While yoga originated in India about 5,000 years ago, it didn’t become popular in the West until the 20th century.
Today, there are several types of yoga, and this ancient exercise form aims to join the mind, body, and spirit.
If you would like to learn new poses, the best studios around our apartments in District Heights, MD include:
Love Yoga encourages the exploration of yoga and mindfulness in a warm, laid-back setting. The classes are limited to twelve students, and they help improve flexibility, strength, and breath awareness. The Yin session welcomes all levels. Slow in pace, it focuses on poses that are held for three to five minutes to allow the muscles time to relax and release.
Called the “Best Yoga Studio” by the Washington City Paper, Yoga District is a laid-back community of diverse students and dedicated instructors. Everyone is welcome to come as they are, and all athletic abilities can join in the fun. The studio’s tranquil atmosphere offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. The classes center on coordinating breath with body movement, and each one varies by type and instructor.
The studio also offers donation-based yoga classes that help the community.
Yoga Space is a tranquil studio with a scenic view of Gallatin Street Park. It welcomes everyone from novices to experienced practitioners, and the instructors encourage everyone to meet their fitness goals. Group classes are offered six days a week, and choices include Hatha, Gentle, and Yogalates. Private sessions are also provided for those who prefer more individualized attention.
Along with these yoga studios, our pet-friendly apartments in District Heights, MD, are also near prime shopping and dining destinations. If you are considering calling our community home, please contact us. We’d love to give you a tour.Back to all posts