International Yoga Day is here! Find out where you can center yourself with these free yoga classes in New York City.
June 21 is International Yoga Day, so it’s the perfect time to try yoga! Why? Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines exercise, controlled breathing, and meditation or relaxation. Together, these components can help you experience a holistic approach to health and to find physical, mental, and spiritual balance.
How do you know if yoga is right for you? Yoga is known to improve heart health, coordination, sleep, anxiety, stress, and more. As a complementary therapy, yoga can increase one’s quality of life by improving mood and well-being.
Make sure to talk to your doctor before beginning a new exercise program if you have any chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, or more.
Celebrate the summer solstice with free yoga classes in Times Square! This event, held on the longest day of the year, attracts thousands of yogis from around the world. Get centered and focused in an outdoor studio in the heart of New York City. To learn more, click here.
Stop by Hudson River Park’s Pier 46 for a free outdoor yoga class for beginners or experienced yogis. Can’t make it? This event repeats every week on Thursday until September 12. Find out more here.
Sacred Sounds Yoga invites you for a free yoga class at Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park. Bring your own mat and get ready to breathe right, move, and stretch outside! Plus, this event repeats every week on Wednesday and Thursday until September 19. Have kids? Click here for details.
Join YogaSole for a complimentary yoga class in Prospect Park. This is a gentle flow class, so even beginners are more than welcome. Please bring a mat. You can register for this free event here.
Grab your water bottle and towel for a free outdoor yoga class at Bella Abzug Park! Every Saturday and Sunday this June, spend your morning working on your balance, breathing, and flexibility. Click here to learn more.
For more yoga classes near you, please visit NYC Parks.
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