A swish, high-end studio that offers all types of yoga, including pre- and post-natal, as well as a practice to strengthen your core and protect your back – perfect for office workers and frequent flyers. Membership is flexible: choose between a short- or long-term contract, or a package of 10 classes.
18/F, One Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2905-1822, www.anahatayoga.com.hk.
This friendly two-storey boutique studio offers yoga classes for all levels in Hatha, Power and Ashtanga yoga, as well as moon salutations, pranayama (breathing) classes and inversions, to name just a few.
33-34/F 69 Jervois St., Sheung Wan, 3563-9371, www.anandayoga.hk.
This boutique yoga chain has studios in Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, Hung Hom and Wan Chai. Offering classes in English and Cantonese, students can purchase packages that make it as cheap as $85 to attend a class. Each studio has its own specialty: for instance the Wan Chai outlet offers theraputic stretch, while the Tsim Sha Tsui academy offers teacher training programs accredited with The Yoga Alliance.
Outlets citywide. www.aum.com.hk.
This yoga studio and spa offers a supremely relaxing experience in a plush atmosphere. It was the first studio to offer AntiGravity classes in Hong Kong, and in addition to these it also offers classes designed to work the core, treat injuries or chronic pain, and detox.
1/F and 3/F, Cubus, 1 Hoi Ping Rd., Causeway Bay, 2111-1656, www.bodywize.com.hk.
This longstanding studio has large classrooms, a vegetarian restaurant, a spa and sauna facilities. Uniquely, it offers “Hanuman Yoga” which was developed by master Dickson himself. This playful form of yoga sees participants using silks to scamper up the studio wall to improve agility and perform supported inversions.
Shop LG02A, LG/F, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre, 66 Mody Rd., East Tsim Sha Tsui, 2138-2999, www.dicksonyoga.com.
Offers Iyengar yoga classes, with no membership fees or hidden costs. Drop in fees are $180 for a 60-minute class, though packages are available that make this cheaper.
2C Welley Building, 97 Wellington St., Central, 2982-4308, www.yogacentral.com.hk.
The Iyengar Yoga Centre of Hong Kong
A studio that follows the yoga philosophy of BKS Iyengar, a master yogi whose style of yoga focuses on precise posture and alignment. It’s perfect for giving beginner yogis a solid foundation in asanas before moving onto more challenging practices. A 60-minute class here is $180 and a 90-minute class is $250, though packages are available that lower this to $150 and $180 respectively.
19/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, 2541-0401, www.iyengaryogahongkong.com.
Life Management Yoga Centre
A non-profit yoga studio offering one-off classes for $150 and 10 classes for $488. Also offers meditation and breathing classes, sessions specially designed for older yogis, and yoga that addresses chronic pain and injuries.
11/F, 35 Kimberley Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2191-9651, yoga.org.hk.
Hong Kong’s biggest yoga chain, Pure Yoga has eight studios across Hong Kong and is popular for its huge range of classes, great locations and professional instructors. Classes are organised into five “pillars” – healing, grounding, dynamic, hot and specialised, so you can easily choose a class that best suits your needs. For specialised classes, you’ll find aerial and wall rope yoga, yogalates, Bollywood yoga dance, prenatal and “light and sound” with singing bowls, to name just a few.
Locations citywide, including Central, Admiralty, Repulse Bay, Causeway Bay, Quarry Bay, Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui. www.pure-yoga.com.
This petite studio in Wan Chai is has a soothing, friendly vibe. It offers plenty for beginners, including a “Basics” class, various flow sessions, kids, prenatal, restorative and yin classes. Drop-ins are $250, though packages are available.
1/F, Fu Tak Building, 367 Hennessy Rd., Wan Chai, 2565-7088, www.yoga-aloha.com.
Yoga Bam Bam
A fun, friendly yoga studio with a real community vibe and two locations in Sheung Wan. Offers lots of niche classes: think acro-yoga, aerial classes with silks and inversions, and “integral” yoga, which combines meditation and breathing exercises. No membership required: $150 for your first class and $200 thereafter. Packages available.
28 Pound Lane, and 10 Shin Hing St., Sheung Wan, yogabambam.com.
With a focus on yoga’s spiritual element, Yoga Mala offers yoga and meditation classes in the heart of Central, inspired by Chinese Zen Master Nan Huai-chin. A one-off class is $240, with discounts available for packages.
11/F Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham St., Central, 2116-0894, www.yogamala.com.hk.