Ancient yogis were famed for their ability to live in solitude, to exist in peace with nature, and to turn into raccoons whenever they were near a garbage can. Transform yourself into a beacon of stretchy peace with today's Groupon: for $30, you get five yoga classes (up to a $70 value) at Synergy Yoga, valid at both locations in North Beach and South Beach. Classes must be used within a 30-day period. Bring a yoga mat or rent one for $1. As the oldest yoga studio in Miami Beach, Synergy has been lending a limber hand to help students lengthen and strengthen their bodies and open their minds for more than 15 years. Even though both studios offer guidance from highly trained, excessively elastic teachers, the southern studio boasts instruction in more than eight different types of yoga.
Some classes, such as power yoga, focus on incorporating a flowing cardio workout. Some, such as Kundalini, emphasize breathing and meditation, and some incorporate yoga’s lesser-known scrapbooking aspect. Offering up to seven classes daily on the sizeable schedule, Synergy South Beach guarantees that early morning movers and evening risers alike can find a fitting class that likewise fits their schedule.
On the other side of town, the studio’s North Beach outpost also offers a wide array of classes, including the new beach yoga that is helpful for getting sand out of places you never knew existed in ways you never knew you could. The northern schedule operates on weekdays only, encouraging die-hards to migrate south for Saturday and Sunday practice, while giving beginners a chance to untie their toes over the weekend.
Synergy Yoga holds small gatherings of passionate yogis as they stretch and build muscles in 1 of the 50 classes offered each week. Various styles of yoga, including traditional Hatha flow, focus on deep breathing, and more rigorous classes, such as hot core Vinyasa or hot power yoga, combine the sweat-inducing powers of a heated studio with moves that can makes tummies tighter than an elf's shoes on a pro basketball player.
Focused on supporting the community, Synergy Yoga aims to include all walks of life. Kids' yoga invites youngsters to develop their flexibility, and very advanced yogis can turn their passion into a living with teacher training. Healing arts such as Chakra reading, meditation, or massage soothe guests in need of some extra care.