Six Local Yoga Studios to Help You Beat the Pandemic Blues


The benefits of yoga seem tailor-made to combat the stress of the last year: Yoga can improve your health and immune system; release stress; and increase your energy, well-being, and peace. Whether you’re looking for a new studio to fend off the pandemic blues or figuring out the best spot to help you achieve that New Year’s resolution to move more and be more mindful, the region offers a plethora of yoga studios to fit your particular practice.

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Sage Yoga Co.

The yoga at Sage Yoga Co. is all about community. The teachers are diversity-trained, and the studio offers a variety of classes, from restorative reiki to a 30-minute express flow. Classes are offered in-person and virtually.
12 W. Pike St., Covington


Formerly Modo Yoga Cincinnati and Modo Yoga NKY, Embra is a yoga and wellness center that offers a range of lightly heated and hot classes that blend yoga with Pilates and cardio. Yogis can join in-person or virtually.
3527 Columbia Pkwy., Columbia Tusculum; 2428 High St., Ft. Mitchell

Hello Sunshine Yoga

In addition to traditional flow, Hello Sunshine Yoga also offers barre fitness, power and strength classes, and classes that incorporate restorative massage and aerial yoga, which uses a silk hammock. Classes are available in-studio and streaming online.
6211 Montgomery Road, Pleasant Ridge

Grace Tree Yoga Studio

A number of the classes at Grace Tree Yoga Studio are geared toward allowing yogis’ brains to recharge in the midst of the last year’s stress: There’s Stretch & Reset, Yoga for Stress Relief, Flow and Let Go, and Breathe Flow Relax, in addition to traditional vinyasa flow and hatha yoga. Classes are available in-person and via live stream.
8933 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., West Chester

Yoga ah!

Yoga ah! specializes in the Rocket system, an Ashtanga-based version, which is a modern form of classical Indian yoga. The Rocket system is meant to “get you there faster,” according to Yoga ah!, and it incorporates supportive moves and transitions. The studio also offers all-levels medicine yoga. Classes are available onsite and via Zoom.
4040 Hamilton Ave., Northside

Hi Fi Yoga

Hi Fi Yoga calls itself a “boutique yoga experience,” with music at its core. Classes range from beginner yoga to hot power yoga, from aerial yoga to high-intensity Buti yoga, which should burn at least 600 calories during the hour class. Classes are available on-site and virtually.
7900 Mason Montgomery Rd., Mason

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