Offering the same high-quality classes and trainings…online.
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Let’s weather COVID-19 together!

Due to COVID-19, the Yoga Center Retreat has paused its in-person yoga classes and is offering online streaming drop-in classes and trainings each day. Want to help ensure the health and viability of our beloved yoga community? Here’s how you can help:

>> Attend drop in classes as often as you can. Check out our list of daily classes.

>> Enroll in our Community Membership for $108 per month and get 8 drop-in classes per month, all unused classes rollover and discounts on any additional drop-ins you buy. Sign up now!

>> Buy class passes and gift cards.

>> Tell your friends about our online classes and share our social media posts with your social media followers.

Together we can weather the challenges of COVID-19 and come out stronger on the other side.

Come for the yoga, Stay for the community

The Yoga Center Retreat is a vibrant community committed to the practices of yoga and meditation, and to the training of well-prepared yoga teachers. We offer daily drop-in classes where you’ll find students of every age, size, race and gender, as well as weekly workshops, specialty series, and events to grow your practice.

Our bright and airy studio in Saint Louis Park, MN boasts three fully-accessible yoga spaces and a meditation room, as well as massage therapy and spa services. Our colorful boutique offers a curated selection of yoga books and props, as well as handmade jewelry and gifts created by local and national artisans.

Longest running yoga teacher training in Minnesota

We’ve been training exceptional yoga teachers in the Twin Cities for more than 20 years. Our program of study is broad, encompassing as many styles of yoga as possible to provide a holistic view of the practice of yoga. Students are encouraged  to discover what they love most about yoga and to dive deep, crafting their own yoga voice as they complete their studies.  Learn more about yoga teacher training »

Yoga For Beginners

Start practicing yoga

Ready to try yoga, but not sure where to start? Come practice with us. We offer beginner yoga classes so you can learn in a safe and supportive environment.
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Yoga Drop In Classes

Practice with Us

Offering daily drop-in classes in styles including Hatha, vinyasa, slow flow, gentle yoga, prenatal yoga, adaptive yoga, Iyengar, yin yoga, restorative, meditation and more.
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Online Yoga Workshops

Deepen Your Practice

Go deeper into your favorite yoga practice or try something new with one of our 2- or 3-hour yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, philosophy and spirituality workshops.
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Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Yoga Teacher

Start your yoga teaching journey with our 230-hour yoga teacher training or take your teaching to the next level with our intensive 300-hour training program.
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Community News

06 Feb: Experience the Bliss of Savasanassage

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Holly Schramm about her upcoming Savasanassage training. As someone who loves to…

02 Feb: Introducing the New YCR Community Membership

The past 2 years have been nothing short of amazing. To watch this community rally around us, showing up, sending…

17 Jan: The Many Gifts of a Yin Yoga Practice

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29 Nov: Why We Host Puppy Yoga for MARS

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Only $108 per month! YCR Community Members get the best price on drop-in classes and other offerings at the Yoga Center Retreat.

Get 8 drop-ins per month. Unlimited new student guest passes. Unused classes roll over. Discounts on additional drop-ins, workshops, series, and retail purchases. PLUS you can share your membership with someone in your household. Learn more about membership >>



Ready to transform your life in ways you never imagined possible? Train to be a certified RYT 200 yoga teacher at the Yoga Center Retreat.

Study with the most experienced teachers in Minnesota. Get a strong foundation in yoga history and philosophy, anatomy, and how to teach asana, pranayama and meditation. Explore a wide variety of yoga styles and lineages while find your unique teaching voice.