Living in the city can be stressful and all the constant stimulation can take a huge toll on your mental health too. There are a few ways you can escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. And one of which involved joining the yoga classes. Not only does yoga help to relieve stress but also improves the quality of life as well as building strength and flexibility. Below are the Top 10 Yoga Studios in KL & Selangor worth considering.
1) The Flow Studio
The Flow Studio offers yoga classes no matter if you are a novice or an advanced yogi. Lessons are divided into several categories, covering the beginner-friendly “flow foundation” and “flow slow” to the intermediate “flow strong”. There’s a private yoga session available too, where you can expect a tailor-made exercise plan and detailed supervision from a highly experienced yoga teacher. You can locate The Flow Studio at Bangsar, Damansara Heights, TTDI and Bukit Jalil.
2) OhanaJo Studio
Experience mind-body healing through yoga at OhanaJo Studio. More than just your average yoga studio, the place is like an oasis of calm as you join the group session with like-minded individuals or even a private one-on-one class. The yoga instructors here are all welcoming and very experienced in guiding the yogis. Do check out their website for value-for-money class packages that fit your budget. Not sure whether you are ready to commit to a long-term yoga session? Consider dropping by for a single class.
3) Jal Yoga
Led by a team of experienced yoga instructors, Jal Yoga has over 15 yoga class types available. For instance, barre yoga focuses on building your body’s strength and flexibility which combines the element of ballet. Or completely de-stress with their aerial yoga session, where you get to stretch and move your body while hanging from the ceiling in a silk hammock. Ever tried face yoga? Jal Yoga has a dedicated six-week class that offers yoga-style movements and massages concentrating on different facial areas.
Bhumi has two boutique studios available in Bukit Bintang and Bangsar. Both studios are specially designed to welcome you with a sense of tranquillity and calming ambience. The combination of dim lighting and aromatherapy scents helps to de-stress you as you engage in one of their yoga sessions. You can join their group or if you are a little shy, there’s a customised private one-on-one session too.
5) Samadi Yoga
Relax and rejuvenate your inner mind, body and soul at Samadi Studio. Expect a serene environment as you enter the yoga studio and join the group. They have a few classes available including Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin Yang Flow. You can choose to drop in for a one-time class to see if it’s right for you. Group class packages from 4-class to 20-class passes are available as well. Not comfortable doing yoga with a group of people? Samadi Studio has a 1 to 1 private session that is customised to your needs.
6) Life Hot Yoga
Life Hot Yoga’s studio comes equipped with the state-of-the-art FAR Infrared (FIR) Heating system, which is specially designed to promote blood circulation and detoxify your body. It also helps to warm up your muscles as you engage in a yoga session. The studio uses only high-quality, latex-free Manduka Black Mat PRO yoga mats to ensure your safety throughout the session. They have several classes like Hot 26 (two breathing exercises & 26 postures), Hot Core (focusing on developing your core strength) and Hot Vinyasa (rhythmic cardiovascular workout).
7) Metta Studio
Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate yogi, there’s something for everyone here at Metta Studio. Beginner-friendly classes such as the therapeutic Gentle Hatha and learning the basic poses of Ashtanga Fundamentals are a great way to start. Once you have enough experience, you can move on to the likes of a dynamic Ashtanga Led or the self-practice Ashtanga Mysore with the help of a dedicated instructor. You can join their one-time class or a 3-class trial. Or simply sign up for their membership plan from 4-class to 48-class sessions.
8) Yoga House
The boutique-style Yoga House is located within the quiet neighbourhood of Section 16, PJ. Far from the usual hustle and bustle that typically defines the busy city, you can expect calmness upon entering their studio. Their smaller-sized yoga classes, in the meantime, allow the instructor can pay more attention to the yogis. Various classes are available according to your respective level, namely the beginner-friendly Iyengar Yoga and the extensive range of asanas.
9) Manasa Yoga
Located at SS2 PJ, the experienced instructors in Manasa Yoga — led by Manoj Kaimal and Sandhya — focus on the holistic yoga experience through movements, breathing techniques and mental clarity. Yogis can expect serenity upon practising yoga throughout the session and the instructors here are very supportive. Several class types such as Ashtanga-inspired, Hip Love and Zen-like Restorative sessions are available for different levels.
10) Flying Kitty Yoga and Music
If you are interested in learning aerial yoga, you might want to consider signing up for the classes at Flying Kitty Yoga and Music. The yoga is suitable for every level since the instructors will customise an exercise plan based on your respective physical conditions. Expect a comfortable environment as you practice aerial yoga in the class with the rest of the group.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered!