Yoga Classes in Washington DC at all 4 Balance Locations
The Balance Yoga District
Ok, so we LOVE yoga at Balance. Balance offers a variety of great, well-developed yoga classes to all members.* It’s taken years of fine-tuning to our members’ requests, as well as discovering what works to build our yoga menu. These yoga classes are sought by the most serious-minded yoga practitioners, and yet they remain accessible to anyone willing to test the waters of this ancient practice. Browse our menu below to find the right yoga class for you.
*Non-members can drop in for $25 but must preregister at least an hour in advance.
Each style of Yoga focuses on a different concept or practice, emphasizing (for example) alignment of the body, coordination of the breath and movement, energy flow, or extended poses. Yoga is one of the world’s most popular types of exercise, and is unique in its ability to bring benefits to all regardless of age or ailment.
Power flow is a fast paced vinyasa class, that incorporates lots of sun salutations, standing postures, core strengthening, arm balances, and some inversions.
Vinyasa yoga is a practice that incorporates sun salutations, standing postures, core strengthening, arm balances, and inversions in a manner that flows with the breath.
Start your day right and get moving with a vigorous vinyasa flow that will both energize you for your day and build heat, endurance, flexibility and strength. With modifications and variations for everyone, this class is suitable for all levels and includes standing and seated poses, twists, backbends, core work, and options for arm balances and inversions. Come ready to tune into your breath, calm your mind, and play in your practice!
Based on Sun Salutations A and B, this class will challenge yet encourage students to take their existing yoga practices to the next level. Incorporating warrior postures, standing and arm balances and inversions, this vigorous class builds physical endurance and stamina. Bring a towel and water, students should be prepared to sweat!
Have you ever been turned off by traditional yoga but still want a way to increase flexibility? It doesn’t matter what you do in the gym or for sport, the fundamentals of yoga will boost performance, optimize range of motion, and accelerate recovery. This class is designed around the common mobility issues of athletes and lifters and is a more informal environment to practice some classic yoga poses with some modern mobility drills mixed in. Expect to work through flows, but also expect to spend a little longer in postures and potentially use tools like foam rollers and lacrosse balls.