Clear your mind and body with yoga and meditation at 8,000 feet. Vail’s vibrant health and wellness community has what you need to sit, close your eyes and breathe the stress away. Here, you can surround yourself with serene vistas as you sink into an hour of intentional movement and meditation. So, roll out your mat and check out these spots for yoga in Vail, Colorado.
STUDIO YOGA CLASSES
If you’re new to yoga, Vail is the place to try it. Namaste in the mountains with traditional and unconventional studio yoga offerings designed to restore mind and body from life’s stressors. Free your mind from unwanted thoughts and enjoy the “ahhh” as your muscles expand and toxins release. Local instructors can guide any new yogi to feel soothing benefits from their first sun salutation to shavasana. You’ll find traditional Vail yoga classes at Dryland Fitness & Spa, Vail Racquet Club & Fitness Center and Aquarian Uprising.
For a more novel yoga class in Vail, slow your breath at these summer favorites:
MOUNTAIN TOP YOGA AT MID-VAIL
Start your day off with a limb-lengthening mountain pose alongside the Rockies with Mountain Top Yoga. Classes take place on the lower level of the Mid-Vail Deck with pine-peppered peak views as the backdrop. Stop by the Lionshead or Vail Village ticket offices to grab your passes beforehand.
SOLARIS FREE COMMUNITY YOGA
Relax and breathe in the fresh alpine air with a free Vail yoga class at Solaris. These sessions are taught by yoga instructors from Gravity Haus who craft thoughtful flows that complement the high-altitude atmosphere. Remember to bring your own equipment, including a yoga mat, sunscreen and water bottle.
GOAT YOGA AT VAIL STABLES
Goat yoga (or GOGA) at Vail Stables combines vinyasa with farm animals. Let’s set the scene: You’re gracefully transitioning to a plank pose and suddenly, your back becomes the perfect climb for a baby goat. Many visitors also just relax in the class and let one cuddle on their stomach. If you’re looking for more animal fun, check out the G.O.A.T. Happy Hour to sip wine with the kids (also known as baby goats!). Learn more about Vail Stables yoga and G.O.A.T. Happy Hour.