Whistler’s Ultimate Guide to Yoga

August 2, 2018
Sunrise Yoga at Whistler

Yoga is continuing to become increasingly popular worldwide, and in Whistler it’s no different! With that in mind we take a look at where to find the best guided yoga practices in Whistler all year round. Whether you enjoy outdoor yoga sessions, studio guided sessions or a guided session from the comfort of your home, Whistler has something to offer.

Celebrate Yoga Outdoors

People doing Paddle boarding yoga

Join Whistler Paddle Board Yoga for morning mindfulness and truly find your balance on the calm waters of Alta Lake. Welcoming all levels from beginner to advanced they offer board rentals and a one hour instructor led session. A great way to set you up for a peaceful day in Whistler!

A Guided Studio Yoga Practice

YYoga Neo Whistler, Function Junction

People doing yoga in a room

Located just south of the village YYoga Neo Whistler is part of a small well established chain in the Yoga community with 12 locations nationwide. The studio is bright, clean and inviting with a boutique and complimentary tea lounge for guests to enjoy. The teachers at YYoga are warm, knowledgeable and conscious of every students’ own practice. Welcoming all levels, YYoga offers a variety of yoga classes including Flow, Core, Yin and Restorative. YYoga is also the only studio in Whistler offering Hot Yoga classes so if you’re looking to sweat out some toxins this is the place to go!

Yogacara, Whistler Village

Prepared yoga room

Based in the heart of the village Yogacara offers a beautiful space to practice. Their bright well lit studio looking out to the mountains is an ideal place to find your true north. Promising an intimate session with no more than 15 students. At Yogacara the teachers succeed in connecting with each student and creating a calm environment to practice. Yogacara offer traditional and authentic yoga classes that heal the mind, body and soul.

Loka Yoga, Creekside

 People mediating and doing yoga in a quiet room

 You’ll find Loka Yoga just a short ride from the village at the beautiful Nita Lake Lodge in Creekside. This truly zen and folksy studio offers traditional practices such as Ashtanga Yoga Therapy, Jivamukti, Shantiseva, Restirative, Yin and Prenatal. Offering the only Yoga wall in Whistler this studio offers the opportunity to really develop and push your practice. You will also find unique Yoga workshops and retreats offered by this studio as well as teacher mentoring.

There are numerous ways to celebrate Yoga all year round in Whistler, you can even practice from the comfort of your hotel with both the Four Seasons and Fairmont Chateau Whistler offering complimentary classes to their guests. If you enjoy a peaceful practice as part of your gym workout both Whistler Core and Meadow Park Sports Center offer Yoga and Pilates. Depending on the time of year you can also find several free or by donation classes in the village. Lululemon in the centre of the village often host community yoga sessions in their store or sponsor classes around the village. To support women and children in the community the Womens Centre offer classes by donation from Fall to Spring.

In Whistler, you can even have a guided Yoga session from the comfort of your home with the help of Body Elements. Offering mobile yoga and massage service right to your home. With all these creative yoga offerings it’s no wonder Wanderlust has found a home here for the past seven years!

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