The Best Yoga Studios in Cincinnati, OH
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and its surrounding suburbs offer a variety of opportunities for both yoga beginners and experienced yogis. Our guide to the best yoga studios in Cincinnati will help you choose the best one for your needs.
The Yoga Bar
The Yoga Bar has two locations in the Greater Cincinnati area: one in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood and one in Newport, Kentucky. Consistently voted the best yoga in the region, The Yoga Bar hosts local retreats as well as some in overseas locations like Bali. The Yoga Bar has a full schedule of morning, noon, and evening yoga sessions, including Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, and Ashtanga, as well as guided meditation classes.
The downtown studio can host up to 45 yogis at a time and has a bright, open, clean feel. And if you’re looking to become a yoga instructor yourself, The Yoga Bar has one of the best-rated teaching training programs in the area.
Modo Yoga has three locations in downtown Cincinnati, Clifton, and nearby Crescent Springs, KY. Modo Yoga specializes in hot yoga, and with over 150 classes each week, there are many variations from which to choose. Some of the options include traditional hot yoga sequences, prenatal yoga, hot cardio barre, hot fusion Pilates, and Yin yoga. You can also train at Modo to become a certified yoga teacher.
Modo Yoga, 3527 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH, USA, +1 513 321 9644
Clear Conscious Movement
If you like small groups and personalized attention in your yoga practice, Clear Conscious Movement
might be the best Cincinnati yoga studio for you. With a focus on slow flow and restorative yoga, CCM’s intimate location might be the ideal place for you to clear your head after a difficult week. Clear Conscious Movement also specializes in spiritual traditions and ceremonies and healing modalities, such as Reiki, Kundalini yoga, chakra opening sequences, self-care and wellness groups, sound healing, and mantra meditation. Special events hosted at the space include poetry readings, discussion groups, and musical ceremonies.
Elemental OM has two yoga and wellness studios: one in the historic district of downtown Montgomery and one in Symmes Township. In addition to a wide variety of yoga classes (Hatha, restorative, Kundalini, Yin, Vinyasa, Urban Zen, and beginner), and a teacher training program, Elemental OM also offers nutrition classes, workshops, and private consultations. A number of membership passes will help you save money if you plan on getting your yoga fix here often.
Elemental OM, 9510 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, OH, USA, +1 513 502 9282
World Peace Yoga
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World Peace Yoga
offers a wide variety of yoga classes of all types and levels, with a lively schedule featuring multiple classes every day. Highlights include weekly classes where instruction is interpreted in ASL and “I’m Just Here for the Savasana,” a relaxing monthly Sunday session, meant explicitly for beginners looking to relax. World Peace Yoga also frequently hosts outdoor events throughout the Cincinnati area. The organization also operates a Montessori school, an animal sanctuary, an eco-friendly small press, and a restaurant serving up organic foods. If you’re not sure about your yoga journey or World Peace Yoga yet, you can start out with a free 30-day unlimited yoga class pass.
These recommendations were updated on February 23, 2018 to keep your travel plans fresh.