Find Your Zen at These Sacramento-Area Yoga Studios
From vinyasa to hatha, kundalini to yin, yoga has been shown to have numerous benefits to both the mind and body. Not only does it improve flexibility and tone muscles, it can also improve cardiovascular health and reduce stress. It’s never too late to begin a regular yoga practice, and luckily, there are numerous studios throughout the greater Sacramento area that offer both in-person classes and virtual sessions so you can get your down dog and warrior pose perfected in no time at all! Following are some options.
Yoga Shala | Arden & Midtown
With locations in both the Arden-Arcade area and Midtown, Yoga Shala is sure to have a class that meets your needs. They specialize in vinyasa yoga, in which the yogi flows from pose to pose with breath alignment. But they also have yin yoga, in which poses are held for longer periods, thus stretching and strengthening deep connective tissues. They have classes both in person and online, and members have access to a full video library. They also host retreats and workshops, on topics like vision questing and intention setting.
Zuda Yoga | Folsom & Roseville
Zuda Yoga is the place to be for those looking for a challenging workout with a strong community of like-minded yogis. With studios in Folsom and Roseville, their power vinyasa classes are dynamic and upbeat, and will get your heart pumping. They also have private classes and beginner’s classes, as well as live-stream classes.
Yoga Reclaimed | Auburn
At Yoga Reclaimed, the team offers classes every day of the week, including flow, slow flow, balance and ashtanga. Classes at the Auburn studio are available to those at all levels, whether newbies to the practice or veterans. They have both in-studio and online classes.
Spotted Dog Yoga | Folsom
The mission at Spotted Dog Yoga is to build a community of authentic individuals committed to unlocking their greatest potential. The small, family-run studio in Folsom features classes in the Baptiste yoga method — power vinyasa in a heated, humid room. But they also have non-heated classes as well, including restorative classes, kids classes and prenatal classes. They also offer stand-up paddleboard yoga throughout the spring and summer on Folsom Lake and other locations throughout the greater Sacramento area.
The Summer Moon Yoga | Curtis Park
This sunny studio in Curtis Park promotes the importance of nature in our everyday lives. Classes are divided into two main types: sun classes, held during the day, are warming, breath-centered and fluid, rooted in hatha and vinyasa; while moon classes, held in the evening, are slow, grounding and introspective, grounded in yin, restorative and yoga nidra. When the weather is nice, they offer outdoor classes at a nearby park, as well as stand-up paddleboard yoga and multi-day outdoor yoga retreats. They also have special programs such as drumming workshops, chanting and Buddhism.
Barefoot Yoga Studio | Davis
No matter what you’re looking for in your individual practice, Barefoot Yoga has the class for you. They offer vinyasa, restorative, kundalini and yin yoga, as well as classes for beginners, mothers-to-be and kids. They also have special events, such as full moon meditations, sound baths, even a kids’ summer camp.
Radiant Yoga | El Dorado Hills
Radiant Yoga encourages people to push past their preconceived limitations to find power and presence. Vinyasa and power vinyasa classes are held under FAR infrared heat, a natural heat therapy. They also have a robust schedule of online classes as well as a virtual class library.
One Flow Yoga | East Sacramento
One Flow Yoga is about finding joy, love and kindness through physical and mental exercise. Whether you’re hoping to build a foundation or continue an advanced practice, the East Sacramento studio is perfect for a heart-centered and energetic experience. Most classes are in the vinyasa style, with beginning and intermediate levels, but they also offer a candlelight yin class. In studio or live streamed — take your pick!
Solfire Yoga | Midtown
This yoga spot in Midtown focuses on classes that combine breath, movement and meditation with the ultimate goal of transforming their bodies and minds through power yoga. Their signature class is a heated, all-levels vinyasa, but they also offer slow flow and yin yoga. They also offer teacher training and workshops on topics such as vibrational sound healing.
Main St. Yoga | Placerville
Located in the heart of Placerville, this friendly yoga studio has classes for every level and every style, from flow to yin, restorative to asana. Whether you’re looking to unwind from your week or get your heart pumping, there’s an offering to suit your needs. For beginners, they have a yoga fundamentals workshop series, and other special events on health-related topics. For those in need, they also have a free weekly flow class as their way of giving back to the community.