Not sure if yoga is your thing? There are so many unique yoga classes in Columbus now, that you’re sure to find one that will fit your spirit and make you forget that it’s a workout! From yoga with goats, cats, and dogs, to in a brewery and more, these easy-going and fun yoga classes are perfect for all levels!
New classes are popping up all over the city and book up fast, so check the links regularly, and follow the Facebook pages below so you don’t miss out on new classes! Bring a water bottle and yoga mat (if you have one) to class, as available equipment may be limited.
If you know of any unique yoga classes in Columbus, I’d love to hear about them in the comments, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yogatos – Yoga with Cats
Relax with yoga and cats at Eat, Purr, Love Cat Café (3041 Indianola Ave, Columbus)! Class includes an hour of yoga with cat-zen cuddle time before and after class in the cat lounge. Refresh with a complimentary bottled water. Cost is $19.00; RSVP here when events are posted!
Yoga + Beer (or other local food/drink)
Yoga sessions have been popping up at local breweries for the last few years, so follow your favorite breweries on social media so you don’t miss out! I’ll update the list as I find new options, but these book up fast!
Yoga + Pints @Nocterra Brewing, 41 Depot St, Powell, OH 43065 (614)896-8000
One-hour Vinyasa yoga class with instructor Joyce Hertrich. Afterwards everyone gets a pint of beer for recovery and to hang out in the taproom before it opens to the public. Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle. Print out your ticket or show it on your phone upon arrival. Tickets start at $20. See link above for upcoming dates.
Yoga at Platform Beer Co with AR Snavley Fitness (408 N 6th St) Select dates at 10:30-11:30 am. $25 ticket includes a one hour all levels yoga practice with Amanda Reynolds-Snavley, 1 Platform beer, and delicious brunch food. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and towel.
Pound & Pour with McManes Personal Training: Held various dates at breweries around Columbus. Come get in a killer workout, enjoy a great craft beer and support local small businesses. Your $20 ticket (cash or Venmo) includes a 45 minute POUND® Class & 1 drink token for a pint of beer. (please do not forget to tip your wait staff). You will need to bring your ID, your own yoga mat and water bottle. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out.
Yoga + Cider at Mad Moon Hard Cider: Select dates, including March 22. Following yoga, the Taproom will be open to yoga participants to enjoy one of our 7 ciders on draft. Ticket price of $15 includes yoga instruction and glass of cider.
Short North Yoga and Cocktails
Join Core Power Yoga at The Joseph for a free beginner vinyasa class, the 3rd Tuesday of each month. We will be on the second floor over-looking our Short North Arches. After class stay to meet your instructor and the CPY community for happy hour pricing all night on food and drinks, at Soul bar. Limited mats provided.
- Held every 3rd Tuesday of the month through March
Paddleboard Yoga at Worthington Pools
SUP (Stand Up Paddle board) Yoga is a great workout that includes working on core balance and yoga posture while in the pool. Jen of Jen’s Zen Wellness, LLC will coach you as you stretch your muscles while balancing on the board at Worthington Pools (400 W Dublin Granville Rd, Worthington). This isn’t your average yoga workout. Be prepared to get wet! Wear your suit or other comfortable clothes that you can wear while in the pool. Register on the Worthington Pools website. Cost is $15; purchase classes in packages of 3 and receive 20% off! If you don’t have your own board, there are 7 paddleboards available to rent for $10. NOTE: Classes will resume in Spring.
Yoga at Franklin Park Conservatory
Goat Yoga with Bern Yoga at Harrison Farm
It’s adorable little goats, and yoga. What’s not to love?! This is the one I’m dying to try the most! Goat Yoga takes place in a grassy field at Harrison Farm in Groveport, where the friendliest of the goat crew are brought out to bring their unique energy into the yoga class. Classes are beginner-friendly, super casual and lots of fun. Class is followed by coffee and snacks, in addition to the chance to visit with more goats, donkey, chickens, cats, dogs and all amazing animals that live on Harrison Farm. Tickets are $20 with pre-registration, payable on the day of class with cash or check. Follow Bern Yoga on Facebook for new events as they are posted starting in Spring.
Classes are offered from May-October. Morning classes begin at 11 am and afternoon classes at 3 pm. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior. Classes are rain or shine, and will be held in The Hangar on the farm during rain. Private sessions for 10+ can be scheduled.
Don’t forget to take a goat selfie or 20! If you aren’t already following Harrison Farm on Facebook, it’s a great way to check out the goat antics and see pics of cute farm animals until you can make it to a yoga class! Reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com for registration or with any questions.
Music + Yoga at CMA
Start the year on a high note with yoga for everyday life, guided by Replenish, plus classical cello music. We welcome everyone to experience mindfulness, simple movements, and stillness in an atmosphere of a calming cello performance. No yoga experience required; movements will accommodate every person regardless of mobility, age and skill. Music + is a continuing partnership between CMA and WOSU Classical 101. Cost of this program is $10 for nonmembers (includes $5 Thursday evening admission) and $5 for members. Check calendar for upcoming dates.