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Perfect your downward dog, test your balance in crow pose, and breathe better at these calming Hudson Valley yoga studios.

When it comes to local fitness trends, yoga leads the way in the Hudson Valley.

We totally get it. Yoga has a wealth of benefits, from an improvement in posture and greater flexibility to a decrease in stress and greater clarity of mind. In the Hudson Valley, yoga studios offer classes and take advantage of natural settings from Troy to the Tappan Zee. Here are a few spots to get you moving mindfully this year.

 

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Alma Yoga

Newburgh

A former winner of Best Yoga in our Best of the Hudson Valley awards, Alma brings peace and poise to Newburgh. From yoga for beginners to hot vinyasa and deep tissue flows, this yoga studio has something for all interests.

Bodhi Holistic Spa

Hudson

To complement its spa and salon program, Bodhi offers a medley of yoga courses at its Warren Street site. Get moving with friends at community yoga or start Friday morning strong with an hour of early flow. Afterward, cool off with a browse through the onsite shop, which stocks workout wear and natural beauty products.

 

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The Body Art Barn

Blooming Grove

Reach new heights — literally — at The Body Art Barn this year. The yoga studio is one of the few in the Hudson Valley to aerial yoga, the routine that sets participants on supported, swing-style bands to improve flexibility and posture.

 

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Good Karma Studio

Albany

In addition to its standard mat classes, Good Karma brings fun and fitness to Albany with its aerial and acro yoga classes. With variations for kids and those with hip and lower back tension, the center is a dream for families and friends who want to get loose.

 

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Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts

Albany 

With its community-minded approach, HeartSpace operates a conveniently located space in Albany. This yoga studio offers a range of styles, from Bhakti Flow, which is best for intermediate practitioners, to Gentle Hatha, which works well for all levels.

 

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Hudson River Yoga

Poughkeepsie

Hudson River Yoga is a dream destination for yogis of all levels. Beginners can learn the moves in Yoga Fundamentals and Candlelight Yin, while intermediate and expert practitioners can dive into Strong Vinyasa and River Flow. Check the yoga studio’s website for Zoom offerings, and practice in outdoor spaces like Locust Grove Estate.

 

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Jai Yoga School

Slingerlands

Founded in 2015, Jai is a swoon-worthy upstate studio that incorporates instruction and practice into its classes. Whether you opt to begin the day with a 6:30 a.m. class or kick back on Friday with a happy hour session in a heated room, you’ll be planning a return trip before you leave the school.

Lotus Wellness Studio

Troy

The all-in-one wellness center in Troy does a little bit of everything: facials, massage, skincare, you name it. The yoga classes here are just the thing for busy locals who need a reprieve from their desk chair during the day. With a mix of night and morning sessions available, Lotus caters to the schedules of the innovative upstate community.

Mountain Breeze Yoga

Windham

At Mountain Breeze, yoga is an activity for everyone. Instructors lead beginners through Gentle Basics, a Hatha class that prioritizes posture and is ideal for pre- and post-natal practitioners. For more advanced yogis, the Vinyasa Blend sessions are a great way to center energy and improve awareness.

 

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Pure Mountain Yoga

Tannersville

Located on the second floor of the Tannersville Antique Center, the Pure Mountain Yoga studio emphasizes approachable yoga classes in a variety of styles. Basic Yoga is a dream for beginners, while Kundalini Yoga is ideal for householders who want to combat stress.

Putnam Yoga

Baldwin Place

For soon-to-be moms who want to exercise and relieve stress, Putnam’s prenatal yoga classes are a must. Designed to bring strength and focus to assist with post-pregnancy recovery, the sessions provide relaxation and movement all at once. Beginner and advanced courses are also available.

Red Tail Power Yoga

Hopewell Junction

Red Tail delights with fitness-based classes that integrate serious fitness with traditional yoga components. Think music-powered and HIIT-style classes that get your heart racing and your body toned. Sold? Yeah, we are too.

Sadhana Center for Yoga & Meditation

Hudson

Hudson’s Sadhana brings the focus to yoga practice with mindful classes that work with locals of all experience levels. Hatha welcomes beginners, while Qigong focuses on alignment and Prana guides practitioners though the flow of life.

Shakti Yoga

Woodstock

With prime location in the Hudson Valley, Shakti Yoga studio brings dynamic styles of the ancient practice to the region. Check out Vinyasa and Fundamentals of Yoga in Woodstock, which focus on foundations like breathwork and relaxation.

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Sol Full Yoga

Monroe

The welcoming yoga retreat is a must for anyone who craves variety without the drive time. With options that include everything from beginner and restorative to aerial, hot vinyasa, and Yin, the Monroe hotspot caters to those looking for a particular style and those hoping to try something new. Plus, advanced yogis can head out to Walton Lake for SUP Yoga, sessions on stand-up paddleboards.

Troy Healing Arts

Troy

For private yoga that’s tailored to you, check out Troy Healing Arts. The integrative center offers massage and bodywork in addition to customized yoga classes that prioritize posture correction and total body wellness.

 

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Willow Tree Yoga

Bardonia

The best part about Willow Tree Yoga is that it has a little something for whatever type of yogi you’re channeling. Feeling strong? Head to Power Vinyasa, which combines breath synchronization with strong movements to work every muscle. Prefer an easy nighttime routine? Go for the Evening Yoga, which features low-key routines with modifications for students of every level.

Yoga Lab

Kingston

Yoga Lab in Kingston fuses clean designs with simple, restorative sessions that are perfect for individuals who crave dedicated time to decompress and recharge. Classes range from Open Yoga, designed to improve movement and awareness, to Kundalini, which emphasizes both the emotional and physical center.


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