Top Yoga Studios In Joburg


Yoga is an amazing activity to take part in, not just because of the benefits to your strength. Other reasons to practice regularly include boosting your immunity and helping you de-stress and relax. Read all about the benefits of yoga here and get started by choosing on of these studios. Oh, and did we forget to mention that a few of them also offer online classes!

Free Spirit Wellness

Do you love yoga, self nurturing and things that feed your soul? Then this is the place for you! What can you expect from this Yoga Studio? Warm, friendly and knowledgeable teachers. Your classes will consist of aromas, readings and music! Keep an eye out on their Facebook page for future Yoga Flow workshops.

Where: Central Park, Thornhill Estate in Modderfontein.

For more information, view their website here.

Zero Gravity Yoga

Learn the Art of Yoga, whilst lifted off the ground! Now you can defy gravity with the use of their Yoga Slings as they support you as you try out traditional Yoga poses, Pilates and dance with the use of the sling. This Zero Gravity Yoga is run by Candice Baker who is also a life coach. Her classes accommodate a range of abilities from beginner to advanced.

Where: 37a van Rooyen Street, Morehill, Benoni & 17 Nicol Road, Bedfordview.

For more information, view their website here.

Yoga Experience

Yoga Experience is a fantastic Bikram yoga studio in Illovo; Bikram meaning that you repeat the same 26 postures in every class. With regular practice you should notice improvements in your posture, flexibility and strength. Go Yoga also offers other forms of yoga including Forrest, Iyengar, Restorative and even kiddies classes. Beginners are encouraged to purchase the First Timer Special packages, which entitle you to 10 consecutive days of yoga, in which you can take as many classes as you want! It’s a great way to get started and decide which variety you like best.

Where: Imperial Wanderers Stadium, Corlett Drive, Illovo, Sandton.

For more information, click here.

Movement X

Movement X is a private gym that has a few branches in Joburg. They offer all sorts of classes, such as high-intensity interval and barre classes. They also offer yoga, which they call fleX and run by a range of instructors, each with their own style and unique way of teaching. Relax, increase your flexibility, improve strength and tone.

Where: Village View Shopping Centre, Corner Van Buuren and Kloof Streets, Bedfordview, Johannesburg.

For more information, click here.

Yoga Works

Yoga Works is the company behind many large-scale yoga events that take place throughout Joburg. They run Yoga in the Park, as well as Stand Up Paddle (SUP) yoga, both at Emmarentia Dam. Yoga Works also runs yoga events on rooftops, sometimes with DJs to get the vibe going, and offer retreats and corporate programmes (great team building idea!).

For more information, click here.

Vertical Vixen

Vertical Vixen is an aerial yoga studio, which is basically yoga that merges principles with Pilates, aerial arts and strength training to bring you a super-challenging but fun workout. Slings that hang from the ceiling support your body through various movements and help you get into positions you wouldn’t normally be able to without help. Benefits of this type of yoga include decompression of joints and spine, increasing upper body strength and tone, core strengthening and more!

Where: Northriding Square, Corner Bellairs Drive and Blanford Road, Northriding, Johannesburg.

For more information, click here.

Sivananda School Of Yoga

Various classes are offered at the Sivananda School of Yoga, including Hatha and Satsang. Other offerings include inspirational counselling, spiritual healing, group meditation, yoga nidra and mantra repetition. The studio itself is located in a stunning Parkview garden.

Where: 4 Tyson Road, Parkview, Johannesburg.

For more information, click here.

Yoga Lova

Yoga Lova is a small boutique yoga studio in Illovo. Here, they offer Hatha Vinyasa classes for people of all levels – beginner to expert – and beginners can take comfort in the fact that they will be integrated into classes comfortably. Private classes are also available should you prefer a one-on-one session.

Where: Post Office Centre, Rudd Road, Illovo, Sandton.

For more information, click here.

The Yoga Republic

The Yoga Republic is an eco-friendly yoga studio situated in Fontainebleau and offers multiple styles of yoga. This studio not only caters for your practise needs, but also has a Green Heart Café serving healthy foods as well as a store to buy products enhancing your yogi lifestyle. As with many other studios and gyms, The Yoga Republic offers first timer specials as well as packages tailored to your need and pocket. Discover the benefits of regular yoga practise.

Where: 107 Gertrude Street, Fontainebleau, Randburg.

For more information, click here.

The Nest Space

The vibrant studio has been a revolutionising force in changing antiquated stereotypes in Joburg’s wellness industry, empowering people from all backgrounds with access to attain holistic healthcare.

It’s headed up by dynamic duo: Anesu Mbvizo, a trained medical doctor who hung up her stethoscope to focus her energy on a holistic approach to healing, and Banesa Tseki, a well-established creative entrepreneur. The studio is spearheading the movement to make the wellness industry a more inclusive space and is explicit in welcoming all people regardless of race, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, body type, physical ability or age.

Where: 23 7th Avenue Parktown North , Randburg.

For more information, click here.

Know other yoga studios not mentioned above? Let us know below!

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