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Yoga Studios Around Arizona

Whether you’re looking to Bikram, Astanga or modern yoga for flexibility, weight loss or relaxation, one of the following yoga studios will definitely fit your needs. These studios from around the Valley come highly recommended by friends of AZNow.Biz.

  1. At One Yoga

    www.atoneyoga.com
    Valleywide
    LifePower welcomes yoga students from the beginner of any age to the advanced yogi. The modern and comfortable yoga studios combine the best of East and West to create a peaceful, soothing environment conducive to the incredible benefits of yoga. Whether you are looking for a variety of classes, a wonderful massage or a boutique unlike any other, LifePower is the complete experience.

  2. Bikram Yoga College of India

    40 E. Camelback Road, #108, Phoenix
    602-248-7786
    bikramyogaphoenix.org
    Bikram yoga is a challenging series of 26 asanas, or postures, that are designed to systematically stretch, strengthen and restore health to every part of the body. Scientifically designed by Bikram Choudhury, founder of the worldwide Yoga College of India, this 90-minute program is performed in a heated room.

  3. The Bikram Yoga Institute

    7620 E. Indian School Rd., #115, Scottsdale
    480-946-2116
    www.bikramyogainstitute.com
    The Bikram Yoga Institute was established in 1992, the first Bikram yoga school Arizona. The institute has earned an excellent reputation by providing high quality teaching, a nurturing atmosphere, and a supportive and safe place to heal. The staff encourages students to seek out their true potential no matter their age, shape, size or condition.

  4. Bikram Yoga Tempe

    1825 E. Guadalupe Road, #103, Tempe
    480-777-0939
    www.bikramyogatempe.com
    Practice authentic Bikram hot yoga in an environmentally green and air quality clean Bikram yoga studio. Make sure you look for the student who has lost more than 100 pounds or the thousands of students who have changed their lives physically, mentally and emotionally with 30 days of yoga.

  5. Bodhi Coyote Yoga

    6450 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek
    480-488-0444
    www.bodhicoyoteyoga.com
    Offering Anusara-inspired beginner/intermediate, workshops, yoga-inspired stretch, advanced flow yoga and yin/flow. Expand your body awareness and stamina. Join the instructors as they weave practical life stories into the poses and fabric of the body.

  6. Dave’s Astanga Yoga

    7950 E. Redfield Road, #170, Scottsdale
    www.davesastangayoga.com
    Astanga yoga is a set series of poses sequentially designed to strengthen the muscles and bones, detoxify the body and calm the nervous system. Ashtanga is a classical, traditional series based on yogic principles proven to promote clarity and open the body.

  7. Metta Yoga

    Valleywide
    602-522-0662
    www.newmettayoga.com
    Metta offers many types and styles of Yoga from Kundalini yoga (very traditional) to athletic flow (fitness oriented). Each class experience will be unique to the instructor. It is recommended to try all of the classes for an overall balanced yoga practice.

  8. Omshanti Yoga

    By appointment
    602-740-5710
    www.Iloveomshantiyoga.com
    Julie Blew has been a daily practitioner of yoga since 2003, spending one year in solitude before making her way into the studio. She is trained in Ashtanga yoga and inspired by many others. Her classes are filled with powerful flows, music and a place to truly release, surrender and breathe.

  9. SumitsYoga

    Valleywide
    www.sumitsyoga.com
    SumitsYoga was created by Sumit Banerjee based on his own years of experience in practicing and teaching Bikram yoga and Vinyasa. By integrating the best core principles of traditional hot yoga and Ashtanga-inspired power flow, Sumit created a dynamic, energizing practice that focuses on building strength, flexibility and balance with a holistic approach of nurturing the spirit.

  10. Urban Yoga

    3225 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
    602-277-YOGA
    www.urbanyogaphx.com
    Urban Yoga is devoted to creating a sanctuary of strength and spirit in the heart of the city. It offers a wide range of classes each week in a variety of yoga practices, as well as workshops, seminars and events on yoga and holistic health.

