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Namaste the day away: What are the best yoga studios in Ottawa? 

Namaste the day away What are the best yoga studios in Ottawa

Let’s be honest, sometimes those picture-perfect yoga poses feel a million miles away. That’s why we’re setting out to find the perfect Ottawa yoga studio for everyone.

Whether you’re seeking a gentle stretch to soothe those desk job aches, a full-on warrior workout to channel your inner strength, or maybe just a space to breathe without someone asking for a TPS report – we’ve got you covered. 

Ditch the intimidating yoga-speak and join us as we explore Ottawa’s yoga scene, one downward-facing dog (and maybe a few giggles) at a time.

Yogatown 

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Location: 300 Preston St, Ottawa, ON K1R 7R6, Canada

Contact: +1 613-234-9642

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 5:50 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Friday – 5:50 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Saturday – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Sunday – 5:50 AM to 10:00 PM

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With three convenient locations,  Yogatown welcomes everyone from curious beginners to seasoned pros. Their heated rooms (think warm and inviting, not sauna-like) create a cozy backdrop for exploring different styles alongside over 40 skilled instructors. 

But what truly makes them different is their flexible schedule. They’ve got you covered with online classes, workshops, and memberships that are tailored to your needs. 

You can start with a trial membership at $75, go all-in with an Unlimited Membership for $158, or commit for a year with their one-year unlimited option for $1,580. But if you prefer a less structured approach, they have available class cards too ($135 for 5).

Pure Yoga   

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Location: 279 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, ON K1Z 6X2, Canada

Contact: +1 613-680-7873

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Wednesday – 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday – 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Friday – 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Saturday – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Sunday – 6:00 am to 9:30 PM

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Whether you’re a hesitant beginner or a bendy yoga master, Pure Yoga’s focus on hot yoga styles will get you good vibes – and maybe a little sweat – flowing. With over 100 weekly classes covering tons of techniques, boredom isn’t an option. 

Craving a challenge that’ll leave you feeling accomplished? Pure Yoga’s got it. Need a moment to chill and reset? Their flow and Yin classes are like hitting the refresh button for your soul.

If you’re ready to jump in, you can take advantage of their All in Pure Membership for $158. If that’s a bit pricey, you can get their first month for a steal at just $75!

Elevate Yoga

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Location: 298 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1M3, Canada

Contact: +1 613-237-7447

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 6:45 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Saturday – 9:45 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Sunday – 9:45 AM to 7:30 PM

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Since 2012, Elevate Yoga has been proving that yoga can be accessible and enjoyable for all. Their class offerings are seriously diverse – think energizing Power Vinyasa, calming Healing Hatha, and even niche options like Yoga for Childbirth or Prana Yoga. 

But the real magic of this place is its warm, inclusive vibe and focus on community. Expect workshops, special events, and a genuine commitment to giving back. Their all-access pass ($145) grants you unlimited access to in-studio and even virtual classes for maximum flexibility.

SoulSpeak Yoga

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Location: 1226 Wellington St. W #201, Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A1, Canada

Contact: +1 613-216-1494

Opening hours:

  • Monday & Wednesday to Thursday – 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday – 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Friday – 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturday – 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
  • Sunday – 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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Whether you’re a yoga superstar or a “downward dog? more like downward disaster” kind of person, they’ve got classes to meet you where you’re at. Energizing flows, chill restorative sessions – even those weird but awesome ones like Kundalini!

But here’s the deal with SoulSpeak: they’re all about building a community and making yoga affordable. They have sliding scales, class passes, drop-ins – you do you!

True yoga enthusiasts can snag their 1-year Infinity membership ($1,350) for mega-savings, plus perks like guest passes and workshop discounts. Need to test the waters first? A 5-class pack is just $125. 

Astanga Yoga Ottawa

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Location: 200 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1W8, Canada

Contact: +1 613-722-6860

Opening hours:

  • Monday – 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday – 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday – 6:00 AM to 7:30 PM
  • Thursday – 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Friday – 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Saturday – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Sunday – 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

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This studio embraces the traditional Ashtanga method, a dynamic and transformative style known for its sweaty sequences and focus on unlocking your potential. But don’t worry, even if you’re a newbie, they’ve got your back!

Their range of classes welcomes everyone – Astanga Flow eases you in with the basics, while Mysore-style offers personalized guidance. If you’re ready to level up, their Led classes will push your limits and leave you feeling like a flexible powerhouse. 

They also understand that everyone has their own thing going on. That’s why their MindBody account system makes scheduling a breeze, and their $60 intro membership is seriously budget-friendly. 

Cattleya Yoga Studio

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Location: 301 1/2 Bank St Unit 2, Ottawa, ON K2P 1X7, Canada

Contact: +1 613-298-7695

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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Open seven days a week, their diverse schedule has something for everyone – whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro! From energizing power flows to the soothing calm of Yin Yoga, you’ll find the perfect class to suit your mood. 

