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Humans of Urban Yoga | Haley Tilden Ritter

March 27th, 2018

By Brendan Lentz, manager and teacher at Urban Yoga   When Haley Tilden Ritter was four years old, she loved watching Linda Bove, the deaf character on Sesame Street who introduced sign language to children. By the time Haley was eight, she’d taught herself to sign the alphabet, despite the fact that she had no […]

Introducing Urban Mysore starting August 13, 2017!

August 11th, 2017

    Mysore-Style Ashtanga classes are now available as part of your Urban Yoga Membership or Class Package.   Starting Sunday, August 13, 2017, Urban Mysore kicks off with a Sunday Ashtanga Led Primary class at 8am to start the week. The Sunday Ashtanga Led Primary class provides Urban Yoga practitioners another opportunity for Ashtanga […]

Welcoming Swami Govindananda

April 23rd, 2015

Swami Ji is based in New Zealand, and is a gifted, wonderful speaker who travels the world giving profound, inspiring talks and workshops on yoga philosophy and meditation. As part of these programs he also gives kirtan chanting meditation. He brings his experience and knowledge of yoga wisdom into yoga studios in a very special, […]

featured article in “Local Answers”

October 18th, 2013

Retreat from the Hustle and Bustle of Daily Life at Urban Yoga By Taz Loomans   Urban Yoga is aptly named, as it is a yoga studio in an urban setting on the first floor of a residential high-rise building in midtown Phoenix. It offers a variety of Haatha Yoga classes and workshops in a fantastic […]

Style this black fringe dress….

October 12th, 2013

with bangles, a scarf, and cute earrings & a clutch!  All found in our boutique!

Lots of great new arrivals from Teeki!

October 5th, 2013

These pants are super cute, and eco friendly– they are made from recycled water bottles!  They are not only super comfy, but are moisture wicking too… perfect to practice in, & wear around town 🙂 They look great with other cute stuff in our boutique !

shop new local artists- soul roots & moonbeam jewelry!

September 13th, 2013

SOUL ROOTS APPAREL is now in the Urban Yoga Boutique. Soul Roots is a LOCAL apparel line that helps bring fresh produce to families in need, and encourages you to start by planting a seed. Each item of clothing comes with a tiny packet of seeds for you to plant  Come check out all of the […]

New Vintage hill-tribe yoga mat bags!

September 5th, 2013

Mix it up with vintage yoga mat bags in all different bright colors and funky patterns! Fair trade & made from upcycled vintage hill tribe fabrics- Perfect for any size yoga mat, even the thickest manduka 🙂

You asked & we listened…

August 28th, 2013

…. Lots of new men’s clothing in our boutique!  Come check it out!

Awesome bright, new buddha artwork!

August 23rd, 2013

  Check out the rest of our pieces at the studio, available in different sizes & colors! If interested in a custom, made-to order piece, please email  

Urban Fundamentals: Exploring the Foundation of Pranayama & Asana

July 2nd, 2013

Breath 101   For my first installment in Urban Fundamentals, I think we should explore the breath together. Seems easy enough, right? Being the breath/pranayama junkie that I am, this task got my head swimming with possible ideas to explore about the breath. How to breathe, why we breathe, and the power of the breath are just a few […]

New Arrivals from Teeki yoga wear: made from recycled water bottles!

January 26th, 2013

The Campus Closet: Eco-conscious and Wildly Adorable Teeki Yoga Pants By Gabrielle Nelson January 26, 2013 at 9:28 am When I’m not writing my fashion blog or going to school I am a die-hard yoginni, and the new recent obsession in my closet are my “hot pants” made by Teeki. Teeki “hot pants” are sustainable, wildly […]