Laurels
Best Yoga Studios
in New Orleans
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 New Orleans, LA.

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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.

Art & Soul Yoga

Art & Soul Yoga, opened in 2015, is a boutique yoga studio located in Harvey and offers classes for all ages and abilities ranging from restorative and meditative to high-intensity yoga sessions. Classes include stretch and lengthen, vigorous Vinyasa, rejuvenating flow, early bird yoga, slow flow, mix level, beginners' class, lunch hour and happy hour flow, and fun flow.

Harvey, LA(917) 774-2115

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Ashtanga Yoga Room

The Ashtanga Yoga Room in New Orleans offers yoga classes in the traditional Mysore style where students practice at their own pace as well as instructor-led classes where students move in unison. The owner and director Ms. Fawer is one of only 18 teachers in the U.S. certified by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois to teach Ashtanga Yoga. The Ashtanga Yoga Room's morning and evening classes include Mysore Style, Guided Full Primary, Intro to Ashtanga, and Awareness Through Movement. The Ashtanga Yoga Room also offers prospective students the opportunity to observe a class and Yoga for Musicians. Special events include teacher training and workshops.

New Orleans, LA(504) 813-3738

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Balance Yoga & Wellness

Balance Yoga & Wellness in mid-city New Orleans provides high-quality yoga instruction in a safe, inclusive, non-competitive environment where all types of students can learn and grow. Balance Yoga & Wellness offers introductory yoga classes, beginners Ashtanga yoga, Mysore style yoga, Vinyasa yoga, restorative classes, align and refine classes, and community classes. Services also include prenatal yoga and wellness, 200-hour yoga teacher training, private yoga instruction, and wellness services including nutrition coaching, Ayurveda, and acupuncture.

New Orleans, LA(504) 309-9618

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Bikram Yoga New Orleans

Bikram Yoga New Orleans in the Arts District of New Orleans offers the traditional method of Hot Yoga (26 postures and two breathing exercises) performed in a room heated to 105 degrees for 90 minutes. The yoga studio opened its studio doors in 2012 and offers a convenient schedule of classes each day of the week. Bikram Yoga New Orleans features healthy heat with an abundance of fresh oxygen; UV filtered air to remove all bacteria and impurities; and Forbo, Flotex flooring, a non-absorbent, hygienic floor with antimicrobial treatment to protect against bacteria. The studio also provides rental mats and towels.

New Orleans, LA(504) 265-8441

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Bliss Body

Established in 2015, Bliss Body in New Orleans is a wellness boutique that offers a variety of health and wellness classes in a state-of-the-art facility with the latest equipment. Massage, facials, and assisted stretching complement yoga and Pilates classes. Yoga programs include classes for beginners as well as aerial, prenatal, weight management, and meditation. Instructors guide Pilates students on the Reformer, Pilates mat work, and Barre. Bliss Body is committed to creating a safe, warm, and friendly environment and offering transformative instruction.

Harahan, LA(504) 262-8860

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Divine Yoga Center

Opened in 2011 in New Orleans, the Divine Yoga Center offers yoga classes in a variety of styles and levels for anyone interested in self-realization, a community gathering spot, leisure time, or a physical workout. The Divine Yoga Center primarily practices Kundalini yoga, which combines meditation, physical practices, and breathing exercises. Other classes include morning and evening meditations and Ashtanga yoga.

New Orleans, LA(866) 989-3626

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Free To Be Power Yoga

Free To Be Power Yoga in New Orleans and Morgan City is a Baptiste Yoga Affiliate Studio. Classes are adaptable and accessible to all levels, emphasizing strength, flexibility, and balance. Free To Be Power Yoga offers Power Vinyasa Yoga, a heated power Vinyasa class, community classes, Power Yoga Basics, and Free To Be Kids Yoga classes for ages two to seven and eight to thirteen. Free To Be Power Yoga also provides teacher training and hosts special workshops and events.

New Orleans, LA(504) 407-0819

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Freret Street Yoga

Freret Street Yoga in New Orleans offers high-quality, down-to-earth yoga instruction in a friendly and serene environment. Freret Street Yoga helps students build strength, increase energy, reduce stress, relieve back pain, and experience calmness of mind. All levels of classes include Freret Street Flow, Core-Centric Yoga, Yoga After Dark, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga for Teens, Happy Hour Yoga, and Restorative Yoga. Freret Street Yoga also offers workshops and retreats, teacher training, and an online video class library for students to practice on their own time outside the studio.

New Orleans, LA(504) 899-1142

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Higherpower Cycle/Yoga

Higherpower Cycle/Yoga opened in 2014 in Mid-City New Orleans and also has a downtown location. Higherpower is the only combination cycle, yoga, TRX studio in New Orleans. Classes focus on physical health and mental well-being and include Bicycling Buddha, hp Power Yoga, hp Cycling, Candlelight Yin Yoga, and TRX E.P.I.C. Higherpower bikes are top-of-the-line machines equipped with a computer console that displays power, heart rate, cadence, and gearing. Higherpower Cycle/Yoga combines rigorous physical activity with yoga and meditation.

New Orleans, LA(504) 302-7497

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Jaiweh Yoga LLC

Jaiweh Yoga opened in 2015 in New Orleans to "transform lives through the gift of service and yoga." With a vision to make yoga accessible to everyone, Jaiweh Yoga offers yoga for those with Parkinson’s disease, troubled youth, prenatal yoga, yoga for beginners, and chair yoga, as well as practices for all levels of Vinyasa and Hatha yoga. Connected Warriors classes are free classes geared specifically for veterans led by volunteer certified yoga instructors and health care professionals. Jaiweh Yoga also leads community yoga retreats to transform the mind, body, and spirit through sharing and participating on a deeper level within the local community.

