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10 Best Yoga Studios in Metro Phoenix

Sick of stretching at home all by your lonesome? If you’re thinking of making a change, finally addressing your posture, or just needing to move a little, we’re rounding up 10 yoga studios across the Valley offering everything from candlelight sessions to intense hot yoga.

Get some athletic wear, remember your sweatiquette, and let’s hit the mat.

AcroBody
1730 East Apache Boulevard, Tempe
480-744-1114

Acro yoga is a combination of yoga, acrobatics, and Thai massage – and that’s what you’ll get at AcroBody in Tempe. The studio holds daily classes in flexibility, handstands, fitness, and partner fitness, plus introductory classes on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Wednesdays at 6 p.m., and Sundays at 2:45 p.m. Prices start at $13 for a drop-in class.


Bikram Yoga Paradise Valley
13637 North Tatum Boulevard, #12
480-946-2116

Billed as “Arizona's original hot yoga,” Bikram Yoga AZ is found in both Paradise Valley and Old Town Scottsdale. Hot yoga classes range from "kids club" and 60- and 90-minute classic sessions to hot Pilates, Advanced 84, and Hot HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). New students who are Arizona residents get two weeks of unlimited Bikram yoga for $30.

CorePower Yoga
1004 South Mill Avenue, Tempe
480-393-0519

Ever tried to “live your power"? That’s a thing over at CorePower Yoga; with locations in Chandler and Tempe – otherwise known as the ASU Yoga Studio. The Tempe location offers daily, 60-minute classes in Yoga Sculpt, Hot Power Fusion, and the CorePower Yoga 1: Free Community Class on Saturdays. Class packages start at $20 a class, and $139 a month for a Black Tag membership.

Laughing Buddha Yoga
5025 South Ash Avenue, #B16, Tempe
480-664-2515

The stats are good at Laughing Buddha Yoga in Tempe. Sessions are conducted in a 1,000-square-foot studio, with soft cork flooring and massive skylights, and a consistent 80 degrees. Classes include the athletic Vinyasa, the gentle Yin, Yogalates, Mindful Movement, and Candlelight. Drop-in classes are $17. Costs go up to $105 for unlimited monthly class ($85 with a six-month contract).

Metta Yoga

4041 East Thomas Road, #106
602-522-0662

The Metta Yoga Arcadia studio (with an additional location in Scottsdale) features a 3,200-square-foot space with wall-to-wall windows for that ultimate sunlight session. Classes include the one-hour Wake Up! for beginners and intermediate yogis, the 75-minute Candle Glow & Flow for more advanced participants, and Happy Hour Power on Fridays at 4:30 p.m. The first class is free at the Arcadia location, and drop-ins are $17.

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Lauren Cusimano is Phoenix New Times' food and drink editor. She is a journalist and food waste writer based in Tempe. Joys include eating wings, riding bikes, knowing everyone at the bar, talking too much about The Simpsons, and falling asleep while reading.
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