YogaŞala, which means home or abode of Yoga in Sanskrit, is meant to create a place and community where—in the chaos of Istanbul and Ankara life—people can come practice yoga, breathe and be at home in their bodies.
Sessions at YogaŞala are multi-level and we offer eclectic yoga styles, workshops and one-on-one session. Our current sessions feature Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Sivananda, Hatha, and Yin Yoga, as well as sessions for PreNatal and Kid’s Yoga. Our experts focus on intelligent sequencing, emphasizing the connection between breath and movement from asana to asana. This practice builds strength and flexibility in the body and steadiness in the mind. Our goal is to guide participants to greater self-awareness, focus, and health through our full spectrum of yoga sessions. We do this with love, compassion, a sense of adventure, and a reverence for individuality. With our varied staff of experienced, certified experts, YogaŞala offers both beginners and more advanced participants the highest quality instruction available.
Bringing a Timeless Practice to Modern Times
The ancient and timeless tradition of Yoga has been passed from yoga expert to participant for over 5,000 years. We continue that tradition by welcoming into our studios experts and participants from all types of Yoga, and from all walks of life, with open arms and an offer of community. At the core of YogaŞala is a passionate, committed group of experts and staff who understand, first hand, the joy and power of Yoga. To serve their participants, they bring their collective wisdom and dedication, their years of practice and experience, their openness, their caring, and their creativity into the sessions every day. And, they have fun doing it.
Yoga is many things to many people. It is fitness, it is health, it is relaxation, it is transformation, it is the opening of new possibilities, it is community. That is why YogaŞala has created an eclectic and open yoga house embracing all types of Yoga. We are continuously improving and expanding our offerings to serve the needs of our diverse participant population and to accommodate the creativity of our superb experts. At YogaŞala you will find sessions in different styles, all of which feature our trademark YogaŞala approach: safe, compassionate and skillful experince.