New Orleans, LA(954) 696-5014

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Oak Street Yoga

In 2013, Oak Street Yoga New Orleans opened its new, state-of-the-art studio in the heart of Uptown. Developed as a premier Hot Yoga facility, the studio features unmatched climate control, fresh air flow, humidity control, comfort, and cleanliness. Classes include Classic and Silent Bikram, Hot Happy Hour, Warm Vinyasa, Warm Yin, and beginner Tai Chi and Kung Fu. The Oak Street Yoga practice room features an anti-microbial, anti-bacterial carpet that is steam cleaned every two weeks and deep cleaned monthly, and the heating system features a built-in humidifier and dehumidifier.

New Orleans, LA(504) 342-2743

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Reyn Studios

Reyn Studios in New Orleans offers a variety of yoga and movement-based classes that are both accessible and contemporary that incorporate the traditional practice of yoga, physical exercise, and a modern understanding of clients' bodies and minds. Classes include Yogalates (yoga/Pilates fusion), Make it Reyn fusion movement, Vinyasa style Power Hour, three levels of Vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, flow fundamentals, Yin, Club Med meditation, and prenatal yoga. Reyn Studios also offers low-cost community classes and a donation-based class that donates proceeds to a community outreach program or charity.

New Orleans, LA(504) 717-9982

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Romney Studios

Based in New Orleans, Romney Studios is a health and wellness center delivering a portfolio of workout classes that build and strengthen the body from the inside out. The studio originally opened in 2005 as a Pilates studio. Today, fitness programs include Pilates, Ride, Megaformer, Heavy Bag Boxing, and Barre. Romney Studios is the only studio in New Orleans to offer the Lagree Megaformer Fitness Method. Romney Studios also offers Gyrotonic exercises, a boot camp, and TRX, power, and roll and release classes.

New Orleans, LA(504) 895-1167

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Shanti Yoga Shala

Shanti Yoga Shala is a boutique Vinyasa yoga studio in the historic Garden District of New Orleans. Shanti Yoga Sala offers multiple levels of Vinyasa yoga from basic to advanced, yoga flow, and creative intuitive flow. Also, Shanti Yoga Sala is the only yoga studio in New Orleans to offer SmartFLOW classes. Along with special workshops and retreats, Shanti Yoga Sala offers a 200 and 300 Hours Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training Program.

New Orleans, LA(310) 435-6098

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Swan River Yoga

Swan River Yoga serves the New Orleans community from two studio locations in Mid-City Mandir and the Arabi Community Center. Classes include Swan River Yoga's fusion class, AcroYoga, Ageless Yoga, Align & Refine, Anusara Yoga, Ashtanga, Jivamukti Yoga, Kirtan, Kundalini, Prenatal Yoga, and Thai Yoga Therapeutics. Swan River Yoga also offers semi-private classes and yoga teacher training. Additional services include Massage Therapy, Dharma counseling, Cranial Sacral Work, and Energy Reiki Sessions. Swan River Yoga operates based on four principals: community, integrity, authenticity, and beauty.

New Orleans, LA(504) 301-3134

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The Pilates & Yoga Loft

The Pilates & Yoga Loft in Old Metairie offers the finest, cutting edge training in physical exercise. The Pilates & Yoga Loft's complete, comprehensive program includes private apparatus instruction, semi-private instruction, small group equipment classes, and various mat and yoga classes. Additional classes include VBarre, a fusion of ballet, Pilates, and resistance training, and ARX (Adaptive Resistance Exercise), a method of motorized resistance training. The Pilates & Yoga Loft also offers Power Pilates Teacher Training.

Metairie, LA(504) 836-0005

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Transform NOLA

Transform NOLA is a yoga and functional movement studio in uptown New Orleans that opened in 2010. Ms. Oramous offers private and group sessions at the studio, in the client's home, or place of business. Transform NOLA is also available for movement, stress management, and motivational activities at company retreats and conventions. Services include Vinyasa yoga, TRX Suspension Training, Pilates, yoga teacher training, and life coaching. Transform NOLA is a Yoga Alliance certified school.

New Orleans, LA(985) 640-2648

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Yoga Bywater

Opened in 2003 in the New Orleans Historic Bywater District, Yoga Bywater offers several yoga classes a week taught mainly in the Iyengar tradition. Classes include Iyengar Intensives and Iyengar All Levels, Level 1, and Level 2; Vinyasa Flow Yoga; Rehab Yoga; Slow Burn; Kundalini Yoga with Meditation; and Power Flow. Yoga Bywater prices classes on a sliding scale based on financial need, ranging from $5.00 to $15 an hour. Yoga Bywater also offers special classes, workshops, and intensives and invites traveling teachers into the yoga practice.

New Orleans, LA(504) 427-7993

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Yoga Village Studio, LLC

Yoga Village Studio in New Orleans offers yoga, Pilates, barre, meditation, and massage. Yoga Village Studio holds practice on Mondays and Thursdays in six-week sessions. Classes are appropriate for all levels and include Gentle Yoga, Medium Flow Yoga, and Restorative Yoga. Yoga Village Studio also offers Chair Yoga, which is suitable for back, knee, hip, or wrist limitations and to develop yoga breath and movement. All teachers have Yoga Alliance Registrations.

New Orleans, LA(504) 782-4432

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