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Best Yoga Classes In The Twin Cities

January 28, 2011 1:04 AM

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Yoga inspires a multitude of health benefits including better sleep, lower stress levels, improved flexibility, increased strength, better posture and overall wellness. Here are some of the best yoga classes in the Twin Cities where you can get your OM on.


Yoga Center of Minneapolis

212 3rd Ave N # 205
Minneapolis, MN
612-436-4700
www.yogacentermpls.com

Yoga Center of Minneapolis has two locations in the Twin Cities, one in Minneapolis and the other in St. Louis Park. The center provides yoga instruction to students of all levels with additional focus on yoga, meditation, pranayama (breathing) and centering techniques. The featured Big A#%! Yoga class provides modifications for different body shapes.


Bikramyoga

755 Bielenberg Dr.
St Paul, MN
651-702-9642
www.bikramyogamn.com

Bikram Yoga is based off the 26 postures Sequence selected and developed by Bikram Choudhury from Hatha Yoga. The 26 postures (asanas) are performed to help internal organs, veins, ligaments and muscles everything they need to maintain optimum health and maximum function. Studios are designed for participants to have the proper heating (104F) for optimal performance.


The Meditation Center

631 University Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-379-2386
www.themeditationcenter.org

Founded almost 40 years ago by Swami Veda Bharati, The Meditation Center provides Raja Yoga training. This scientific, experiential approach focuses on improving a person’s ability to skillfully utilize mind and body in everyday life. Raja Yoga goes beyond the physical postures and stretches by including focus on breathing, control of the senses, enhanced concentration, the cultivation of personally healthy habits, training in social relationships and higher stages of meditation.


One Yoga

2100B Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
612-872-6347
www.one-yoga.org

One Yoga is a nonprofit organization in Minneapolis open to all yoga levels with classes ranking from 1 to 3. One Yoga is especially inclusive of people who may not otherwise be financially able to participate in a yoga class.


Core Power Yoga

867 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-225-1096
www.corepoweryoga.com

Core Power Yoga in St. Paul is part of a nation-wide chain with nine other locations in the Twin Cities. Heated and non-heated classes are offered and range from Vinyasa Yoga, Hot Yoga, Yoga Sculpt and Hot Power Fusion. Growth and development lifestyle programs are also offered.

-- Beth Blair has turned a decade of travel industry experience into an action-packed travel writing career. She writes for various print and online publications and is co-founder of TheVacationGals.com and TheSpaGals.com. Learn more about her at BethBlair.com and find her on Twitter: @BethBlair.

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