A Healthy Body & Mind: Yoga Classes in Shenzhen

A Healthy Body & Mind: Yoga Classes in Shenzhen
By Kate Williams , eChinacities.com

Life is stressful. The pressures of living abroad merely add to the mountain of anxiety and can occasionally send us over the cliff. Every day we are swimming in a sea of foreign languages, dealing with unfamiliar business practices, and facing the crowds and chaos that come with living in the land of a billion plus. When these forces get the best of you, turning to yoga can bring you to a better place both mentally and physically. Yoga’s series of postures and breathing exercises are a popular means of stress management and relaxation. Whether you’re looking to reduce stress, keep fit, lose weight, or manage health conditions, yoga is an excellent choice. Let’s explore some of the yoga studios operating in Shenzhen.

1) YogaLifeView In Map
YogaLife provides an elegant and peaceful environment for practicing yoga. Their bright and airy yoga center is fully equipped with large practice rooms, a lounge, a collection of books, and shop with clothing and accessories. YogaLife takes pride in offering an open, friendly, and inclusive environment; creating more of a community than just a yoga center. The studio runs 40 classes a week, with the ability to teach both in English and Chinese. They often invite teachers from overseas, which gives students the opportunity to learn from various sources. A variety of classes are offered, such as: Hatha Yoga, Hot Yoga, Pilates, Ashtanga Yoga, Flow Yoga, Pranayama Yoga, Yoga Dance, Yin, Belly Dance, and Fitball. They also provide teacher training for those seeking certification.

Add: 2nd Floor, Haibin Commercial Center, Sea World Square, Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 2689 0137
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Sea World, Exit D (located between Papa John’s and Casablanca Restaurant)
Website: http://www.withinyoga.com/en/

2) In Yoga
In Yoga has been referred to as “the premier yoga center in Shenzhen”. They offer more than one hundred classes each week, allowing members to learn yoga according to their experience, level, condition and needs. Their classes focus on breath, movement and awareness, inviting members to explore their bodies, find inner peace and achieve physical well-being. They conveniently offer two locations in Shenzhen, with both studios being fully equipped and tastefully decorated. The Coco Park location features a unique rooftop garden for practicing yoga under open skies. In Yoga staff are friendly and welcoming, reaching out to members to ensure their needs are met. They also offer online class booking to prevent overcrowding and maintain a comfortable environment for practicing yoga.

Wuzhou Xingyuan BranchView In Map
Add: Fountain City Suites, Level 3, Block B, Xinwen Lu, Futian District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 3320 2391
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Lianhua West, Exit B
Website: http://www.inyoga.com.cn/en/index.asp

Coco Park BranchView In Map
Add: Shopping Park, Floor 3, Fuhua Sanlu, Futian District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 2531 3698
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Luobao Line or Longgang Line to Shopping Park, Exit B

3) Hotz YogaView In Map
Hotz Yoga offers a variety of yoga classes throughout the day; conveniently fitting any schedule. Their classes are organized by skill level and type. Hotz Yoga offers the following range of yoga types: Hatha, Flow, High Heat Flow, and Three-Dimensional Yoga. Beyond Yoga, Belly Dance, Pilates and Fitness Ball classes are also provided for members. Hotz Yoga occasionally hosts special yoga events inviting instructors from around the world to provide instruction on meditation, chanting, yoga philosophy, and more. The comfortable mood and experienced staff at Hotz Yoga provides the perfect environment for exercise and relaxation.

Add: 202 Huacai Xintiandi, Haide Erdao, Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 2649 8787
Opening hours: 9:00-20:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Houhai, Exit D1 (located behind Haiya Department Store and Shenzhen Book Store)
Website: http://www.hotzyoga.com

4) uYoga
uYoga is a professional yoga studio with three convenient locations in Shenzhen. In 2011, their Qianshuiwan branch was established as the first authorized TriYoga Center in China, joining a group of more than 30 TriYoga studios operating throughout the world. The family of uYoga studios offer a diverse range of specialized yoga types, including Ashtanga, TriYoga, Yin, PMA, Hatha, Flow, Fitball, Hot, Mantra, Satyananda, and Iyengar Yoga, as well as Pilates. In addition to regular offerings, the Qianshuiwan TriYoga center offers daily classes, weekly chanting, weekend workshops and a series of teacher trainings. Join their professional staff and step into the world of yoga or enhance your current practice.

Coastal City BranchView In Map
Add: 82 Haide Sandao, Nanshan District, Shenzhen (across from Coastal City)
Tel: 755 8622 0320
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Houhai, Exit A
Website: http://uyoga.com.cn; http://www.triyoga.com

Qianshuiwan Branch and TriYoga CenterView In Map
Add: Binhai Dadao and Keyuan Nanlu Interchange, Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Tel: 557 8616 2902
Opening hours: 8:30-21:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Keyuan, Exit B

Futian LVGEM Hotel BranchView In Map
Add: LVGEM Hotel, Floor 7, Xinzhou Lu, Futian District, Shenzhen
Tel: 188 0268 71233
Opening hours: 10:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Longgang Line to Yitian, Exit C

5) 32 Yoga View In Map
Opened in 2005, 32 Yoga is a professional yoga studio located in Shenzhen’s city center, near Central Book City and Lotus Mountain. They offer professional yoga classes instructed in Chinese, though some teachers are able to speak English. The types of yoga offered at 32 Yoga include Hatha, Yin, Prenatal, Three-Dimensional, Flow, and Pilates. This small studio has a warm atmosphere, pleasant staff, and convenient class schedule. The studio offers mats and equipment for use during classes, as well as a selection of yoga clothing for purchase.

Add: Tianjian Century Garden Club, Fuzhong Yilu, Futian District, Shenzhen
地址:深圳市福田区红荔路天健世纪花园北区临街一楼 (临红荔路,关山月美术馆正对面)
Tel: 557 8287 8584 
Opening hours: 10:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Lianhua West, or take a bus to Guan Shan Yue Art Gallery
Website: http://www.32yoga.com/English.html

6) Xiao YogaView In Map
Xiao Yoga offers an elegant and peaceful environment for practicing yoga amidst the hustle and bustle of city life. Their studio features bright and spacious practice rooms with a dedicated oxygen system to keep the air fresh and pure. Their studio boasts nearly 1,000 sq. m of space, giving students plenty of room for their practice. In addition to indoor classes, Xiao Yoga offers classes outdoors from time to time. Types of classes offered include: Ball Yoga, Pilates, Iyengar, Flow Yoga, Yin Yoga, Slim Yoga, Spinal Care, Bikram Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga, and Three-dimensional Yoga. At Xiao Yoga, not only will you enjoy services tailored specific to you, you will also get sophisticated yoga expertise, an enriched mind, and the achievement of personal balance and harmony.

Add: Fuchun Orient Building, Floor 5, 7006 Shennan Avenue, Futian District, Shenzhen
Tel: 557 8257 1866
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00
Getting there: Take the Luobao Line to Chegongmiao, Exit A
Website: http://www.xiaoyoga.com

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Hi! thanks for the useful info. can anyone suggest a yoga studio in Luohu, preferably near the grand Theater/ Guomao stations. Thanks!

Jan 16, 2013 09:59 Report Abuse