Laurels
Best Yoga Studios
in Washington DC
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 Washington DC.

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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.

Ashtanga Yoga Studio

Ashtanga Yoga Studio welcomes all levels of yoga students in its studio that was founded in 2012. The Washington yoga studio creates a low-key environment to practice in. The founder of Ashtanga Yoga Studio has more than 15 years of yoga teaching experience and is a certified massage therapist and ultramarathon runner. The business hosts Yoga for Kids classes and adults classes including Ashtanga Basics and Mysore.

Washington, DC(202) 556-0371

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Be Here Now Yoga

Be Here Now Yoga offers more than 50 yoga classes each week. The Washington yoga studio's classes include Vinyasa Flow, Power Flow, Dharma Vinyasa, Jivamukti Vinyasa, Candlelight Flow, Gentle Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga for Healing, and Meditation. Be Here Now Yoga's healing services include Reiki, life coaching, past life regression therapy, and Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy.

Washington, DC(202) 643-8875

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Bikram Yoga DC

Bikram Yoga DC has been hosting classes for people of all abilities for more than 15 years. The Washington yoga studio helps students reach their weight loss, strength, stress reduction, or injury recovery goals with Bikram yoga classes. The business' custom-made heating system uses fresh air ventilation and kills air-born bacteria and odors. Clients have left positive feedback for Bikram Yoga DC's friendly instructors who create a sense of community.

Washington, DC(202) 332-8680

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Buddha B Yoga Center

Buddha B Yoga Center promotes a vegan lifestyle along with Jivamukti and Ashtanga yoga practices. The yoga studio holds yoga instruction, workshops, teacher training, yoga retreats, private yoga sessions, and corporate yoga services. The business runs a 200-hour teacher training workshop registered with the Yoga Alliance. Buddha B Yoga Center supports Yogi's Ark, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a refuge for animals.

Washington, DC(202) 588-5885

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Capitol Hill Yoga

Capitol Hill Yoga hosts free, drop-in community yoga classes every week. The yoga studio runs classes including Therapeutic Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Essentials, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Yoga Inversions. Capitol Hill Yoga's teacher training is a 200-hour teaching program for those who want to become yoga teachers.

Washington, DC(202) 448-9680

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Circle Yoga

Circle Yoga has been teaching yoga classes since 2003. The Washington yoga studio holds private yoga, Pilates, and mindfulness classes, and runs group classes such as breath workshops, prenatal and postnatal yoga, a full-day summer camp for kids, and mindfulness for women. Circle Yoga's Costa Rica Retreat teaches yoga to students of all levels.

Washington, DC(202) 686-1104

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Down Dog Yoga

Down Dog Yoga has been teaching yoga to students in Washington since 2003. The Washington yoga studio's programs include Yin Yoga, Power Vinyasa, Slow Flow, Hot Core Flow, and Meditation. Down Dog Yoga runs a 200-hour teacher training program. The studio has received praise for its effective training and friendly instructors.

Washington, DC(202) 965-9642

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Dream Yoga Studio & Wellness Center

Dream Yoga Studio & Wellness Center offers a variety of yoga and meditation classes in its McLean studio. The yoga studio, founded in 2002, aims to create a supportive environment for all levels of learners. The business' classes include Gentle Yoga, Yoga Stretch & Strengthen, Vinyasa Flow, Yoga Workout, and Partner Yoga. The yoga studio is a member of Integrative Yoga Therapy, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and the National Certification Board for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

McLean, VA(703) 448-9642

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Embrace Yoga DC

Faith Hunter, the owner of Embrace Yoga DC, is a 500-hour registered and certified yoga instructor. The Washington yoga studio's classes include Sunday Flow, Hip-Hop Flow, Core Yoga, Beginner Flow, Basic Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Yoga Nidra. The business' Friday night Yoga Loft Party creates a high-energy environment with a club atmosphere. The studio's loft can be rented for special events.

Washington, DC(202) 525-1083

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extendYoga

extendYoga has created a nurturing environment for clients of its North Bethesda studio. The business' classes include Flow, Power Flow, Hot Power Flow, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative Yoga, Meditation, and Community Flow. The studio welcomes practitioners of all levels, from beginner to advanced. extendYoga is certified as a Green Business by Montgomery County. The studio also runs Yoga Teacher Training programs. Clients have praised the business for its clean studio, pleasant staff, and acceptance of students of all levels.

