Five Types of Yoga to Try This Summer

Jill Davis teaches $5 yoga, pilates and barre classes in Knoxville. She says the practice makes you stronger physically and mentally.

This ain't your mama's yoga class! Channel your inner yogi with these five types of workouts around Knoxville.

Animal Yoga

Be it kittens, goats or puppies…yoga just got 100000X cuter! Young-Williams Animal Shelter has a summer series with adoptable kittens. Tickets are $20 per class and benefit the program! If you’re more of a dog person check in with Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee! The non-profit hosts benefit classes with some of their adorable dogs!

Keep your eyes peeled for pop-up goat yoga classes with the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley and Rebekah Lührs!

Photo Credit: Renegade Yoga Center

Buti Yoga

90s hip hop & twerking combined with the relaxation of traditional yoga! Buti is all about body positively so every class has giant mirrors and string lights to watch your body’s strength! Renegade Yoga and Unity offer the classes in their studios, but you can also find $5 pop-up classes at Urban Wild.

Spirited Yoga

Yoga + alcohol = total relaxation! Just Jill has classes six days a week at different locations. Get one hour of class with a glass of wine for $5. You can also skip Sunday brunch for a $12 yoga class and cocktail at Postmodern Spirits!

For more workouts you can drink at, click here.

Paddleboard Yoga

Yoga on the water! Test your strength with downward dog on a paddleboard. Head to Roane County for a class with Krystal from Cypress SUP Yoga, or keep it local at Billy Lush Boards & Brew!

New to paddleboarding? Here’s five tips to get you started!

Acro Yoga

What is Acro Yoga you ask? It’s a form of bone stacking that allows you to pose IN THE AIR! Grab a partner or meet a new friend at the FREE weekly Acro Jam meetup at World’s Fair Park.

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