Yoga classes are gaining popularity among the Malaysians due to the benefits that it offers. With yoga, not only you’ll improve your body flexibility, it helps you relieve stress hence honing your mental focus. These benefits are reasons why you should start picking up Yoga if you have not. Here’s a list to help you choose your Yoga Studios in Malaysia.
1) BKS iyengar yogashala (BKSIYS)
Inspired by BKS Iyengar, the foremost living yoga master in the world, BKS Iyengar Yogashala practices the Iyengar method of teaching in their classes. Guided by experienced Yoga teachers, Yogashala hopes to convey the excellence of the Iyengar techniques to you together with their Iyengar props. Best known for their Alignment Techniques, BKSIYS welcomes yoga practitioners of all levels and all ages.
2) Simplylife Yoga
It is all about having a simple mind and happy life at Simplylife Yoga. The team at Simplylife Yoga believes that yoga can help you achieve just that. Powered by Ken and Hui Zhi, they hope to pass on to you different techniques of yoga and help you search for your inner self with a peace of mind. The studio, which is located at the rooftop of a building, boasts of the calming factor with its flexibility of switching between both indoor and outdoor surroundings.
3) Mysore Room
If you are looking to learn yoga at your own pace, Mysore Room is where you’d want to be. At Mysore Room, teachers are dedicated to work with you on an individual basis in an open format class. Mysore Room teaches Ashtanga Yoga which is the yoga of 8 limbs, which is one of the few existing yoga traditions kept alive by a strict lineage of teachings passed down through history. Led by Yan Ong and Manuel Ferreira, they are both authorised teachers of the Sri K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoda Institute (KPJAYI).
4) Yoga Region
Spearheaded by Alvin Heng and Sue Phing, Yoga Region is passionate about building a yoga community. Besides promoting yoga as a way to live a healthy life, they believe the bonding between people can be enhanced through a common interest. Located at Kuching, Yoga Region teaches different types of yoga and even go beyond that by providing Zumba and K-Pop dance classes. The facilities at Yoga Region include sanitised yoga mats, yoga props, lockers, shower area, and drinking water.
5) Oscillation Yoga
Oscillation Yoga aims to help you find a mindful union and discover your inner self when performing yoga. The founders believe everyone can find peace and happiness through yoga while also achieving the benefits for the physical body. No matter the age or fitness level, the Oscillation studio offers diverse yoga techniques and classes conducted by accomplished local and international teachers. Oscillation welcomes you to come as you are and to free your mind in a white space with green surroundings.
6) Gokul Yoga
Founded in September 2012 by Jani Jaatinen (www.janijaatinen.org) from Finland, Gokul Yoga is dedicated to sharing with you a variety of truly authentic styles of yoga classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings. Their classes are taught in a tranquil and natural environment. Gokul Yoga aims to promote internal development and hopes to become a yoga sanctuary for everyone regardless of age, size, gender, fitness, diet and lifestyle.
7) MYoga Malaysia
Beginning operations in 2006, MYoga is a yoga centre situated in Sri Hartamas. Their aim is to be a friendly and inclusive club where one can learn yoga without feeling intimidated, self-conscious or inferior. This is capably carried out by an amazing team of yoga instructors who are fully accredited by the Yoga Alliance. If you’re seeking a friendly environment to begin your yoga journey, this is it!
8) 72 Yoga Styles Studio
72 Yoga Styles Studio was established in October 2006. Their main aim in imparting their exercise knowledge is to pass on a health conscious mindset for everyone to achieve good health and happiness. At 72 Yoga Styles Studio, you can learn about the 4 basic principles for a healthy body, mind and soul which are exercise, diet, habits, and positive thinking. Any profits earned will be directed to charity or to the promotion of health.
OurBodySpace is a unique boutique space which offers creative ways to invigorate the body, ease the mind and heal the spirit. They do this through their yoga, Pilates and art classes. They describe themselves as a peaceful space on the edge of the hustle and bustle of the city—a perfect place for rejuvenation.
10) Surya Yoga & Pilates Studio
Surya Yoga is a yoga studio started by Josephine Chan who has a deep interest in health and well-being. Surya Yoga combines new and traditional knowledge to create a practice of their own personal style. They encourage everyone to give yoga a try, no matter their age, size, background and walks of life.