North Bethesda, MD(301) 881-3330

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Georgetown Yoga

Georgetown Yoga runs old-school yoga classes with a variety of yoga classes including Iyengar, Hatha, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa. The studio holds classes for students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. The business also runs yoga workshops that introduce students to healthy lifestyles.

Washington, DC(202) 642-2603

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M Street Yoga

M Street Yoga has been serving the Washington area since 2014. The yoga studio hosts monthly meditation and classes in flow, Pilates, Sivanada, Vinyasa yoga, and Yin yoga. Some of the studio's classes are donation-based for donations given to the Wounded Warrior Project and the Veterans Yoga Project. Clients have praised M Street Yoga for its low-key, welcoming environment and knowledgeable instructors.

Washington, DC(202) 800-8809

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Past Tense

Past Tense aims to create a fun, creative, and welcoming space to learn yoga. The yoga center's classes include Yin Yoga, Beginner Yoga, Foam Rolling Therapeutics, Flow Yoga, Pilates, Prenatal Yoga, and Senior Yoga. The business also runs kids' yoga classes that include poses, stories, and games. Past Tense parties can be held for up to 25 adults and includes a class and time to mingle. The center's yoga teacher training is a 200-hour program that creates a solid foundation for those who want to become yoga teachers.

Washington, DC(202) 462-9642

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Pure Prana Yoga Studio

Pure Prana Yoga Studio has been running yoga classes in Alexandria since 2003. The studio goes green by recycling its plastic, paper, and metal and using recycled paper. The business hosts donation-based classes that have raised more than $4,000 for local charities since 2013. The studio's reception area sells mats, meditation cushions, incense, and blocks. Pure Prana Yoga Studio's services include private lessons, Reiki, crystal healing, pranassage, therapeutic massage, Thai yoga therapies, and astrology insight.

Alexandria, VA(703) 836-7873

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Sculpt DC

Sculpt DC's yoga classes include Yoga Basics, Yoga for All Levels, Power Flow, Sculpting, Sculpt Barre, and Yogalates. The fitness studio also has cycling classes available that tone the upper body and core to improve strength, stability, and coordination. Clients have praised the business for its full range of classes and friendly, energetic staff.

Washington, DC(202) 885-9950

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The Yoga Fusion Studio

The Yoga Fusion Studio holds heated and non-heated classes in its Chevy Chase studio. The business' classes are in the Vinyasa Yoga style with a base in Hatha Yoga. The studio also offers massage services, including therapeutic body work and sports body work. The studio is affiliated with the local businesses The Washington Ballet and the DC Triathlon Club.

Chevy Chase, MD(301) 656-8937

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Tranquil Space

Tranquil Space has been serving the Washington area since 1992. The yoga studio's classes include all levels of yoga, Open Flow, Alignment Flow, Baby and Mom Yoga, Candlelight Yin, Mindfulness Meditation, Prenatal Yoga, and Restorative Yoga. Tranquil Space's teacher training includes 200-hour, 500-hour, prenatal, or postnatal training. The yoga studio gives back to its community by partnering with local organizations including Farm Sanctuary, Tranquil Space Foundation, Washington Humane Society, and Trees for the Future.

Washington, DC(202) 328-9642

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Washington Yoga Center

Washington Yoga Center teaches its students yoga, pranayamas, and meditation to reduce stress and treat various ailments such as asthma, diabetes, chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. The business teaches a variety of yoga styles, including Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Sivananda.

Washington, DC(202) 244-9642

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Yoga Heights DC

Yoga Heights DC specializes in yoga, Pilates, and nutrition. The Washington studio aims to empower its students with confidence and balance with its classes that include Vinyasa Yoga, Hot Flow, Fusion Flow, Prenatal and Postnatal Flow, Family Yoga for young kids, Zumba, and Intro to Modern Dance. The business supports local organizations such as City Dogs Rescue, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Latin American Youth Center, and N Street Village.

Washington, DC(202) 596-9277

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Zweet Sport

Zweet Sport runs hot yoga and fitness classes in its Alexandria studio. The business was started by two athletes who aim to empower students and inspire personal transformation. The yoga's workshops include yoga camps and wellness retreats, and its boot camp classes are total body workouts. Clients have praised Zweet Sport for its patient and talented instructors.

Alexandria, VA(301) 312-3812

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