NYC Rooftop Summer Series: Yoga

This summer, consider New York City your own personal hot yoga studio with an array of outdoor classes in picturesque locations. These are three of our favorite rooftops to down dog, flow and watch the rest of Manhattan rise with the sun.

Serene Social The James Hotel Roof
Photo via Serene Social

For the second summer, The James Hotel is partnering up with Serene Social to present Make Moves, their weekly yoga residency on the rooftop of the hotel. Every Thursday morning from 8-9 Brigitte Bourdeau from Laughing Lotus leads a vinyasa flow for busy city gals. Mats and water bottles are provided, just bring yourself and your intention.

The James Hotel, 27 Grand Street, 212.465.2000, $25

Brooklyn Grange Yoga
Photo via Brooklyn Grange

Give your practice a nature boost with yoga at Brooklyn Grange. The spacious rooftop farm is hosting sunset classes every Monday beginning June 2 with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Height’s Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center.

Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Avenue at Clinton Avenue, 347.670.3660, $15 drop-in, $65 for fifteen sessions

McCarren Hotel and Pool Roof
Photo via McCarren Hotel and Pool

The chic Brooklyn hotel formerly known as King & Grove Williamsburg is hosting weekly yoga classes taught by Sync Studio instructors Tuesday-Saturday through September 1. Members of Sync Studios can enjoy free classes, normally $18 for non-guests or studio members. Bonus: you can enjoy a guilt-free treat from our Greenpoint favorite Five Leaves after class.

McCarren Hotel and Pool, 160 North 12th Street, 718.218.7500, Classes $18 (free for guests and Studio Sync members)