Yoga has become one of the most popular activities for health and wellness. It's everywhere these days, and there are more ways to do yoga than there are flavors of ice cream. Gentle Yoga. Chair Yoga. Mommy and Me Yoga. You'll even find classes with exotic sounding names like Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Pranayama, Kundalini, Hatha, or Bikram, just to name a few. If you’re thinking about starting a yoga practice, you might have difficulty knowing where to begin. This list won't help you understand the difference between Ashtanga and Pranayama, but it will help you find a studio close by. Here are just a few places in Antioch, Oakley and Brentwood, along with a quick list of the services they offer.
Located in the Liberty Link Center at 8065 Brentwood Boulevard, Crystal Bowl Yoga Studio offers classes in Ashtanga, Gentle Flow, Vinyasa, Hatha, High Impact, Tai Chi, and several others. They also offer several meditation classes, including Shaktipat, Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Baths, Full Moon Concerts, and more.
In addition, the Crystal Bowl Wellness Center and Metaphysical Gift Shop is in the same parking lot. In the gift shop, you will find dozens of gift ideas including scented candles, incense, crystals and tumbled stones, books, and mandala beads, just to name a few. The list of services at the Wellness Center is extensive, including: Sensory Deprivation Tanks, Acupuncture, Cupping, an Oxygen Bar, 15 different styles of Massage Therapy, Reiki Clearing and several types of spiritual readings, clearings, and healing services, too!
New members can attend as many classes as they want to for one full week, which means you have plenty of time to find out which program is the best for you! After that, it runs $10 per class. A membership can be purchased for $88/month for unlimited classes for one person, or $132/month for two people on the same membership. Most of their meditation classes are offered on a donation basis, and some are free for everyone to attend.
Parking can be limited, especially if there is a popular sporting event being broadcast at the same time, since the Tailgater's Sports Bar and Grill is in the same parking lot. You'll want to arrive early to ensure you find parking. This facility does not offer Child Watch services.
Located in the Kohl's Shopping Center at 5471 Lone Tree Way, BARREbeat offers variety of classes that follow the Barre Method, including: Barre Burn, Dance Beat Burn, Barre Beat Fusion, Barre Beat Flow, Barre 101, Barre Beat Flow and Restore, Barre Beat Yoga Sculpt, Barre Beat Total Body Burn, and Barre Beat Sweat.
They have Child Watch available for those that need it, and the expansive parking lot means there are almost always available parking spots nearby.
For new members, the first class is free. They also have an introductory offer for new members, giving them unlimited classes for the first month. After that, it runs $149/month. They do have a 6-month membership available for $129/month, or if you pay $20 more, you can add unlimited Child Watch for up to 3 children per visit. The 12-month membership runs $115/month or $135 with Child Watch services. All packages give you unlimited class access, 15% off retail, and 2 Guest Passes per month.
Bliss Hot Yoga
Bliss Hot Yoga is located in the Slatten Ranch Shopping Center at 5865 Lone Tree Way, and offers an extensive array of classes. You will find: Vinyasa Flow, Heated Yoga, Hot Pilates, Barre Method, Buti Yoga, and classes specifically designed for kids age 2 to 5, and ages 6 and up.
The facility is located in a large shopping center with ample parking. They also offer Child Watch services, starting at $5 for drop-ins, $20 for a 5-pack, and $40 for a 10-pack. Child Watch services must be pre-registered to ensure the proper level of supervision is being provided.
A Tribe Called Yoga
Located in Downtown Brentwood at the Collab Loft at 238 Oak Street, A Tribe Called Yoga offers classes in Full Circle Vinyasa, Barre Soul, High Vibin’ Flow, Afterglow Vinyasa, Unite the Light Yin Yoga, and Foundations in Flow. The studio runs their classes through the Mind Body app, and do not appear to offer any form of membership programs. Participants simply book a class through their Mind Body account, with prices ranging from $10 for a 60 minute meditation class, to $15 for a 60 minute yoga class, or $17 for a 75 minute yoga class.
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Regardless of which studio you choose, once you do start a yoga practice, you’ll find yourself feeling more relaxed and at peace, and you may be surprised at how much stronger you are. Strong enough to finally clean out that closet, or the garage, or spare bedroom. And when you do, remember that Cypress Self Storage is the perfect place to store all your items! Maybe you can even clear out enough to have your own yoga studio at home.