Where to find free and inexpensive yoga and fitness classes all over Queens

Yoga in the Park Queens

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We’re seeing yoga studios pop up all over Queens; clearly the craze has hit the borough. In practically every neighborhood from LIC to the Rockaways, there’s something for everyone — including young kidswomen who are expecting, and seniors with limited mobility. And if you’ve ever used high cost as an excuse not to join a yoga or fitness class, then the jig is up. Here’s our guide to shaping up with minimal impact on your budget.

Socrates Sculpture Park (free, summer): yoga, tai chi, capoeira (GMAP)

Zumba in the Park, Astoria Park (free, summer): zumba (GMAP)

78th Street Play Street, Jackson Heights (free, summer): yoga, pilates (GMAP)

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk (free, summer): yoga, zumba, walking (GMAP)

Queens Library (free, various branches): yoga, zumba

Yoga Agora, Astoria ($5 or donation based): yoga, meditation (GMAP)

Queens College Fitness Center ($6 for non-members): yoga, spinning, zumba (GMAP)

Open Ocean Sessions, Rockaway Beach ($10 suggested donation, summer): yoga, surfing (GMAP)

Revolutionary Fitness, Astoria Park ($10 suggested donation, summer): bootcamp (GMAP)

The Art of Fitness, Astoria ($10): pilates, zumba, barre, Bollywood, kickboxing (GMAP)

The Yoga Room, Astoria ($10 community classes): yoga (GMAP)

The Yoga Room, LIC ($10 community class): yoga (GMAP)

Yoga Studio 6 LIC ($10 lunch class): yoga (GMAP)


Joanna Eng is a Sunnyside-based writer covering arts, culture, and all things green. She loves biking, books, public parks, and Southeast Asian vegetarian food.

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  • Free yoga-tai chi classes are available every Sunday, from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM, at the Old Quaker Meeting House. 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354. Instructors are from Body & Brain Yoga, and all ages are welcome.