Yoga and pilates classes in Ho Chi Minh City


As Saigonese, we eat fast, ride fast, and get exhausted fast in this asphalt jungle, and often end up neglecting our health and inner peace. For this reason, many of us desire a moment of balance to recharge our energy and keep fit.  

The good news is, there are plenty of fitness studios offering classes suitable for all ages, from those situated close to the city center convenient for office workers to airy studios nestled in verdant gardens for a rare hour of zen. 

Here’s a list of yoga and pilates classes in Ho Chi Minh City where you can expand yourselves physically and emotionally.


Yoga Studio



1. Thao Dien Eco Wellness – with a swimming pool and a Tibetan meditation class  



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Thao Dien Eco Wellness offers a well-trained crew of practitioners to help you learn different types of yoga. Expect to learn vinyasa yoga, a modern-day form of classical Indian yoga, hatha yoga, which involves a more static set of postures breathing techniques, and yin yoga, a slow-paced style of yoga featuring longer-held positions that benefit your nervous sytem.

A Tibetan meditation class is also offered, where you can learn the old arts of relaxing meditation with a singing bowl. 

The studio is located adjacent to a swimming pool, which functions like an extended part where you can practice aqua yoga on a beautiful day. The doors to the pool are always open, giving the class a breezy and relaxing touch.


The studio offers a comprehensive set of equipment
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Yogi can opt to buy a 10-class package at VND1,650,000 (~USD72.64), which lets you practice 1 day per week for 3 months. Those who can’t get enough of this sport, can register a 20-class package at VND2,200,000 (~USD94.60) to practice 2-3 days per week. 

First-timers or those who just want to try out yoga can pay VND220,000  (~USD9.40) for a walk-in practice. Packages are transferable and can be exchanged with pilates, fitness, and zumba classes.

In case you can’t attend class for a period of time, let the class management know and they’ll offer you a month’s extension. 

Address: 8C Road 12, Thảo Điền, District 2, HCMC
Opening hours: 8AM-8.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 088 863 73 88

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2. Body & Soul Yoga – aerial yoga and wall yoga



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Joining Body & Soul Yoga’s aerial yoga and wall yoga class, you will be able to practice weightlessness with dangling postures using hammocks and straps. These yoga exercises will help you build your core strength, stretch your back muscles, and relieve joint pressure.  


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The classes take place in spacious, air-conditioned rooms with high ceilings, wood floors, and large windows for a sense of airiness.

You can purchase membership packages starting from VND1,500,000 (~USD64.50) for 10 classes, or get day passes at VND200,000 (~USD8.80) per person. 

Address: 7 Trường Sơn, Ward 15, District 10, HCMC
Opening hours: 6.30AM-7.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 0896 629 068

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3. Yoga Hương Tre – spacious practice environment with a bookshelf



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At Yoga Hương Tre, you’ll get to practice simple but health-improving moves, such as a triangle pose to regulate blood pressure, a standing spinal twist to help keep the spine straight, or a cat-stretch pose to relieve back pain and improve digestion. 


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Drawing inspiration from bamboo, Yoga Hương Tre boasts spacious bamboo-panelled practice rooms with plenty of windows for natural lighting.


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The studio also provides a bookshelf containing books about yoga principles to read while you wait for your classes. 

Day passes are available from VND100,000 (~USD4.30) per person, while a bulk-bought package of 12 classes are from VND450,000 (~USD19.30).

Address: 12 Quốc Hương, Thảo Điền Ward, District 2, HCMC
Opening hours: 6AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 0932 190 999 I 0908 390 377 I 0907 584 423

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4. Yoga Pod – practicing yoga in a lush garden



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Yoga Pod allows you to practice yoga in a garden setting, which is a rarity in a concrete jungle like Ho Chi Minh City. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a verdant and quiet garden, the studio looks like a vacation home in a forest setting. 


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There are classes that cater to every level, including hatha, vinyasa, restorative, ashtanga, and yin. Every class is capped at 18 people, meaning each attendee will get the individual attention they should.

Busy bees can try buying 5 passes for 7 classes per month at VND950,000 (~USD40.80), while dedicated yogis can opt for a 6-month membership at VND7,500,000 (~USD330.18).

