Get Your “Om” on at These Hudson Valley Yoga Studios

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. It 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.

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Albany County

Good Karma Studio

Albany

 

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In addition to its standard mat classes, Good Karma brings fun and fitness to Albany with its aerial and bungee yoga classes as the only certified circus arts studio in the Capital Region. 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.

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 Vinyasa Flow, which aims to get your full body moving, to Gentle Hatha, which works well for all levels.

Jai Yoga School

Slingerlands

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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 designed to spark energy and creativity, you’ll be planning a return trip before you leave the school.

Columbia County

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 during an all-levels Vinyasa Flow or start Sunday morning strong with an hour of Pilates. Afterward, cool off with a browse through the onsite shop, which stocks workout wear and natural beauty products.

Sadhana Center for Yoga & Meditation

Hudson

 

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Hudson’s Sadhana brings the focus to yoga practice with mindful classes that work with locals of all experience levels. Yoga and Somatic Movement classes spark awareness and curiosity, while Moving Waters sessions incorporate dance, meditation, and yoga.

Dutchess County

be Bhakti

Beacon

In Sanskrit, bhakti means devotion. This Beacon yoga center reflects its devotion to its teachings through personal classes and workshops. The sound healing workshop is a 60-minute sound bath using singing bowls and other healing instruments. Any class you choose will leave you more centered and relaxed than when you arrived.

Hudson River Yoga

Poughkeepsie

 

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Hudson River Yoga is a virtual connection for yogis of all levels of experience. Primarily offering classes on Zoom, the session tailors each session to the individual. The studio boasts a “yoga is for EVERYbody” attitude, offering accessible yoga for students with physical limitations. In the Move, Stretch, and Restore class, Yin stretching and restorative yoga help get your body moving.

Mindful Yoga With Liz

Poughkeepsie

A 2023 Best of Hudson Valley winner, this Poughkeepsie studio specializes in all-ages yoga so that everyone from toddlers to seniors can incorporate more movement into their lifestyles. Many of the classes are tailored specifically to children, making this a great spot to get the little ones into the flow from an early age.

Red Tail Power Yoga

Hopewell Junction


Red Tail delights with hybrid, fitness-based classes that integrate serious exercise 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.

Stone Wave Yoga

Gardiner and Poughkeepsie

 

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Committed to fostering an uplifting community, Stone Wave offers classes for yogis of all experience levels. From toddlers and prenatal sessions to Vinyasa and HIIT classes, there’s a session for everyone at this studio, which has locations in Dutchess and Ulster Counties.

Greene County

Mountain Breeze Yoga

Windham

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

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 introduction to the poses for beginners, while Kundalini Yoga is ideal for householders who want to combat stress.

Orange County

Alma Yoga

Cornwall and Newburgh


A former winner of Best Yoga in our Best of the Hudson Valley Awards, Alma brings peace and poise to its locations in Cornwall and Newburgh. From yoga for beginners to Hot Power Hours and Warm Yoga Sculpt sessions, this yoga studio has something for all interests. Both heated and non-heated classes are available, so attendees can choose the environment that works best for them.

Barre Body and Soul

New Windsor


Using a blend of yoga, Pilates, and ballet, this New Windsor studio offers some of the most unique classes in the Hudson Valley. The studio’s balance of movement and meditation ensures every yogi can find something for them. The Barre Fusion class is set to upbeat music, combining yoga and Pilates with orthopedic stretching and a ballet barre for alignment and stability. The Slow Flow class introduces foundational movements and poses to yogis of all experience levels with a focus on connecting movement to breath.

Related: These Hudson Valley Pilates Studios Improve Flexibility

The Body Art Barn

Blooming Grove

 

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

Lakeside Wellness

Monroe

The recipient of the 2022 Times Herald-Record Readers’ Choice Award for yoga/Pilates studio, this 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 barre 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 during the warmer months.

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Newburgh Yoga Shala

Newburgh


A calming escape in the Hudson Valley, Newburgh Yoga Shala offers Mysore-style Ashtanga and Vinyasa classes, with a focus on mindfulness and breath control. Yin yoga and prenatal practices are also available. The Shala invites yogis to embark on international yoga retreats each summer as well, with the 2024 retreat taking place in Paros, Greece. 

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Putnam County

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.

Rensselaer County

Anatomie

Troy

Anatomie offers a variety of fitness programs, and yoga features centrally on the list. Visitors can check out the Flow classes, which connect breath and movement, or slow things down with the Exhale sessions, which tap into breathwork and meditation.

Rockland County

Willow Tree Yoga

Bardonia

This intimate studio in Rockland County is the perfect place for yogis of all experience levels to come and practice together. The All-Level Yoga class accommodates beginners in their very first session, as well as advanced yogis who have been practicing for years. Each class is tailored to those who walk through the door, so no two classes are ever the same. Monthly meditation classes and Vinyasa flow are also available.

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Ulster County

The Living Seed

New Paltz

This studio offers many variations of yoga classes for all different experience levels. The specialty classes include a Y12SR class, which is catered to anyone and everyone dealing with addictive behavior, and gentle hanna somatics, which is a form of mind-body training that targets chronic muscular pain.

Shakti Yoga

Saugerties and Woodstock

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

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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. The virtual 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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