Why Come to Yoga State? THE SHORT ANSWER: WE ARE REAL.

Everything we do is for you. We want you here. We want you to start letting go of your baggage and make yourself at home here. We want a true yoga community. We mean it when we say we strive to create an environment of non-judgment. We mean it when we smile when we see you walk through our door. And the yoga we teach? It’s from the heart. It’s not just a sweaty workout. It’s mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, all of the things. It’s disciplined. It’s authentic. We all believe in the power yoga has to transform lives. Above all, we LOVE what we do. So please, come practice, learn and grow with us.


The YS Team

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  • I love that even after moving across the country, I can still always walk through the door and know that I am home.
    — Ghazala Imran, YS student
  • The reason I love YS is because it's yoga for everyBODY. We don't teach to the middle, we connect you to your inner best self!
    — Natalie Hool, East Lansing Max's race mom, yoga teacher trainee
  • Yoga State was my first time ever doing hot yoga, and it made me appreciate the practice as not only a meditative process, but as an intense workout that leaves me feeling pure and at peace with my body.
    — Alexandria Harris, Illinois State University student, East Lansing visitor
  • I actually think of YS as my second home. The energy, the people, the way we practice at YS - it's amazing. Nowhere else is like it. I feel like I'm always laughing or having a yoga high! You can't just find this kind of community or authenticity anywhere.
    — Cole Knight, Michigan State University sophomore, yoga teacher trainee
  • Yoga is a big part of who I am because it allows me to focus on myself and to let go of unneeded stress. It allows me to have a clear mindset and an overall better perspective on life.
    — Adelaida Jepperson, Michigan State sohpomore, YS regular
  • Yoga state has been the essential part of my physical and spiritual growth over the past year.
    — Anothy Laurain, Michigan State graduate, yoga teacher trainee

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