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2020

18 Best Ann Arbor Yoga Studios

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We scored 43 Yoga Studios in Ann Arbor, MI and Picked the Top 18

A2 Yoga is a yoga studio and spa in Ann Arbor that has been open for over 13 years. The instructors at A2 lead traditional yoga classes such as Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, as well as On? Flow, prenatal, restorative, Yin, and gentle yoga classes. The studio also features workshops and guided meditation sessions. The studio is available for rent, and people interested in becoming yoga teachers can take a 200-hour teacher training certification course.

Ann Arbor School of Yoga specializes in the Iyengar method of yoga. The director of the studio began practicing yoga in 1971 and is a personal student of the founder of the method. The director holds workshops regularly in cities across the nation. Classes at the studio follow a session schedule that is similar to school semesters. Students can drop by anytime but are encouraged to sign up for full sessions.

aUM Yoga in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been open to students for more than six years. It's located on the University of Michigan's central campus and offers its students, as well as the general public, the opportunity to practice yoga in a playful, energetic, and welcoming space. The studio has experienced, knowledgeable yoga instructors and offers a variety of classes, including the 200-hour Demystify teacher training program. aUM Yoga was voted the best yoga studio in Ann Arbor four years in a row.

Be In Awe Yoga holds classes, workshops, and yoga retreats in Ann Arbor and internationally in India and Switzerland. The Ann Arbor center has classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays for $15 per class. Instructors also offer private Hatha yoga sessions of 60 or 90 minutes, starting at $120. The studio holds a “finding your voice” workshop to help students become more confident.

Bikram Yoga Ann Arbor holds over 35 classes each week led by certified Bikram yoga instructors. The studio opened over 13 years ago, and it recently acquired a new facility with an infrared heating system, antibacterial carpet, and locker rooms with showers. The classes are held in 105-degree temperature classrooms and focus on 26 therapeutic postures and two breathing exercises in 90-minute classes. One-month unlimited membership is $150 and one-year unlimited membership is $1,100.

Breathe Yoga was founded on the belief that “If you can breathe, you can do yoga.” The yoga studio in Chelsea sits in a historic building that was once a police headquarters. The co-owners are both certified yoga instructors and have over 20 years of combined experience. Classes include Ashtanga, Yoga Nidra, Vinyasa, slow flow, rest and restore, and a young yogis class for grades three through eight.

Divine Power Yoga in South Lyon opened in 2006 and features “yoga for everyday people.” The studio has some basic yoga classes and kids' classes but focuses on hot power yoga. The company is a Baptiste Affiliate, Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and is part of the Yoga Alliance. Walk-in classes are $17, and unlimited monthly classes are $115. New students and college students receive a discount.

Fit Point offers group classes for fitness, Pilates, and yoga in Ann Arbor. The center also offers personal training and special classes for kids, and moms with babies. Members can attend classes seven days a week, and classes include high-intensity interval training, Zumba, Pilates, Yin yoga, slow flow yoga, Vinyasa yoga, and more. New clients receive a trial package of 10 days of unlimited classes for $21. Regular unlimited membership is $160, and packages of classes start at $80 for five classes.

Harmony Yoga of Ann Arbor offers yoga classes and workshops at a studio on Ann Arbor’s west side. The instructor is Iyengar Yoga Certified and the classes are session style and based on the student’s level of skill in Iyengar yoga. New students receive $20 off the full session fees or a three-class pass for $36.

Mota Thai Yoga is an Ann Arbor yoga studio, and it is also a fusion of yoga, kickboxing, pilates, and ballet. The studio offers various styles of yoga, massage, and martial arts classes. All the classes involve Vinyasa, Iyengar, Anasura, and Kundalini yoga influences. Wellness services include Thai and Shiatsu massage, yoga therapy, and acupressure. The studio offers a "yoga for runners" workshop that focuses on increasing endurance, physical range of motion, and lung capacity.

Move is a mind-body studio offering fitness and wellness services, including yoga classes, in Ann Arbor. The company has three locations that offer Pilates, GYROTONIC, yoga, barre, and weight loss classes, as well as massage therapy and wellness coaching. The studios house a juice bar, retail area for clothing, and a skincare products boutique. The GYROTONIC and GYROKINESIS exercise methods taught at the studio utilize custom equipment, mats, and chairs with spiraling, circular movements which flow together with breath.

Red Yoga is an infrared yoga studio in Ann Arbor. Classes offered include beginner classes at 80 to 90 degrees, Vinyasa classes at 95 to 105 degrees, Yin-yasa classes at 90 to 95 degrees with deep-holding poses, Yin yoga using infrared but no heat, and D.R.T.Y. Vinyasa that features music with explicit lyrics. The studio also offers private sessions.

Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti hosts theater, art galleries, dance classes, and also yoga. Marissa Kurtshals holds a series of Vinyasa yoga classes each Sunday, called Strong and Slow Sundays, intended to build heat and strength. Five classes are $20, and students must bring their mats, blocks, and straps.

The Yoga Room was voted “Best Yoga Studio in Ann Arbor” by Current Magazine’s readers in 2012 and 2013. The studio focuses on small class sizes for more personal intimacy and to avoid intimidation. The company designs two-month class sessions around specific themes, such as the study of the chakras, yoga for core strength and balance, and the seven spiritual laws of yoga. Regular classes include Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin yoga. The studio director has been teaching yoga since 1998 and opened the yoga room in 2004.

The Yoga Space in West Ann Arbor specializes in Iyengar yoga. All the instructors at The Yoga Space are certified by the Iyengar Yoga National Association in a process that takes a minimum of five years. Two of the instructors have been practicing yoga since the 1970s, and all have more than 10 years of experience. Each month, the studio offers a free “Discover Yoga” class open to the public.

Tiny Buddha Yoga has two yoga studios in Ann Arbor and offers hot Vinyasa, slow burn, Ashtanga, restorative Yin, and high-intensity interval Vinyasa classes. A one-month unlimited classes package is $99 if members auto renew, and students receive a $10 per month discount. The company has a boutique clothing store with yoga gear, and provides 200-hour level teacher training certified by the Yoga Alliance.

Yoga Center for Healthy Living focuses on healing from the inside out at a yoga studio in Brighton. The studio features windows with nature views, a padded floor, and Yoga Alliance certified teachers. The studio opened in 2001 and is open seven days a week. The studio holds 35 all-level yoga classes each week and offers 200-hour and 500-hour yoga teacher certifications. The studio discounts prices for seniors and students.

Ypsi Studio is a fitness and yoga studio in Ypsilanti that offers a variety of group exercise classes, personal training, and nutrition guidance. The studio opened in 2004, and the owner is an ACE-certified personal trainer, a Level III willPower & grace instructor, a Schwinn-certified indoor cycling coach, an NAFC Group Ex Master Trainer, a POP Pilates Master Trainer, and an ambassador for Vibram. Classes include cycling, willPower & grace, yoga, strength training, and Pilates.

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