Laurels
Best Yoga Studios
in Chicago
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 Chicago, IL.

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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.

105F

105F is Chicago's original hot yoga studio with locations in Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, and South Loop. Starting in 2001, 105F has led students through the traditional series of 26 poses and two breathing exercises in rooms engineered specifically to maintain a consistent temperature and humidity. Clients praise the instructors for proving friendly and encouraging guidance throughout the sessions.

Chicago, IL(773) 395-9150

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Bare Feet Power Yoga

Bare Feet Power Yoga offers a range of classes that will excite and energize all skill levels, from acroyoga to power yoga basics. The West Loop yoga studio opened in 2012 and heats all its classes to 90 degrees. Varying class passes and memberships are available, with discounts for students and seniors.

Chicago, IL(312) 624-8068

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Beverly Yoga Center

Opened in 2006, Beverly Yoga Center is a peaceful yoga studio designed to be a community gathering space. Yoga classes are offered for all levels and include flow, heated, and mindful yoga as well as meditation. Specialty classes, workshops, and events, such as Mindfulness and Yoga for Anxiety and Couples Yoga Night, take place regularly and are priced outside of membership packages. The studio provides Reiki and Vinyasa training courses.

Chicago, IL(773) 239-9642

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Bloom Yoga Studio

Bloom Yoga Studio was created by a husband-and-wife team and has been providing a welcoming and accessible approach to yoga in Lincoln Square for nearly ten years. In addition to daily yoga classes, the studio offers special workshops, a variety of massage styles, family yoga, and a Bloom All Summer yoga series with free outdoor yoga classes in Chicago's lakefronts and parks. Between Citysearch and Chicago Reader, the studio has been voted Best Yoga Studio ten times and was also voted Best Prenatal Yoga in Chicago by Chicago Magazine in 2013.

Chicago, IL(773) 463-9642

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Chaturanga Holistic Fitness

Chaturanga Holistic Fitness offers more than 50 weekly group fitness classes, personalized Pilates sessions, structural bodywork, and teacher training. The Hyde Park studio was established in 2010 and named after the four areas of teaching - yoga, pilates, meditation, and dance - as well as the goal to harmonize the mind, body, spirit, and heart. Chaturanga embraces opportunities to give back to the community, such as its charitable yoga outreach and teacher-education scholarship program, Chaturanga Seeds.

Chicago, IL(773) 358-2998

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Meditate Yoga & Meditation Center

Meditate Yoga & Meditation Center offers classes, courses, and workshops in yoga and meditation in separate studios at their Northside location. The studio arranges the schedule so that students have the opportunity to attend both in the same evening. Classes include guided meditation and visualization in a soundproofed studio, restorative yoga, and a crystal bowls meditation workshop. Meditate's Wisdom School offers 75-90 minute classes dedicated to higher spiritual teachings at an affordable fee.

Chicago, IL(773) 472-9642

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Om on the Range

Om on the Range is a supportive and fun yoga community centered in the Northside Chicago neighborhoods of Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and North Center. Since 2002, the studio has focused on the teaching and practice of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga style. Classes are offered in 60, 75, or 90-minute sessions that lead students in discovering strength, presence, and connection through breath and awareness. Om on the Range ends the week with a Friday night candlelit yoga class.

Chicago, IL(773) 525-9642

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P.S. Yoga

Located in the Triton Towers near the River Grove Metra Station, P.S. Yoga performs various holistic therapies and builds community through mindful movement. The metaphysical healing and beauty spa has over 25 instructors teaching more than 70 classes, and occasionally brings in diverse and expert teachers for monthly workshops. Students can relax with massage therapy, skin therapy, and Thai yoga bodywork in the spa.

River Grove, IL(773) 637-0560

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Sanavita Studio

Sanavita Studio is a Chicago Pilates and yoga studio that seeks to transform minds and bodies through invigorating yoga and Pilates classes, Bodhi suspension training, and Yamuna Body Rolling. Students are welcomed into a professional and results-driven environment that helps develop both their skills and a lifestyle focused on wellness. Sanavita Studio earned a Best Business in West Town Chamber of Commerce Business Award in 2015, was voted a Readers' Choice Best Pilates/Yoga Studio in Today's Chicago Woman Magazine, and has ranked in the Top 5 and Top 20 Best of City Search listings for Pilates studios.

Chicago, IL(312) 829-8482

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Sat Nam Yoga

Conveniently situated in the West Loop, Sat Nam Yoga's spacious studio offers yoga, meditation, and healing arts to help individuals meet their full potential. Three practice rooms and a garden provide a beautiful space to connect with oneself and others through Kundalini and Vinyasa teachings, monthly rituals, and community events. Sat Nam's team of healers perform bodywork, energy work, tarot, and sound therapy sessions. Deeper studies in yoga are offered in workshops, training sessions, certifications, and class series.

