When you find something this good you just have to tell people about it…or write about it. Long Beach yoga classes are available all over town but Yoga on the Bluff is something very special.
While our focus here at Level 9 Fitness is primarily providing the best personal trainer services, we are always on the lookout for other great fitness activities.
Free Yoga on the Bluff in Long Beach CA has been going on for over 6 years and continues to lure in new Long Beach locals, as well as passers through, looking for an outdoor yoga experience with and ocean view.
Join the Masses for Free Yoga on the Bluff in Long Beach CA
Even those with studio yoga memberships often stop by for an extra session when the moods strikes. There are some other free Long Beach yoga classes but Free Yoga on the Bluff takes the cake in our opinion. Free yoga classes have been held at E Ocean Blvd and Junipero Ave, Long Beach CA 90803 (map below), except for displacement during construction and renovation at Bluff Park. Now referred to as ‘New Bluff’ by some, the recently beautified section of the Bluff is completely reopened and better than ever.
There’s just a buzz, a positive energy from the classes that radiates through the park. This is one of the coolest community offerings in Long Beach. You’ve got to try it!
Schedule: Monday thru Sunday 11am to 12pm (according to FB page). Yes, that’s 7 days a week but confirm this before you head over.
Location: E Ocean Blvd and Junipero Ave, Long Beach CA (map below)
Bring: Your own yoga mat or towel. Water is a good idea too. Oh, and a dreadlocks wig if you have one (just being silly, sorry to offend).
Expect: A well rounded yoga session with varied levels of difficulty. A great view of the ocean. Clean park ‘New Bluff’. Very little (if any) assistance and supervision, as you can imagine with groups of 50 to 100+.
Parking: Street. Good luck. If you live close you should ride your bike or walk anyway right?
Suggestions before starting Free Yoga on the Bluff
Use Caution at Free Yoga on the Bluff and any free yoga Long Beach area classes. Although the yoga instructors are very talented at Free Yoga on the Bluff you are not likely to receive any special instruction or supervision because of the large class sizes. The yoga instructors do their best to guide and instruct up to 100+ people per class. If you are brand new to yoga you may want to first join a paid yoga class which offers instruction before you start searching for free yoga Long Beach classes. As with any free community program you should try free yoga on the Bluff at your own risk and put your safety first.
Looking for a great indoor yoga studio in Long Beach?
There are plenty to of yoga studios choose from in Long Beach CA and many will offer you a reduced rate intro offer or a free class to get your feet wet. Lots of people use yoga as a supplemental workout added to their personal training routine, weight lifting or CrossFit workouts in their ‘off time’ on non-training days. Yoga is the perfect compliment to the mixed-method muscle confusion workouts and other cross-training exercise styles. It’s a well know fact that a regular yoga practice can further enhance results in all areas when combined with other fitness training workouts. Lots of Long Beach workout gurus and beginners alike choose Purple Yoga in Long Beach for a flexible schedule with over 60 classes per week to easily accommodate your scheduling needs, plenty of great instructors, a meditation lounge, nice locker rooms with showers, plus a small retail shop for yoga must-haves. Purple Yoga also provides Yoga Teacher Training, workshops regularly, plus yoga retreats to various destinations.
Benefits of adding yoga to resistance training
- reduced muscle soreness
- improved flexibility
- increased blood flow
- faster recovery
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