Us corporate slaves are always itching for some form of release after a hard day’s work, and for some of us, that comes in the form of yoga. The act of stretching out our stiffened muscles after a whole day of being glued to a chair can do wonders, but with everything in the CBD being expensive as heck, we tend to shy away from yoga classes nearby for fear of breaking the bank.
Fret not – there are always affordable alternatives lurking around, even in town. We’ve sussed out the best and cheapest yoga studios that you can easily hop to after work.
P.S. Some yoga studios also livestream virtual classes for those that are working from home!
You’d be glad to know that Yoga+ has three studios conveniently located in Chinatown, Bugis, and Tanjong Pagar which are some of the hot spots around town.
Image credit: @heyyogaplus
Apart from the typical yoga classes, Yoga+ also aims to expand its students’ experiences beyond the yoga mat following the ‘three-pillar’ experience, which is designed to teach them mindful living, inspire creative expression, and raise social awareness.
Do note that participants have to bring their own yoga mats and towels.
Price: $30 (drop-in) | $50 (two class introductory package) | $65 (one week unlimited classes) | $140 (five classes) | $500 (25 classes)
Address: 28A Pagoda St, Singapore 059188
Address: 36B Arab Street, Singapore 199735
Yoga+ Tanjong Pagar
Address: 89B Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088510
It’s no wonder that many office workers seek their liberation at Freedom Yoga’s studio along River Valley Road, what with its clean and serene space. Here you’ll find different classes designed to fulfil different needs, ranging from chill sessions to more cardio-intensive classes.
You can also sign-up for their virtual classes from just $5 per session.
Price: $35 (drop-in) | $165 (five classes) | $270 (10 classes) | $720 (30 classes) | $125 (private class for one pax)
Freedom Yoga River Valley
Address: 407 River Valley Road, Singapore 248305
Telephone: 6219 3640
Freedom Yoga Holland Village
Address: 25E Lorong Liput, Holland Village, Singapore 277736
Telephone: 6463 4993
A location right next to Clarke Quay MRT is pretty sweet, and with its friendly and comfortable environment, Club Yoga has it all. They welcome newbies and seasoned yogis alike with open arms, so you can be sure that you’ll find a class suited for yourself.
Price: $36 (drop-in) | $220 (10 classes) | $800 (50 classes)
Address: 28B Hong Kong Street, Singapore 059667
Telephone: 6909 2080
Yoga Mala’s location is pretty darn hard to beat with a studio just three minutes away from Raffles Place MRT station.
They teach a variety of styles ranging from the traditional hatha to the modern ashtanga, so if you’re hoping to become a vinyasa virtuoso with a hint of hatha knowledge, give this studio a shot.
Price: $150 (five classes) | $280 (10 classes) | $648 (30 classes) | $1000 (50 classes) | $300 (one month unlimited pass)
Address: 49A Circular Road, Singapore 049404
Opening hours: Weekdays 7AM-9PM | Sat 8.30AM-3PM | Sun 7AM-11AM
Telephone: 8498 1649
Image credit: @haleyogastudio
Busy bees in the Shenton Way area can head over to Robinson Square, where you’ll find Hale Yoga sitting snug in the middle of the 19th floor.
Aside from the typical yoga classes, they also conduct aerial yoga classes that will have you fighting for balance while suspended in mid-air, as well as wheel yoga classes that alleviate back woes that you’d get from sitting in the office the whole day.
Price: $30 (drop-in) | $90 (six class introductory pack) | $130 (five classes) | $220 (10 classes) | $380 (20 classes) | $850 (50 classes)
Address: 144 Robinson Road, Robinson Square #19-02, Singapore 068908
Opening hours: Weekdays 10AM-8.30PM | Sat 11AM-4.30PM | Sun 12PM-3.30PM
Telephone: 6581 3200
Situated in the heart of the financial and heritage district, Masters’ Yoga Sadhan brings its students a myriad of classes of various difficulty levels. You’ll find that the easiest classes will simply help you stretch out your spine, whereas the harder classes will have you contorting yourself into intricate poses that your friends will marvel at.
Expecting women will also find prenatal yoga classes designed to ease them through their pregnancy journeys.
Price: $210 (10 classes) | $570 (30 classes) | $825 (50 classes) | $250 (one month unlimited classes
Address: 77A Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088498
Opening hours: Weekdays 7AM-9.30PM | Weekends 9AM-3PM
Telephone: 9774 8494
Tirisula Yoga is nestled along Smith Street. Their practice is adapted from the Ashtanga Vinyasa style that dates back all the way to 1500 years ago, so you can be sure that what you’ll be learning has been tried and tested and guaranteed to work.
Price: $50 (drop-in) | $75 (three class trial pack) | $210 (10 classes) | $400 (20 classes) | $570 (30 classes) | $850 (50 classes)
Tirisula Yoga Smith Street
Address: 50B Smith Street, Singapore 058958
Full list of Tirisula Yoga studios
Image credit: Yoga Movement
Having been around since 2012, Yoga Movement is one of the more popular yoga studios in Singapore, with multiple outlets in places such as Orchard, Tanjong Pagar, and Tiong Bahru.
Their classes are broken down into varying paces – slow, medium, and fast – so aspiring yogis can choose the class that suits their fancy and find zen at their own pace.
Price: $35 (drop-in) | $45 (two class starter pack) | $160 (five classes) | $290 (10 classes) | $450 (20 classes) | $590 (30 classes)
Hom Yoga can be found in both Orchard and Raffles Place, which is extra convenient for those looking to escape that daily grind ASAP.
Their yoga practice surpasses achieving physical fitness and branches out into searching for a greater purpose. In fact, they are very socially-conscious – they carry out eco-friendly practices, and all proceeds from its community classes go straight to the Singapore Committee for UN Women.
Price: $35 (drop-in) | $295 (10 classes) | $190 (one month unlimited membership)
Tucked in a corner of Telok Ayer that’s just a one-minute walk away from the MRT is Yoga Mandala’s tranquil studio. The yogis here will take you through a wide variety of practices from hatha to vinyasa.
While most of the classes are conducted in English, some classes are also done in Mandarin. They even have virtual classes on Zoom that you can purchase in a bundle of 10 for $80 – you can use them with a friend too.
Price: $25 (one trial class) | $35 (drop-in) | $220 (10 classes) | $380 (20 classes) | $450 (30 classes)
Address: 134B Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068600
Telephone: 6221 6683
Yoga can be pretty expensive, but with these cheap yoga studios around, you can find lasting peace of mind and ensure that all your savings remain intact at the same time. Namaste!
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Cover image adapted from (L-R): @clubyoga.sg, Yoga Movement
Originally published on 29th July 2019. Last updated by Josiah Neo on 5th March 2021.
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