Chicago, IL(312) 818-5791

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Studio Three

Studio Three is an inclusive River North studio that offers intense classes in interval training, cycling, and yoga. Each of the studio's three floors is home to a different discipline. Yoga classes include a variety of hot yoga and flow. Membership at Studio Three is ideal for individuals interested in cross-training.

Chicago, IL(312) 944-3333

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The Lab

The Lab is a space for yogis searching for a challenge. Classes are divided in Levels 1-3, and regular workhops are offered in meditation, back bends, and splits, laterals, and transitions. Students have the option of purchasing class packs, monthly passes, or new student deals. The West Loop studio also offers a 200-hour teacher training program called cYoga that covers the areas of teaching methodology, hands-on adjustment, teaching practice, the art of sequencing, anatomy for yoga, and yoga philosophy.

Chicago, IL(312) 526-3467

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TULA

TULA is a yoga studio in Logan's Square that is committed to community growth and outreach. All classes are mixed level and include Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Meditation, Family/Kids Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, and Baby & Me Yoga. TULA gives back by regularly offering free classes outside the studio, sponsoring events with local non-profits and small businesses, and promoting the YogiCitizen discount for students who volunteer.

Chicago, IL(773) 620-9945

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Urban Yoga

Urban Yoga is an Evanston yoga studio that focuses on the practices of kundalini yoga and meditation. The studio's classes, workshops, and private sessions nurture clarity and wellness in the body and soul. A Sacred Playground meditation course is available for kids. Urban Yoga offers a selection of passes and memberships, as well as a pay-what-you-will Sunday morning yoga session.

Evanston, IL(847) 868-3298

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Yoga Among Friends

Yoga Among Friends is a Downers Grove yoga studio that has been teaching yoga practices inspired by Krishamacharya since 1998, including the styles of Vinyasa Flow and Iyengar. Drop-in classes make up the majority of the schedule, with all the essential yoga props provided. The supportive instructors help students learn and grow in a non-competitive atmosphere. Additional offerings include Yoga Kids, Prenatal Yoga, Teen Yoga, yoga therapy, and a variety of workshops and events.

Downers Grove, IL(630) 960-5488

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Yoga Circle

Yoga Circle is a River North studio that offers weekly classes and 4-8 week sessions primarily focused in Hatha and Iyengar yoga. Additionally, the studio provides workshops, private lessons, retreats, and therapeutics. Yoga Circle was founded by Gabriel Halpern, who has been named a Most Influential Yoga Teacher in Yoga Journal and Sonima, nearly 25 years ago.

Chicago, IL(312) 915-0750

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Yoga for All Beings

Yoga for All Beings is located in West Town, a short walk from Wicker Park. The studio offers daily group yoga classes, including fun and eclectic sessions such as Yoga and Sangria. With an abundance of natural light, the classes and regular workshops and events are refreshing and energizing. Private instruction is available for traditional yoga styles as well as for Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises.

Chicago, IL(312) 938-9642

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Yoga Loft Chicago

Just a few blocks from Michigan Ave., Yoga Loft Chicago features two studios to combine the discipline and health benefits of yoga with traditional fitness routines like strength training and cardiovascular conditioning. The River North studio offers its signature Power Flow Vinyasa class daily among a variety of classes led by experienced and inspiring instructors and designed for every level. The Fit Loft Studio provides sculpting and core group training sessions as well as personal training. Teacher training courses and corporate yoga are also available at Yoga Loft.

Chicago, IL(312) 344-1606

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Yoga Now

Yoga Now is an eco-friendly studio with over 59 classes every week in multiple yoga disciplines including Hatha, restorative yoga, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, prenatal yoga, and free community yoga classes. The instruction methods are inspired by the teachings of Krishna Pattabhi Jois, who developed the Ashtanga discipline of yoga. The studio has a steam room, sauna, and two massage rooms.

Chicago, IL(312) 280-9642

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Yoga Shop

The Yoga Shop is a vibrant yoga community with a diverse offering of classes to appeal to both experienced yogis and beginners, including warm yoga, gentle yoga, Yoga for Back Care, Yoga Barre, Power Vinyasa and more. The studio in Old Irving Park is spacious and inviting, filled with bamboo floors and natural light. In addition to special classes like Candlelight Yoga and Dude Yoga, the studio also hosts special events ranging from fundraisers to bachelorette and birthday parties.

Chicago, IL(312) 509-3880

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