1. Iyengar Yoga Centre Yogakshema
Plot No. 65, 66, 67, Deendayal Upadhyay Marg, Rouse Avenue, New Delhi – 110002
Delhi’s only Iyengar Yoga accredited centre started in 2008 and is run by Nivedita Joshi, an ardent disciple of B. K. S. Iyengar’s teachings. If complete understanding of Iyengar Yoga is what you’re after, this studio will provide you with all the necessary tools required to achieve it.
2. Bikram Yoga Studio
A24, 1st Floor, Vishal Enclave, Opposite Vishal Cinema, Rajouri Garden, Delhi – 110027
True to its name, the Bikram Yoga Studio follows Bikram Choudhary’s teachings of practising the 26 yoga postures in a heated room. Lessons are conducted by Bikram-certified teachers and usually last around 90 minutes in a room heated to 40°C and kept at 40 percent humidity.
3. Isha Yoga Centre
4, Osho Drive, Mandi Gaon Road, Mehrauli, Delhi – 110030
The Isha Yoga Centre aims to aid personal growth and self-empowerment through the teachings of Hatha Yoga and meditation techniques. A non-profit organisation run entirely on volunteers and donations, Isha is also part of the Isha Foundation that Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev created.
4. Seema Sondhi Yoga Studio
D Block Market, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016
If yoga is your choice of exercise for developing strength and losing weight, then you’ll truly appreciate Seema Sondhi’s classes on Ashtanga Vinyasa. Rejuvenation is achieved through the practice of Pranayama (breathing technique), Savasan (relaxation), Dhyana (meditation) and chanting.
5. Atré Yoga Studio
3/F, 125A, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi – 110049
Instead of focusing on one particular school of yoga, Atré’s practice revolves aroundfive structured series of asanas designed to work on flexibility, strength, balance, and breath. Creator Zubin Atré developed these sequences based on his knowledge of human anatomy and movement. In order for students to receive the optimal amount of attention, classes are kept small, with typically about eight students per session.
6. Studio Prana
#37, Second Floor, Pratap Nagar Main Road, Acharya Niketan Market, Mayur Vihar, Phase – I, Delhi – 91
Studio Prana is one of the few centres in Delhi designed specifically to accommodate the needs of those who wish to engage in asana, Pranayama and meditation practice. The teachers there are also prepared to back up those claims; don’t be surprised if you find one of your teachers on the mat next to yours!
7. Artistic Yoga
No. F-7, Lower Ground Floor, Hauz Khas, Delhi – 110016
The brand of yoga practiced at Artistic Yoga came to be when founder Bharat Thakur realised his impatience with conventional and more popular forms of yoga, and decided to develop his own. The studio is aptly named after the practice, and is a very active form of yoga designed to develop strength, flexibility, endurance and coordination.