A Beginner’s Guide to Memphis Yoga

Whether you’ve decided to take up the practice of yoga for fitness, its calming effects, or greater flexibility and control of your body, you’re likely not far from a studio, no matter what part of the greater Memphis area you call home. To help you narrow the choices, we picked one yoga studio per part of town for you to consider.

Bikram Yoga Overton Square
2105 Madison Ave., Ste. 205, Memphis • (901) 907-0187

Bikram Yoga Overton Square opened in March 2014, nearly a decade after the East Memphis location on Sanderlin opened. Bikram Yoga is different from other types of “hot” yoga because it is led by a certified Bikram Yoga instructor. The practice includes a 26 posture sequence and two breathing exercises. A unique offering included in Bikram Yoga Memphis membership is Hot Pilates, which is a combination of Pilates with high intensity interval training, or HIIT. Both Bikram Memphis locations feature Bikram-certified teachers and industrial heating and ventilation, including antibacterial flotex flooring and state-of-the-art sound equipment.

Delta Groove Yoga
2091 Madison Ave., Memphis • (901) 207-7835

Self-defined as a “conscious community of yoga, massage and healing arts,” Delta Groove Yoga is located in Overton Square in Midtown and owned by Olivia Lomax. In addition to classes and private sessions, Delta Groove also offers workplace yoga, which is exactly as it sounds — Olivia comes to your place of business to lead sessions for those who simply can’t break away. Class options include Ashtanga, Kundalini and children’s yoga classes, to name a few, and healing arts options include reiki sessions, crystal therapy and more. Visit the website for more info.

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