Yoga and Wellness in Armenia (Best Open-Air Spots)
If you want to revitalize your body and mind, we've compiled a list of the best places in Armenia to practice yoga and embrace wellness. Whether you are a seasoned yogi or a beginner, practicing in nature is an unforgettable experience. So, unleash the power of yoga and wellbeing in the breathtaking beauty of Armenia’s open-air spots!
Best Open-Air Spots in Yerevan
Note: Check out Yoga studios in Armenia if you want to join local groups or need to rent necessary items for your yoga practice.
Located in Yerevan, the Botanical Garden is a tranquil place to visit and engage with nature right in the city. The garden contains many plant types from around the world, making it ideal for nature lovers. In addition, the lush greenery and calm surroundings make it an ideal spot for practicing yoga and meditation.
The garden is accessible by public transport or taxi and is open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM.
Another great location in Yerevan to practice yoga is English Park. The park has a beautiful pond, and the surrounding green lawns make it perfect for outdoor yoga and meditation. The peaceful environment will help you relax and rejuvenate your mind and body. Especially if you prefer morning hours for yoga practices, you will truly enjoy the peacefulness of the location right in the heart of Yerevan city.
While there are many other parks and gardens in Yerevan where you may practice outdoor yoga, we'll round out our list of the top open-air yoga sites in Yerevan with TUMO Park, a popular spot for outdoor activities. The park is large enough that you can easily find a peaceful corner to practice yoga. The park’s tranquil environment and stunning views of Mount Ararat make it a great place to rejuvenate your mind and body. Because this location is popular with local practitioners, you will almost certainly come across yoga group classes, especially in the early hours.
Best Open-Air Spots Out of Yerevan
If you have more time to explore outside of Yerevan, we recommend visiting one of these popular destinations.
Dilijan National Park
Dilijan National Park is a paradise for nature lovers. It is the ideal location for rejuvenating your mind and body while practicing yoga, surrounded by lush vegetation and only 1.5 hours drive from Yerevan. Find your perfect spot in the park, passing through Dilijan town, near Lake Gosh or Lake Parz, and get the most out of your practice. Indeed, the fresh air alone is enough to improve your health, but a yoga practice here will take you to another dimension.
Another great spot for yoga is Lake Sevan. Its serene surroundings and crystal-clear water make it the perfect place for practicing yoga and wellness. The cool breeze and scenic beauty will help you relax and refresh your mind. You can find good spots for practicing yoga on the shores accessible from Lchashen, Tsapatagh, and Artanish.
Dsegh is located in the Lori region, known for its picturesque beauty and astonishing landscapes.
The village has a serene atmosphere perfect for practicing yoga. As you walk to Lake Tsover, the idea of doing yoga will come naturally as you soak in the peaceful vibes. The fresh mountain air and scenic beauty will help you feel refreshed and relaxed.
Dsegh is only a 3-hour drive from Yerevan.
Lastly, you can enrich your yoga journey by visiting Yeghegis Village in the Vayots Dzor region. The fresh air and scenic beauty create a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for yoga practices. With a short drive from Yeghegis to Horbategh, you can taste natural mineral water – an additional benefit for health and wellness.
Armenia offers a wide variety of open-air spots for practicing yoga and wellness. So, what are you waiting for? Experience the calm, relaxing, and refreshing benefits of practicing yoga and taking care of your health in Armenia’s stunning open-air spots.