A Guide to Yoga on Oahu
Relax and breath in the fresh Hawaii air while stretching your body and bettering your health at a yoga studio. Yoga on Oahu is a popular activity, with a plethora of yoga studio and class options, many of which do not require a membership and some are even free.
Join a community of Hawaii yogis and experience these benefits:
- Muscle tone and strength
- Respiration, energy, and vitality
- Balanced metabolism
- Weight reduction
- Cardio and circulatory health
- Injury prevention
- Stress Reduction
In Hawaii, you will find all types of yoga offered:
- Vinyasa. A dynamic, fast-moving flow.
- Barre Yoga. Focused on toning muscles and powering up a sweat.
- Yin Yoga. Relief, especially from shoulder tension.
- Restorative. Guided meditation.
- Aerial Yoga. Hang from ropes to get a good stretch.
- Acrobatic Yoga. Partner up to do circus-like stunts.
Power Yoga Hawaii. 510 Piikoi Street, Ste 200, Honolulu. Take a class from Dorian, Coco, or one of their many other talented teachers. Power Yoga Hawaii is a donation-based studio with no memberships. They offer many Power Vinyasa classes for all levels and also have aerial and acro-yoga.
Still and Moving Center. 1024 Queen Street, Kaka‘ako. Still and Moving Center’s two story, 6000 square foot building has a mission to provide a scared space for moving mediation. While they offer a range of classes including martial arts, dance and massage, they also have many yoga classes catered to all abilities. Their styles include Vinyasa, Barre, Yin, Aerial and Restorative.
Open Space Yoga. 3106 Monsarrat Avenue, Floor 2, Waikiki. Open Space Yoga celebrates all forms of yoga. They have a partnership with the Himalayan Institute to bring the most comprehensive offerings on yoga, Tantra, and Ayurveda. They offer unlimited passes and class packages.
North Shore Yoga Coop. 67-174 Farrington Highway, Waialua. This donation-based studio with small class sizes and great teachers offers an escape from the more pricy, popular places. They offer a range of Vinyasa classes.
Infinity Movement Studio. 660 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 219, Kakaako. Offering drop-in and class packages, this beautiful, hip yoga studio offers an infinite range of yoga and dance classes. They specialize in Vinyasa Yoga Flow.
CorePower Yoga. Kapolei, Ala Moana, Kahala, Kailua. A popular place with studios across the island of Oahu, CorePower offers intense physical workouts rooted in the mindfulness of yoga. They offer a range of membership options, and all of their studios are know to be clean and well-equipped with locker rooms and showers.
Sweat + Soul. 522 Keawe Street, Honolulu. Offering progressive Barre Fitness Yoga classes, in an hour or less, you will activate, strengthen, and stretch your entire body. If you are ready to an intense workout at a comfortable studio, try Sweat + Soul.
YOGA4EWA. 91-440A Pupu Street, Ewa. Providing yoga classes from Monday to Saturday for all levels, this ‘Ewa studio can fulfill any of your yoga desires. They offer Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Gentle Yoga, Partner Yoga, Chair Yoga, and Keiki and Mom yoga. Small classes and personal attention help everyone grow in their flow.
Hot Yoga by the Sea. 320 Ulunui Street, Kailua. Hot Yoga by the Sea offers a variety of yoga classes in a heated environment to assist in eliminating toxins. This locally owned studio is a small yogi community practicing together and welcoming newcomers.
Yoga Under the Palms. 2743 Kalakaua Avenue. Open to all and accepting credit cards, enjoy a rejuvenating flow will the sun sets in front of Kapiolani Regional Park in Waikiki. Their classes range from high energy, fitness-based yoga to meditative, restorative classes as well as classes for beginners and keiki. They recently opened a studio in Kailua but still offer classes at local beaches.
East Honolulu Yoga Center. 6650 Hawaii Kai Drive. This pay-as-you-go, small, clean studio has a loyal following. The owner and main teacher, Elaine, offers classes that work up a sweat in the Iyengar yoga style. They also often host workshops from internationally acclaimed yogis.
Oahu is a great place to find peace and health. The abundant options for yoga classes, including at the annual Wanderlust Festival on the North Shore, offer an array of opportunities to practice and join a local yogi community.