As many businesses across the U.S. close their doors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, gyms and workout studio are struggling to make ends meet. Yoga studios are starting to offer online live streams as a way to stay in business and help their instructors get paid during this time. These yoga studios are also committed to boosting morale through the power of workouts and are engaging not only their local community with these live streams, but yogis around the world. For a great at-home workout this week, check out the online classes from these yoga studios:
The Class by Taryn Toomey
The Class by Taryn Toomey is often hosted IRL at Equinox Flatiron or Athleta Flatiron. The Class also has a digital studio, and Taryn Toomey is offering a 14-day free trial. Digital classes are held seven days a week—with three classes on weekdays, two on Saturday, and two on Sunday. Start your free trial or $40 monthly subscription here.
A Los Angeles yoga studio in West Hollywood and Los Feliz, Yoga Vibe is locally owned by a husband and wife duo. Yoga Vibe is now offering a schedule of four yoga classes a day on Zoom, taught by their regular teachers and filmed in their Los Angeles bungalow space. Choose from mixed level flow, yin yoga, or yoga sculpt—each class is $5 and you can check their schedule and sign up on Mind Body Online.
One of the best open-air yoga studios in Bali, The Practice in Canggu, has a members-only space online. You can do a 30-day free trial, after which membership is $10 a month. Members of The Practice Online can flow with instructor Octavio Salvado’s pre-recorded videos. Through the online membership, you’re also given direct access to teachers at The Practice, so you can ask them questions and grow your practice.
Committed to supporting their community and their ambassadors, Lululemon has launched #thesweatlife digital workouts, meditations, and mindfulness sessions for public consumption. On Lululemon’s digital hub, you can find yoga flows, weight training, restorative sessions, and meditation. They’re also offering live sessions on their Instagram and updating the schedule weekly, and hosting a Facebook group where members of the sweat life can connect and share encouragement.
Subscribers to Core Power’s Yoga on Demand can access unlimited online classes at multiple levels. The first week of your subscription is free, after which you can subscribe for $19.99 a month. Every time you sign on for a flow, you can choose a 20-minute, 30-minute, or 60-minute class. The online classes run the gamut from Core Power levels one and two to Yoga Sculpt, Hot Power Fusion, and meditation classes.
Sky Ting recently launched Sky Ting TV, which yogis can try for seven days free or for $20 a month. Not only do they have regular live streams, but Sky Ting TV also an arsenal of videos for subscribers to choose from. They’re updating the videos—which run from three-minute sessions to 45-minute classes—monthly with new sequences.
Paper Dress Yoga
London studio Paper Dress Yoga has launched daily live stream classes from their instructors’ living rooms. One month of unlimited yoga streaming costs £50 ($60), and a single class is either £8 ($9.75) or £5 ($6) for those experiencing financial difficulty (just send them an email to ask for this price). Paper Dress is streaming vinyasa flows, gentle yin yoga classes, meditations, and more. Find the full schedule here and sign up for a class through Mind Body Online.
One Down Dog
One Down Dog, also a Los Angeles-based studio, is offering their class schedule online via Zoom. You can try your first online class for $5 or a Zoom 10 pack for $100, choosing from Zoom Meditate, Zoom Flow, Zoom Sculpt, Zoom Chill, or Zoom Sweat. Best of all, One Down Dog is offering the occasional Zoom Kids, for a family-friendly yoga practice. Check their online schedule to get started.
Yoga Vida is offering at least one 60-minute yoga flow every day on Instagram live—times vary, but they’ll post the daily schedule each day on their Instagram. They are also offering pre-recorded vinyasa sessions on their YouTube. Both streaming options are free of charge, but Yoga Vida asks for a donation if you’re able to make one, to their Venmo.