Sarasota is home to more than two dozen yoga studios with over 100 instructors who offer a variety of classes, from traditional Ashtanga to aerial yoga. There’s truly something for everyone, whether you’re just getting started or have been practicing for years. Melt your stress away and bliss out at these close by Sarasota yoga studios.
The Yoga Shack
The Yoga Shack is in downtown Sarasota and offers classes for all types of practices, from Power Yoga to Vinyasa Yoga. The studios, workshops, and classes are designed to accommodate all levels, from beginners to those looking for a challenge. Step inside, and you’ll be greeted with a rustic beach feel thanks to the natural hardwood flooring and strings of festive lights. Heated classes are offered where the space is heated naturally by the outdoors. You can enjoy a zen feeling while you stretch and become one with the environment that surrounds you.
While CircuSoul’s owner and founder Kerry Tice originally planned to start a circus production company, he creatively merged his passion for yoga and circus to create this popular Sarasota studio. CircuSoul offers several different classes but specializes in hot yoga, warm yoga, yin yoga, and yoga therapy, and most of all, aerial yoga. Let your yoga practice take flight in an aerial yoga class as you swing from your colorful hammock and strike poses mid-air. CircuSoul happens to be the only school in the nation to offer a comprehensive aerial yoga certification, so if you’ve dreamed of teaching, you can get started here!
Located just steps away from Whole Foods and the downtown Sarasota Rosemary District, Bikram Yoga is an authentic Bikram yoga studio. Bikram yoga is a moving meditation that lasts 90 minutes and moves through 26 postures performed in a set of two. The studio was recently remodeled with fresh paint and a new yoga flooring to make it easy to focus on your breathing and posture. The class begins and ends with a breathing exercise, and these are the only times you stop moving. You’ll be sure to work up a great sweat, and your muscles will be defined and toned!
Yoga on Siesta Beach
If you crave the feeling of the sun on your face and sand under your feet, try Yoga on Siesta Beach! Experience yoga outside, the way it was originally intended. Let your worries fade as you listen to the sounds of the ocean. Bring your mat or towel, drinking water, and a cash donation. Classes are held on Siesta Key Public beach, on the sand, between the green and blue lifeguard stands, and start times change seasonally so be sure to check the schedule.
Prana Yoga and Healing Center
If you have an injury or are simply looking to explore the healing abilities of yoga, give Prana Yoga and Healing Center a try. This studio focuses on alignment-based yoga in the Hatha and Kundalini traditions to heal the body, mind, and spirit. You can select from a number of classes, from Urban Zen to Yoga For Strength.
Yoga From the Heart
Yoga From The Heart is Sarasota’s longest established yoga studio, and it is locally recognized as a teaching studio. Teachers share with you the most current, insightful information about yoga to help you improve your quality of life. All yoga classes are built on the foundation of smart sequencing, and you’ll be introduced to pose modifications, the best use of props and intuitive hands-on adjustments offered to enhance your experience of the yoga pose. Yoga From The Heart offers both Open Yoga and classes specified for different skill levels so that you can choose according to your comfort level.
Rosemary Court Yoga
Rosemary Court Yoga is located in Sarasota’s downtown Rosemary District. The studio offers all styles and levels of yoga classes held in a charming, restored 1920s house. Whether you want to focus solely on the physical practice of yoga or the more spiritual side, Rosemary Court Yoga has a class for you. Relax after class in the beautiful gated garden and take a walk on the brick paths to visit the koi pond.
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