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Just for you - the jams the RIO tribe's been rocking out to this summer. Enjoy...

To kick off summer, we’re joining the East Coast Surf School to offer three surf and yoga series - June 26, July 17 and August 14th. The East Coast Surf School is run by Nico Manos, Nova Scotia’s first and only professional surfer. A bit more...

RIO is one of many cool spots in the North End neighbourhood. A little gem just down the street from the studio is Makenew, a lovely thrift/consignment shop with beautiful stock - which is evident in the photo shoot some of the RIO instructors did...

MORNING JOLT We’ve got a new class in town to kick-start your morning on Wednesdays. Come to Morning Jolt at 6:45AM for a group jog around the block followed by some restorative yoga poses in studio, then java and vegan donuts from enVie to reward ....

RIO founder and instructor Connie McInnes has given us an update from across the pond, where she’s running a satellite studio in Arles, France: BONJOURNO! A little update live from France. We opened a pop up studio here in Arles, in the South of France for the summer. Our...

We’re now offering free lunchtime classes on the waterfront this summer! Every Wednesday at 12:15pm, come join us for 50 minutes of feel-good yoga on the helipad across from Bishop’s Landing. Get some fresh air and you’ll be glowing for the rest of the afternoon. Hope to see...

For Wednesdays in June, we’ll be hosting Syrah + Soul classes here at RIO led by Ashton Ross. This class is designed to build fire through vigorous movement partnered with sick beats…followed by 4 WINE TASTINGS! in the loft after an hour-long rockin’ class. We have partnered...

At RIO we like our classes with tunes. Whether you need to pump it up, mellow out, or keep a steady flow, music sets an appropriate backdrop to your workout and often helps you get through it. Music while working out is also great because: – Helps...

In addition to our regular schedule at RIO, we’ve added extra Anatomy in Motion workshops to focus on targeted areas – hips, back, legs and feet, to name a few. These areas are in need of attention for most people for several reasons. It isn’t just...

Getting out of bed in the morning can be really hard, particularly when it’s smack in the middle of winter and it’s cold and dark outside. On top of that, rising early to get to the studio in time for class adds an extra element...