Three yoga hotspots in Edinburgh
We've done all the work for you and rounded up three of our favourite studios...
Edinburgh Iyengar Yoga Studios
About: Established in 1980, the Centre is simply about doing yoga and doing it well. We concentrate on the skills of our teachers, who all have at least five years experience.
Yoga style: The Iyengar method is systematic and thorough and whether you are a complete beginner or have practised for a while we have classes to suit your needs.
Classes: 5/6 week Introductory courses starting in January and then again in end February/March. These are on Mondays 17.30 and Saturdays 09.15.
195 Bruntsfield Pl, EH10 4DQ, yoga-edinburgh.com
About: Our mission is to provide beautiful space filled with positive energy, the best yoga, therapies, yoga teacher training, retreats and vegan lunches.
Yoga style: Various classes including vinyasa, Forrest, power yoga and gentle yoga. Yoga that’s inclusive, accessible and fits into our busy lives no matter who we are or what we do.
Classes: Offering a limited number of memberships at £75 per month in January
6-8 Alexander Dr, EH11 2RH, edinburghsunshineyoga.com
About: A new, spacious Iyengar yoga studio, fully equipped and with a wall for yoga ropes. We offer fun and challenging classes with experienced, friendly teachers.
Yoga style: Iyengar yoga takes a safe andstructured approach to teaching yoga,allowing students to progress from simplerposes to more challenging ones over time.
Classes: Our classes are suitable foreveryone. Stiffness is not a barrier to yoga.Come and hang out with us - fourclasses for £25 in January.
4th floor, St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Rd, EH7 6AE. yoganowstudio.co.uk
Great for learning correct alignment. Beginners get into poses with props even when they’re new, injured or simply stiff.
A more vigorous style of yoga offering a series of poses.
A dynamic, flowing style offering a good workout.
26 yoga poses to stretch and strengthen the muscles done in a heated room
Performed in a heated studio to relax muscles more quickly and to increases the cardio workout.
Includes meditation, breathing techniques and chanting
The physical practice of yoga often a gentle yoga class.
Passive postures and perfect for learning the basics of meditation and stilling the mind
Similar to yin yoga, but with less emphasis on flexibility and more on relaxing.
A modern method with a strong emphasis on building core strength and a focus on shoulders, neck, upper and lower back.
YOGA FOR SPORTS
Specifically designed for sports practitioners, targeting areas which are often tight such as hips, hamstrings, lower back and shoulders.