5 Blissful Indoor and Outdoor Studios To Get Your Yoga Fix In Playa del Carmen
If you’re looking for a vacation to restore blissful harmony to your inner self, booking a beach vacation is an excellent start. But why not take your radiant transformation to the next level by incorporating a daily yoga class?
Fortunately, Playa del Carmen has no shortage of first-rate yoga teachers. For decades, the yoga community has thrived in the Riviera Maya. Yet, it still remains a mystery why yogis are drawn to the area. However we’d bet that the frequent, divine, and grounding connections with nature may have something to do with it. Due to the sunny demeanor of the community and relaxed pace of beach life, it’s no wonder those who practice are drawn to the mysticism of the Mayan Riviera.
As a result, we’re providing a list of our top 5 picks for best yoga classes in Playa del Carmen for newcomers to the area. Undoubtedly, you will feel renewed while practicing under renowned teachers. Furthermore, these studios are ideal for meeting other health-conscious, like-minded locals and visitors.
Yogaloft Playa del Carmen
This beloved Playa del Carmen yoga studio has played a longstanding and significant role in the Riviera Maya yoga space for many years. Featuring 2 elegantly designed shalas, the popular weekly classes are led by world class teachers. Located on Calle 10 and Avenida 10, the central location makes it easy to find and walk to from any downtown Playa del Carmen accommodation.
Class styles range from Power Vinyasa with Yogaloft Playa del Carmen founder, Michael Gannon to Yin Yoga and Basics (an introduction to vinyasa.) Indeed, finding your Om comes naturally in this professional and supportive setting.
Also on-site, you can browse the vast selection of premium yoga gear, accessories, and informational resources. Plus, treat your body to an energizing burst of fuel from the Liquid Prana Cold Pressed Juice Bar after a vitalizing session. Moreover, there are a dozen other healthful products including fresh coconut water and superfood snacks to take with you on the go.
Yoga By The Sea
With nearly 3 decades of teaching experience, Arielle at Yoga By The Sea has crafted her own unique style of yoga class. After transitioning from a professional dancer, she became a teacher of Hatha/Flow as well as Yoga Dance among others. Over the years, Arielle has developed an intuitive gift of helping students to execute poses, guided by their own body’s language.
Since 1999, she has hosted Yoga By The Sea Vacations, while maintaining a studio and Yoga Teachers Training Courses in Playa del Carmen. A perpetual student herself, she became certified in the Floor Barre in recent years. She and her capable crew of instructors are gifted in creating nurturing spaces, while encouraging development. In fact, Yoga By The Sea earned a TripAdvisor’s 2022 Travelers’ Choice Award.
Situated in downtown Playa del Carmen on Calle 20 and 40th Avenue, in-person classes at the studio take place every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning. Pre-registration is required and drop-in rates or unlimited packages for visitors are available.
Sunrise Yoga Playa
Nothing can soothe the soul better than a yoga session on the sand. Not only will you restore balance to your body, mind, and soul, but also, you have a front row seat to Mother Nature’s most inspiring works of art, a Caribbean sunrise.
Each morning at 6:50 a.m., attentive instructors lead classes on the beach at Coco Beach, just north of CTM Avenue. Here, as the waves lap the silky shores and fishing boats set out to sea, you begin your magical Riviera Maya day by quite literally saluting the sun.
To attend, a donation of $100 pesos is suggested. For more information on these breathtaking seaside yoga classes, you can send a message on their Facebook page or email Sunriseyogaplaya@gmail.com.
Offering a varied list of practices, Kopo Yoga welcomes visitors and locals at all levels. From Hatha, Vinyasa, and Power to Rocket, Dharma, and Ashtanga Mysore, you’re sure to find the perfect class to suit your style.
What’s more, is you can participate in rotating weekly classes such as sound healing and hand stand practices. The breezy, semi-open studio features gorgeous wooden, shutter-like staves which open to expose views of lush foliage. Set in the heart of Playa del Carmen on Calle 22 between 25th and 30the Avenue, Kopo Yoga is within walking distance of the majority of Bric properties.
You can reach the team to register for or to inquire about classes through their Instagram at www.instagram.com/kopoyoga.
IMIX Holistic Space
If you’re staying on the south end of Playa del Carmen, IMIX Holistic Space, in Casa Lol-Kin (15th Avenue between Avenida Juarez and Calle 2 Norte) is an excellent option. The property boasts a very inviting and earthy energy, perfect for meeting others on a similar journey.
The weekly schedule is packed with every style of yoga practice from Vinyasa to Acro and Gentle Yoga. Additionally, the coordinators do an excellent job of organizing a diverse line-up of events such as movie nights, meditations, and lucid dreaming workshops.
Conveniently for travelers, mats are available for rent and cash contributions range from $100 MXN for yoga to $300 MXN for special events. Visit their Facebook page or email Imixholisticspace@gmail.com for more information.
We hope that this list of top yoga studios in Playa del Carmen proves helpful during your trip. Should you have any other questions about local restaurants, events, or excursions, feel free to contact our team of Riviera Maya hospitality experts at firstname.lastname@example.org. May you have the vacation of your dreams!