  11. Yoga Breeze

    4705 E. Carefree Hwy., #111, Cave Creek
    480-595-2855
    www.yogabreeze.com
    Daily yoga classes, yoga teacher training, reiki healing and training, world-class life coaching, nutrition counseling, hypnotherapy, as well as workshops, trainings and special events with international leaders in yoga and spirituality.

  12. Yoga Kamala

    5115 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
    602-350-5761
    www.yoga-kamala.com
    Services range from traditional to modern yoga classes, workshops, monthly yoga spa days, private yoga sessions, Hatha yoga and meditation.

  13. Yoga Pura

    15440 N. 7th St., #1, Phoenix
    602-843-7872
    www.yogapura.com
    Directed by Yogi E, aka Eric Walrabenstein, the experienced and certified teachers are skilled in all facets of the practice, including guiding your yoga postures, assisting you to work safely within the limits of your ability, and helping you to discover the profound and life-changing secrets yoga has to offer in every part of your life. It also offers regular workshops on yoga postures, yoga philosophy, meditation and application of yoga into your everyday life.

  14. Zenergy

    16447 N. 91st St., #105, Scottsdale
    480-628-1453
    www.zenergyyoga.net
    More than 30 classes per week for beginners through advanced. Enjoy an intimate and welcoming environment with small class sizes, excellent hands-on instruction, affordable pricing, and yoga packages that can be shared with immediate family members. Zenergy has a new partnership with Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale. Classes will be offered at its beautiful spa for Zenergy yoga.

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Yoga Studio Is “Blissful” About Expanding And Being Eco-Friendly

Expanding in a recession and going green – impossible?

Not for Blissful Yoga in Glendale.

The yoga studio is establishing three new studios in the next year while utilizing renewable materials and sustainable designs throughout the company.

“In this economy, who knew, right?” says Carrie Clark, the operations manager and a yoga instructor at Blissful Yoga.

Blissful Yoga’s owner, Rosa Rendon, says she had lots of people trying to dissuade her from expanding in the middle of a recession, but she stood her ground.

“I’m really passionate about yoga and bringing it to everyone,” Rendon says.  “I truly thought, even in this economy, I truly thought if we had something really good to offer people would embrace it.  I just went with my heart really.”

The grand opening for Blissful Yoga’s new studio at The Shops at Norterra is Sept. 1, but Rendon isn’t waiting until then to start yoga classes.  The studio is officially open and ready to work out the body and relax the spirit the first week of August, says Rendon, who owns Blissful Yoga with her husband Moises (both pictured below).

With a new studio opening next week, Clark says Blissful Yoga owes its success to the sense of community and philanthropy and a commitment to enjoying life that the yoga studio champions.

“I’m truly excited (about) the welcoming we’ve had from our communities,”  Rendon says.  “We make a point of knowing everybody’s name and welcoming everyone at the door… Even though we’re growing, still our focus is knowing everybody’s name.”

Not only does Blissful Yoga give back to the community with a monthly donation-based class for various charities, but it also tries to give back to the environment by using green products and carrying out green practices.

“(Being eco-friendly) was my first priority when I started talking about building a yoga studio,” says Rendon, whose commitment to being green stems from her desire to provide a better world for the next generation.

The original Blissful Yoga studio, located at 19420 N. 59th Ave., is floor-to-ceiling green.  The floors are made of renewable bamboo and the paint on the walls is low-emission paint, Clark says.

“Every decision (the owners) made, they took that into consideration all the way down to the towels that are in the bathroom are recycled, (and) the paper they print their schedules on is all recycled paper,” Clark says.

The three new locations, The Shops at Norterra, Scottsdale Quarter and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, will also be “green,” Clark says.

The St. Joseph’s location came about when the hospital contracted them to teach yoga in a new studio built for Blissful Yoga in the hospital as an added benefit to employees, she says.

Blissful Yoga offers around 20 types of yoga for beginners to experts including prenatal yoga, Vinyasa, Yen and classes on a Yoga Wall.  Most of the yoga instructors are YogaWorks trained and Yoga Alliance certified.

Rendon is excited and proud that Phoenicians are embracing what Blissful Yoga has to offe

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Photos courtesy of Blissful Yoga. | www.blissfulyoga.net