HEALTHY LIVING – Top 5 super yoga studios in the D.C. metro area


2014 HEALTHY LIVING - Yoga 2

Republished June 2, 2015

April 3, 2014
Paula Munteanu
News Writer
Healthy Living

The DC Community of Yoga (DCCY) will host the 9th Annual DC Yoga Week between April 28 and May 3, which means that the participating studios will offer free or reduced- cost classes daily during the week. This is a great chance to start practicing yoga, try new studios, meet different instructors or consider alternative techniques. The following is a list of the top yoga studios in D.C. metro area according to several factors, including the location, prices, hours and clients’ reviews.

2014 HEALTHY LIVING - Yoga 3 small1. Capitol Hill Yoga
Located six blocks east of Capitol, Capitol Hill Yoga offers both drop-in based classes and hatha yoga classes. Their workshops are based on breath-linked movement and physical alignment. Another popular program the studio offers, the 7 Day Challenge, consists of attending seven classes within seven consecutive days with a $25 CHY Credit. During the D.C. Yoga Week, CHY offers free or $5 classes, while the range of price for classes all year around is between $12 for one hour and $108 for a monthly membership.
Class schedule could be found here.
Address: 641 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

2014 HEALTHY LIVING - Yoga 4 small2. Epic Yoga DC
With stylish and spacious rooms with exposed brick, high ceiling and wood floors, the Epic Yoga DC looks like an oasis in the middle of the crowded city. Located across the street from the Dupont metro exit, the studio offers, within their three yoga studios and one recovery room, a wide range of classes, from the beginner to the advanced ones. The price for a single class is $18, while a monthly unlimited package is $149. For the first time guests, one week of unlimited classes is $20. Epic Yoga DC also offers corporates, where a package for five people is $450, for 10 people it is $750, and for 20 people the price is $1200 per month.

Class schedule could be found here.
Address: 1323 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 833-5914

3. Unity Woods Yoga
Unity Woods Yoga was founded in 1979 and now it has three metro-accessible locations in the D.C. metro area where daily classes are offered: Bethesda, Woodley Park, and Arlington. The founder and the director of the studio, John Schumacher, has practices yoga for more than 40 years and taught more than 9,000 students, being called “the father of Washington yoga.”

Single class drop-in fee is between $8 and $25, depending on the class, while a 12 week session is between $204 and $288. Ten percent discounts are available for seniors age 65 and over, students and military personnel and their families.

Class schedule could be found here.
Address: Bethesda, Triangle Towers, 4853 Cordell Avenue, Suite PH7, 16th Floor Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Woodley Park, 2639 Connecticut Avenue, Suite C-102, Washington, DC 20008
Arlington, Randolph Towers, (Enter through the building lobby.) 4001 North 9th Street, Suite 105, Arlington, Virginia 22203

4. Yoga District
Awarded the highest rated D.C. yoga studio on, Yoga District has a variety of classes, grouped by levels with different focus areas. The main classes are centered on toning and strengthening, flexibility, alignment, as well as moderately of faster paced movement, injury and trauma sensitive. There are six studios across Washington, D.C.: Dupont Circle, Bloomingdale, 14th Street, l Street, H Street, and Glover Park. All Yoga District classes focus on coordinating breath with body movement to promote flexibility, strength, and peace of mind. One drop-in pass is $11, a new student special two classes per week pass is also $11, while an unlimited monthly pass is $85, ten classes pass valid for three months is $97 and for attending a workshop the fee is $22.

Class schedule could be found here.
Address: Dupont Circle Studio, 1635 Connecticut Avenue NW *Very Top Floor* Washington, D.C. 20009
14th Street Studio, 1910 14th Street NW. Units 1 & 4 Washington, D.C. 20009
Bloomingdale Studio, 1830 1st Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001
I Street Studio, 1922 I Street NW 2nd + 3rd Floors Washington, D.C. 20006
H Street Studio, 526 H St., NE, 2nd Flr, Washington, D.C. 20002
Glover Park Studio, 2201 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20007

5. Flow Yoga Center
An eco-friendly studio, Flow Yoga Center offers both group classes and private sessions. In 2009, it was awarded the Mayor’s Award of Environmental Excellence due to their commitment to environmental responsible decisions and the eco-friendly design of the studio. Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints, bamboo, cork and marmoleum floors, low flush toilets, and eco-friendly air dryers are only some of the elements incorporated in their center’s design. If you want to register for their classes, the first month is only $45, while the Flowpass Unlimited membership, which offers a 10 percent discount off of most workshops, bodywork, and yoga privates, is $90 per month with a three-month minimum commitment. A Daypass membership, which gives you the opportunity to freeze the pass or to cancel it, plus additional gift coupons, is $49 per month. For one year unlimited, you have to pay $960 and for one month of unlimited classes, the fee is $160.

Class schedule could be found here.
Address: 1450 P Street, NW (between 14th & 15th Sts) Washington, D.C. 20005


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