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Artemis Yoga

639 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472
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Artemis Yoga is an independent yoga center based in Watertown that opened in 2015. With its two studio rooms, Artemis offers 30+ classes weekly, including Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Restorative yoga. Artemis Yoga is known for its welcoming community where all levels are encouraged to learn and practice yoga to strengthen the body and relax the mind. Its studio uses natural light, offers a full range of props, and is set at a comfortable room temperature. Classes are available in-person in the studio or online via live stream. 

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5.0 / 5 (30)
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5.0 / 5 (18)
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4.8 / 5 (13)

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Akasha Studio

20 Birch Street, Boston, MA 02131
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  • Restorative Yoga
  • Pre Natal

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Akasha Studio has been providing wellness treatments and ministry services since 2010. It holds Reiki training, retreats, and events under Akasha, which means "space" in Sanskrit. It also offers various class types, including vinyasa, restorative with sound healing, all levels flow, Yin, and prenatal yoga. The studio provides complimentary bolsters, blankets, yoga straps, blocks, and lavender-scented eye pillows to utilize during sessions. Akasha Studio uses eco-friendly yoga mats and cleaning products. It is open to practitioners from the Newton metro.

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4.8 / 5 (9)
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Baptiste Power Yoga Boston

25 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02445
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Baptiste Power Yoga Boston is a studio that serves individuals in Newton. It teaches three practices and techniques of Baptiste Yoga, including asana yoga, meditation, and self-inquiry. Its classes aim to help tone and strengthen the body and are conducted in heated rooms. Students of different levels are accommodated with options to modify and intensify the poses. Additionally, the studio offers workshops and 200-hour teacher training. Its co-owner, Naima Workman, has been a certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga teacher since 2010.

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4.8 / 5 (62)
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4.9 / 5 (32)

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Coolidge Yoga

1297 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446
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  • Power Yoga
  • Private Lessons

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Coolidge Yoga is a community-focused studio serving individuals in Newton and nearby areas. It promotes healthy aging through classes that strengthen core muscles and maintain bone health, including chair yoga, yoga for bone health, Kripalu yoga, core flow, and strength and stretch. Its instructors also conduct yoga in the park sessions, private lessons, and classes for corporate events. Coolidge Yoga's co-founder Tatyana Souza has received 700 hours of training certifications since she started practicing yoga in 2011.

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4.8 / 5 (277)
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4.5 / 5 (59)
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4.7 / 5 (26)

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Girl Fit Physical Therapy

Newton, MA 02458
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Girl Fit Physical Therapy is more than a typical yoga studio. They are dedicated to helping girls build strength, flexibility, balance, and confidence. They understand the importance of being fit, active, healthy and flexible and how these traits prevent injury, illness, and poor health. So their approach is to combine physical therapy, guided workouts, and group fitness classes to prevent injury and combat poor health. The team at Girl Fit is skilled, active, and educated on what it takes to be healthy, strong, and confident, and each member has her own specific area of expertise that she focuses on and helps their clients with. Anyone interested in their facility can call and book a class, a workout, or a physical therapy session.

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Golden Light Yoga

529 Greendale Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
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  • Restorative Yoga

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Golden Light Yoga is a studio that caters to individuals in Newton. It offers small classes, allowing practitioners to receive personal attention. The studio handles Kripalu and restorative yoga and breathwork sessions that help activate the body's energy. These classes are available in private and group sessions and are designed to help release body tension gently and safely. Its owner, Tatyana Vinnikova, started learning yoga in Russia. In 1978, she moved to the US to practice different styles of yoga.

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5.0 / 5 (3)
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HYP Studio

633 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02494
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  • Hot Yoga

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HYP Studio is a yoga studio serving Newton and the surrounding areas. It offers a broad range of hot yoga and Pilates classes, both in-person and online. Clients may also access pre- and post-recorded classes posted on the studio's virtual library on Demand. It provides workshops and instructor immersions. HYP Studio's Needham studio has been serving clients since March 2006. Available in three formats, the studio's classes allow students to participate in HYP's broad spectrum of teachings and practices wherever they are in the world.

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4.9 / 5 (63)
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4.0 / 5 (32)
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5.0 / 5 (2)

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JP Centre Yoga

670 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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  • Power Yoga

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JP Centre Yoga is a local independent studio that serves Newton customers. Founded in 2012, the studio offers a variety of class styles, ranging from heat-building vinyasa flow to nervous system-nourishing restorative yoga. Its diverse teaching team fosters a non-competitive environment by accommodating students of different levels. In line with the queer, WOC, and immigrant identities of founders Daniel Max and Sejal Shah, this small business supports inclusivity, accessibility, and community-mindedness through a BIPOC fellowship program during its 200-hour training workshop to cultivate and support aspiring yoga teachers in Boston.

