5 luxury yoga studios in Singapore to find your zen



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Photo: Courtesy of Jared Rice / Unsplash
Photo: Courtesy of Jared Rice / Unsplash
By Chloe Pek June 21, 2019

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi, take the opportunity to practice mindfulness on this International Yoga Day. We have put together five great yoga studios in the city – which also make Instagram-worthy

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Photo: Courtesy of Como Shambhala Urban Escape
Photo: Courtesy of Como Shambhala Urban Escape

Well-being aficionados will be familiar with the Mark As Shambhala. If you can not retire for a week-long retreat at Como Shambhala Estate, the Como Shambhala Urban Escape at Delfi Orchard offers an urban getaway. Set in a minimalist boutique studio, expect the same meticulous service you find in the hotels and resorts of Como.

Offering an extensive selection of yoga styles – Hatha, Restorer, Yin, Prenatal, Postnatal and more – Classes are graded by skill levels and conducted in small groups for personalized attention. We hear you are best known for Iyengar Yoga, which focuses on the symmetry and alignment of the body. The best part? The iconic massage Like Shambhala is also offered here, so you can treat yourself to a back massage after stretching.

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Photo: Courtesy of the Yoga School
Photo: Courtesy of the Yoga School

The Yoga School proclaims itself as a sanctuary in heaven, and we could not agree more – located on the 39th floor of the OCBC Center, yogis are treated to breathtaking views of the city thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows. A meditative space bathed in an abundance of natural light, the studio offers modern styles of yoga like Dharma, Kundalini and Iyengar, as well as Universal Yoga, which weaves modern western science with ancient oriental wisdom.

The school also organizes wellness workshops conducted by visiting professionals in meditation, healing of sounds, traditional Chinese medicine and more.

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(Related: Why Yoga is good for your health)

Photo: Courtesy of Pure Yoga
Photo: Courtesy of Pure Yoga

Originally from Hong Kong, Pure Yoga now has four spacious studios in the center of Singapore, Ngee Ann City, Asia Square Tower 2, Suntec City and Republic Plaza. Classes are taught by experienced instructors from around the world ranging from meditation classes such as Pranayama to more dynamic practices such as Vinyasa Yoga. Wall Rope Yoga is also offered here, using ropes, pelvic swings and bars to enhance the traction and extension of your body.

For International Yoga Day, the yoga studio will also host a #YogaForAll event on June 22 (Saturday) at Hort Park, with three unique classes – 108 Sun Salutations, Meditation and Awareness, and Yoga Partner – to assist participants to reconnect with nature.

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Photo: Courtesy of Trium Fitness
Photo: Courtesy of Trium Fitness

If you want to get your practice off the ground, Trium Fitness – one of Singapore's largest aerial yoga studios – is the right place. Located at the Aperia Mall in Lavender, Trium Fitness accommodates up to 20 silk nets in its airy Urban studio, offering panoramic views of the city from its sloping floor-to-ceiling windows. The gravity-defying yoga method allows yogis to try more varieties of Cirque Du Soleil-style poses and helps ease tension in the spinal cord and hip joint.

If you prefer more grounded practices, however, the studio also offers basic yoga, yin yoga, Vinyasa yoga and restorative yoga.

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Photo: Courtesy of Hom Yoga
Photo: Courtesy of Hom Yoga

With outlets at Orchard Central, Raffles Place and one in River Valley soon, Hom Yoga is a boutique yoga studio that specializes in hot yoga, offering both hot Hatha and hot-flow yoga in a heated room at 38 to 40 degrees Celsius. He is also incredibly friendly with Tatle, with a Mini Glow Yoga Club for children and offers pre- and post-natal yoga, yoga for new mothers and yoga for children – perfect for dropping off your kids while you watch your next class.

In addition to the physical practice of yoga, Hom also advocates holistic well-being through alternative natural therapies. Hom Akasha (Sanskrit for ethereal space) offers Ayurvedic lifestyle consultation, reiki healing, physical therapy, holistic lifestyle training as well as spiritual guidance through astrological analysis, tarot reading and metaphysical numerology.

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