Whether you’re a novice on the mat or an experienced yogi, the River City has plenty of places to practice. Find your zen at these 20+ yoga studios around Richmond.
If you’re just getting started
The Yoga Dojo, 6517 Dickens Pl.
The studio recommends starting out with the Bottle Rocket or Vinyasa Flow class if you’re a first timer. There are also new member specials and drop-in deals for students, teachers, and first responders.
Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, 10442 Ridgefield Pkwy.
The intimate, informal yoga classes at this studio will give you confidence in the flow of postures, breath awareness, and guided relaxation. A drop-in class is $20.
Studio D Yoga, 9327 Midlothian Tpke., Ste. 2B
Reader Jeff M. recommends Debbie’s private and group sessions. The studio also offers sound, breath, and special events.
SoulShine Studios, 9200 Stony Point Pkwy., Ste. 111
Readers Lu G., Kathryn D., and Marybeth G. told us about this studio’s supportive beginner classes, knowledgeable instructors, and welcoming community.
If you want to connect with community
RVA Yoga Hang, locations vary
Join in for a one hour, all levels vinyasa class at various locations around the city, from breweries to local businesses to the Diamond. Pro tip: Your ticket to the event typically includes something from the venue for after the class, like a beer from the brewery or a seat at a Squirrels game.
The Well Collective, 13 S. 13th St. Ste. 100
Drop in for a single class or join as a monthly member for access to more classes like Gentle Movement + Breath and Heated Power Yoga.
Align RVA Community Yoga at the VMFA, 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.
Save your spot at this outdoor yoga class that’s family-friendly and good for beginners. It takes place on select Saturdays from May-October.
SUP Flow, Brown’s Island, Tredegar St.
Try something new with this floating yoga experience on the James River. Paddleboard basics and all materials are provided — you can also schedule a one-on-one session.
YogaSix, 3920 W. Broad St., Ste. 105 (Scott’s Addition) and 1404 N. Parham Rd. K208 (Regency)
This Virginia chain of studios offers six core classes and encourages developing your practice through a loyalty program.
If you’re looking to sweat
Hot Yoga Richmond, 3024 Stony Point Rd.
Richmond’s first hot yoga studio has been open since 2002 and offers classes including Bikram Yoga, Inferno Hot Pilates, and Yin Yoga.
The Hot Yoga Barre, 1601 Willow Lawn Dr., Ste. 200 (Willow Lawn) and 2061 Huguenot Rd. C (Midlothian)
Embrace the heat at this studio, which has two locations. Choose a drop-in rate or check out the class packages.
Hot House Yoga Midlothian, 14227 Midlothian Tpke.
If you’re a beginner, try out the Hot Stability or Hot Yin classes. There’s also Hot Flow for those more familiar with yoga.
If you want a mix of fitness options
BOHO Fit Studio, 127 W. Brookland Park Blvd.
Try out the power, vinyasa, or restorative yoga or check out a combination class that’ll include exercises like stretching, balance, and strength training.
TAOU Studio, 3122 W. Cary St., Ste. 220
This studio offers dance, breath, and sound meditation classes in addition to a variety of yoga classes. Bonus: Massage sessions are available and can be customized to your needs.
Niche Pilates Studio, 2309 W. Main St.
This studio focuses on pilates but also offers yoga classes from specialized instructors.
Zinger Fit, 445 North Ridge Rd.
Restorative, core, and vinyasa yoga classes are all on the agenda at this boutique fitness studio which also has HIIT, cycling, and barre workouts.
If you prefer personal training
The Well Personal Fitness, 8 N. Robinson St.
Get in tune with your practice with a private yoga session catered to your needs.
The Yoga Shed, online
Take your pick of online classes or schedule a private in-person session with instructor Jane Ellington.
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