This small, bright space offers flow and restorative-style yoga classes as well as private sessions. New yogis love Bliss Body’s beginning series, an eight-week course that lays out all the basics of yoga, and all of its regular classes are suitable for beginners too.
4035 Lake Boone Trail #111, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 480 2887
A go-to spot for yoga practitioners looking for hot yoga classes – and like to mix in barre classes with their fitness regimens – YoBa aims to challenge its students. Great choice for the workout-minded when it comes to their yoga approach.
5003 Falls of Neuse Rd G, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 538 5341
At CorePower, its philosophy is “Live Your Power,” and it helps students achieve just that with its very physical yoga practices. Some classes bring weights into the workout, and all bring the sweat. Studios under the CorePower Yoga umbrella span across America.
435 Woodburn Rd., Space A0168, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 229 8367
Some Raleigh yogis have made this their home studio because they like combining their yoga with the wellness services offered at Gratitude and its relaxed atmosphere. The studio has two spaces, one dedicated to non-heated, traditional yoga and the other a flow-focused room that offers warm and hot classes.
10501 Shadowlawn Dr #109, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 307 3325
With a focus on only warm and hot flow classes, the instructors at Element Hot Yoga are some of the most beloved in the city. An overall highly rated studio, some students have noted that the bathroom location is less than ideal since it’s shared with a number of businesses in the building.
6909 Glenwood Ave #108, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 977 3685
Bikram practitioners and Yin yoga fans should head to Raleigh Yoga Company. Hot Pilates are offered at this studio. Those looking for something a bit different and more intense should try a yoga-fusion class that was developed by a former Broadway performer.
2411 E Millbrook Rd Suite 112, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 336 1929
As one of the only places in the state of North Carolina to offer certified Iyengar yoga, this center emphasizes that it’s suitable for all skill levels and body types. Iyengar yoga focuses on alignment, poses and concentration, and students rave about the owner and instructor Graham Williams for her open-heart approach.
613 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 609 2456
Touted as Raleigh’s only black-owned yoga studio, Colors of Yoga focuses on creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, safe and inspired no matter their pant size or yoga ability. Catering to “beginners and non-traditional yoga students,” it offers tea post-class as a way to encourage students to mix and mingle as the staff wants it to be a community center just as much as a yoga studio.
16 S Glenwood Avenue, Suite 30B, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 238 9283
Raleigh Yoga Center also focuses on making yoga accessible to a wide range of fitness levels and body types and practices the philosophy, “Be aligned on your mat, in your life.” Its calendar typically only offers a few yoga classes per day Sunday through Fridays.
619 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 856 1390
Judith Valerie brings over 30 years of experience to her yoga studio, and she has many long-term students that like the traditional yoga taught here. Many of her classes attract those new to yoga and many that have more than a few decades under their belts. Each class is 90 minutes and offered Monday through Wednesday, with Thursdays and Fridays set aside for private classes.
625 Tower St, Raleigh, NC, USA, +1 919 233 9777