The Shape Issue: Yoga for Anyone and Everyone

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

Not into yoga? Think again. We break down the myriad ways you can get your stretch on whether you're a beginner, cardio fanatic or total yogi.

Baptiste Power Yoga

Ideal for: Workout fanatics who love to sweat

Find it: Balanced Yoga, ?clintonville?

The gist: A 90-degree room that facilitates a deeper stretch one inhale at a time

Pair it with: Protein-packed ?veggie burger at ?Wildflower Cafe

Big Asana Yoga

Ideal for: All shapes, sizes and levels of experience

Find it: Yoga on High, Short North,

The gist: A welcoming space where all shapes and sizes and practice comfortably

Pair it with: Housemade granola and fresh carrot juice at Northstar Café


Ideal for: Fellas new to the practice

Find it: YMCA, Downtown,

The gist: An accessible class aimed at removing any hesitation men have for yoga

Pair it with: Quinoa salad from Little Eater in the North Market

Stand-Up Paddle Board Yoga

Ideal for: Wannabe surfers

Find it: Seven Studios' class at Scioto Audubon Metro Park

The gist: A no-experience-necessary outing that uses a board in lieu of a mat

Pair it with: Avocado toast or a super-food-filled acai bowl at Alchemy Juice Bar & Café

Meet-Up Yoga

Ideal for: Social butterflies

Find it: Thank Yoga's pop-up classes,

The gist: A once-a-month out-of-the-studio experience at spots like Seventh Son Brewing Co.

Pair it with: A post-stretch brew. You deserve it!