September marks National Yoga Month and Miami area hotels are getting their zen on with a variety of special class offerings. Whether it’s a free class under the sun or an evening hosted by locally beloved teachers, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate National Yoga Month in style.
Flourish, a Yoga and Garden-to-Table Dinner Series at The Palms Hotel
The Wednesday evening summer yoga series Flourish at The Palms Hotel & Spa (3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-534-0505) has extended through the month of September, after which it will continue on a monthly basis. Enjoy an inspiring hourlong Vinyasa practice with teachers Sharon Aluma and Amy Dannheim amongst a community of local yogis and hotel guests, followed by a healthy dinner provided by Chef Julie Frans.
When: 6 p.m., Wednesdays Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10
Price: $35 in advance, $45 at the door
The James Royal Palm’s Wellness Days
In honor of National Yoga Month, The James Royal Palm (1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-5700) is ramping up its Wellness Days programming to every Saturday during the month of September. Get your downward dog on with an hourlong morning class by Green Monkey teacher Noelle Bowman. Guests will have the chance win a Peace Love World gift basket valued at over $250.
Opt for the September 13 edition when local yogi and fashion blogger Ginger Harris hosts the event and a complimentary brunch is provided by the Florida Cookery, as well as mini spa treatments from Renew the Spa.
When: 9 a.m. Saturdays Sept. 13, Sept. 20 and Sept. 27
Third Annual Miami Yoga Fest at The Standard Spa
Come out for a full day of yoga on Sunday, Sept. 21 when The Standard Spa, Miami Beach (40 Island Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-1717) celebrates its Thrid Annual Miami Yoga Fest. Teachers Elena Bower, Dawn B. Feinberg, Christine Lewis and Cristal Gould will lead yoga classes, meditations and talks on well-being, consciousness and spirituality. In between sessions, guests are encouraged to take advantage of The Standard’s baths, pools and spa for a truly zen experience.
When: Sunday, Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Price: $99 (includes spa day pass)
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-704-3945
namasDAY with exhale at the Epic Hotel and Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Exhale Spa celebrate its fourth annual namasDAY during National Yoga Month on Thursday, Sept. 18 with Marie Claire magazine at both the Epic Hotel (270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; 305-424-5226) and Loews Miami Beach (1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-1601) locations. Come out for a complimentary 60-min. yoga class, as well as a fun evening of live music, sips and snacks, trunk shows and mini spa therapies.
When: Thursday, Sept. 18
Epic Hotel: 6 p.m. Exhale Power Yoga with Jodi Carey, 7:15 p.m. Exhale Flow Yoga with Alexandra Shepherd
Loews Miami Beach: 6:30 p.m. Exhale Flow Yoga with Amy Dannheim
Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s Third Annual Lapis Spa Wellness Series
In conjunction with the Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s (4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2000) Third Annual Lapis Spa Wellness Series, a 90-min. TRIBE yoga class will be offered by Green Monkey yoga on the Ocean Lawn on Friday, Sept. 26. Enjoy your vinyasas to the beats of DJ Michelle Pooch. Healthy food, cocktails and tea will also be served.
When: Friday, Sept. 26. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Class starts at 7 p.m.
Price: $25 in advance, $35 at the door
RSVP: Fontainebleau.com/wellness or 305-674-4772