Here in The City Different mystical objects and devotions compel seekers to draw energy from our ancient pueblos and sacred ruins, vast starry skies, restorative hot springs, and awe-inspiring nature. Santa Fe’s clean air, abundant outdoor recreation and farm-fresh food attracts a healthy circle of yoga-loving souls. With yoga studios tucked all over our beautiful city, yoga-minded individuals can find a class any day of the week.
So check out Santa Fe’s truly rejuvenating yoga studios and instructors during your visit to The City Different. Here are but just a few to follow your yoga bliss…
Have you ever been intrigued by the thought of combining two activities such as yoga and hiking? Well, thanks to Stacy Kinsley and Yogihiker, you can bring two enriching experiences together for a Santa Fe outdoor adventure that will feed your yoga soul. A traditional yogi hike will average anywhere from 2.5 to 3 hours for your outing. Each of the yogi-hikes takes place close to town and engages in a centering experience in the morning. You will still have the rest of the day, as well as a newly-heightened appetite, to come back into town for a healthy and well-deserved lunch.
Body of Santa Fe
Are you testing the yoga waters? BODY of Santa Fe Hatha classes are ideal for beginners as it allows you to explore individual poses in more detail. This class places emphasis on principles of alignment, developing an in-depth knowledge of the anatomy of yoga while providing an opening, strengthening practice. During your stay, check out some of the other yoga classes offered at Body of Santa Fe, including slow flow yoga, Vinyasa yoga and Yin yoga.
If you prefer hot yoga, then Thrive is your yoga connection. The Yoga studio at Thrive prides itself on having state of the art equipment to create the cleanest, healthiest, most fun heated yoga experience in Santa Fe. The studio also has a custom built, heating, humidifying and air purifying system which aids in preventing students from feeling dizzy or light headed. Yoga mats and towels are also available for rent.
With two locations in Santa Fe, Yogasource is an energetic and lively center for Yoga practice and study in the Southwest. They offer over 50 classes per week to students at every level of practice.
In addition to their weekly classes they also offer Series classes and Workshops in all aspects of the Yoga practice – topics cover beginner and advanced studies as well as providing special classes for those with injury or medical conditions.
Prajna Yoga offers some of the finest yoga education in the United States. They offer yoga immersions, in-depth study programs and retreats. The heart of the Prajna Yoga practice involves asana with a focus on internal alignment, mindfulness and flow. They emphasize anatomical study with a focus on structural integration. Through meditation and study of the “three jewels”—the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha—they encourage an embodied wisdom. You’ll see why Prajna Yoga practice supports internal transformation at the deepest level.
Santa Fe Community Yoga
For over 20 years, Santa Fe Community Yoga has provided affordable, high-quality yoga and holistic healing to the people of Santa Fe. With 35 classes a week, they have a wide selection of yoga styles and levels. Their classes offer a safe and comfortable space to explore both the general aspects of yoga and the more subtle energies that exist within the practice of yoga.
Dragon Rising is a yoga and movement sanctuary located in The City Different where they inspire a profound practice of conscious embodiment held in an evolutionary yogic style. Known for their outside the box and open ended relationship with yoga, the instructor’s guide deep, dynamic classes intended to help you journey inward and find your spiritual discipline.
The pathway of yoga spiritual exploration can come softly, take unexpected turns, and surprise even the most skeptical. Go ahead, give yourself permission to embark on a yoga journey while you visit Santa Fe. To start planning your visit, order our 2016 Santa Fe travel guide, then check out all the current deals and specials.