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4.6
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4.6 / 5 (196)
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4.9 / 5 (13)

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Lotus Yoga Studio

191 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474
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  • Ashtanga

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Lotus Yoga Studio caters to practitioners in the Newton area. It welcomes beginners and advanced practitioners, providing lessons that emphasize mindfulness, self-acceptance, and self-reflection. The studio offers virtual, in-studio, and outdoor classes, including restorative, chakra, and slow flow, as well as Ashtanga yoga and strength and conditioning. It follows eco-friendly principles, such as using refillable water bottles and recycling materials like their large studio sign. The studio also utilizes sustainable products for its mats, props, and cleaners.

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5.0 / 5 (14)
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Mission Hill Yoga

1467 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120
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  • Hot Yoga
  • Private Lessons

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Mission Hill Yoga welcomes students of all levels from Newton in its community-based yoga studio in Boston. It offers meditative classes and classes for beginners. It aims to provide students with a happier and blissful mood after every session. Mission Hill Yoga was created with a mission to share the various benefits that yoga provides and build deeper bonds within the community. Among its in-studio class types are heated vinyasa flow, barre, and flow and yin.

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5.0 / 5 (50)
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4.5 / 5 (2)

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Om Births

306 Walnut Street, Watertown, MA 02472
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  • Pre Natal

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Serving Newton, Om Births offers prenatal and postnatal yoga classes. Its class offerings are mainly geared towards expectant and new mothers who are looking to have healthy holistic pregnancies, childbirths, and postpartum experiences. Classes are available online, and students also have the option of booking workshops such as Hypnobirthing and Spinning Babies. The studio's founder, Bec Conant, is a doula, yoga guide, and childbirth educator who has been in practice for more than 20 years.

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5.0 / 5 (12)

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Om Namo

93 Trapelo Road, Belmont, MA 02478
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  • Private Lessons

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Om Namo is a team of yoga teachers and therapists with diverse educational backgrounds, serving residents in Newton and neighboring metros. It provides personal training and private yoga classes that promote injury rehabilitation, focus improvement, stress reduction, in addition to the attainment of fitness goals. Sally McAlpin leads Om Namo's private yoga sessions conducted in its main studio. She brings more than 30 years of teaching experience in handling personalized yoga therapy that emphasizes biomechanics and mindfulness.

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4.9 / 5 (62)
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4.5 / 5 (17)

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Shiva Shakti Yoga Center

8 Common Street, Waltham, MA 02451
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  • Private Lessons

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Shiva Shakti Yoga Center offers classes and private sessions for yoga students of various practicing levels in Newton. Its yoga guide has more than a decade of teaching experience, and practitioners can choose from a wide variety of classes such as Vinyasa flow yoga, strong power yoga, gentle and restorative yoga, and chair yoga. Shiva Shakti Yoga Center also offers mat Pilates, Barre, pressure point therapy, and facilitated stretching services.

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4.0 / 5 (25)
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5.0 / 5 (13)

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Simply Yoga

93 Trapelo Road, Belmont, MA 02478
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  • Restorative Yoga

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Simply Yoga is a boutique studio that serves clients in the Newton area. It provides various classes and workshops that fit any age and fitness level, including yoga foundations, vinyasa flow, heated flow, gentle yoga, Yin yoga, and restorative yoga. Tom Alden, one of the studio's instructors, has been practicing yoga for over 45 years. He is also a trained chiropractor and performs a range of manual therapies. He has also developed Open Mandala, a curriculum that teaches the yogi's perspective in wellness and healing.

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5.0 / 5 (17)
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5.0 / 5 (8)

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TriYoga Boston

60 Prospect Street, Waltham, MA 02453
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  • Private Lessons
  • Teach Training
  • Teacher Training
  • Yoga Therapy

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TriYoga Boston, a community-operated non-profit organization, provides private sessions in Newton. Its certified therapists help individuals experience benefits from yoga therapy that covers pranayama, asanas, mudra, seva, and sangha. TriYoga Boston offers online classes for beginner to advanced levels and therapeutic classes for breathing, meditation, and back pain. There are also classes for chair yoga and guided Yoga Nidra. Director Brahmi Beth Gold-Bernstein, who has been a TriYoga practitioner for 27 years, is the RYS 200 hr TriYoga Teacher Training program lead teacher.

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5.0 / 5 (16)
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5.0 / 5 (10)

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Wonder Yoga

1305 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
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  • Private Lessons
  • Teach Training

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Wonder Yoga is a studio providing private yoga lessons in the studio or at home for clients in Burlington. Its classes include Vinyasa, arm balances and inversions, yin yoga, slow flow, and beginners' yoga classes. Its wellness services include Aryuvedic massage and Reiki. The studio also offers retreats to El Salvador and Peru as well as yoga teacher training. Its co-owner, Allison Jones, has been practicing yoga since 2004. She has an 85-hour prenatal Yoga Alliance certification and is a Certified Yogastrologer with Yogastrology.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Yoga is a type of physical exercise that has been practiced for over 5,000 years. It originated in southeast Asia and was first practiced as a way for individuals to bring balance to mind, body, and spirit. Yoga has long been associated with spirituality, and many instructors close out classes with guided meditations.

