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Bad Yogi City Guide: St Petersburg, FL

St Pete is a city of sunshine and art, and the opportunities for incredible experiences are absolutely everywhere. From beach walks accompanied by dolphins and manatees to five-star dining and 30+ craft breweries, there’s a little something for every kind of yogi.

Get Down, Dog

Get your yoga groove on at one of the city’s yoga studios.

St Petersburg Yoga

2842 Dr MLK Jr St N, St. Petersburg, Florida 33704

From restorative yoga to aerial and kid’s classes, this cozy studio feels more like family. Attend a workshop on finances, mental health, or back pain. And top it all off with a visit to the local health food store on the building’s first floor.

The Body Electric Yoga Company

3015 7th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Check out this funky St Pete studio for hot yoga, SUP on the beach, and candlelight nude yoga. Sign up for poolside yoga, sound healing meditation, and yoga on tap at local breweries to get the full St Pete yoga experience.

Wild Lotus Yoga Studio

720 2nd St. N, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Hot yoga, sculpting class, Sunday flow…plus private instruction and Thai yoga stretch. Wild Lotus offers a peaceful spiritual vibe and a team of inspired teachers in the heart of Old Northeast St Pete.

Feel the Spirit

Meditate, find some peace, and get a little zen.

Shambhala St Petersburg

1045 9th Ave N. St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Whether you’re a meditation beginner or a lifelong devotee, Shambhala is a meditation and cultural center that offers open public sitting hours, regular meditation classes, special events, and meditation retreats.

Kadampa Meditation Center

3251 3rd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Affordable meditation classes in the heart of St Pete offer a chance for introspection, quiet, and a focus on weekly topics like meaningful living and understanding death.

Eat Like a (Bad) Yogi

Find great grub, from raw & vegan to fried and meaty.

How delish-looking are these desserts?!

The Cider Press Cafe

601 Central Ave, St Petersburg, FL

Raw, vegan, and shockingly delicious food that’s good enough to impress even the most committed meat eater.

Engine No. 9

56 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Street North,  St Petersburg, FL

Fantastic burgers with exciting toppings and a great beer list – try the crispy duck wings or the Marie Laveau burger with crawfish tails, andouille sausage, and creole sauce.

Locale Market

179 2nd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

Shop local and eat like a king at Locale, where you’ll find everything from freshly made smoothies and hand-rolled sushi to local coffee and artisanal desserts.

The Mill

200 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL

Award-winning high-brow cuisine is yours at The Mill, where you’ll find everything from blue crab croquettes and Florida fish wings to cider-braised mussels and meatloaf wellington.

Bottoms Up!

Whatever your drink of choice, find it in St Pete.

3 Daughters Brewing

222 22nd St S, St Petersburg, FL

Come for the beers, stay for the live music and game room with Jenga, Connect Four, darts, and trivia nights. Try the Coffee Blonde Ale.

Speaking of delish…

Green Bench Brewing

1133 Baum Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

Try some incredible beers in the beautiful outdoor courtyard, where you can enjoy outdoor yoga, live music, and the local Indie Market.

Mandarin Hide

231 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL

Have the perfect night out with craft cocktails in this “cocktail lodge and social sanctuary”. Try the Tito’s Blind Pig.

Catch Some Rays

Get outside in St Pete’s year-round gorgeous weather.

Sunken Gardens

Explore gorgeous botanical gardens right in downtown St Pete, and while you’re there, check out yoga classes, gardening workshops, and nature photography classes.

Sunken Gardens!

Sundial Yoga

153 2nd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL

Do your yoga for FREE with a bunch of local yogis right in the middle of the Sundial shopping center’s outdoor courtyard.

North Straub Park

Walk the (gorgeous) park, have a picnic in the sunshine, stroll through one of the countless arts festivals in the park, and check out the outdoor movies all summer long.

Weedon Island Preserve

Stroll the boardwalks and trails, explore the museum, take a guided nature hike, or spend hours kayaking through the mangroves.

So peaceful! At Weedon Island Preserve.

Wherever you find yourself in St Petersburg, don’t forget your sunscreen! Stay hydrated, get some sleep, and get out there for fun in the sun.

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