Cattleya Yoga goes beyond classes by committing to deepen your practice with workshops and events. Here, you can experience the tranquillity of a Harmonic Resonance sound bath, explore the power of breathwork, and discover new depths of relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Accessibility is key here – they offer drop-ins, various memberships, and even sliding scale prices. Plus, newbies can snag an awesome 30-day unlimited trial membership for just $60.

Beyond Yoga Studio & Wellness Centre

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Location: 66 Hearst Way, Kanata, ON K2L 2P4, Canada

Contact: +1 613-591-9642

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday – 8:45 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Friday – 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Saturday to Sunday – 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM

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This spacious sanctuary is where you’ll elevate your practice and nourish your whole self… and maybe even grab a cool yoga mat while you’re at it! With 7,000 sq. ft. of airy studios, wellness areas, change rooms, a cozy lounge, and a yoga product store, it’s a self-care paradise!

Their classes will have you flowing, stretching, and maybe even laughing (in a good way!). From energizing flows to ultra-relaxing styles, and even unique offerings like Tai Chi and Gong Therapy, there’s something for every yogi. 

New to Beyond Yoga? Snag their introductory deal – 30 days of unlimited yoga for just $60 means you can try all the classes and find your perfect fit.

Inner Soul Yoga & Cycle

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Location: 190 Colonnade Rd S #19, Nepean, ON K2E 7J5, Canada

Contact: +1 613-226-9642

Opening hours:

  • Monday – 10:15 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday to Thursday – 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday – 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Saturday – 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Sunday – 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM

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This award-winning studio (they cleaned up at the 2023 Faces Magazine Awards for Best Yoga, Spin, AND Fitness Studio!) knows that getting fit shouldn’t be a snoozefest. Their yoga space is perfect for flowing, stretching, and finding your inner zen master (or just a good stretch!).

They also understand that fitness is about feeling good, inside and out. Their welcoming vibes and diverse classes for all levels make it easy to find your groove. 

With over 45 classes a week, you have numerous options here! Your first class is just $10, and their 1-month intro offer is a total steal at $89. This is just the place where you’ll ditch workout woes, discover your inner badass, and maybe even learn to love those squats (well, maybe).

Pathway Yoga

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Location: 253 Echo Dr, Ottawa, ON K1S 1N3, Canada

Contact: [email protected] 

Opening hours:

  • Monday – 12:45 PM to 7:30 AM
  • Tuesday – 12:45 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday – 9:45 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday – 12:45 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday – 4:45 AM to 6:45 PM
  • Saturday – 8:45 AM to 10:45 AM

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If those cookie-cutter yoga studios have you yawning, Pathway Yoga is the cure! This space is where you’ll ditch yoga snobs and embrace the true joy of getting bendy (or at least figuring out what “downward dog” actually means). 

Their teachers bring a wealth of experience – think exploring African forests, wandering the ancient Silk Road, and even diving in underwater caves. That translates to classes that are refreshingly authentic and infused with a sense of adventure. 

Beginners here can even snag a sweet introductory pass for just $53. Pathway Yoga is about discovering your inner strength without breathing the bank.

Where I Thrive

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Location: 117 Glebe Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 2C2, Canada

Contact: +1 613-422-3482

Opening hours:

  • Monday – 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday – 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday – 9:15 AM to 8:45 PM
  • Thursday – 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM
  • Friday – 9:15 AM to 7:30 PM
  • Saturday – 8:15 AM to 1:30 PM
  • Sunday – 9:15 PM to 12:15 PM

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This fitness haven is all about ditching the workout blahs and finding your “get fit and love it” groove. Think energizing barre classes that’ll sculpt those muscles you never knew you had, heart-pumping cycle sessions, strength training, and restorative yoga to chill out afterward.

But the best part? This is where you’ll look forward to working out. Their welcoming vibes, awesome instructions, and seriously supportive community make it feel less like a chore and more like a fun hangout (where you happen to get super fit!).

They’ve got flexible membership to fit your life, like their deal for newbies – two weeks of unlimited access for just $49. And if you need more flexibility, their online library has over 700 classes for $17/week.

Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Bank Street

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Location: 1050 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3X2, Canada

Contact: +1 613-222-3106

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If you’re ready to ditch the “ohm” and embrace a yoga experience with some actual heat, Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Bank Street is your escape. Their candlelit studio and infrared warmth crank up the intensity, turning your workout into a muscle-toning good time.

Forget intimidation – this yoga studio welcomes everyone, from seasoned yogis to those ready to ditch the gym for good. Their skilled instructors even keep the vibes motivating and with flexible options like a $27 drop-in rate or a $69 biweekly unlimited membership.