Today's yoga differs from its early beginnings, as instructors incorporate more physical exercise to help students get in shape and lose weight. Power yoga is one example of a newer type of yoga meant for physical fitness. Types of yoga include Hatha, a relaxing practice, Kundalini, a practice designed to ignite internal energy, and Vinyasa, which utilizes multiple poses.

What is yoga?

Yoga is a physical practice that's deeply established in Indian culture and philosophy. The practice consists of physical poses and breathing techniques designed to bring the mind and body together, promote relaxation, and strengthen the muscles. In today's world, many people practice yoga for both relaxation and physical fitness.

What does yoga mean?

The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit root yuj, which translates to unite or yoke. This means to bring the mind, body, and spirit together. People have practiced yoga for thousands of years. The main objective of the practice is to promote inner peace and balance, and many practitioners utilize yoga to get in shape both physically and mentally.

Where did yoga originate?

Yoga originated in the northwestern regions of Southeast Asia over 5,000 years ago. Soapstone seals and fossil remains found by researchers featured yogic symbols and were believed to be related to the Indus Saraswati valley civilization. Gurus taught yoga and focused on its spiritual rituals, with poses such as the Sun Salute, in which practitioners honor the sun.

What is the difference between yoga and Pilates?

While yoga and Pilates are both a type of low-impact exercise, the practice of yoga is based on spiritual and meditative principles, and Pilates is more focused on engaging and strengthening the body's core. Pilates does incorporate some yoga techniques, including deep breathing and stretching.

What is goat yoga?

Goat yoga is a form of yoga in which students and practitioners perform common poses while goats roam around. Goats sometimes stand on students' backs and stomachs during poses, such as plank and child's pose. The practice was invented on a farm in Oregon, and the goats offer a calming presence during class.

Is yoga good for you?

Yoga offers a wide range of benefits, including increased relaxation, a mind and body connection, and strengthened muscles. Many students experience strong feelings of inner peace during poses and meditations at the end of each session, and yoga can also aid in weight loss and pain reduction.

Does yoga help you lose weight?

Yoga helps people lose weight by lowering cortisol levels in the body. Cortisol is a stress hormone that's linked to weight gain in the abdominal area. Yoga also promotes mindfulness, which helps students and practitioners focus on healthier eating habits. Additionally, yoga helps strengthen muscles, which in turn can lead to a leaner figure.

Is yoga a good workout?

Yoga classes offer a good workout by toning the muscles throughout the body, similar to weight training. Students are required to hold yoga poses for extended lengths of time, which helps increase muscle endurance. Vinyasa yoga raises the heart rate, which improves calorie burn.

What does yoga help with?

Yoga helps promote relaxation and reduce stress, and it helps tone and elongate muscles. Holding yoga poses for extended amounts of time helps students achieve balance throughout the body, and different poses can help ease muscle tension by gently stretching the muscles. Deep breathing in yoga helps increase blood flow, and inverted poses improve blood flow to the extremities.

What does yoga do for your body?

Yoga is a beneficial practice that helps the body in many ways. Deep breathing techniques utilized during poses help people become balanced and focused, while stretches help soothe muscles and release tension. Poses, such as Downward Dog and Warrior, elongate and strengthen the arm and leg muscles, and meditation at the end of practice helps promote restful sleep.

How to do yoga?

To perform a Forward Fold pose, students first stand up straight and then bend down towards the floor using the hips and waist. Downward Dog pose starts with a forward fold, followed by walking the arms further away from the shoulders until the arms and legs are at opposite angles. Corpse pose consists of lying flat on the back with arms at the sides.

What should I wear to yoga?

When attending a yoga class, it's always a good idea to wear comfortable, breathable clothes. Many sporting goods stores sell workout gear specifically designed for yoga, including pants, tops, and yoga socks that easily grip bare flooring. Some students also prefer to go barefoot during yoga class.

What should I wear to hot yoga?

Indoor temperatures during a hot yoga class can range between 80 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit, so it's important to wear breathable clothing. T-shirts over tank tops are also a good idea, as layers can be removed as the body warms up.

How do you clean a yoga mat?

Yoga mats should be cleaned by hand with mild soap and warm water, then thoroughly rinsed to prevent soap residue buildup. Another option is to submerge the mat in warm, soapy water. Once dried, you can also spray the yoga mat with disinfectant spray to freshen it up and eliminate potential lingering germs and bacteria.

How much do yoga instructors make?

The pay rate for yoga instructors varies greatly depending on the type of yoga classes being taught, experience levels, and price points dictated by yoga practitioners. In general, a yoga teacher's salary at a yoga studio ranges between $31 and $35 per hour.

How does someone become a yoga instructor?

To become a yoga instructor, one must first complete a yoga teacher training course or YTTC. There are several course programs ranging from 200 to 500 total hours. Once certified, yoga instructors can train students as independent contractors, work in gyms, and open their own yoga studios. Since there are several types of yoga, instructors can build their skill sets with continuing education courses.

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