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Choices for aspiring island yogis are expanding! Here, five spots where you’ll find us practicing our downward dogs.

Feel the heat at Bikram Yoga Kailua

1. Metamorphose Yoga
On the Garden Isle, discover serenity in the meditative studio at this North Shore sanctuary. There’s also a gorgeous shop before browsing after you finish practicing your asanas. 4270 Kilauea Road, Kilauea, Kaua‘i, 828.6292

2. Bikram Yoga Kailua
Kailua continues to strike a balance between relaxed living and sophisticated. Case in point: the literally hot (and challenging) classes at Bikram Yoga Kailua. 46 Ho‘olai St., Kailua, 753.2220

3. CorePower Yoga
Join a hip crowd of media and PR scenesters for the deliciously rigorous classes at this Kahala studio, where even the soundtrack is cool. Think of lying in shavasana to the plaintive sounds of James Blake. Kahala Mall, 4211 Wai‘alae Ave., Kahala, 738.9642

4. Open Space Yoga
Your daily commute is no longer an excuse to cut down on your yoga practice. This leading yoga studio offers two locations: one in Downtown Honolulu, and the other right by Diamond Head. 79 S. Pauahi St., Downtown Honolulu, O‘ahu; 3106 Monsarrat Ave., Second Floor, Diamond Head; 3046 Monsarrat Ave., Heated studio, Diamond Head, 232.8851

5. Power Yoga Hawaii
Owners Dorian Wright and Lehua Kai, who trained with world-renowned instructor Bryan Kest, recently opened a second location in Kāhala, and teach a Power Yoga style that blends Ashtanga and Iyengar yoga. 510 Pi‘ikoi St., Ala Moana/Kapi‘olani; 4400 Kalaniana‘ole Highway, Kāhala