7 Yoga Studios to Try in Kansas City
Finding the right yoga studio is like falling in love-sometimes you might fall in love at first sight (aka the first yoga studio you try) and other times you might have to brave many first dates before you find your soulmate. Haven’t found your soulmate studio? Don’t throw in the towel just yet. Whether you’re into saluting the sun in a 90 degree room with Buddha eyeing your every chaturanga or into a relaxing flow for beginners-there is a yoga studio for you. Find your happy place and soulmate studio at one of these Kansas City locations below!
1.Core Power Yoga
Get your yoga on at this boutique studio located on the country club plaza. There are many package options with each granting access to over 170 studios across the country-perfect for you jet-setters. First month membership is $89 and includes unlimited yoga, special workshops, retail discounts, and 20% off teacher training classes. Discounts are also available for students, seniors, teachers, and military.
2. Power Life Yoga
The yoga possibilities at this downtown studio are endless. This is not your average yoga studio; expect motivating music in a semi-heated room to sculpt your body and refresh your mind. Not only are there many different yoga class options, there are classes for sculpting, barre, cardio barre, cycling, and more. No more stressing about finding a class to fit your schedule. The studio is open from 5am to 9pm with classes all day. Download the Power Life yoga app to always have an up to date calendar of classes and events.
3. Maya Yoga
Flow through poses in peace with the morning sunlight streaming in through the windows at this quant studio located in the Crossroads. The mission here is to inspire, motivate, and support students of all ages, body types, and cultures to become the best ~you~ possible. The teachers here are helpful and believe practicing yoga does not need to be intimidating. Classes are small with no more than 8-9 students with many different yoga series and level options. There are even classes on meditation and mindfulness. Take advantage of the new member special of $25 for two weeks of unlimited yoga!
4. Boulevard Yoga and Healing Arts
The name says it all; this studio is all about yoga and healing the body with onsite acupuncturists and massage therapists. Imagine: stretching your limbs during a restoring yoga class and then following that with a massage. Heaven just might be located right here in Kansas City. If that wasn’t enough to swing the deal, new students get one month of unlimited yoga for $30. Class options include beginner, mixed level, restorative, Vinyasa, gentle, chair, and plus size yoga.
5. Westport Yoga
If you’re after an authentic yoga experience and personal growth, Westport Yoga is the studio for you. They promise to teach the practice of traditional yoga in an empowering, caring, and laid-back environment. Yoga practices here include restorative yoga, gentle yoga, yin yoga, hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga, pranayama and meditation. Monthly membership price is $95 with several other package options but try out the studio first with the 2-week new student special at $25.
6.The Zen Zone
Come be ~zen~ and what not at The Zen Zone in Lee’s Summit. This studio is perfect for yogis who get bored of the same practice. Class options range from Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Bikram, Vin Yin to HIIT fit yoga, Pilates, and Barre. There’s even a prenatal yoga class. First time down-dogging? Build a foundation in Yoga 101 where you will be introduced to the basic principles and postures in a step-by-step class. New student memberships include 30 days of unlimited yoga for $40. This is also the price of the student discount rate. Regular memberships include unlimited monthly yoga for $95.
7. New Day Yoga Studio
This charming and inviting studio has locations in Overland Park and Leawood with each offering a variety of classes for all levels. Try New Day Yoga’s signature and most popular hot yoga class for a detoxing series sure to make you work up a sweat. By sweat, I mean a pool and/or small lake of sweat on your mat. They also have many events and workshops along with private yoga. Don’t worry about looking ridiculous- this studio’s goal is to welcome everyone and make yoga fun. New students can try out this studio with 30 days of unlimited yoga for $30. Regular unlimited memberships prices start at $69.95/month.
The yoga community in Kansas City continues to grow with studios popping up just about everywhere. For those who have never stepped foot on a mat before, give these studios a chance and you will find your place. For those who have mastered the (difficult) task of breathing properly while balancing on one foot, try out a new studio for an all new perspective and environment. Namaste yogis!