue De Chateaubriand, Montreal, QC, Canada, +1 514 962 5642