There are a number of fantastic places in Bendigo to practice your pranayama and asanas; these studios all offer different kinds and styles. Have a chat to the staff, or check them out to find a style and teacher that suits you.
Vitality Yoga 5442 2081
Rear 404 Hargreaves Street
Vitality Yoga is predominately classical yoga, incorporating a more modern approach, encompassing therapies and healing modalities which create an accessible style of yoga that aims to heal the ailments of modern life. Vitality Yoga brings a soothing energy and vitality to people of all ages and experience and offers beginners, general, fitness, gentle and hot yoga, as well as kids, Mums ‘n’ bubs and prenatal yoga, yoga therapy, relaxation and meditation, kinesiology and yoga teacher training.
YogaHara 0419 328 054
1A King Street, Bendigo
YogaHara offers a variety of yoga classes. They believe that there is no one style of yoga that everyone should ‘fit’ into and invite their students to explore, experiment and enjoy their diverse range of teachers and classes.
Classes include: gentle yoga, introductory yoga, momentum and dynamic yoga.
Shilamurti 5439 7242
73 Ellesmere Road, Wellsford Forest
Cheryl has 39 years experience in yoga and has been teaching the Satyananda tradition of yoga for the past 18 years in Bendigo. She conducts all her beginners, progressive and intermediate classes at her Wellsford Forest Retreat. Cheryl teaches with holistic approach and has spent many years educating and empowering individuals.
Insight Yoga 0422 460 963
Mandurang Recreation Reserve, Cnr Mandurang & Nankervis Roads
Vinyasa Yoga (also known as Flow Yoga).
The 6pm Monday class is a general class with cues to advance your practice or to go slow.
Annie also has classes at Vitality Yoga and Evolution Gym.
Gentle Spirit Yoga 0409 970 379
294A Napier Street
Holistic Gentle Yoga for Women
Gwynn provides a comfortable and safe space to explore all aspects of yoga where you will be encouraged to be open and curious and to accept your own uniqueness as an individual. Feel supported, nurtured and nourished as you restore balance within body, mind and spirit. A small yoga studio making a big difference within the lives of the beautiful Souls that honour Gwynn with their presence.
Crusoeden Body Wellness 0438 353 738
Jayne offers small and welcoming restorative yoga classes for people of all ages and levels of fitness.
Yoga Yourself Happy
Offering fun and interactive yoga sessions that provide a wonderful opportunity for children to develop gross motor skills, increase focus & concentration, & learn breathing techniques for relaxation and increased emotional control.
Raelene is a primary school teacher with her masters in educational leadership. She has a passion for children’s wellbeing and loves teaching children ways to help calm their mind and strengthen their body. Classes are available for children aged 7-16, and there is a family friendly class, where children are encouraged to practice alongside their parents.
Shape Health and Fitness 0402 825 677
266a Napier street (next door to The Golden Bean)
Amy instructs regular vinyasa flow yoga sessions on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm.
There are also a number of gyms in Bendigo that offer yoga classes:
- Feelgood Fitness 3 locations in Bendigo 5447 2580
- Fernwood Fitness Level 1, 358 Hargreaves Street 5441 8008
- DClub 247 Fitness 1 Bath Lane 5442 1599
Are you a yoga teacher?
Contact the Central Victorian Yoga Teacher’s Network – a dedicated and professional group of yoga teachers based in Bendigo and Castlemaine who meet on a monthly basis. They practice yoga, teach other new skills and share ideas about yoga. Contact Annie Townsend on 0422 460 963 if you’d like more information.
Updated June 2017