New Orleans Yoga Jeanie Riess navigates | Gambit Magazine

Yoga offerings are vast now. While vinyasa, or flow yoga, might suit one person, the more strenuous ashtanga discipline may be better for someone else. Like the food, service and ambience of restaurants, yoga varies studio to studio and form to form. After Hurricane Katrina, a flurry of yoga studios came into the local market, further varying the yoga scene here and encouraging the country's most widely circulated yoga magazine, Yoga Journal, to proclaim New Orleans among the top 10 cities for yoga in America.


There are now more than 20 yoga studios in the New Orleans area, each offering differing styles of the ancient Indian discipline — so how does a hopeful yogi make the right choice?

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