"Every day seems like the same old, mundane routine." If you find yourself thinking this, it is time to take a holiday, and Thailand could be the perfect place for you.
Incorporating yoga into your trip to Thailand will help to refresh your mind and body. With so many studios and so little time, we have compiled this list for you of our favourite ones. Whether you want a quick yoga session or are looking for a place to do yoga, meditation and detox, we have you covered.
For an in-and-out yoga session, here is our top pick:
Yoga Elements – Bangkok
Yoga Elements can be your oasis in the busy city of Bangkok. At this studio, there is a strong theme of connecting the mind and body through yoga, breathing and meditation.
They help people develop self-awareness, unlock their potential and approach health in a 360-degree way.
There are classes for all abilities, starting with Elements for beginners, Flow for intermediate and Bliss for experienced yogis as well as 2 hour yin classes for people of all levels.
For those who wish to dedicate more time to a yoga studio, we recommend these ones:
The Yoga Tree – Chiang Mai
The Yoga Tree in Chiang Mai is the perfect spot to tap into your inner yogi because the luscious, tranquil environment surrounding you.
A variety of mind-body-spirit classes are available including yoga (yin yoga, yoga flow, laughter yoga, gentle, restorative yoga and yoga foundations), transformational dance, movement meditation, qi-gong (holistic meditation) and creative wellness workshop classes.
The Sanctuary Thailand - Koh Pha Ngan island
Absorb the surroundings, the smells and the sounds at The Sanctuary. Located right on a remote beach, Haad Tien on Koh Pha Ngan island, it really lives up to its name as being a 'sanctuary.'
There is a focus on yoga, detox, weight loss, wellness and spiritual retreats at The Sanctuary. They also have a world class spa, cinema, lounge, library and health store.
If you need a meal or snack after your class, you can relax with a tea or enjoy a raw treat, healthy dessert or a smoothie at their Tea Temple and café.
It’s built on natural granite quartz crystals rock, and whether you’re into crystals or not, these ones are believed to send out positive energy to encourage people to focus and flow at the same time.
Connect with nature, connect with yourself and connect with others are The Sanctuary.
Shambhala Yoga Centre - Koh Tao, Surat Thani
The Shambhala Yoga Centre is a sacred hideaway located within the Blue Wind Resort, North Sairee Beach and is just 50 metres from the beach. This relaxing and peaceful place is perfect for those looking to recharge, energise and detox.
All of the Hatha and restorative yoga classes here are suitable for students of all levels.
The Yogarden Samui – Koh Samui
The Yogarden Samui is located in Koh Samui and has a strong focus on yoga and detoxing.
They offer different types of yoga including Hatha, vinyasa flow, dynamic flow, conscious flow, restorative, Iyengar, yin & yang, ashtanga, mysore ashtanga, yin, yin & yin, meditation/introduction to meditation, pranayama, kundalini, prenatal, pilates, TRE (trauma & tension release exercises), Zumba and kids yoga.
If you’re looking to do a detox, they have two great options: whole foods cleanse and an easy detox herbal cleanse.
And for those who decide not to do a detox, make sure you treat your body to wholesome meals at their café which is full of fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
Rest and relax in their Garden Therapy Room with one of their beauty or body treatments from massages (Thai, deep tissue, oil, coconut, aloe vera) to facials and reiki and chakra balancing.