This is the December 2015 edition of yoga studios news & updates, which will provide you with the latest news of yoga studios in the Greater Seattle area in the last couple of months since our last update in September.

I Love Hot Yoga Green Lake is now under new ownership and is being rebranded as the Seattle Yoga Lounge. The new owner, Elvis Garcia, who is a former yoga teacher at the studio, shared with us more details about his journey and his vision for the new studio in this video interview we previously published.

Yoga to the People decided to stop operating its yoga studio in Seattle. The space has be taken over by some of its former yoga teachers (Anne Elyse Hartigan, Barbara Box, Trista Jennings and Alyssa Yackley). It is now the We Yoga Cooperative and it aims to continue offering affordable and accessible yoga classes in the University District.

Seattle Iyengar Yoga celebrated its one year anniversary on October 19. The space is owned and managed by Shaw-Jiun Wang and located in the heart of Ballard. Read our interview with Shaw to learn more about it.

Bikram Yoga Burien is now Be Yoga Burien. This yoga studio, still owned by Nina Granatir, changed its name as it started offering other types of classes besides Bikram yoga classes such as Power Vinyasa, Barre and Yin Yoga classes.

Be One Yoga in Kirkland celebrated its three year anniversary on November 21 with a special yoga class followed with wine, chocolate and music from DJ Drishti.

Yoga for Life in Shoreline, previously known as Sweatbox Yoga Shoreline, is now under new ownership. The new studio which previously specialized in Bikram yoga classes now also offers vinyasa and yin classes. The studio held an open house on December 7.

Aham Yoga in Redmond celebrated its two year anniversary on October 5. The yoga studio, owned by Arundhati Baitmangalkar, offers hatha and vinyasa yoga classes and workshop. Starting in 2016, it will also be offering a yoga teacher training.

Revel Athletics is a new studio in Phinney Ridge that opened its doors on November 30. Located at the corner of 76th Street and Greenwood Avenue, this Seattle yoga studio offers both yoga and barre classes. The studio is owned by Emily Shubin.

Get Hot Yoga celebrated its five year anniversary by holding a “yogi appreciation day” on October 5 that included free acrovinyasa yoga and yoga for kids in the park. The Maple Valley yoga studio offers regular Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin and Barre classes.

Tuladhara Yoga studio is a new yoga studio that is opening its doors in Lakewood WA. The owner, Alicia Barrett, signed the lease for the new space located in the Meadow Park Plaza next to the Meadow Park Golf Course. The yoga studio will be offering Vinyasa, Yin and Hatha yoga classes.

Bikram Yoga Seattle has moved to a new location in Fremont and is now known as Sealevel Hot Yoga. The studio continues to specialize in 60-minute and 90-minute Bikram yoga classes.

Are you aware of an important change at a yoga studio in the greater Seattle area? Make sure to let us know so we can include it in our next update.

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