Big Shoulders Yoga is Chicago's only Hatha-centric yoga studio. Our intelligently sequenced classes have a workshop-like quality, giving students time to learn, explore, and progress in each pose. It's perfect for mastering the basics and focusing on alignment as well as deepening a more advanced yoga practice.
Big Shoulders Yoga teachers are experienced, dedicated, and enthusiastic about yoga. We pride ourselves on our unique sequences for each class, our skilled adjustments, and taking the time to break down challenging poses to make them accessible to everyone. Each of our teachers has completed a 200hr Yoga Alliance Certified Hatha yoga training and taught for a minimum of four years.
Big Shoulders Yoga gets its name from Carl Sandburg's poem 'Chicago'.
Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler;
Stormy, husky, brawling,
City of the Big Shoulders