According to the Yoga Alliance report,
nearly 30 percent of yoga instructors in the United States teach at a
studio, but that leads the list of locations where yoga is taught.
Yoga studios often supplement their income from other sources, such
as non-yoga fitness classes, wellness or health services, and the
sale of apparel, equipment and accessories. Some larger yoga studios also act as a
yoga school offering instructor training, sometimes in the studio's
own patented style of the discipline.
The most successful yoga studios focus
on a particular style of yoga and related practices, although larger
studios are able to accommodate a variety of classes and styles to meet
a range of student needs. Yoga classes can range from traditional
Hatha yoga with emphasis on asanas, meditation and pranayama, to the
more modern Bikram yoga with structured asana practice in a heated