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Weather

With the weather warming up, we’re all itching to get outside more. Bringing your yoga practice (as well a yoga teacher trainings) outside can deepen your connection to the Earth.

Planting your feet in the grass enhances your ability to ground yourself in the moment. Fresh air can induce a flood of inspiration. Vancouver has many lovely green spaces to visit, but which will allow you to have the best yoga experience?

Places

Fraser River Park will provide you the serene, private space you’re looking for if you prefer to practice solo. Located in North Kerrisdale, this park stretches out long and far, giving you plenty of room to find your own sacred spot.

Take a stroll down the boardwalk and satisfy your auditory senses by tuning into the birds singing and river babbling. Visiting this woodsy sanctuary is like a mini yoga retreat, and you deserve a vacation!

Want to stay in the city? Queen Elizabeth Park provides plenty of scenery options that can temporarily take you away from the hustle and bustle.

Settle into one of their broad green spaces and soak up the sun, or take in the beautiful Vancouver skyline while setting up practice near the duck pond. This park gives you the opportunity to step back from the stresses of your daily routine and be thankful for where you are and what you have.

Of course Stanley Park makes this list as well, but Ferguson Point is an especially exceptional place to bring yoga outside. The sandy beaches will make you more aware of your movement from pose to pose. It also gives you the opportunity to try out some more challenging moves since the ground is more forgiving.

This wide, spacious beach draws in lots of sunshine lovers and will allow you to connect with like-minded people also visiting the beach. Although the dense tree line still gives you space away from the city noises. Let your inner child free for the day by practicing playful poses in the warm sand at Ferguson Point.

In End

These are just a few of the many outdoor areas where you can practice yoga or yoga teacher trainings. Take advantage of this easy-breezy weather by exploring the city more.

Pack up your mat, and a full water bottle, and head out to find your own special spot to enjoy yoga. Let your intuition guide you to a place that makes your heart happy and your soul satisfied. A place where you can fully relax and take in the breathtaking beauty of this season.