Laurels

Best Yoga Studios
in San Francisco
2020

Why These Yoga Studios?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Yoga Studios on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Giggling Lotus Yoga

Giggling Lotus Yoga is a small, community-based studio that offers a range of yoga classes to those living in San Francisco and the surrounding communities. The classes focus on promoting mindful awareness and use an integrated approach to making the transition between on-the-mat yoga and off-the-mat yoga seamless. All of the classes are small to encourage interaction with others and allow the instructors to offer clients individual attention.

San Francisco, CA 94701

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Integral Yoga Institute

Since 1970, Integral Yoga Institute has been serving individuals in San Francisco by providing public yoga instruction, meditation, yoga teacher training, and a residency program. The Institute was founded by Swami Satchidananda, a Yoga Master and teacher known for his practical wisdom and spiritual insight. Integral Yoga Institute offers daily drop-in Hatha Yoga classes from gentle to advanced and longer free group meditations. The facility also has courses, workshops, and special events focusing on different aspects of the practice.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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Ritual Hot Yoga

Ritual Hot Yoga, based in San Francisco, has been offering yoga instruction, education, and body sculpting for clients in the local area for more than four years. This studio offers fast-paced hot yoga with movements linked to the beat of music. The studio accepts students of all levels with classes run by two instructors for personalized attention. Classes incorporate yoga philosophy, choreographed flows, meditation, yin, static postures, and towel massage.

1122 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Satori Yoga Studio

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District, Satori Yoga Studio provides an oasis for urban professionals to relax and unwind in a calming environment. The company provides a variety of Yoga, Pilates, and meditation classes for those who practice at any level. The classes focus on mindfulness, stress reduction, and relaxation with the goal of helping students look within, refocus, and gain a new perspective. The facility also offers massage therapy, personal training, and wellness coaching.

San Francisco, CA 94104

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Spring Pilates & Yoga

Spring Pilates & Yoga is a Pilates and yoga studio offering classes for students of all abilities in San Francisco and beyond. Classes include Yoga Morning Flow, Vinyasa Flow, Therapeutic Yoga, and Restorative Yoga. The studio also offers Pilates mat classes for all levels and reformer classes for beginners, intermediate, and older adults over 60. The studio is committed to environmental sustainability and is working toward earning its green certification through green renovation and promoting a green lifestyle.

San Francisco, CA 94114

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Sukha Yoga

Locally owned and operated in Novato, Sukha Yoga provides a range of yoga classes to students in San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The large studio space hosts classes for practitioners of all levels in the styles of Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Jivamukti, Yin, and Restorative. The facility also has intuitive and energy healers who provide private readings, healing, and group workshops.

Novato, CA 94945

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The Mindful Body

The Mindful Body is a locally owned and operated yoga studio serving individuals in San Francisco and the surrounding communities. Since 1994, the Mindful Body team has been offering small yoga classes that are focused on proper alignment and yogic philosophy in a compassionate environment that allows for individualized attention. The facility also hosts yoga teacher training classes and other specialized workshops to help practitioners deepen their practice.

San Francisco, CA 94115

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The Pad Studios

Nestled in the trendy Cow Hollow community, The Pad Studios is a San Francisco yoga studio that offers yoga and reformer Pilates classes year-round. This boutique studio specializes in power yoga, a 60 to 75-minute class that incorporates breath synchronization and upbeat, modern music. The Pad Studios also has prenatal yoga, corporate yoga, and kids and family yoga classes.

San Francisco, CA 94123

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TriFusion Yoga SF

TriFusion Yoga SF is a yoga studio specializing in bringing the Great Yoga Wall to practitioners throughout San Francisco. The yoga wall system uses adjustable straps that accommodate every body type and work to help students improve flexibility and mobility. In addition, the facility hosts group classes for Vinyasa Flow and Teen Yoga. The team takes a holistic approach to fitness by providing services that balance strength training, cardiovascular exercise, and nutrition to help individuals meet their unique wellness goals.

San Francisco, CA 94124

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Yoga Flow SF

With two locations in San Francisco, Yoga Flow SF offers dynamic, hot, and fast-paced Vinyasa Flow yoga classes set to dynamic music. Yoga Flow SF Union offers a second, smaller studio that hosts small classes that allow for more individual attention and daily basic classes. The Yoga Flow SF Ocean location offers childcare services seven days a week, massage therapy, medical Qigong healing sessions, and acupuncture services in addition to yoga classes.

San Francisco, CA 94112

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Yoga Mayu

Yoga Mayu takes a personal approach to providing San Francisco yoga classes. The studio offers a range of classes that allow students to develop a sustainable practice that supports their physical and emotional health. Classes include Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Mellow Flow, and Restorative Yoga. The team also offers workshops on various aspects of practice and teacher training.

San Francisco, CA 94110

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