Your Complete Guide to Yoga Studios in Alexandria
Looking for yoga studios in Alexandria? Consider yourself lucky! There are many excellent yoga studios in Alexandria. Whether you’re looking for a hot yoga studio, private sessions, a community vibe, or a studio with childcare, we’ve got you covered with our roundup below.
IN OLD TOWN
Pure Prana, 100 S. Patrick Street
In the heart of Old Town (a short stroll from Ellsworth Row), Pure Prana offers group classes, private lessons, courses, teacher training, and workshops. Class styles include power, 50+, hatha, vinyasa, prenatal, Yin, and restorative yoga plus meditation. Therapeutic massage, Thai yoga, Reiki, energy balancing, astrology, and private yoga are also available by appointment. Stop by Pure Prana’s retail boutique for yoga clothing, props and accessories.
Radiance Yoga, 701 Prince Street
Offering Flow, Kundalini, Yin, Restorative and Prenatal Yoga, Radiance Yoga is located in a bright space in the center of Old Town. In addition to traditional group classes, Radiance also offers workshops, retreats, events, and community programs to provide opportunities for students to know one another while expanding their healthy living practices. Try Radiance for less than $1 a day! Its one month unlimited class special for new students allows you attend as many classes as you want over 30 days, to try out the studio (or jump start your yoga routine).
532Yoga, 532 N. Washington St., Suite 100
In Old Town since 2012, 532Yoga was voted Best Yoga Studio in Alexandria in both 2015 and 2016 by Alexandria Best Businesses. Offering classes ranging from Acro to Iyengar yoga, as well as intensive six week sessions and teacher trainings, 532 has your yoga needs covered! Be sure to check out its boutique selling eco-friendly local or sustainably sourced items.
Refresh Yoga Center, 110 King Street, 2nd Floor
Refresh Yoga Center offers various types of classes which “help balance the body and reduce stress.” From Fundamentals to Power Yoga, from prenatal to Bootcamp, this studio has a class for you! Try it out with the 30 days for $30 unlimited pass for new students or drop into a single class for $20. Class packages and monthly memberships are also available.
River’s Edge Yoga, 300 Montgomery Street, Suite 201
River’s Edge offers Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga (both the Primary and Intermediate Series) and many other yoga options such as Yoga For Athletes, Vinyasa Flow, pre– and post-natal yoga, and Yoga Tales for children. Drop in classes are $16 or purchase a five, ten or 20 class pass or monthly membership. Discounts are offered to students, seniors and active duty military.
Zweet Sport Hot Yoga, 400 N. Henry Street
Like to sweat? Visit Zweet Sport’s Hot Yoga studio at 400 N. Henry St. (they also have a full fitness studio at 1200 N. Henry). Drop in classes are $18 or you can purchase a class pass or monthly membership. They also offer new student specials (one week/ month of unlimited classes for $25/ $49). Just passing through town? Sign up for Zweet Sport’s $45 Traveler’s Weekly Unlimited special.
Body & Brain, 1630 King Street
In addition to yoga, this studio offers tai chi, meditation, detox, and rhythmic movement combined with East Asian healing and energy philosophies. Body & Brain uses a five-step approach to activate the brain through a deep mind-body connection.
ELSEWHERE IN ALEXANDRIA CITY
Mind the Mat, 2214 Mount Vernon Avenue
This Del Ray studio, which opened in 2008, offers three unique studios: a modern, climate- controlled hot studio, a barre studio, and its original yoga space. In addition to classes as early as 6am and as late as 8:45pm, Mind the Mat also offers specialized yoga series (such as Yoga for Athletes or beginners) and workshops such as “Yoga for Men” or “Align Your Back.” With a Mind the Mat monthly membership, you can access more than 130 classes a week (between their two locations – the 2nd being in Clarendon) for just $125/month.
Ease Yoga & Cafe, 3051 Mt. Vernon Avenue
This newer Del Ray studio has an incredible variety of offerings. With classes ranging from “curvy” yoga to “rope wall” yoga, there is a truly something for everyone at Ease. Ease also offers prenatal and kids yoga classes. Start your day with their Rise and Shine class, hit the lunchtime option, or wind down your day with an evening Candlelight Yin class. Be sure to stop by the Ease Cafe for award winning smoothies, cold-pressed juices, acai bowls, and other healthy treats.
Local Motion, 2377 South Dove Street
Just outside Old Town is Local Motion Studio, whose mission is to “bring the joy of movement to everyone.” At Local Motion, you can find traditional and aerial yoga, dance (even belly dance!), Pilates and perhaps most enticing for parents, onsite childcare (for most morning classes). Check it out with their $50 for a month new student special.
PIES Fitness Yoga, 374 South Pickett Street and 33 South Pickett Street, Suite 200
With the philosophy of “Yoga for Every Body” the West End’s PIES Fitness Yoga has a comprehensive array of offerings. Are you nervous about trying yoga? Check out its “My Body Don’t Bend That Way” class! Try out the studio with its new student special of $40 for four classes. PIES offers discounted rates for students, teachers, seniors and military.
Good Vibes, 3541 West Braddock Road #206
With the mission of “offer(ing) space for every body to experience peace and health in mind, body and soul,” the Good Vibes yoga studio is a welcoming space. Here you will find pre-natal and baby yoga, yoga with aromatherapy, “joint freeing” classes and much more. Good Vibes holds corporate and private sessions as well. Try a two-week new student special for $33. Drop in classes are $18 each, or secure a monthly ($135) or annual ($1,008) no-contract membership.
Positive Energy Yoga, 3223 Duke Street
Located in the Alexandria Commons shopping center, Positive Energy Yoga caters to the uniqueness of each person. Students are not forced to attempt or achieve certain poses. Rather, people are encouraged to work within each their ability and comfort levels for the best results. The drop in class fee is $18. Founder Olivia Sheldon also offers private and corporate classes.
IN ALEXANDRIA/FAIRFAX COUNTY
Honest Soul Yoga, 6470 Landsdowne Center
With three levels of vinyasa flow and restorative offerings, Honest Soul Yoga has a class for every level of yogi. Honest Soul runs a variety of workshops and retreats (Kauai in October, anyone?) Private sessions and teacher training programs are also offered. Located just outside the gates of Fort Belvoir, this veteran woman-owned yoga studio offers military members and their families discounted classes. Anyone can try out Honest Soul for $21 dollars for 21 days or consider one of their membership tiers.
Bikram Yoga of Alexandria, 5416 Eisenhower Avenue
What exactly IS Bikram Yoga? It is a 90 minute yoga class in which 26 poses and two breathing exercises are done in the same order every time in a 105 degree room with 40% humidity over 90 minutes. If Bikram yoga sounds appealing, check out this yoga studio located near the Van Dorn Metro. Options range from $20 for a drop in class to $1,199 for an annual membership.
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