It should come as no surprise that in a place as peaceful as Paradise, yoga is first rate. These yoga studios in Hawaii stand out from the rest with their special class offerings, welcoming atmosphere, and highly-trained teachers. Select from prenatal classes, post-birth practice with newborns, Ayurveda, Iyengar, and more. At the professionally-run yoga studios of Hawaii, you’ll deepen your practice and improve your mental and physical wellbeing. Here are our favorites.
If you love yoga so much that you are thinking of becoming a certified yoga teacher, Open Space Yoga offers both 200RYT and 300RTY trainings. Instead, if you’d like to practice yoga, they offer numerous classes throughout the week, and to dig even deeper into your practice and lifestyle, they offer private Ayurveda lifestyle counseling. Yoga styles offered include Anusara, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Hatha, prenatal, and several others.
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Power Yoga Hawaii twists and heats up your body to release tension that has built up throughout the day. Numerous classes are offered, allowing students to try Yin Yang yoga, cardio flow, power yoga, and more. Classes are also offered at varied times per day and with different teachers, so you can enjoy a different experience even when practicing several times per week.
Purple Yoga offers pregnant women the opportunity to practice yoga in an environment where you can really connect with your breathing. Pregnancy is such a special part of a woman’s life, and the prenatal classes offered by Purple Yoga truly highlight the anticipation and excitement of this time. Following the birth, Purple Yoga offers mother and baby yoga that takes movement slow to gently ease mothers back into the strength they had before childbirth. Mothers are encouraged to bring babies with them to this class until they start crawling.
At Corepower Yoga, students can feel free to join classes without a reservation. Various classes occur throughout the day, with some days offering 12 classes, making Corepower Yoga convenient if you have a tight schedule but still want to work a group practice into your day. Bonus: if you’ve never practiced yoga at Corepower before but would like to try it out, they offer a trial week for free!
Ohana Space Hawaii is unique in that it caters to both English and Japanese speakers. Classes include the typical power yoga and Vinyasa flow as well as more unusual finds such as Mama & Baby Yoga meant for mothers and their babies from two to 15 months-old. Another special class held by Ohana Space is their stand-up paddleboard yoga meant to seriously work your core by testing your balance.
Mangala Yoga is a wonderful option for local students as it offers a massive discount of 30 days of yoga for $30. Mangala’s aim is for students to feel a transformation within themselves with their practice and for a ripple effect to occur benefiting the community around them. Classes include power hour and several yoga flow options.
At Sun Yoga Hawaii, all classes are heated to temperatures of 99 to 105 degrees. Heated classes are meant to loosen your muscles, allowing you to sink deeper into poses and stretches. Classes are offered every day of the week, and start at 5:30 a.m., so you can squeeze in a practice before work.