Health News | The City’s Best Yoga and Pilates Studios

Yoga and Pilates are timeless forms of exercise that strengthen the body, focus on the core, build lean muscles, and contribute to a mindful way of life. With so many options to choose from in the city, here are just a few of our favorite studios to practice at!

New Love City

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68 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

This spot is a unique combination of workspace and yoga studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. With classes for all levels of yogi’s, New Love City is the perfect studio for those looking to experience the best of Vinyasa yoga.

Insider Tip: take Conor Yates’ class

Katonah Yoga Bowery

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302 Bowery and First Street

This yoga studio focuses on Hatha yoga, a gentle form that is perfect for those interested in working out the mind alongside the body. Founded by Nevine Michaan, Katonah Yoga’s practice has been refined over forty years and infused with Taoist theory and meditation.

Sacred Sounds Yoga

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163 Bleecker Street between Sullivan and Thompson Streets

This Greenwich Village studio offers an array of classes, from Ashtanga to Aerial and even yoga for kids. With a goal of promoting a healthy mind, body, and spirit through love, life, laughter, and practice, the studio is dedicated providing trainees of every level with a friendly and comfortable experience. Sacred Sounds Yoga is also rentable for parties, photo shoots, and rehearsals.

Real Pilates

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177 Duane Street between Staple Street and Greenwich Street

This studio is committed to offering classes in the original style of Joseph Pilates and promises fast fitness results. Founded on a belief that the power of the student-teacher relationship is the most significant catalyst for achieving personal and physical success, Real Pilates creates customized programs for everyone who walks through its doors.

Flex Studios

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47 West 14th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

For a fitness combination featuring classes on the Pilates reformer as well as barre and TRX classes, Flex Studios is the best in the city. On average, the studio offers 15 small group classes each day, incorporating the three methods for a fast=paced, form-focused, full-body workout!

Insider Tip: Take Justine Roux’s class

Ashtanga Yoga Upper West Side  

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239 West 72nd Street between Broadway and West End Avenue

Ashtanga Yoga Upper West Side is one of New York City’s best studios offering Ashtanga yoga in the style of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and R. Sharath Jois. In line with tradition, the studio teaches students of all levels individually in a group setting for a comprehensive understanding of the series through verbal and hands-on guidance.

Golden Bridge Yoga

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253 Centre Street between Broome and Grand Streets

This studio offers the very spiritual style of Kundalini yoga. A workout for the mind, body, and soul, Golden Bridge Yoga offers a peaceful village vibe, a welcoming and talented staff, and incentive to take a breath from the city that never sleeps!