Yogis, like teenagers, sport ever-changing bodies and are occasionally labeled as posers by their peers. Score some cred with today's Groupon: for $30, you get five yoga classes at Vessel Yoga Chicago (a $65 value).
Vessel’s team of certified instructors, led by studio owner and passionate yogi Margo Kellison, shares a love for yoga practice with students of all abilities in a spacious, sunny studio. Beginners practice a slower flow during the 60-minute basic class, focusing on breaking down the fundamentals to prepare for more challenging poses, such as crow or Rubik’s cube. More experienced mat mavens can challenge their bodies, build strength, and increase flexibility in the 90-minute Vessel 2 class. Alternatively, the Vessel Vin & Yin session infuses an athletic series of poses with restorative positions designed to deeply stretch the hip, shoulder, and back.
Vessel Yoga Chicago
Margo Kellison developed a passion for yoga after just one class. Previously a marathon runner, Kellison—now a certified yoga instructor at Vessel Yoga—originally tried the sport as a way to ease knee problems, and instead adopted it as her new vocation. After studying under celebrated yogis such as Baron Baptiste, Seane Corn, and Yogi Bear, then collaborating with Nike designers to create yoga products, Kellison settled down in Chicago to open Vessel Yoga. Today, with more than a decade's worth of experience under her spandex waistband, Kellison makes it her mission to mint new yogis through five different class sizes grounded in the Vinyasa tradition. Classes take place in a naturally lit studio with hardwood floors, exposed-brick walls, and wooden beams.
112 N May St.
Chicago, Illinois 60607