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Maybe you're brand new to yoga or your age-old practice has become rote—no matter your journey—these unexpected class spaces make it easier than ever to revive your yoga practice.
Yogis will love this min-marathon of yoga featuring three classes in one day. Your intro to Yogasoul is followed up with brews from the beer truck, vegan apps, and desserts from The Raw Deal.
Where: Fort Houston — 2020 Lindell Ave; yogasoulnashville.com
When: Saturday, September 30, 1-8 p.m.
Get centered with baby goats on a 23-acre farm. The latest fitness crazy offers an adorable experience in a casual class set-up.
Where: 9837 Split Log Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027; goatyoganashville.com
When: Multiple days, through October. Times vary.
Nashville's King of Pops shop hosts weekly yoga led by Mary Catherine Hoffner at Bicentennial Park. The all-levels class even welcomes dogs! Great views of the city and plenty of good vibes.
Where: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park — 600 James Robertson Pkwy; nashville.kingofpops.com
When: September 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
This new series at the Old School Farm House offers sanctuary in their beautiful barn, no goats here. The Sunday and Wednesday sessions are donation-based with gifted teachers leading. Stick around for a Southern-style Savasana (read: brunch, bonfires, wine).
Where: Old School Farm House — 5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pk; 615-888-9284; theoldschoolnashville.com
When: Wednesdays, 7 p.m.; Sundays 9 a.m. (beginning September 20)
Improve your mountain pose at the fifth annual Music City Yoga Festival. The all-day event includes local yoga instructors, healthy vendors, and local businesses. Proceeds support Small World Yoga, a non-profit which seeks to make yoga more accessible to the community.
Where: Rocketown — 601 4th Ave S; musiccityyogafestival.com
When: November 18, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Laugh a little while you limber up. This East Nashville studio features an hour class with teeny goats guaranteed to lift you body and soul.
Where: Shenanigoats Yoga Studio — 1046 Westchester Dr; shenanigoats.com
When: Through November 7, Times vary.
For a new way to expand your yoga practice, stand-up paddle board yoga helps strengthen your core (because this one will take balance to a whole new level) while also indulging in a true natural setting. Instructors are trained to help you with both paddleboarding and yoga in these all-levels classes.
Where: Hamilton Creek Recreation Area — 2901 Bell Rd, 615-682-1787; nashvillepaddle.com
When: Dates and times vary. Check their calendar for specific times.
Cost: $30 with paddleboard rental; $10 when you bring your own board
From downward dog to dance party, Sunset Yoga at Cumberland Park is a fundraiser for Bridges Domestic Violence Center in Franklin. The all-levels class boasts a stunning view of the city skyline and most importantly is for an awesome cause.
Where: Cumberland Park — 592 S 1st St; eventbrite.com
When: Thursday, October 5, 5-9:30 p.m.
What if every athletic activity ended in mimosas? EiO and the Hive hosts a flow hour with Shakti Power Yoga instructor, Murn, and DJ AyDamn.
Where: EiO and the Hive — 5304 Charlotte Ave, 615-203-0433; eventbrite.com
When: September 17, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cleanse yourself from that Friday night out with an all-levels restorative yoga class on Acme's rooftop. Sanctuary for Yoga leads each move so can take in the downtown views. Arrive early to garner a spot for your mat and stay after for drink specials.
Where: Acme Feed & Seed — 101 Broadway, 615-915-0888; theacmenashville.com
When: Every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month, May-October, 10 a.m.
Get into the community flow at Barista Parlor in East Nashville for a healthy weekly habit followed by a coffee kickstart.
Where: Barista Parlor East — 519 Gallatin Ave, 615-712-9766; baristaparlor.com
When: Every Wednesday through September, 7-8 a.m.
Barista Parlor in Germantown uses their sacred side yard for outdoor classes.
Where: Barista Parlor Germantown — 1230 4th Ave N, 615-401-9144; baristaparlor.com
When: Every Thursday through September, 7-8 a.m.
For Gulch-dwellers, Barista Parlor Golden Sound offers their urban establishment for morning vinyasa.
Where: Barista Parlor Golden Sound — 610 Magazine St, 615-227-4782; baristaparlor.com
When: Every Friday through September, 7-8 a.m.