10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

July 25, 2024
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10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

Of course you can practice asana and meditation on your beloved mat, wedged between the couch and coffee table on your small living room floor. You can focus on your breathing in your favorite yoga studio, despite barking dogs and car alarms. You can find much-needed stillness of mind and body at a yoga retreat in the Alps. You can even take grounding among the trees in the park. However, nothing can compare to practicing yoga on and off the mat in Tulum. Yoga in Tulum is definitely a unique experience.

A fishing village turned literally overnight into one of the most sought after destinations when it comes to spiritual practices such as yoga. Tulum offers dozens of yoga studios and shalas. Depending on your budget and preferences, you will find the right place for your practice. However, this turns out to be quite a difficult task, as Tulum yoga offers dozens of studios and shalas. So we have selected 10 places where you should roll out your mat the next time you visit Tulum.

Qualia Tulum

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

More of a center and temporary residence for nomadic travelers, healers and artists, Qualia is located in the heart of the Mayan jungle, about 10 miles from the town of Tulum. Among the spartan but cozy accommodations, Qualia features a beautiful outdoor yoga shala, a place where you can literally connect to the energies of the Earth.

Yoga Shala Tulum

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

Has built its philosophy around the practice of yoga. Very close to the beach, but surrounded by trees, Yoga Shala offers the opportunity to reconnect with nature and yourself. You can even sleep under the stars. Mornings and evenings are reserved for various yoga classes, from Ashtanga and Vinyasa to Hatha Yoga and Kundalini.

Nomade Tulum

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

Takes the concept of barefoot luxury further with amazing accommodations and a wide range of workshops, retreats, healing sessions and therapies, all rooted in the mystique of the sacred valley of Tulum. Yogis are greeted with a wooden deck surrounded by lush vegetation.

Cabañas Tulum Hotel

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

Keeps our yoga practice close to the beach. Imagine being able to immerse yourself in your daily meditation practice, with the sea breeze and the sound of the waves to keep you connected to the present moment. The hard floor of the shala is flexible enough to make your asana practice comfortable.

Jungle Keva Tulum

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

We discovered a few weeks ago the whole story of Jungle Keva, with all the struggles and moments of happiness. Built with respect for the environment and promoting ecological awareness, Jungle Keva offers an intimate yoga shala, very Tulum yoga: simple, well ventilated, offering the perfect setting for peace of mind.

Ikal Chit

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

Need an extra mystical boost to recharge your intuitive self through your Ajna chakra? Then you need to take your yoga practice near the Mayan ruins. This is where you’ll find Hotel Ikal and an incredible beachfront deck transformed into an open-air yoga shala, whose design resembles a place of ancient Mayan rituals. Perfect for your yoga practice in Tulum.

Azulik Hotel

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

It is built with the concept of reconnecting your mind, spirit and body with one of the basic elements of life: water. Azulik’s organic forms combine the mystical energy of Tulum with the presence of water throughout the resort, whether in the small paths between the villas or in the Mayan bathtubs. Yoga is a vital part of Azulik’s philosophy, so its shala screams Tulum yoga, manifested in one of the most amazing ways possible.

Harmony Yoga

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

Tulum is, at least for our tastes, the perfect compromise between comfort and a close encounter with Mother Earth. You can opt for a bell tent that provides everything you need for a good rest to recharge your body. As for the yoga experience in Tulum, the Harmony shala, with its simple mandala logo on the floor, is the perfect charging station with the clean, green energy of the jungle.

Ahau Tulum

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

It is another example of human habitat without intervening in the fragile balance of nature. Almost all guest houses have direct access to a white beach. Staying at Ahau will not be a mere tourist experience: one becomes part of the community, where the principles of yoga play an important role. The yoga space is practically embraced by a tree, which will watch over your practice in silence: this is Tulum yoga.

Sanara Tulum

10 stunning yoga shalas deep in the Tulum jungle

A luxurious eco-friendly boutique hotel located on the beach in Tulum, was created with the idea of reconnecting guests with the present moment. There are no unnecessary decorations, just the essentials, such as the handmade dream catchers that guard each room. As for the yoga sensations in Tulum, the shala comes equipped with a mind-blowing view of the sunrise: the perfect setting for 108 Surya Namaskar every morning.

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