The North East is bubbling with yoga hotspots to help take your practice to the next level. Luxe pick out the best in the business...

Aerial Yoga, Kundalini Yoga and Yoga for Men at My Body Studios


Aerial Yoga: This class is performed hanging from a hammock, so it’s a little unique and requires a lot of core strength. It’s a reverse gravity concept and is really good for back issues as it decompresses the spine. It’s great for improving posture and core balance. This is a very popular class, with many clients travelling from all over the region to get involved.
Kundalini Yoga: This is another way of practicing yoga – stripping things back to basics with mindfulness techniques. It’s a spiritual class where meditating and chanting will help to soothe the mind and take clients from the busyness of everyday life to a relaxed state of mind. Rachel is an incredibly experienced teacher, picking up first-hand training in India. This is a feel-good class that will not only make the body feel great, but it will relax the mind – the perfect retreat from day-to-day life.
Yoga for Men: A male only class, focusing on the core and the flow of yoga. Some feel a yoga studio is a women’s environment, so hosting male only classes have proven extremely popular. Yoga is a great way to tone and strengthen the body.

MyBody Studios Durham, First Floor – Pulman Skoda, Belmont Industrial Estate, Durham, DH1 1HP
MyBody Studios Boldon, First Floor, 2-5 St. Bedes, Station Road, East Boldon, NE36 0LE
0191 519 3351 / mybodystudios.co.uk

Core Yoga at Studio 21


With two elegant studios on Yarm High Street, Studio 21 holds over 25 wellness classes a week. It’s important to feel good after your workout so the studios strive to provide an experience that’s enjoyable, welcoming and positive. All teachers are experts in their chosen fields and chosen for their attitude as much as their expertise. 

The studios are situated on the picturesque High Street of Yarm and really are a special place to work out. They’re light and welcoming, with all ages, levels and abilities catered for. Classes are small to allow individual attention and personal training sessions are also available and allow you to focus on your own goals and needs. 

For something uniquely different try the Pilates Equipment Classes, if you like Pilates you’ll love this class! Using the studio’s full range of Pilates equipment, this class is unapologetically demanding, it’s a functional and full body workout, improving overall strength, muscle endurance and burning calories. Taught in small groups on Thursday mornings, evenings and Saturday mornings, you’ll be required to do a two hour Pilates Equipment Workshop before joining the class.

Studio 21 & Health Hub Clinics, 16 & 21 High Street, Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees, TS15 9AE
01642 788755 / studio21yarm.co.uk 

Hot Yoga, Glow Yoga, Yogalates and Hot Vinyasa Yoga at Go Yoga Harrogate


Founded by Sophie Bickerdike, Go Yoga is now in its fifth year! The studio offers workshops, 1-1, Pilates, hot yoga, glow yoga, yogalates, teacher training and hot vinyasa yoga. Go Yoga also host a cycling studio in Harrogate so you can add cardio to your yoga practise. Regular beginners courses are available for yoga newbies.
You can find the studio at Hornbeam Park with ample parking and the Indulge Cafe situated above. Call in now for a workshop or a class.

Unit 4A, Hornbeam Park Ave, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8QT
07471 933488 / goyogaharrogate.com

Vinyasa Flow Yoga at Rockliffe Hall


Vinyasa is a powerful form of yoga flowing from one movement to the next. It involves counting and working with the breath to achieve a sense of relaxation and a mind-body connection throughout the workout. This high intensity yoga class will increase muscular strength and will improve all-round body flexibility. Rockliffe Hall’s yoga classes are very popular, sure make sure you book your class now. It’s the perfect mind-body retreat pre or post spa day!

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa, Hurworth on Tees, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 2DU
01325 729999 / rockliffehall.com

Seaham Hall


Seaham Hall offers a relaxing environment where you can take part in daily yoga classes, whether you’re a spa member, visiting for a spa day or if you’re a yoga enthusiast. It’s a great way to focus on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost all-round physical and mental wellbeing.

Seaham Hall, Lord Byrons Walk, County Durham, SR7 7AG
0191 516 1400 / seaham-hall.co.uk

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