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First Month for $59


It takes 30 days to start a new habit. Make your first month of yoga at Ahimsa a special time - it is a chance to reduce stress and become more mindful, increase flexibility, strength, and balance, and do something wonderful for yourself.

Your First Month is just the beginning of a new way of life.

ahimsa virtual food drive

November 1-31, 2018

Ahimsa is hosting a virtual food drive all month long to donate food and meals to communities in need around Chicago.

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About Ahimsa

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Ahimsa has 5 locations in Chicago’s western suburbs: Oak Park, Berwyn, Elmhurst North and South, and La Grange. Ahimsa was started by Kelly Merydith in Oak Park in 2011 and 4 years later old friends Kelly and Masin Ouksel decided that Berwyn needed it’s very own yoga studio! Later came Elmhurst North, La Grange, and Elmhurst South.

Ahimsa has over 70 incredible instructors and over 50 workstudy students. Classes are the perfect blend of ease and effort - our studios are not heated and focus on physical aspects of yoga like flexibility, balance, strength, and alignment, as well as the subtler aspects like meditation, pranayama (yogic breathing), guided relaxation, and yoga philosophy.

When you walk into an Ahimsa studio, you are greeted with a smile by our workstudy students or teachers, and our goal is that you feel a sense of belonging. After class, we hope that you can feel the sense of peace that has so many of us coming back to our yoga mats day after day.

Warm, welcoming atmosphere combined with nice physical space and resources + quality instructor.
— M.M.

Prompt sign-in online. Friendly desk folks.
— T.H.

Excellent, genuine, empathetic instructors. Sense of community.
— S.H.

Ahimsa instructors, leadership and staff provide each student with a personal experience. You feel as if you have come into a large and happy family every time you come to the studio!
— K.C.

Ahimsa’s strengths are the variety of classes, class times and locations, teacher quality, special events and commitment to serving students in an accessible and authentic way.
— A.L.

I can feel the warm spirit of Ahimsa even upon approaching the studio. The staff is gentle and compassionate. They are knowledgeable and good listeners. The facility is always clean and well cared for. The instructors I have experienced are focused, attentive, and creative. What particularly draws me to Ahimsa’s classes are the detailed and continuous instructions we get regarding during the sessions. It’s so helpful to be reminded of what particular parts of our bodies should be doing during any given movement or posture. In addition, a spiritual element runs throughout each class (and in between) in a way that is not didactic, but always nurturing.
— L.J.

Wonderful classes; skilled and welcoming instructors.
— J.H.

La Grange

Arguably the most beautiful Ahimsa so far. It features bamboo floors and high ceilings.
14 W. Burlington, #15, La Grange, IL 60525
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Elmhurst North

Ahimsa's 3rd location which features a serene yoga room, beautiful lobby, small cubby and retail room, and easy access parking lot.
381 N. York St., #24, Elmhurst, IL 60125
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Ahimsa's second studio founded in 2015. This is Berwyn's first yoga studio! Features smooth bamboo floors and cozy, warm space.
3120 S. Oak Park Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402
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Elmhurst South

Formerly Elmhurst Yoga Shala, this yoga community has been active for over 15 years! The large studio is on street level and features a rope wall.
506 Spring Road., Elmhurst IL 60126
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Oak Park

Ahimsa's first and largest studio founded in 2011. Features a bigger lobby stocked with great clothing, mats, and other yoga products.
441 South Blvd., Oak Park, IL 60302
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