“The City of Roses, PDX, Stumptown, Rip City, P-Town, call it what you want, but it cannot be denied that Portland is on the way to becoming an eminent yoga hub in Oregon. Thanks to the ever-increasing yoga studios in the city.
From Bikram yoga to Yin Yoga and Hatha yoga to Iyengar yoga, Portland houses a variety of yoga studios to meet your fitness and wellness goals.
That’s why there are so many yoga studios to choose from in Portland.
But what if you have to find the best studio with the right yoga instructors?
Stop scratching your head. Instead, go through this rundown of some best yoga studios in Portland based on my research as well as feedback from my yogi friends. Let’s get started.”
Whether you are a beginner or pro, this yoga studio has tailored its classes for all yogis. However, they specialize in the Original 26&2 tradition of hot yoga being accessible to yogis of all levels as well as Kundalini, Yoga Wall, and Yin Yoga.
I personally recommend Agni Yoga if you want to ace hot yoga.
Located in Sunnyside, Yoga Union welcomes yogis looking to learn Hatha, Primal Vinyasa, Flow, Core, Hot, Prenatal, Kundalini yoga, and more. Apart from traditional yoga classes, they offer acupuncture, sound healing, and the Wim Hof method (to handle your emotions).
This yoga studio has earned a reputation among yogis since its inception, thanks to its diverse offerings, quality classes, and experienced teachers.
Pure 8 Hot Yoga? Sounds Fancy?
Actually, this name reflects the 8 limbs of Yoga introduced by Patanjali. Driven by this philosophy, PURE 8 ensures space and support for all yogis.
Locally owned and operated, the yoga studio offers various yoga training sessions, including Power Vinyasa, Power Fusion, Heated Balance, and YinRestore. Apart from offering classes at the studio, they also offer online sessions. Pure 8 Hot Yoga has also introduced a training and development program for budding yoga teachers.
Pure 8 Hot Yoga was founded by Ouma Phommaneth, who visited India to learn the Sivananda style of yoga and Patanjali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga after becoming a certified yoga teacher in 2012.
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Sellwood Yoga is a complete family yoga studio as they offer classes for all ages, from kids to the elderly. The yoga studio is specialized in conventional mat yoga, such as Hatha and vinyasa, as well as chair-based asana and Pilates. They also offer online yoga classes.
Founded by siblings Bill and Savon in 2009, Sellwood Yoga also offers yoga teacher training programs ranging from 10 hours up to 300 hours.
This yoga studio is operated from a historic chapel located in the heart of Portland. Talking about the offerings, it specializes in classes in Ashtanga, Hatha, Restorative, Yin Yoga, and Vinyasa for both beginners and experts.
Moreover, the Yoga Space ensures spacious practice rooms, a private outdoor terrace, and a meditation space.
Apart from offering in-studio yoga classes, the studio offers online sessions for remote yogis.
You can also join its teacher training programs available in 300-500 hours.
Want to learn Bikram Hot Yoga? Or are you planning to get started with Yin Yoga and Inferno Hot Pilates?
Welcome to Forge Hot Yoga! They host a variety of yoga and Pilates in heated spaces to ensure an amazing exercise experience. According to the studio, heat can amplify the impact of yoga on your body. The studio also offers non-heated classes. In addition to their indoor and outdoor yoga classes, they offer online classes.
But I personally like their Original 26 Posture and 2 Breathing yoga which is super effective to help you heal and recover. If you somehow feel boring and tiresome, do join their afrobeat fitness session to pump up for your workout in a fun and engaging way.
I understand that some of the yogis out there must be looking for simple and original yoga practices. That’s why I have included Mangala Yoga Studio in the list.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mt. Tabor, this inviting yoga studio offers yoga classes for everyone, irrespective of their level and experience. You can learn Vinyasa, Hatha, Kundalini, and other styles of yoga.
Located in the heart of Pearl District, Yoga Pearl has become an epicenter for learning, renewal, and healing through yoga. From Vinyasa and yin to prenatal and restorative yoga, the yoga studio offers a range of yoga classes in various styles.
They also organize workspaces and events such as Partner Yoga + Thai Massage, Yoga Nidra, New Moon Gentle Yoga + Sound Bath, and Summer Solstice Acupuncture + Yin Yoga.
Yoga Bhoga specializes in hatha, gently flow, yoga stretch, yin, and flow sessions. Apart from yoga classes, the studio organizes Pilates for pain management and posture improvement.
You can also get enrolled in its 500-hour Hatha yoga teacher training.
So these are some best yoga studios in Portland, Oregon.
While all these yoga studios listed here are based on the reviews and experiences of mine and my yogi friends, choose the one that suits your goals and motivation best. Maybe my list doesn’t include “your kind of yoga studio.”
Don’t hesitate to try other yoga studios not mentioned here if you want to explore more options. Make sure to ask if they (yoga studio) provide any trial classes so that you can determine the quality of training over there. Also, check the certification and feedback of a yoga studio.
The other factors to consider are location and price. All the best!