Welcome Soul Studio!

A warm welcome to our newest HR Today member, Soul Studio! Soul Studio is Christchurch's leading hot yoga studio with classes and events accessible for everyone!

Conveniently located on Mandeville Street in Christchurch, Soul Studio is a space to sweat, celebrate your strength, find connection with body and mind, and invest in your physical health, fitness, mental health and spirit. Their modern shala/studio includes dedicated spaces to accommodate their collaboratively designed yoga classes, health talks, workshops and events.

Sarah O'Connell is a yoga teacher of ten years with over 20 years involvement in the health sector. Meditation teacher, health and executive coach Sarah is Soul Studio’s Owner, (alongside her partner Adam) Director and Lead Yoga Teacher. Sarah began her own hot yoga journey in the mid-2000s, and is passionate about making yoga accessible and enjoyable for people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. She shares her own life experiences with stress, with burnout, of parenthood, of business and leadership and her past eating disorder to Soul Studio's offering. Bringing compassion, acknowledgement and acceptance to all. 

Sarah’s deep desire is that Soul Studio is a place where people feel seen, safe and supported.

Upcoming Classes and Workshops:

Nau mai ka a tatou katoa ki tenei tepu.

At this table, everyone is welcome.

Based in a purpose-fitted, calming and welcoming studio in Christchurch, Soul Studio offers hot yoga classes, health workshops, events and more – accessible for ‘everybody’.

They value inclusivity, diversity, curiosity and community, and respect each individual’s unique journey: from new souls, beginners to practised yogis.

Mauri tū mauri ora. An active soul is a healthy soul.

Sarah and the Soul Studio team's commitment is to care deeply for your yoga and health journey. To do all they can to make you feel safe and supported.

Soul Studio operates sustainably on the principles of soon becoming a BCorp business. Certified B Corporation. They believe in business that balances purpose and profit and a force for good.

Soul Studio offers a collaborative approach, with a community co-op and advisory board guiding their values and practices.

Their mission is to support communities in accessing yoga for enhancing the capabilities and functioning of the mind and body – and to nourish the soul.

We’re delighted to have Soul Studio join us as an HR Today member!

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