Free and Donation-Based Yoga in the Twin Cities

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Yesterday I published a little list of fat-friendly yoga teachers in the Twin Cities that are committed to welcoming yogis in larger bodies to their classes. Today someone asked me if I had a list of on-going free or donation-based yoga classes in Minneapolis, Saint Paul and the surrounding areas—and I didn’t, so I put one together!

Yoga is expensive and that means some folks can’t practice as much as they’d like. I’m big on keeping yoga accessible to anyone who wants to practice and that includes making classes financially accessible!

The list is sorted by day of the week and classes are listed chronologically by start time each day. I know some of these teachers personally and others come highly recommended by my students, so I’m able to add details about whether they are body positive, etc.

This list is by no means exhaustive, so if you’re a yoga teacher or studio offering free or donation-based yoga on the regular, please send me an email and I will add you to the list!

MONDAYS

Vinyasa Flow
12:05 PM - RAMSEY
**Free
Teacher: Barbara Sandarin

Restorative Yoga at Yoga Bella
5:30 PM - CHANHASSEN
**Free
Teacher: Emily Rose

Sculpt Yoga at Union Depot Train Station
5:30 PM - SAINT PAUL
**Donation class.
Teacher: Emily Rose

Yoga at Midtown Global Market
6 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Mikky Daub

Vinyasa at Svasti Yoga
7 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Donation
Teacher: Elise Radtke-Rosen

Slow Flow at Tula Yoga
7:15 PM - SAINT PAUL
**Donation class. $5 minimum
Teacher: Dylan Galos. Teacher is in a larger body. Open to bodies of all sizes. Yoga For All Certified Teacher.

Candlelight Gentle Hatha at Tula Yoga
8:30 PM - SAINT PAUL
**Donation class. $5 minimum
Teacher: Dylan Galos. Teacher is in a larger body. Open to bodies of all sizes. Yoga For All Certified Teacher.

TUESDAYS

Flow Yoga at Union Depot Train Station
Noon - SAINT PAUL
**Donation class.
Teacher: Emily Rose

Yoga at the Wedge Table
5:30 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Brianna Darling

Yoga at North Commons
5:30 PM - NORTH MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Mikky Daub

Yin Yoga
8:45 PM - RAMSEY
**Free
Teacher: Barbara Sandarin

WEDNESDAYS

Yoga at North Market
9 AM - NORTH MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Katie Miller from The Yoga Room

Ashtanga at Good Vibrations
4:45 PM - HOPKINS
**Donation class
Teacher: Kim Kramer

Yoga at Midtown Global Market
6 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Mikky Daub

Summer Yoga in Loring Park
6:30 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Donation
May 29-Sept. 11
Teacher: Molly Hoskin

Vinyasa at Svasti Yoga
6:30 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Donation
Teacher: Elise Radtke-Rosen

Yoga at Unity Church Unitarian
7:15 PM - SAINT PAUL
**Free
Teacher: Elen Bahr, Brave Space Yoga & Wellness. Yoga Therapist. Body positive and welcoming to all.

Relax and Unwind: Yoga for Every Body
7:30 PM - SAINT LOUIS PARK
**Sliding scale class.
Teacher: Rachel Holdgrafer, Peaceful Mind Yoga. Teacher is in a larger body and part of the HAES movement. Open to bodies of all sizes. Yoga For All Certified Teacher.

THURSDAYS

Yoga for People of Color at One Yoga
5 PM - NE MINNEAPOLIS
**Donation class

Candlelight Vinyasa Flow
8:45 PM - RAMSEY
**Free
Teacher: Barbara Sandarin

FRIDAYS

Yoga at Greenway Yoga
4:45 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Phong

SATURDAYS

Free Yoga for All
9 AM - SAINT LOUIS PARK
**Free. There’s lots of room. Feel free to come even if the class says it’s full.
Teacher: Rachel Holdgrafer, Peaceful Mind Yoga. Teacher is in a larger body and part of the HAES movement. Open to bodies of all sizes. Yoga For All Certified Teacher.

Flow Yoga at Union Depot Train Station
9 AM - SAINT PAUL
**Donation class.
Teacher: Emily Rose

Vinyasa at Svasti Yoga
11 AM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Donation
Teacher: Elise Radtke-Rosen

Yoga at Midtown Global Market
2 PM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Mikky Daub

SUNDAYS

Yoga at the Wedge Table
9 AM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Brianna Darling

Mindful Yoga Flow at Svasti Yoga
11:30 AM - MINNEAPOLIS
**Free
Teacher: Kara Marell

Yoga at Yoke Fitness
4:30 PM - SAINT PAUL
**Pay what you can
Teacher: Lauren Hopps

Yin at Nordeast Yoga
5 PM - SAINT PAUL
**Donation class
Teacher: Molly Hoskin

STUDIOS AND OTHER VENUES

The following studios are donation-based for all of their classes.

I hope you enjoy this list and I’d love to hear about any other free yoga classes you discover in Minneapolis and Saint Paul!