Last Updated 11/11/15
Bliss Flow,3527 University Ave, Madison 53705, 608/233-BLSS. This medium-sized, community-based studio works hard to be a welcoming space, and uses client suggestions to put together creative programming. They specialize in flow yoga, including Yin and Baptiste. blissflowyoga.com.
Blue Soul, 5440 Willow Rd #118, Waunakee, WI 53597, (415) 710-5591 Katy offers a guided yoga practice that is both joyful and peaceful; helping others cultivate self-awareness, self-acceptance, strength, and compassion. She encourages her students to focus on breathing and turning inward to experience a meditation in motion.http://www.bluesoulyoga.org/
Body & Brain Yoga, 2045 Atwood Ave. #105, Madison 53704, 608/665-3081. Korean Dahn Yoga emphasizes how ki connects mind and body. Master Suhaeng Park offers free introductory consultations. bodynbrain.com.
Dragonfly Hot Yoga, 309 W. Johnson St., Madison, 608/251-3359. (They also have locations in Fitchburg, Middleton and Sun Prairie.) Their motto is “Every shape, every size, every person,” and they go out of their way to make classes useful for people who may not have the perfect body or all the latest gear. They also make it easy to fit yoga in by providing free onsite childcare. Dragonfly offers hot (Bikram) yoga, but they have other styles of yoga, as well as barre/pilates and fitness classes such as yogafit and boot camp. Their new downtown studio even has a tea lounge, showers, and a little shop full of yoga clothes. dragonflyhotyoga.com.
Earth View Yoga, 834 EAST WASHINGTON AVENUE, SUITE 301, MADISON, WI, 53703 (608) 556-3895 Earth View features incredible sound and music, a deep experience of light and color and the opportunity to connect with those around you during, before and after class. They offer a variety of classes suitable for all levels of experience. The studio is located above Festival Foods on the 800 block of East Washington Ave.
Inner Fire 5003 University Ave Madison, WI 53705 608/661-0167 specializes is hot yoga, but also offers flow & yin. One of the bigger studios, they have guest instructors and host retreats. They are open every day, with classes at just about every hour. They also offer teacher training. innerfireyoga.com.
Joy in Yoga is a newer studio in Monona, at 5113 Monona Drive, Monona 53716, 608.566.3638, especially created for people new to yoga. They have a wide range of classes, including Nia Yoga, and your first class is always free. They also offer Tai Chi and meditation. findjoyinyoga.com.
Kula Yoga 1809 Monroe St., Madison, 53711, (608) 709-5464. This yoga gym offers everything from chair yoga to aerial yoga, and also teaches pilates, barre and boot camp. There are special classes for both kids and older people. flywithkula.com.
Main Street Yoga, 1882 E. Main Street, Madison, 53704, (608) 347-5466. This well established east side studio offers a range of classes for all levels, including prenatal and family yoga. They have a jam-packed schedule that includes unusual offerings such as ecstatic dance and yoga therapeutics, with both passes and drop-in options. mainstreetyoga.org.
Monona Yoga, 320 W. Broadway, Monona, WI 53716, 608/572-4831. [email protected] This new family-centered studio not only offers Vinyasa, Yin and Ashtanga yoga, they also specialize in “yoga for ever body” classes to help people of all shapes, sizes and ages build a foundation. They have a special space for children to hang out while their caretaker is in class, and even an after school program for elementary-aged kids.
Mound Street Yoga 1342 Mound St Madison, WI 53715, 608/616-9678 This smaller studio is the oldest yoga venue in Madison, offering an assortment of yoga, pilates and meditation classes. The run a special series for beginners, as well as Kripalu, Eischens, and alignment classes. moundstreetyoga.com.
Perennial Yoga + Meditation, 5500 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI, 53711, 608/288-8448 emphasizes the spiritual core of yoga, with a focus on breathing. Free Yoga 101 classes help beginners get started. This studio also offers meditation and dharma talks, and an “Eat, Breathe and Thrive” class for those struggling with eating disorders and/or body image issues. perennial-yoga.com
The Studio 613 Williamson St Ste 204 Madison, WI 53703, 608/441-5310 has a gorgeous location on Machinery Row on the shore of Lake Monona. Most of their classes are hot yoga, but they also have room temperature beginner, barre, and TRX classes. thestudiomadison.com.
Supercharge! Foods 1902 E. Washington Ave, Madison 608/230-5540. This juice bar/sprout paradise hosts experienced teachers offering classes in Bikram, Vinyasa, Hatha and Yin yoga, as well as mindfulness-based strength training. Special classes for teens.
Well Within 715 Hill St Madison, WI 53705 608 236 9138 offers yoga classes as well as alternative therapies such as acupuncture & magnet therapy. They have regular yoga classes, as well as special sessions in therapeutic yoga. wellwithinmadison.com.
Yoga Co-op of Madison 812 East Dayton Street, Suite 200 Madison, WI 53703, [email protected] cooperative yoga studio committed to the practice, teaching, and study of Iyengar yoga. They cultivate a non-competitive and vibrant learning environment. Both new and experienced students are welcome. Classes are open to all. Membership is not required.
Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center 953 JENIFER STREET, MADISON, WI
https://www.wil-mar.org/ Offers a variety of services and programs to the East Isthmus neighborhoods and beyond. Dance, fitness and well-being classes for all ages. Explore a variety of classes and workshops including yoga, dance & family activities.
Bellydancing UW 333 East Campus Mall, Cubby #14, Madison, WI 53715, (608) 206-4085 provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced bellydancers. No prior experience is required and all are welcome! Each semester, the organization welcomes 50-70 regular attendees in the beginners’ class, which is synthesized into a choreography and performed. https://win.wisc.edu/organization/bellydancinguw
Dance Life, 6725 Seybold Rd, 608/616-9440 has many classes in belly dancing, bollywood, movement classes, and yoga, as well as other forms of dance such as zumba. They offer $10 drop-ins, as well as lower price class passes. Most classes are rated for beginners and up. madisondancelife.com. Also check out shimmyinthegrain.com.
Euphoria Movement Arts, 2009 Atwood Avenue #2 Madison, 608/609-0509 is a small studio that specializes in bellydance. Anything belly, they’ve got it, from beginner classes to choreography and the intricacies of working with finger cymbals.
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