Type of yoga: Hatha, restorative and pre and postnatal.
Location: Kite Yard, Cambridge Road.
Price: From £15 per class, numerous packages and membership deals available.
Why sweat here? Battersea Yoga doesn’t rely on gimmicks or groundless statements - what you see is what you get, and what you get is a fantastic introduction to yoga that’s suitable for people of all ages and abilities. There are numerous classes you can try, including beginners, intermediate and community classes, all equally capable of inducing sweat.
Type of yoga: Bikram hot yoga, vinyasa, yin, nidra, kids’ and dynamic body.
Location: St Johns Hill, Clapham Junction.
Price: From £20 per session, class passes and memberships on offer.
Why sweat here? This dedicated wellness centre teaches so many types of yoga you may never have heard of some of them, and slowly introduces concepts, moves and philosophies that will blow your mind if you’re a beginner - in a good way, we promise.
As you’d expect, Bikram hot yoga is particularly sweaty, but even the passive classes will teach you a thing or two about strength and control.
Type of yoga: Hatha, restorative, flow, yin and power.
Location: Lavender Hill.
Price: £15 per drop-in class, beginners’ 20-day introduction packages from £40.
Why sweat here? If you thought yoga was just yoga, think again. Union Station Yoga offers beginners’ hatha yoga, advanced power yoga and everything in between. Its dynamic, dedicated teachers are always on hand to talk you through difficult poses, while the studio’s relaxed atmosphere makes it a great place to let loose and forget your inhibitions.
Type of yoga: Hot flow, Iyengar, pregnancy, ashtanga, flow, jivamukti, vinyasa and yin
Location: Wingate Square, Clapham
Price: £17 per drop-in sessions, class cards and packages available
Why sweat here? Part of a series of studios in London, Brighton and Birmingham, at yogahaven you’ll discover how to free your mind - and your sweat! From beginner classes to intermediate sessions to intensive training courses in many different styles, yogahaven will get you to sweat, stretch and smile no matter what your level of ability.
Type of yoga: Hatha.
Location: Battersea Rise.
Price: £10 for taster session, £15 per class thereafter.
Why sweat here? The team at Go Sweat can really get on board with feeling yogaful, which we imagine is a state of complete, yet sweaty, calm. Feeling Yogaful offer beginner, progressive and term-time courses in hatha yoga. Teacher Claire Plastow is knowledgeable and takes a friendly approach that will see you mastering downward-facing dog before you know it.
Yoga offers a multitude of benefits, not least the opportunity to take a few fabulous photos to post on Instagram! It is great for your mind, body and soul, so take a look at the websites of these fantastic venues, choose a class you like the sound of and you’ll be saluting the sun before you know it.