Prepare to get bendy at some of the best yoga studios in the Geelong region

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Prepare to get bendy at some of the best yoga studios in the Geelong region

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Words by Mackenzie Pennycook

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It’s no secret that yoga is good for the body and the mind, but the ever-growing popularity of yoga has led to the Geelong region having some of the top pickings for yoga studios.

We’ve compiled a list of our favourites to make choosing your new studio a little easier.

Upstate Studios

With two central Geelong studios, a coastal Torquay location, a studio in Newtown specifically for reformer Pilates and a location in Balaclava, Upstate studios is taking the yoga world by storm.

With a number of yoga and Pilates classes to choose from, there is sure to be something that tickles your fancy at Upstate. Whether it’s power flow, Box HIIT, hot yoga, power Pilates or a sound bath meditation and yin session, there truly is something for everyone.

Upstate promises strong, fun and welcoming classes that are sure to inspire you, as well as offering live streaming services with over 100 classes a week and on-demand workouts if working out from home is more your vibe.

With a $49 unlimited class intro offer you can be sure to suss out all the classes upstate has to offer.

Head to the website here to book your class at upstate and suss out the locations.


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Good Folk Yoga

With a down-to-earth studio in the heart of Geelong, Good Folk Yoga promises classes for good folk, by good folk.

Promising a simplistic studio that is focused on building strength and progress in your yoga practice, Good Folk Yoga also promises a place that encourages participants to just lie down and chill out.

An online studio is also an option, with over 200 pre-recorded classes you can access from the comfort of your very own home. All of the fan favourite classes are offered online with flow, mellow, strong flow, yin and meditation all up available to book from your home setup.

The best part is Good Folk promises a judgement-free space to learn and sweat, or chill out and switch off, you decide.

With a three-week intro pass for newbies, you can suss out Good Folk before making a commitment to make sure it’s the right fit for you.

Book your classes and suss the website here.

You can find Good Folk Yoga at 138 Myers Street, Geelong.


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Wonder Yoga + Barre

Located in the heart of Geelong on Ryrie Street, and in Geelong West on Pakington Street, Wonder Yoga + Barre offers up to 90 inspiring classes every week across the two locations, aiming to support the practice of yoga and movement in a meaningful way.

Whether it’s building muscle, working on flexibility or hot yoga, there is something for everyone with a range of class styles on offer. Wonder Yoga also offers Barre classes for those working on muscle strength, as well as sculpt classes for people who are searching for something a little different.

For $49 you can try unlimited classes at Wonder for 30 days, or there’s a free 14 day trial for online classes if you’re looking for a more flexible way to workout, providing access to unlimited Yoga, Barre, Sculpt and Yin classes anytime, anywhere.

Hosting a number of skilled instructors for yoga of all kinds, as well as prenatal yoga, Wonder Yoga + Barre is sure to have you covered.

Head to the website here to book your classes and grab your unlimited class intro offer.

You can find Wonder Yoga + Barre at 128 Ryrie Street, Geelong and Level 1, 57 Pakington Street, Geelong West.


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Zero Point Yoga

Zero Point Yoga is located in the stunning Ocean Grove and promises a wonderful selection of yoga, Pilates, callanetics, barre and sound baths, drawing wisdom from Tantra, Anusara, Vinyasa, and other Hatha styles.

The studio is heated by far-infrared heating, gently heating the body as you move through your classes in a non-invasive manner. Far infrared heating is proven to improve lymphatic flow, boost the immune system and help to remove toxins putting Zero Points classes a cut above the rest.

Whether it’s yoga you’re after, prenatal classes, HIIT Pilates, barre or meditation, Zero Point also has you covered with the additional option of live-streamed classes as well as on-demand ensuring you can fit a workout into even the busiest of schedules.

With a number of pricing options available, including casual passes, one-month unlimited classes or five day passes, Zero Point gives you the freedom to use the studio at your own pace.

Head to the website here to see the full class listings as well as to book.

Zero Point Yoga is located at 41 Smithton Grove, Ocean Grove.


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Ebb and Flow Wellness Studio

Ebb and Flow is a studio created by Di Meade, a yoga, Pilates and meditation teacher, who is also a pharmacist and wellness coach.

Located in Newtown, Ebb and flow offer more than 40 movement and meditation classes a week, combined with a welcoming space for holistic wellbeing.

Designed to get you stretching and strengthening your body, mind and spirit, the studio is a unique stylish urban retreat that’s also heated, making sure you are consistently comfortable when taking your classes. As a bonus, infrared thermal heating promotes increased blood flow to muscles and joints enhancing flexibility and providing cleansing benefits.

All classes are suitable for beginners and promise a judgement-free space for all skill levels to move and practice together, with private group classes, one on one sessions, and additional teenager and children’s classes available.

In addition, Ebb & Flow has beautifully stocked shelves with natural, botanical remedies, teas, supplements, candles, active wear, yoga mats and props and more. With a natural and ethical approach to taking care of one’s body from the inside and out, the wellness studio is an urban oasis that will leave you feeling pretty darn radiant.

With casual classes available, as well as monthly, six-monthly and 12 monthly memberships, Ebb and Flow aim to ensure flexibility for its members.

Head here to check out the pricing and suss the classes.

Ebb and Flow Wellness Studio is located at 1/407 Pakington Street, Newtown.