Pure Yoga’s New Studio in Republic Plaza Will Motivate You to Meditate

by Peh Yi Wen
FITNESS  |  February 15, 2019
  • It’s the perfect place to kickstart your meditation and mindfulness practice
    1 / 9 It’s the perfect place to kickstart your meditation and mindfulness practice

    Meditation classes are on the rise – and Pure Yoga’s newest studio in Republic Plaza with a dedicated meditation studio is the perfect place to explore this practice, if you’ve yet to.

    Following the closure of Pure Yoga Chevron across the road, this brand new 13,000 square-foot studio takes over as Pure Yoga’s foothold in the Raffles Place district. It boasts super spacious yoga studios and spanking new facilities, so what’s not to love? Click right for a tour.

    All photos: Pure Yoga

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  • Chill out at the lounge before or after class
    2 / 9 Chill out at the lounge before or after class

    Upon entering the studio at the ninth level of Republic Plaza, you’re greeted by a spacious lounge with super relaxing vibes all around. While waiting for your yoga class to start, pick one of many cushy seats around and enjoy the complimentary WiFi available.

    (Also read: Why You Shouldn’t Skip Savasana In Your Yoga Session)

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  • Super stressed at work? Head here for a midday meditation sesh.
    3 / 9 Super stressed at work? Head here for a midday meditation sesh.

    The highlight at Pure Yoga Republic Plaza is this cosy meditation room. You’ll feel zen just stepping in. Whether it’s to begin your day in a relaxed state or to seek inner peace during your lunch break, the studio offers meditation classes ranging from six-minute guided audio meditation to 60-minute sessions.

    Choose from five different techniques that tackle various senses: yoga nidra (sleep meditation), nada yoga (sound meditation), pranayama (breathing meditation), trataka yoga (gazing meditation) and movement yoga.

    (Also read: I Meditated Every Day For Two Weeks And This Is What Happened)

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  • The spacious studios are well-equipped for hot yoga, wall rope yoga and aerial yoga
    4 / 9 The spacious studios are well-equipped for hot yoga, wall rope yoga and aerial yoga

    Besides meditation-focused sessions, you can expect a full range of yoga classes – including hatha yoga, hot yoga, aerial yoga and wall rope yoga. For the uninitiated, the latter is done in one of the four studios with a special yoga wall system, where props such as ropes, pelvic swings and bars are used to deepen your stretches during practice. Been wanting to do a handstand? You’ll be thrilled to know that supported inversions are sometimes introduced in this class.

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  • Private yoga studios are available for a personalised practice
    5 / 9 Private yoga studios are available for a personalised practice

    This studio, reserved for private classes, is similar to the ones at Pure Yoga’s Suntec City outlet. It holds up to four mats and can be used for wall rope yoga or aerial yoga.

    (Also read: The Sanctuary by Pure Yoga at Hong Kong’s Airport Lounge is the Perfect Place to Relax Before a Flight)

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  • While you’re getting recharged in class, your phone can do the same
    6 / 9 While you’re getting recharged in class, your phone can do the same

    At Pure Yoga, phones are banned from the mat for a truly distraction-free practice. Before entering the studio, pop them into one of these lockers located right outside. It doubles as a charging station too! Trust us, you’ll be thankful for the time spent away from your devices.

    Photo: Peh Yi Wen

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  • The changing room has everything you need
    7 / 9 The changing room has everything you need

    Clothes soaking wet with sweat from hot yoga? Toss them into the spin dryer for just eight seconds or use the biodegradable wet bags provided in the changing room. On top of its luxurious ambience, we love how the super spacious changing room has everything we need, including rainforest showers stocked with toiletries, hair dryers, vanities with expansive mirrors and no lack of lockers.

    (Also read: 6 Yoga Poses That’ll Help You Sleep Better Tonight)

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  • Refuel after class on wholesome nosh
    8 / 9 Refuel after class on wholesome nosh

    Instead of racking your brains or searching intensely for the nearest healthy eatery, get your post-class nosh at Pure’s Nood Food cafe. Sip on one of their delicious superfood smoothies, dig into the many salads and wraps on offer or grab a raw fruit and nut bar for a quick bite.

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  • Refresh your entire workout wardrobe
    9 / 9 Refresh your entire workout wardrobe

    We couldn’t resist checking out this attractive retail display while on our way to the changing room. It not only stocks super comfortable Pure Apparel, but also workout clothes and yoga accessories from partner brands like Alo Yoga, Manduka, Inner Fire, Liquido, DYI, Spiritual Gangster and Glyder.

    Pure Yoga Republic Plaza is located at #09-01 Republic Plaza 1, 9 Raffles Place, Singapore 048619. For more information, visit www.pure-yoga.com/singapore.

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