Laurels
Best Yoga Studios
in San Francisco
2017

Why These Yoga Studios?

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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A Body of Work

Locally owned and operated in San Francisco, A Body of Work is a premier training studio for mind-body fitness, offering group Hatha Yoga and Iyengar Yoga classes. The team aims to help clients cultivate body wisdom through movement and provide an oasis for health, fitness, and inspiration for practitioners of all fitness levels. In addition, the facility provides Pilates, Functional Fitness, and other group classes, as well as youth programs and bodywork and massage.

San Francisco, CA(415) 561-3991

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Being Yoga

Being Yoga provides a safe, clean, and calm space to practice yoga for those living in San Francisco and the surrounding communities. The team offers a variety of group classes including Bikram, Silent Bikram, Yin, Power, Gentle, and Beginner’s Yoga. The studio has monthly subscriptions as well as class bundles and drop-in rates per class.

Burlingame, CA(650) 552-9642

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Body Temp Yoga

With two convenient San Francisco locations, Body Temp Yoga features both a heated and a non-heated yoga studio. Hot Studio is a heated yoga studio that takes an individualized and balanced approach to the practice, offering a variety of classes designed for practitioners of all experience levels and abilities. Renew Studio is the company’s unheated studio, which offers classes such as Vinyasa Slow, Strength and Sculpt Yoga, and Pilates, Core & More.

San Francisco, CA(415) 922-1958

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Flow Studios

Flow Studios is a health and wellness studio offering yoga, Pilates, Asian bodywork, physical therapy, and massage services to clients living in and around San Francisco. The team offers private yoga instruction for beginners who want to gain a solid foundation and more advanced practitioners who aim to deepen their practice. The facility also features small group classes that are open to all experience levels.

San Francisco, CA(415) 563-6697

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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(415) 934-9700

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Grace Yoga

Since 2014, Grace Yoga has been offering yoga classes to those living in San Francisco, Millbrae, and the surrounding communities. The facility aims to provide a supportive environment with compassionate instructors who help students strengthen their practice. Yoga classes include Vinyasa, Gentle, Restorative, Slow Flow, Yin Yoga, Prenatal, and Power Yoga. The facility offers monthly subscriptions, class cards, drop-in sessions, and private lessons.

Millbrae, CA(650) 652-3405

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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(415) 821-1117

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Laughing Lotus Yoga Center

Laughing Lotus Yoga Center is a locally owned and operated yoga center that has been providing signature Lotus Flow Style Vinyasa Yoga classes since 2008. This trademark style brings together traditional yoga philosophy and creative Vinyasa sequencing that incorporates conscious alignment, breath awareness, and inspiring music. The studio has a range of class package options including annual memberships and drop-in rates. The center also offers a 200-hour teacher training program and has a sister center in the New York area.

San Francisco, CA(415) 355-1600

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Maiden Lane Studios

Locally operated since 2012, Maiden Lane Studios is a boutique San Francisco Lifestyle Fitness™ studio offering yoga, Pilates, and barre classes as well as fascial stretch therapy. The team pairs these fitness programs with other services such as nutrition, mind-body health, and other lifestyle offerings to help clients reach their health and wellness goals. The intimate and luxurious studio is located in historic Maiden Lane with two floors of state-of-the-art equipment and instructors who focus on personalization.

San Francisco, CA(415) 274-9940

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MOXIE

MOXIE is a mind-body fitness studio in San Francisco designed for modern and urban clients of all fitness levels. The team uses the MOXIE METHOD, which is a unique approach to yoga-inspired fitness that integrates Pilates movements, isometric strengthening, and resistance stretching into its programs. The studio also offers Power Yoga classes for beginners through advanced. The intimate studio is fitted with a state-of-the-art sound system featuring well-curated playlists, as well as infrared heating panels and walnut flooring.

San Francisco, CA(415) 529-1546

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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(415) 658-7337

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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(415) 282-8850

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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(415) 493-6170

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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(415) 931-2639

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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(415) 929-1690

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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(415) 271-5862

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Union Yoga

Union Yoga is a San Francisco yoga studio that welcomes students of all ability levels. The instructors at Union Yoga specialize in class style Vinyasa yoga, offering classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced yoga practitioners. Some of the classes available include all levels Vinyasa, Rise and Shine Vinyasa, Gentle Yoga, Vinyasa Align, and Happy Hour Yoga. Individuals can pay the drop-in rate or purchase a unlimited monthly pass.

San Francisco, CA(415) 771-7742

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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(415) 466-6576

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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(415) 671-4712

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