Big Shoulders Yoga Studio

Grow Your Yoga Practice

Ready to do something great for your mind & body? Try a Hatha yoga class lead by one of our experienced instructors—online & in-studio. New Student Deal: 2-Week Unlimited for $40.

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Yoga for every body

Big Shoulders Yoga is a woman-owned business and the only exclusively Hatha yoga studio in Chicago. It's our goal to empower and support each student through their unique yoga practice by offering skilled HANDS-ON ASSISTS AND ADJUSTMENTS. Classes are held daily in our West Town studio (1645 W. Chicago Ave.) and online—plus, there is a library of recorded classes in the calendar on our schedule page. We welcome everyone to join and grow within our community.

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Want to become a yoga instructor? 

The next cohort of our 200hr Yoga Alliance Certified Hatha Yoga Teacher Training will begin January 2023!

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DEALS:

  • New Student Deal: 2-Week Unlimited $40
  • In-Studio Membership $110
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Go beyond your regular practice

Keep growing your practice by trying new things with workshops and events at BSY.

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Love this new West Town studio. Very community minded, friendly, accessible and comfortable.

Aya M.

Student
Great group of instructors that are super welcoming to students of all skill levels.

Mark W.

Student
I’m a beginner, who has tried yoga classes at other places in the past, but this is the first studio I’ve wanted to keep coming back to.

Lauren M.

Student
All of the teachers are experienced, and they put together interesting progressive Hatha sequences that allow you to get deeper into the poses.

Rebecca K.

Student at BSY
Poses are broken down into accessible steps, and more challenging options are offered for those who are in the mood for a more intense practice.

Alice S.

Student and Instructor at BSY
Big shoulder is a vibrant studio with experienced instructors who truly love the practice and it shows in which they care for their students.

Malik K.

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Private Class or Event Request

Planning a celebration, looking to deepen your personal practice or improve your teaching skills? Schedule a private class with one of our experienced instructors starting at $100/hr. We can accommodate your schedule and location choice, or host at our studio. Send us an email or fill out the form below.

Here are some examples of past requests:

  • Birthday party, baby shower, bachelor/bachelorette party, etc.
  • Weekly private classes
  • Work on your inversions or other specific areas of your practice
  • Learn/practice hands-on adjustments & assists
  • Professional coaching for yoga instructors
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Where does BSY get its name?


The City of Big Shoulders


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

Read the full poem here