Studies continue to reveal yoga’s many health benefits so yoga is a great addition to any training regime. Yoga is a popular way of strengthening your body and working on your flexibility and just about anyone can do it, from all ages, shapes, sizes and levels. From the fast paced Ashtanga to the increasingly popular ‘Hot yoga’, you are sure to find one that suites and with several studios already in Amsterdam you won’t have to go far.
De Nieuwe Yogaschool www.denieuweyogaschool.nl
Situated in the heart of the Jordaan, De Nieuwe Yogaschool is the biggest and newest school to open in Amsterdam. They run many classes a day from Yin yoga, Ashtanga, Mysore, Vinyasa, ying yang yoga, Hatha classic, and even Pilates. They also run a prenatal class, kid’s class, a healing circle class for people recovering from illness or stress related health problems, workshops and retreats. There is a special promotion on at the moment that allows unlimited group lessons for only €49 per month.
Address – Laurierstraat 109, 1016 PL Amsterdam
Bikram Yoga Amsterdam www.bikramyoga.nl
‘The original hot yoga’ is a challenging class which is done in a heated room to help improve your circulation, flexibility and help prevent and aid injuries. This class is suitable for beginners to more advanced participants of all ages. They have an introductory special at the moment for anyone practicing Bikram Yoga for the first time with 8 days for only €12.
Address – Ceintuurbaan 426, 1074 EB Amsterdam
Yagoy is located in Amsterdam West with a wide range of classes devoted to teaching the science behind the techniques and benefits of the poses helping you to integrate yoga into your everyday life. Their classes include Yoga basics, Sweat & Flow for….., Relax & Restore for…, Power & Play for…, Energize & Renew for…, and Meditate & Breathe for… They also have specialty pregnancy classes, private sessions, yoga therapy, workshops, training workshops, yoga getaways and more.
Address – Postjesweg 106-1, 1057EG Amsterdam
LiveYoga Amsterdam www.liveyoga.nl
Situated in Amsterdam Oost, LiveYoga offers a wide range of classes and meditation practices including introduction courses, Iyengar Yoga, special women’s yoga, prenatal yoga, kids yoga and personal coaching. Their studio can house 20 students per class and is a bright and spacious area and also includes a tea lounge to enjoy some tea after or before classes. They have several workshops and events and also do yoga retreats.
Address – Celebesstraat 6, Amsterdam
Yoga Garden www.yogagarden.nl
In the heart of Amsterdam lies Yoga Garden, a non-profit organisation that runs several classes a day from meditation, yang yoga, yin/yang vinyasa, mindfulness yoga, gentle yoga and more. They have teacher training classes for those who wish to become yoga teachers themselves, workshops and retreats.
Address – 1e Rozendwarsstraat 10, 1016 PC Amsterdam
Delight Yoga Amsterdam www.delightyoga.nl/en
Delight Yoga has several locations throughout the centre of Amsterdam and teach all of the classes in English with international teachers. They offer yoga for beginners to advanced students in four different styles including Astanga, Yin, Hatha, Vinyasa and they also have special classes for yoga basics and prental yoga. They run all different kinds of workshops and run yoga retreats in France.
Address – Weteringschans 53, 1017 RW Amsterdam
Nieuwe Achtergracht 11-13, 1018 XV Amsterdam
De Clercqstraat 68, 1052 NJ Amsterdam
Unlimited Health www.unlimitedhealth.nl
Unlimited health is not just a yoga studio, it’s also a superfoods store and detox spa. Their yoga classes are taught by Anil who is almost 70 years old. Each class focuses on mind, body and breath and consists of meditation, breathing exercises and physical positions. The spa offers colon cleansing, magnesium and magnetic clay baths, infrared sauna and massage.
Address – Van Ostadestraat 234, 1073 TV Amsterdam
Andreas Trussat Yoga Amsterdam www.andreastrussat.com
The yoga school is just around the corner from the trendy shopping street Cornelis Schuytstraat and Vondelpark. Its classes include private sessions, Ashtanga based group classes, Beginners Yoga, specialized yoga for men, All Levels Yoga, Intermediate Yoga, Advanced Yoga, yoga for students and more. They also run workshops, events, massage and retreats.
Address – Willemsparkweg 121, 1071 GW Amsterdam