Those who are unsure about your commitment can try drop-in classes at VND250,000 (~USD10.70).

Address: 28 Thảo Điền Street, Thảo Điền, District 2, HCMC
Opening hours: 6AM-2PM I 4PM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 078 907 6997

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5. Yoga Daily – therapeutic massage for nagging muscle issues



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Aside from yoga classes specializing in meditation, therapy, and alignment, Yoga Daily also offers a therapeutic massage course teaching techniques for injury rehab.


Therapeutic massage course
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Yogadaily – Trung tâm Yoga uy tín tại TPHCM

A package of 57 hours of alignment sessions costs around VND8,500,000 (~USD374.20).

Practitioners who want to learn how to reduce their muscle soreness can join a 9-day therapeutic massage course at VND3,000,000 (~USD132.07), where you’ll learn how to apply healing pressure to specific points on your muscles.

Address: Lot A, PN Techcons, 48 Hoa Sứ, Ward 7, Phú Nhuận District, HCMC
Opening hours: 6.30AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 090 263 3569

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6. Victory Yoga Studio – good value for your money



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Boasting a spacious studio dotted with greenery for an energizing touch, Victory Yoga Studio runs a gamut of 60-minute yoga classes catering to different levels and demands of practitioners. 

The studio specializes in yoga basics, hatha yoga, core yoga with focus on abdominal area, and yoga weight loss for those who need to burn more calories in a short period of time.


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For a high-impact sweaty workout with pumping disco music, you can opt to join aerobic classes.

The memberships here are also quite reasonable. A 3-month package is priced at VND1,800,000 (~USD77.40) per person, while a 12-month package costs VND5,200,000 (~USD224) per person.

Address: 70 Hồ Thành Biên, Ward 4, District 8, HCMC
Opening hours: 6AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 0909 975 712

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Pilates Studio



7. Pour Vous – Pilates Center Yoga And Spa – private and stylish



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Boasting an up-market boutique studio designed for privacy and comfort,  Pour Vous – Pilates Center Yoga and Spa is the favorite workout spot of many local celebrities and socialites.

You can start at your pace in the 60-minute pilates classes with mat workout, barrel stretches, and then exercise with a stability ball with the assistance of a well-trained crew. 


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To guarantee privacy and quality guidance, all classes are limited to a small size of 8 to 10 to help you accomplish your fitness goals faster. Visitors will need to book classes in advance. 

You can purchase a 12-class or a 25-class package from VND2,500,000 (~USD110.06) to VND9,500,000 (~USD418.23) per person.

Address: 84b Trần Quốc Toản, Ward 8, District 3, HCMC
Opening hours: 7AM-8.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 083 820 8320

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8. Pilates Saigon – internationally certified teachers and modern full-body machines 



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Founded by Oscar Soletto, an internationally certified pilates coach, Pilates Saigon boasts a good selection of fitness equipment necessary for a productive pilates workout session, including stability chairs, stability barres, and cadillac reformers. The machines might look like torture devices at first – but it will get easier as the trainers will help you nail every move.  

The studio features a wide range of crafted exercises on mats and machines that stretches major muscle groups, improves blood circulation, and boosts stamina, from barre, planks, obliques, to mid back series on a reformer.  


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Pilate enthusiasts looking for a good stretch can purchase 10-class memberships at VND3,500,000 (~USD154.08) per person. For those who have sustained an injury or worked in a profession that requires regular body maintenance, check out a 45-minute physiotherapy session at VND1,400,000 (~USD60.63) per person.

Address: 

  • Deutsches Haus, 33 Lê Duẩn, Bến Nghé Ward, District 1, HCMC
  • Lily Residence, 231 Nguyễn Văn Hưởng, Thảo Điền Ward, District 2, HCMC

Opening hours: 9AM-2PM, Daily
Telephone: 0120 743 6858 

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Yoga and pilates classes in Ho Chi Minh City for productive workout


There are plenty of yoga and pilates classes in Ho Chi Minh City that cater to various styles and levels, from foundational moves to challenging inversions.

Combining modern equipment with dynamic movements, the above-mentioned yoga and pilates studio can help you build up your strength and find your zen.

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Cover image adapted from: Pilates Việt Nam: By Pour Vous Method, Yoga Pod, and Thao Dien Eco Wellness

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