English-Speaking Yoga Classes Across Korea
Bikram Yoga Gangnam. Learn the original Bikram Yoga with this affiliated studio, located near Sinnonhyeon Stn. (line 9, ex. 7). 4F Seokwon Building, 1303-6 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu. bikramyogakorea.co.kr 02-532-2101
Drishti Yoga Myeongdong. Myeongdong Stn. (line 4, ex. 8). On the website, find the map under the second tab of the Drishti Yoga menu. 5F Handeok Building, 65-6 Chungmuro 2-ga, Jung-gu. drishtiyoga.co.kr 02-319-5655
Hot Yoga Korea Banpo. You’ll see the Hot Yoga franchise all over Seoul. One branch is located at Express Bus Terminal Stn. (lines 3, 7, 9, ex. 8-1). Walk straight till you see the entrance to the establishment. Kristin’s English Vinyasa class is at 8 pm on Wednesdays. 02-593-9988. B1 Ildong Building, 75-10 Jamwon-dong, Seocho-gu.
JAI Center for Yoga and Health Apgujeong. Sinsa Stn. (line 3, ex. 4). Turn right at the second alley and it’s on the left. An English Vinyasa class is held at 4:30 on Sundays. 5F Naksan Plaza, 570-12 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu.
Magic Pond Yoga Yeouido. Located at the World Gym just next to the 63 Building in Yeouido, a short cab ride from Yeouinaru Stn. (line 5) or Saetgang Stn. (line 9). See the map on the website. 3F River Tower Building, 61-5 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu. rajayoga.co.kr 010-3689-1799
Mind Body Seoul Itaewon. This is a multipurpose space in Itaewon that offers yoga classes in different disciplines, among other interesting activities. Check their English website for more. 1F, Mind Body Seoul, 732-15 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu. mindbodyseoul.kr 010-8580-7430
New York Wholistic Care Itaewon. Get your yoga classes customized for your particular needs at this wellness center. 2F, 736-21 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu. nywc.co.kr 02-792-2296
Yoga Palace Sinsa. Learn yoga from a world champion! Ball Rattanapong, 2008 World Yoga Asana Champion, along with his sisters Fame and Fair started this center to share their knowledge and talents. Bikram yoga is the only discipline offered here. It’s easily accessible via bus (stop at the Galleria or Designer Club) or a taxi ride from Apgujeong Stn. (line 3, ex. 2). The website has a map in English and Korean. 666-4 Bosung Building, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu. yoga-palace.com 02-544-7771
Ayurveda Yoga Academy. Two studios in one city, and Saturday classes in English! ayurvedayogastudio.blogspot.com
Gwangju Yoga. Saturday 4:30 – 6 pm and Tuesday evening 6 – 7:30 pm above the Underground Grocers in downtown Gwangju. Check out their Facebook page for contact information.
Yoga Life Bundang. Take the Bundang line to Ori Stn. (ex. 3) for this branch of the chain. It’s on the 6th floor of the building directly in front of the exit. Classes in English are on Tuesday and Thursday at 7:40 pm. The website is in Korean, so you may want to call directly. #601, 185-1 Gumi-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do. yogalife.co.kr 010-2791-0106
Yoga V&A . In addition to these classes, the gym at Pusan National University also offers yoga classes including one in English to members. 3F Haeundae Centum Hotel, 1505 Woo 2-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan. yogav.co.kr 051-720-8030