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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
601 Central Ave, St Petersburg, FL
Raw, vegan, and shockingly delicious food that’s good enough to impress even the most committed meat eater.
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.
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.
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.
Whatever your drink of choice, find it in St Pete.
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.
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.
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.
Explore gorgeous botanical gardens right in downtown St Pete, and while you’re there, check out yoga classes, gardening workshops, and nature photography classes.
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.
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.
Stroll the boardwalks and trails, explore the museum, take a guided nature hike, or spend hours kayaking through the mangroves.
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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