September marks the official National Yoga Month, designed to celebrate, educate and create awareness of the health benefits of yoga and to simply inspire a healthy lifestyle. As summer comes to an end and we hop into the busy fall season, now is a perfect time to begin adopting a healthy focus for your own health and happiness.
Yoga is a unique practice that embodies the physical, mental and spiritual disciplines that work to transform the body and mind. It is truly an individual experience and means something different to every yogi. For some it’s about connecting to ones inner self, to others it’s a stress deflector and to many it’s about strengthening their overall health and wellness.
The benefits of yoga provide impactful results, ongoing transformations and can change your physical and mental capacity while also preparing your mind and body for long-term health. It’s an incredible practice and way of life that so many are drawn too and stay loyal to.
Utah is lucky to offer many varieties of yoga studios and retreats right in our own backyard. Here are just a few of Utah’s finest yogi spots below. There are so many local yoga studios to choose from, check here to find one closest to your city.
3B Yoga stays true to the traditions of Ashtanga Yoga and also offers the 3B Yoga system, making yoga attainable and enjoyable for everyone. The studio provides a full range of classes from beginner, gentle and restorative to challenging traditional Ashtanga & mixed sequence Ashtanga. 3B Yoga also offers Yoga Teacher Training & Yoga Immersions, workshops, retreats, and private instruction.
4801 N. University Avenue, Provo
Mountain Yoga Sandy has been offering Traditional Hot Yoga classes to the Salt Lake Valley for over 10 years. Whether you are a yogi who likes a hot and intense class, or perhaps you enjoy calm and restorative classes, or somewhere in the middle, this studio has it all. Join Mountain Yoga Sandy the first Saturday of every month at 9:15am and 10am for a free community classes.
9343 South 1300 East, Sandy
The Yoga Center offers a variety of classes that serve to every level. Try the center’s free Intro to Yoga class, a 75-minute yoga practice that touches on important yoga techniques, including breathing, vinyasa flow exercise and traditional yoga poses.
4689 S. Hilladay Blvd, Holladay
2000 East 2670 South, Salt Lake City
Centered City is a place where people from all walks join to experience community, recognize the beauty of humanity, to feel valued and to create value. This studio is about life, living and breathing your faults, your accomplishments, and your journeys. Centered City offers plenty of classes that are suitable for all levels.
926 E. 900 S. Salt Lake City
Salt Lake Power Yoga is the city’s first and only yoga studio offering hot Power Vinyasa Yoga. The studio offers yoga classes that will challenge even the most expert yogi and also provides plenty of classes for every level. Take advantage of their 30 days for $39 special and sign up.
250 E. Broadway, Suite 200, Salt Lake City
Upcoming Utah Yoga Retreat
November 13th-17th, 2014
This retreat offers a yoga and hiking adventure that focuses on healing through nature and daily practice. The retreat includes:
- Four nights with spacious and beautiful accommodations located in downtown Moab just a few steps from the studio
- Morning and afternoon/evening practice at the studio
- Optional morning meditation
- Four days of hiking in one of the most majestic places in the world