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As International Yoga Day approaches, we use postures to help you survive five classic Mumbai situations, including eve teasing, train commuting and early nightlife deadlines.

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bpb stretches across the city to find the best yoga classes for you.

South Bombay

Way Of Life Studio: Varied yoga styles. 94, August Kranti Marg, Kemps Corner, Malabar Hill, call 9004348031, visit website here, Rs 2,800 for twice a week classes, per month. 

Home Lessons with Nausheen Bari: Varied yoga styles. Call 9820033736, for personalised and group classes, Rs 600 per session.

Mickey Mehta 360° Wellness Temple: Traditional and dynamic yoga. Centers at Babulnath, Fort, Haji Ali, call 23678630, visit their website here. Rs 5,000 for a monthly membership, Rs 11,000 for a year.

Shirley Bativala: Ashtanga Yoga. Cusrow Baug, Colaba, call 7738289538, Rs 2,100 per month.

Well & Trim: Fat-burning yoga, Vinyasa and stretching. Combata Building, 2nd floor, Churchgate, call 9930928710, visit the website here, Rs 4,000 per month and Rs 17,500 for the year.

Kaivalyadhama Yogcenter: Varied yoga styles. Ishwardas Chunilal Yogic Health Centre Kaivalyadhama, 43, Netaji Subhash Road, Marine Drive, call 22818417, visit website here, price ranges from Rs 800 to 7,000 per month. 

Revolution: Power Yogalates and Yin Yoga. Ground floor, Meghdoot, 95-B Marine Drive, call 22812425, visit the website here, Rs 1,000 for one-week unlimited trial, individual and package classes range from Rs 650 to Rs 9,000.

The Yoga House: Varied yoga styles. Sidhwa House, Sidhwa estate, near Colaba fire brigade, Colaba, call 65545001, view the website here, price depends on package.

Sonal Ahuja: Varied yoga styles. Call 9820938560, starts at Rs 1,500 per private session.

Yogacara: Varied yoga styles. Rewa House, Bhulabhai Desai Road, opposite National Garage, Mahalaxmi, call 26511464. Memberships starts at Rs 4,700 per month.

Lower Parel + Worli

Wellintra: Varied yoga styles. Call 9820607875, view the website, starts at Rs 8,000 for 12 sessions.

Home Lessons With Subi: Varied yoga styles. Call 9821980438, packages start at Rs 4,000 per month.

Home Lessons With Pankaj: Varied yoga styles. Call 8082514117, Rs 5,000 a month for three classes a week. 

Iyengar Yogashraya: Iyengar Yoga. Elmac House, 126 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, call 24948416, visit their website here, price depends on the package.

Bharat Thakur Artistic Yoga: Artistic Yoga. Call 9930221420, visit the website for updates, prices vary according to the package.

Bandra + Khar + Santacruz

Anshuka Yoga: Aerial, Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga. Call 9820873167, view the Facebook page here, prices start at Rs 4,200 per month.

Cosmic Fusion: Varied yoga styles. Saffire Building, 403, 4th floor, Linking Road, Santacruz (W), call 26488056, view the Facebook page, Rs 3,000 for 12 sessions.

Deepika Mehta Yoga: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Ground floor, Girnar Bungalow, under Vinayak Heights Co-Op Society, 
Nargis Dutt Road, Bandra (W), call 9022992878, view the website, price depends on the package.  

Smiling Yogi's Home Classes: Varied yoga styles. Call 09561561775, view the Facebook page, Rs 1,200 per session.

Yoga With Siddharth: Iyengar Yoga. St. Joseph's School, Hill Road, Bandra (W), call 9821623155, Rs 12,000 for six months.

Yoga With Gulzar: Iyengar Yoga. Mount Mary Convent High School, Bandra (W), call 9820355258, Rs 6,600 for 3 months.

Vandana Full Circle Yoga: Vinyasa Yoga. Mount Mary Convent High School, Bandra (W), call 9167132664, Rs 500 for a single class and Rs 5,000 per month.

Tangerine Arts Studio: Sivananda Vinyasa, Aerial Silk and Anti-gravity yoga. 9, 2nd Floor, Rukhsana, next to Puja Casa, Off Pali Hill, Khar (W), call 9867369960, view the Facebook page, prices differ according to the class and monthly schedule, trial class for Rs 500.

The Yoga House: Varied yoga styles. Nargis Villa, Rizvi, off Carter Road, Bandra (W), call 65545001, view the website here, prices differ according to the class and monthly schedule.

The Yoga Institute: Varied yoga styles. The Yoga Institute, Shri Yogendra Marg, Prabhat Colony, Santacruz (E), call 26122185, view the website here, Rs 700 for the first month and Rs 500 every month thereafter.

Yogacara: Varied yoga styles. SBI Building, 1st Floor, off Perry Cross Road, Bandra (W), call 26511464, starts at Rs 4,700 per month.

Yoga Therapy With Sunaina Rekhi: Yin, Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga. Ground Floor, Girnar Bungalow, Pali Hill, Bandra (W), call 9833007310, view the Facebook page. Rs 6,000 for a three month membership.

Super Yoga By Eefa: Super Yoga. Call 9673594000, view the Facebook page, starts at Rs 2,000 per month for two classes per week.


Yoga 101: Varied yoga styles. Cottage #101, Aram Nagar II, JP Road, Versova, Andheri (W), call 9820125963, view the Facebook page here, Rs 500 for a single class. 

Waves Gym: Power and Ashtanga Yoga. 5th Floor, Morya Estate, New Link Road, Andheri (W), call 66787970, visit website here, Rs 5,000 per month.

Nuage Hot Yoga: Hot Yoga. 801, Heritage Plaza, JP Road, Dena Bank, Andheri (W), call 267080951, view the website here, Rs 10,000 per month and Rs 50,000 per year.

Mandeep Hot Yoga: Hot Yoga. 215, Crystal Point Mall, Andheri Link Road, Andheri (W), call 9768724767, visit the website here, price varies according to the package.

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