What do I love about Bengaluru? The interesting mix of people, culture and the things we can learn. Be it dancing, cooking, martial arts, under water swimming or yoga. There’s a variety of styles and there’s something for EVERYONE!!
Bengaluru has an interesting mix of yoga styles being offered. Besides the popular and trending styles, there are studios offering a mix of yoga with some other form of fitness. Like musical yoga (contemporary dance + yoga) or yogilates (yoga + pilates). So, lets explore the yoga schools in Bengaluru.
Whether it is for the initiation in the field of yoga or your evolution in the art itself, Akshar Yoga has tailor made curriculums. Described as an aesthetic blend of eight arts, the practice also focuses on Weight Loss programs. Apart from large yoga events that it is known for, the school also conducts Teacher Training Certification courses.
Branches: 17 studios across the city
For more details: https://aksharyoga.com/akshar-yoga/
A part of CULT, Mind-fit teaches the Hatha syle with an array of breathing techniques, a variety of postures and meditation techniques. The classes are designed to reduce stress, increase energy levels and body awareness. Also, they have meditation workshops conducted in the city,
Branches: Koramangala and Whitefield
For more details: https://www.cultfit.in/mindfit
Aayana offers group classes in Power Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Kids Yoga, Pranayama, Relaxation and Meditation. Besides, they also host retreats, regular workshops, advanced asana classes and open classes in the city. The essence of their classes is tradition adapted to suit the modern lifestyle.
Branches: HSR layout and Jayanagar
For more details: http://aayanayoga.com/
The popular school revamped its’ structure. They conduct advanced Ashtanga classes along with yoga workshops around the world, corporate yoga classes and yoga retreats. They have teachers training in Yin yoga and Hatha yoga. Their aim is to let the traditional yoga flourish, without loosing it’s essence for variety.
For more details: http://www.a1000yoga.com/
Total Yoga is a balanced style of Yoga that focuses on Fitness training and Mindfulness practice equally. The Total Yoga form comprises 3 different styles of Yoga taught on 3 alternate days: Vinyasa flow, classic Hatha & Power Yoga. You can practice Total Yoga whether you are a Beginner or have been doing Yoga for years.
Besides group classes, there is personal training, yoga retreats, full moon night meditations, yogi brunch, RUN + yoga, yoga workshops and alot more.
They conduct classes in Bangalore & Pune; and also in Dubai, California, Derby and Auckland.
Branches: Indiranagar, Ub city, Whitefield and Koramangala.
For more details: http://total-yoga.org/
What’s common in these yoga schools? These schools are also led by their dynamic yogi-entrepreneurs, as well as respected yoga teachers at their boutique studios. Besides, to each his own. Thereby, try the various styles before you find your perfect fit!!
I tried them all, before finding my niche. I hope this article helps you register for yoga classes. 🙂
Yogi. Blogger. Storyteller After, a decade of being a fitness enthusiast and various trial and errors with corporate jobs and teaching (post a PG degree in Management).