HeartYoga | Minneapolis
Uptown’s yoga studio is welcoming, eclectic, fresh, diverse and vigorous in nature.
HeartYoga has a unique take on vinyasa which allows students to flow at their own pace within ever-changing “take it, leave it, or modify it” sequences structured by our passionate teachers. This freedom of expression and movement with breath empowers students to explore what it means to be truly authentic and work beyond their ordinary limits in order to live more vibrant, loving and engaged lives.
If you’re ready to try something new, HeartYoga will take your practice to a deeper level. Come be a part of a growing community where the city’s yoga teachers practice alongside yogis of all backgrounds and levels.
Yoga matters to Drew. Guided by this passion, she has devoted her life to studying the healing practice. Her personal path toward true self-love, strength and acceptance has inspired her to share those gifts with others. If you’re ready to explore yoga’s powerful inward journey and redefine your limits, Drew invites you to join her on this extraordinary quest.
To Lejla, yoga is personal. It is a grounding and liberating practice that gives the practitioner an insight to their truest self.
She believes that we all have gifts that can change the world that can be unlocked through yoga.
Being a busy college student and an active creative person on a mission; yoga is how she ties everything together and stays grounded. She is continuously moved and transformed by the benefits her own personal practice and wants to share the same gift with the world.
Community is what drives Sean. Meeting new people and taking in diverse perspectives motivate him to ascend. Bringing a unique outlook, along with direction from his personal practice, Sean strives to use this experience to inspire others.
Kirsten believes that movement is an expression of the soul.
Leading with her heart, she brings creativity, fun, and passion to every class. Kirsten believes that yoga is a raw, honest and courageous way of fully integrating yourself; an empowering catalyst for reaching your fullest potential.
Yoga is for everybody. Come and share your light!
Yoga provided the resilience and courage necessary for Kate to shatter the limiting beliefs she held about herself. By exploring the instinctual desire to move freely and making challenge a conscious effort in the practice, yoga took Kate to a new realm of freedom in both body and mind. It’s her desire to get you there too.
As a former classical ballet dancer, Eva was first drawn to yoga for the physical movement. After discovering how healing it can be both physically and mentally, she found an internal strength and freedom through her practice. The growth that she sees and experiences daily inspires her to help others see the light in going somewhere unknown and discovering something new about themselves.
Jake believes that yoga is best enjoyed with good people, an intimate space, and moderate to very high heat. All of these are abundant at HeartYoga, making it a lovely space to practice yoga any day of the week.
(Twin Cities Metro Residents Only)
Each day on your mat is a beautiful opportunity to pour your heart into your practice whether it is your first day in yoga or your 5,000th practice. Although our classes can be physically demanding, HeartYoga is a safe space to be as you are. All of our classes are breathing classes first; everything else is secondary. All are welcome!
Follow the Yogi
Set in a calm, quiet room, Follow the Yogi is a series of powerful, ancient postures that support strength and vibrancy within. This is a chance to practice along with your teacher and create a communal yoga spirit. If you seek to begin each day with wonder, join us for this hot class. Keep in mind instruction is minimal and this class is not appropriate for first-time yoga students.
Hot Vinyasa is an invigorating class of flowing postures to inspiring, upbeat music. If you are looking to go beyond the ordinary and light your fire, this class is for you! You will get HOT!
Deep Vinyasa is a slower sequence that encourages moving inward. Through feeling postures with the eyes closed, we explore the healing connection between mind and body. This is a warm/hot class.
Yin Yoga is a meditative class where postures are held for 5-10 minutes in a warm room. This creates a profound release of the body’s connective tissue—like deep calming bodywork. It’s a wonderful practice for those seeking peace and inner quiet.
For those who wish to learn to meditate or deepen their current practice. The teacher begins the hour with some simple instructions and may offer more guidance throughout the hour depending on the students’ level of experience. Students should bring their own meditation cushion as props are very limited. This is free class open to the community.
Ashtanga Vinyasa Short-Form
The Short-Form is an adaptation of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in a hot room. In this class you have time to breath into postures – we often hold them for 5 breaths. This develops an intuitive understanding of how your body can embrace these ancient shapes.
This class open to the community offered at no charge, and are taught by our teachers in training. Come support their growth and build your practice!
The class format may changed based on the what format the trainee is working with, but it will always be a chance to get out of your head, move into your body and find greater balance/wholeness.
Donations appreciated and accepted after class, give whatever heart calls you to give–financial or otherwise.