If you're traveling on business in Boston and you need to escape the hubbub to assume your downward dog or lotus positions, then have no fear. When it comes to yoga, Boston is well equipped with studios throughout the city to suit your needs, no matter your level of experience or favorite style.
You can choose traditional yoga studios, those that offer something outside the box, one-on-one instruction, or group classes. Some of Boston's top yoga studios are conveniently located for business travelers near Logan Airport, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, and business and tech centers, including the Financial District, the Seaport District, and Cambridge.
Sometimes power players need power yoga. CorePower Yoga is up to the challenge, with multiple locations throughout Boston, including the Seaport and Cambridge. Classes range from CorePower Yoga 1, which is an introduction to vinyasa yoga that is designed for beginners, to Yoga Sculpt, which mixes yoga with free weights, cardio, and strength training. CorePower offers climate-controlled studios and changing rooms with lockers and showers.
Located in Boston's South End, Sadhana Yoga's classes include vinyasa, yin, candlelit yin, and prenatal yoga, as well as meditation. Private classes are available for advanced and basic instruction, as well as for working with injuries.
Swet Studio offers a different take on yoga in Boston's South End. Swet's anti-gravity aerial yoga classes involve inverted stretching while you're suspended from the ceiling. The practice was originally designed for gymnasts and athletes and also includes elements of Pilates, calisthenics, and dance. You can also take a guided meditation class while suspended in a silk hammock as well as indoor rowing classes.
This national chain of yoga studios features locations in Boston's Back Bay, Chestnut Hill, and on Commonwealth Avenue. Classes range from vinyasa flow and hip-hop yoga to private lessons. The Chestnut Hill studio features bamboo floors, changing rooms, showers, and a lounge.
South Boston Yoga
A 10-minute drive from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, South Boston Yoga has classes ranging from the fundamentals of yoga to all levels, including aerial and hot power yoga. There is also an acoustic restore yoga class accompanied by live acoustic music. You can book a bodywork session that includes massage and acupuncture.
Boston Studio 52
This yoga studio near the Financial District features classes including candlelight power vinyasa, yoga to the beat, and lunch break Pilates and flow. Boston Studio 52 also offers cupping sessions designed to improve blood flow and relax the nervous system.
North End Yoga
Located on the third floor of an historic building on Hanover Street among Boston landmarks like the Paul Revere House, North End Yoga's classes include Ashtanga and vinyasa yoga and Ananda Yoga. It's an airy space with big windows and plenty of natural light, handily situated near Little Italy and its restaurants and just under 2 miles away from Boston Logan International Airport.