We’re almost at the end of the first quarter of 2018. By and large, how are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? If your resolutions include working out more and taking the time to relax, you should consider doing yoga in Accra!
Yoga is not about contorting your body into seemingly unnatural positions. Instead it’s all about re-connecting your mind and body. It’s also a great workout, great for muscle relaxation. Furthermore, it will improve your flexibility x 100.
Top places to do yoga in Accra:
Bliss Yoga Accra
Bliss Yoga’s biggest draw is certainly its warm and welcoming community and atmosphere. Therefore, it is certainly one of the best places to do yoga in Accra. You will definitely feel a sense of comfort and positivity in the space. Bliss Yoga is ran by Nana who aptly describes herself as grounded but always in motion.
Bliss Yoga offers group classes, private sessions, workshops, retreats at the emporium of the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. Its drop-in rate is 40 cedis per session.
Connect with Bliss Yoga:
Phone: 050 954 6723
If you’re looking to work on yourself and have a great workout, Athletic Yoga is for you! It is yoga coupled with sporty moves, therefore making it a great low friction way to work up a sweat.
Classes take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Urbana Hotel in Osu. Although the first class is free, subsequent ones cost 50 cedis per person.
Connect with Athletic Yoga:
+233 242 100 621
Y Yoga’s tagline is “Powerful Peaceful Mindful Yoga.” Its founder, Yvette Tetteh’s goal is to help you and your loved ones develop a nourishing, mindful, powerful practice. Hence, Yvette offers during private solo and group classes. The private classes cost 60 cedis per person, with a maximum of two people. The group classes are 50 cedis per person, with a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 people.
You’ll be in excellent hands with Yvette, as she is an official 200hr Yoga Teacher who is registered with the International Yoga Alliance. Furthermore, her classes are for all ages, body types and skill levels, and she is happy to work around your schedule and even come to your home! Want to see Yvette in action first before booking? Join her for her lively Sunset Yoga Classes in Labone on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The drop-in rate is 25 cedis and there are class passes available (80 cedis for 4 classes).
Connect with YYoga:
+233 (0)20 011 9525
Life Wellness Center Yoga
Life Wellness Center is a healthcare practice that offers holistic assessment and treatment options. Its Yoga Community classes take place every Saturday morning for a fee of 10 cedis per person. In general, the classes emphasize breathing, poses, relaxation and meditation and will relax your body and focus your mind.
The classes take place on 5 LifeWellness Street, in Tema Community 16 off the Spintex Road. Don’t forget to bring along your own mat if you have one!
Connect with Life Wellness Center:
Accra Shala Yoga
Accra Shala Yoga is Accra’s only independent yoga studio. Here yoga lovers can practice in a comfortable, spacious and modern studio with air-conditioning and fans. Daily yoga lessons are held both in the mornings and evenings and the drop in rate is 45 cedis per session. Classes take place in Airport opposite the Villagio apartments; don’t forget to bring your own mat!
Connect with Accra Shala Yoga:
Calls : +233 246753369
Beautiful Ghana Bonus:
Want to give yoga a try but are on a budget, consider joining one of the Indian High Commission’s free classes. The classes take place at India House (Saturdays from 8 to 9 am) or at the Indian High Commission (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 9am, 9 to 10am and 5 to 6pm).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0307 020 909 for more information.
Do you love to do yoga? Where are your favorite places to do yoga in Accra? Let us know in the comments!