Top tips on how to set up your yoga studio


Congratulations on opening your own yoga studio! It’s an exciting time, and I know you’ll be thrilled to share your passion with others. But it’s also a stressful time: You have so much to set up before you even get started, from finding the right location and budgeting for the space to making sure there are enough chairs for everyone in class. Don’t worry—we’ve got your back with these eight tips on how set up your own yoga studio:

Choose a good location.

Your location is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when starting your business. It should be accessible to everyone, whether they’re coming from work, home or school. A good yoga studio location is close to amenities like grocery stores and restaurants as well as public transportation options like buses and trains. If possible, try to find a place near other businesses in your area so that people have something else they can do while they’re in the area (like grabbing lunch after class).

Budget for your studio space.

When you’re setting up your studio, it’s important to budget for your space. The amount of space that you need will depend on how many people come to class and what type of classes they are taking. If you offer yoga classes in different styles that require different equipment (such as hot vinyasa flow and gentle restorative), then you’ll need additional storage space for each type of yoga equipment.

You’ll also want to think about how much furniture is necessary for each class. For example: do all students need their own mats? What about pillows and blankets? Will students bring their own mats or will these be provided by the studio? These questions help determine which types of chairs or stools will work best for each class as well as whether there should be enough room between them so everyone can sit comfortably without being too crowded together at once time, which could make some more anxious than others during meditation portions if they feel uncomfortable being surrounded by others while meditating alone on their mats during those moments throughout class time span..

Make sure the space is close to amenities and transportation.

If you’re going to be running a yoga studio, you’ll need to make sure that your space is close to amenities and transportation. Students will want to eat and drink after class, so having restaurants nearby is an obvious plus. They’ll also want a quick commute home if they live far away from the studio; this means having access to public transportation nearby is important as well. Finally, if there are any lockers or storage space available in your building (or nearby), it might be worth considering adding these features for students who don’t want their belongings lying around during class time or afterward!

Make sure it’s accessible to everyone.

It’s important to make sure that your space is accessible for everyone.

  • Make sure the space is accessible for people with disabilities. This might mean making modifications like adding wheelchair ramps and widening doorways, or it could be something as simple as providing a sign language interpreter at events where one is needed.
  • Make sure the space is accessible for people with physical limitations, such as those who are in wheelchairs or have limited mobility due to injuries or illness. You may need to provide chairs, cushions or blocks so they can sit comfortably during class–and if you don’t have these things already on hand (or can’t afford them), consider asking friends who do yoga regularly if they would mind donating some of their personal supplies!
  • Make sure that your studio doesn’t face any major challenges when it comes to accessibility; this means checking out how far away it is from public transportation lines like buses and trains before signing any leases! It’ll also help if there aren’t too many stairs leading up into your building; otherwise those who use walkers won’t be able to get inside at all.”

Choose furniture that fits the space and your style.

  • Choose furniture that is comfortable.
  • Choose furniture that is easy to clean.
  • Choose furniture that is durable and long-lasting, so you can get your money’s worth out of it!
  • Consider the theme of your studio and choose furniture accordingly, as well as its color scheme (if applicable).

Designate a space where students can store their belongings while they practice yoga.

It’s a good idea to designate a space where students can store their belongings while they practice yoga. This will allow them to focus on their practice, and not worry about where they left their phone or keys.

There are several different options for creating this kind of storage area:

  • A cabinet with drawers or shelves
  • Hooks on the wall for hanging bags, coats and hats
  • Shelves built into the walls above mirrors (if applicable)

Be sure there’s enough room for everyone in your class.

  • Make sure there’s enough room for everyone in your class.
  • The space should be comfortable and welcoming.
  • It needs to be close to amenities, transportation, and other businesses that will help you promote your business.
  • Your studio should also be accessible to everyone who wants to attend classes there–whether they use wheelchairs or walkers or have difficulty climbing stairs or lifting heavy objects on their own (or even pushing a stroller)! This means having ramps or elevators available as well as ground-level doors with wide openings so that people with disabilities can enter easily without having to ask someone else for assistance every time they want access inside the building itself.*

Even though you’ll be spending a lot of time in your studio, make sure it has everything you need!

While you’ll be spending a lot of time in your studio, make sure it has everything you need! Here are some tips on how to set up your yoga studio:

  • Make sure it’s comfortable. If your space isn’t comfortable, then neither will be the classes that take place there. You should have enough chairs and mats for everyone that comes through the door–and don’t forget about props like blocks and blankets! It’s also important to think about lighting; sometimes this can be hard if your windows don’t get much natural light or if they face an alleyway or parking lot rather than trees or grassy fields.
  • Make sure it’s accessible for everyone who wants to practice with you at any given time (including those who may come late). Having good accessibility means having wheelchair access (or at least making sure someone can help carry someone up stairs), having a ramp leading up into the building from outside if possible so people don’t have trouble getting inside due solely due their own physical limitations/challenges; making sure there is no clutter around so as not hinder movement through hallways etcetera…


Now that you know how to set up your yoga studio, it’s time to get started! Remember that it’s important to have everything you need in order to practice yoga. You don’t want anything distracting from your practice or making it harder for students to focus on their breathing or poses.

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