The BEST Yoga Experiences
From vinyasa and bikram to aerial yoga and acroyoga – yoga today comes in all forms and variations, and for good reason…
As yoga continues to grow in popularity, the benefits and promotion of self-love and positive body image are stronger than ever!
And new types of yoga are springing up everywhere around the globe, making it easy for anyone and everyone to get downward-dog and reap the benefits of this ancient practice.
Here are 11 unique yoga experiences at hotels and destinations to help you get your namaste on, no matter where you are in the world!
1. Sunset yoga in MIAMI
The iconic Conrad Miami offers sunset yoga sessions on the hotel’s rooftop, which offers panoramic views of Biscayne Bay.
After yoga, guests can cool down with a meditation session, swim in the rooftop pool or tap into tennis professionals for a private rooftop lesson with unobstructed views.
2 Free yoga in LEXINGTON
In an effort to give back to the community, West Sixth Brewery – located in Lexington, KY – offers free yoga classes every Wednesday night at 6pm in the beer garden.
Taught by a brewery employee, all levels are welcome to partake in the one-hour class and, if 21 and older, enjoy a happy hour with West Sixth’s famed, locally crafted beer afterwards.
3 Rooftop yoga in BUDAPEST
Yoga at Aria Hotel Budapest’s High Note SkyBar offers the ultimate serene experience.
Enclosed in an open air glass rooftop and offered at daybreak, guests from beginner to expert are led by local Hungarian yoga instructors who guide breathing techniques and movements, while the sun rises over Budapest.
4. Vertical wall yoga in LAS VEGAS
This new form of yoga safely supports the body using the traction of ropes as guests flip upside down, pose with feet against the wall, and more.
Benefits include increased circulation to the lower back and joint mobility as the body is allowed to move beyond the range of its everyday motions.
5. Skyscraper yoga in NEW YORK
Hotel Indigo Lower East Side just opened its brand new rooftop pool and outdoor terrace where guests can indulge in sunrise Pure Yoga every Saturday morning with true 360 degree unobstructed views of NYC.
You can also stick around for a swim or a light bite on the 15th floor restaurant and terrace, Mr. Purple.
6. Taproom yoga in FORT WORTH
It’s all about balance – in yoga and diet! The Collective Brewing Project pairs the active travelers desire to taste the local flavors, yet stay in shape. Guests bring their own yoga mat for air-conditioned yoga in the taproom, followed by some Collective beer.
$20 gets travelers an hour of yoga and three beverages (beer, kombucha or cold-brew coffee).
7. Beachfront yoga in HAWAII
Embrace the healthy mindset of the Aloha lifestyle with beach yoga at Park Shore Waikiki.
Located on the main street of downtown Waikiki with prime beach views of the most famous beach in Hawaii, yoga at Park Shore is absolutely free for guests, and is the perfect way to wind down after an attempt to surf.
8. Glow in the dark in PUERTO RICO
Located off the coast of Vieques Island, W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island offers weekly complimentary ‘Glow in the Dark’ yoga classes.
Guests can “flow and glow” in the dark during an electrifying Strala yoga class, complete with body paint, fluorescent black lights and glow bands.
9. SUP yoga on the FINGER LAKES
SUP yoga is all the rage! Offering an unparalleled water experience, TUNE yoga’s paddleboard yoga on Canandaigua Lake replaces traditional mats for stand up boards.
Between the gentle rocking of the lake, wildlife circling nearby like seagulls and ducks, and sun shining down on you, you’ll get an unforgettable nature-infused meditation session.
10. Designer yoga in MEXICO
Guests at the newly opened Thompson Playa del Carmen in Riviera Maya, Mexico can unwind with beachfront yoga on yoga mats designed by fashion designer Mara Hoffman on the shores of the hotel’s bohemian-inspired Beach House.
11. Ancient Thai vibes in ANGUILLA
Although Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa is located on one of the world’s best beaches, Shoal Bay East in Anguilla, their yoga offering is anything but your standard beach yoga.
Morning vinyasa sessions take place on the yoga deck at the Zemi Thai House Spa, an authentic Thai home transported to Anguilla in the ‘80s and pieced back together on the grounds of Zemi Beach House.