the yoga barn
The Yoga Barn in West Tisbury offers an airy space for asanas.

Boston Body Pilates
The team at Boston Body Pilates challenges guests to take 30 sessions of equipment-, mat-, and barre-style classes that will transform the body. This summer, Boston Body Pilates is offering its annual six-week intensive Bikini Bootcamp at its Newbury Street location. Bootcamp starts with an outdoor evening workout, followed by more traditional Pilates instruction in the studio. 8 Newbury St., 617-262-3333

Chatham Lighthouse Beach Yoga
Practice mindful breathing every morning in the soft sand of Chatham Lighthouse Beach. All levels are welcome to join instructor Valerie Twomey’s Kripalu-style yoga class every morning at 7:30 am. Main St., Chatham, 508-945-7643

Core de Vie
Clients who love the Beacon Hill location of this Pilates studio can book private Gyrotonic, Pilates, and Cross Core sessions at the seasonal space in Nantucket. There are no group classes, so call and book a private session with owner Ellen Comerford or a visiting instructor. 150 Old South Road, Nantucket, 617-720-0411

Core Nantucket
Try a series of private and semiprivate Pilates classes at Courtney McKechnie’s studio, which focuses on apparatus Pilates work. Students who come to Core will receive personal attention, as no class exceeds five students. Arrange a private or in-home session, or get a group of friends together to experience the benefits of McKechnie’s movement- driven Pilates. 1 N. Beach St., Nantucket, 508-228-1699

Sasha’s Yoga & Massage Studio
A number of yoga styles are taught in the cozy South Dennis studio, where you can dig your toes in the sand for beach-style yoga. It’s a relaxing practice that combines Hatha yoga with deep meditation. This summer class, which visitors are welcome to join, is taught Tuesday through Saturday mornings at 7:30 am on South Village Beach. 23 Rte. 134, South Dennis, 508-760-5339

Uptown Body
Uptown Body will give you a summer of traditional mat- or equipment-based Pilates, as well as yoga. Engaging in exercises that use the body’s own resistance and movement, participants will quickly build a stronger core and a repertoire of new moves. The studio offers classes of heated vinyasa flow and more intensive yoga for athletes. 305 Dillingham Ave., Falmouth, 508-548-2857

The Yoga Barn
Practice sun salutations in the serenity of a restored New England barn situated in a pondside meadow. Classes are designed to develop breath, balance, and overall strength, and are taught primarily in the Kripalu style. 1 Red Barn Road, West Tisbury, 508-645-9642

Yoga on the Beach
Discover your inner om at the New Seabury Beach Club on the Cape Monday through Saturday at 8 am. Experience hatha flow or deep-stretching yin yoga while relaxing to the natural soundtrack of ocean waves. Classes conclude with a “seavasana,” in which participants float in the sea for ultimate relaxation. 252 Shore Dr., Mashpee, 305-296-7352

The Yoga Room
This year-round studio unites the island’s yogis with a blend of levels and practices and is dedicated to the practice of seva, or selfless service. It hosts free biweekly classes for students, who are encouraged to donate to local charities, such as the foundation for instructor Caitlin Marcoux’s fight against breast cancer. 49 Fairgrounds Road, Nantucket, 508-825-2211

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