Stretch It Out At These Yoga Spots

Healthy, calm, centred and strong. These are things plenty of people aim to be. But in the throes of a busy, stress-filled, modern-day life, it may seem impossible to achieve. However, practising yoga may be the first step. Yoga has become an increasingly popular activity in our society. Whether in a studio, gym, out in nature or in the lounge, people everywhere are trading in a part of their busy schedules for a moment of zen. Check out these yoga spots in Pretoria for a relaxing workout.

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The Space in Centurion

The Space is known for their fresh-air, rooftop yoga classes, and ‘urban fitness with a view’ offering. Apart from yoga, they also offer Pilates and personal training, as well as yoga teacher training. They have a range of yoga class options to suit everyone – from beginner’s yoga to restorative yoga, private classes, meditation and retreats.  Check out their timetable to find a class that suits you.

Where?         PPS Building, Rooftop, c/o Heuwel & Gordon Road, Centurion

More Info:     www.thespaceyogafitness.co.za // 072 905 5553

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Yoga Harmony and Wellness Centre

Yoga harmony is a popular studio among yoga enthusiasts. As their name suggests, their goal is harmony – a ‘harmony of breath, body and mind.’ They offer a wide range of classes, ranging from beginners to advanced yoga, pre-natal and preggie yoga, yin yoga, deep flow yoga and hatha yoga, to name a but a few. They also have meditation classes. Check out their website for their timetable, fees and to book a class.

Where?         Cape Connection, Garsfontein Road, Maroelana, Pretoria

More Info:     www.yogaharmony.co.za  // 082 309 7482 // helen@yogaharmony.co.za

 

Yoga Oasis

Who doesn’t need an oasis in the midst of the city’s hustle and bustle? Located in Brooklyn, Yoga Oasis offers you just that with a wide range of yoga styles and something for every skill level, including Slow & Gentle beginner’s yoga, Sivananda and Vinyasa Flow.

Where?         69 Nicolson Street, Brooklyn / Baileys Muckleneuk, Pretoria

More Info:     www.yogaoasis.co.za // 082 666 4798 // info@yogaoasis.co.za

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Santosha Yoga and Health Centre

Another popular yoga spot is the Santosha Yoga and Health Centre, where they firmly believe in guarding one’s health. The styles of yoga they offer include Hatha classes and Vinyasa classes. They also provide Corporate Yoga at your place of work. The centre also offers other services like cooking classes, a beginner’s workshop, and even movies! Have a peek at the next available class on their website.

Where?         Monument Park, c/o Okapi & Skilpad Roads, Pretoria

More Info:    santosha.co.za  // 082 416 2389 // greg@santosha.co.za

In a world where everybody is increasingly stressed, we could all do well to find a little peace. Good for mind, body and spirit, the benefits of practising yoga are extensive – so grab a buddy and get your ‘downward dog’ on. We hope you can find some zen in one (or more) of these yoga spots in Pretoria. Let us know why you love yoga and where your favourite yoga spot is in the comments below.

By Tilana De Wachter