News flash: Maintaining a regular yoga routine doesn’t have to break the bank. If you get a little creative (and are possibly willing to drive), you can score ridiculously cheap—even free!—yoga classes at terrific studios throughout the area. Check out our picks below, and add any cheap-yoga intel you have in the comments.
Note: Be sure to check the schedule for each studio before you go. Class times and offerings often change.
Amrita Yoga and Wellness
What: $6 Community Infrared Hot Flow
When: Monday and Wednesday nights
Where: 1204 Frankford Ave, Fishtown.
DIG Yoga Lambertville
What: $8 Community Class (cash only)
When: Various days and times.
Where: 204 North Union Street, Lambertville.
DIG Yoga Philadelphia
What: $5 Community Hour (cash only)
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7 a.m.
Where: 410 Monroe Street, Queen Village.
Eat Drink Om Yoga Cafe
What: $5 30-minute lunchtime yoga classes
When: Monday through Friday from 1 to 1:30 p.m., and 1:30 to 2 p.m.
Where: 124 East Gay Street, West Chester.
What: $5 Flow
When: Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5 p.m.
Where: 385 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford.
Practice Yoga Studio
What: Pay-what-you-want donation classes
When: Thursday at 7:30 p.m. (Note: This is a level 1 class, meaning it's meant for beginners and focuses on fundamentals.)
Where: 804 South Fourth Street, Queen Village.
What: $9 Community Yoga
When: Sundays fromn 10:30 to 11:45.
Where: 209 Poplar Street, Northern Liberties.
Shanti Yoga Shala
What: Pay-what-you-wish Community Vinyasa Yoga
When: Saturdays from 4 to 5:15 p.m.
Where: 262 South 12th Street, Midtown Village.
Twisters Wellness Centers
What: $9 Early Bird Flow
When: Monday through Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (Some days are in Ambler, some in Erdenheim; check schedule.)
Where: 131 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, and 813 Bethlehem Pike, Erdenheim.
Yoga Garden South Street
What: $8 Lunch Hour and Sunrise Vinyasa
When: Sunrise classes are Monday and Wednesday from 6 to 7 a.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 8 a.m. Lunch hour classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: 903 South Street, Bella Vista.
What: $5 donation classes (vinyasa, basics and meditation currently available)
When: Various days; check schedule.
Where: 18 Swamp Road, Newtown.
Nava Yoga Center in the Navy Yard offers your first class for free. Yes, it's a one-time thing, but hey—it's something.
Don't forget that every Lululemon location offers one free yoga class a week, either in store or at a yoga studio. The locations, days and times change seasonally, so be sure to check the stores' websites for up to date information.
Athleta stores offer some free in-store classes, with a rotating schedule each month. Yoga is usually on the roster, so be sure to check the calendar at the beginning of each month and plan accordingly. We currently have three Athleta locations in our area: Center City, King of Prussia and Marlton.