Yoga is quite in trend on the island of Penang as well, with many wanting to get their stretch on. If you’re in Penang and are looking for a studio for a little relaxation and meditation, do head over to anyone of the Top 10 Yoga Studios in Penang!
1) De Yoga House
At De Yoga House, their mission is for you to “Get Well and Get Fit”. You do not have to be an expert, as all levels of yoga enthusiasts are welcome to join in the fun. To them, it is all about being dynamic and playful with yoga. Aerial yoga and acroyoga are among the more unique types of yoga classes that are taught at De Yoga House. Check out their Facebook for more information on classes.
2) MY Yoga
MY Yoga is helmed by Catherine, who is internationally certified to teach Hatha and Vinyasa Flow Yoga, which is what is offered at the studio. Catherine wants to ensure that her students are able to practice yoga in a safe space, whilst exploring their flexibility with a focused mind. Check the MY Yoga Facebook page for details on her class schedules.
3) Vikasa Yoga by Rose
Rose has been teaching yoga since 2007 specifically Vikasa Yoga. Vikasa is a form of yoga that focuses on arms, legs and core strength in addition to total body flexibility. She teaches at several different locations so do contact her directly to find out which location is most convenient for you. If not, you can also discuss private class options that fit your timing.
4) Yoga Space Penang
Located in Tanjung Tokong area is Yoga Space. There, teachers Suzanne Morgan, Ken Morgan and Sarah-Joy Amin combine forces to share their knowledge and talents with any student who wants to learn more about yoga. Guest teachers also make appearances at the studio at times. All levels of yoga are taught here, as well as qigong.
5) Tyler Yoga Studio
Tyler Niam’s yoga studio is located at Jalan Dato Ismail Hashim. With a special interest in Ashtanga Yoga and Meditation, Tyler has always been involved in athletic activities, even when he was young. Soon, he developed a passion for yoga when he attended a class and saw the physical and mental benefits. To him, yoga is a lifestyle.
6) Julie Quah Yoga
Julie Quah has been practicing yoga for the past 17 years and teaching since 2006. Her primary yoga styles are Hatha and Vinyasa (Flow) Yoga. She also specializes in Yoga on a Ball, as well as restorative yoga for the back and core. She strives to teach yoga in a way that is easy to follow and practice. Check her website for comprehensive details on what to expect if you’ve not been for yoga before, as well as class schedules.
7) YemayaLife Energy Yoga Studio
The “studio for everyone” really does live up to their motto, with classes for just about anyone. Whether you are a beginner, more advanced, or are an expectant mother, there’s a class for you. They are specialized in Pre-Natal Yoga, making it a good choice for mothers-to-be. Check out their Facebook for more information on classes offered.
8) Inner Peace Yoga Circle
This studio offers a wide range of Yoga classes, as well as meditation, Pranic Healing Courses and Holistic Treatments. It is a place where the whole family can take up yoga as a lifestyle. Types of yoga taught include, prenatal yoga, kundalini yoga and hatha yoga. Their studio is at Jalan Burma.
9) Nirmaya Yoga
This Anusara-inspired Flow Yoga Studio is extremely inclusive, inviting people of all ages and walks of life to join the yoga revolution. They consider themselves a family of yogis who have come together for a common cause of enlightening people about yoga. You’ll find unique classes – yoga for cyclists, anyone? There is even yoga for kids here, so it’s fun for the whole family.
10) Happiy Yoga
Whether you prefer yoga in the air, on the floor or on a ball, you can get a class to suit your preference here. At Happiy Yoga, they have redesigned traditional yoga to suit modern needs and wants. They are located at Bukit Mertajam. Check out their Facebook to see the glowing faces of their students enjoying the classes at the studio.