Your yoga room is a place for meditation, exercise, and peace. Choosing the right color for your yoga room is important since the color of the room can affect the way you feel in it.
You want to choose tranquil colors that can help align your chakras, and avoid colors that cause anxiety. Light, pastel colors and tones make great choices for yoga rooms, especially when they correspond to one of the seven chakras.
We've put this guide together to help you pick the right color for your yoga room.
17 Yoga Room Color Ideas
- Brick Windows
- Upwards Slant
- Curtains and Warmth
- Mind Clearing Space
- Calming Trim
- Almost Pink
- Wisdom and Power
- Heaven's Light
- A Popular Choice
- Monotone Blue
- Flat Green
- Floral Ceiling
- Bright Mats
- Lime Mandala
- Golden Glow
1. Brick Windows
While colors can be important, so can natural light. The hardwood floors and brick walls of this yoga room bring a warm and cozy feeling to the room. In addition to this, the natural light and view through large windows bring a peaceful feel to this room to allow you to meditate.
2. Upwards Slant
The slanted ceiling of this studio brings your attention upwards and is excellent for moves such as sun salutation. The natural light, plants, and wood floor of the room are inviting. In addition, the soft tones on the walls and ceiling are soothing and can help you find inner peace.
3. Curtains and Warmth
While this yoga room could easily have seemed monotone, it avoids that with a graceful approach. Breaking up the white walls are tan accents by the curtains. The curtains also bathe the room in a warming light instead of a harsh white, casting a warm and inviting glow over the room.
4. Mind Clearing Space
The monotone white of this room is perfect for a yoga studio. While it may seem uninteresting, it's the perfect place to clear your mind and de-stress. The room feels closed off from the world even with large windows and is symbolic of shutting out outside distraction and allowing one to focus on their breathing and mindfulness.
5. Calming Trim
This yoga studio accents its white walls with two trims in both purple and a very light yellow. These colors correspond to both the crown and solar plexus chakras, with the crown appropriately being at the ceiling. This is one great way to include a subtle nod towards aligning your chakras through yoga.
6. Almost Pink
While red isn't a good choice for a yoga studio because it induces anxiety, this light shade of pink doesn't have that effect. In fact, the tones of this room are fairly calming, with architecture allows for plenty of natural light to also enter.
7. Wisdom and Power
The stunning yellows of this room are a perfect shade for a yoga room. Symbolizing wisdom and power, the color corresponds to the solar plexus chakra. In addition to the symbology, the room features light blue mats that also symbolize the throat chakra of communication. If aligning these chakras is your goal, this an ideal color scheme for your yoga room.
8. Heaven's Light
The fantastic lighting of this yoga room almost simulates a portal into heaven. The light fixture is great for upwards stretches. The wood wall paneling and floor are a bit monotone, however, it forces your eyes upwards towards the highlighted ceiling. In addition to this, the wood is almost an orange color, correlating to the sacral chakra.
9. A Popular Choice
Purple is one of the most popular choices of color in a yoga room. Purple corresponds to the crown chakra, affecting spirituality. Highlighting the darker purple tones are wood accents and bright white light, which is associated with a good day and solid mental state.
Sometimes simplicity is the best approach. While this yoga room doesn't feature bright colors, it is a good place to empty your mind. With light pink tones and a good window for natural light, you'll surely be able to feel calm and peaceful in this simple room.
Purple and pink may be the most popular yoga room colors, but a bright yellow is another great choice. Bright colors like yellow help enhance feelings of happiness and calm. Our brains associate these colors and bright light with good days, and simply spending time in this room will help lift your mood for the day.
12. Monotone Blue
This light blue corresponds to the throat chakra, and using this color for your yoga room can improve mindfulness in this chakra. Monotone rooms are also a great way to induce feelings of calm when you spend time in them. The nod to yoga's roots and the monotone color scheme make this a great choice for a yoga room.
13. Flat Green
The green walls of this yoga studio are a great choice for the color palette of the room. It reflects the heart chakra, and the bright lighting helps open up the room. Incorporating the blue mats, the white wall breaks, and the patterned floor really brings the room together and creates a great space for yoga.
14. Floral Ceiling
The pink floral ceiling and light purple tones of this yoga room incorporate both of the most popular colors for yoga rooms. They each have a calming effect and create a peaceful space. The flowers are a great way to break up the ceiling and overhead lighting, with natural light coming in from the window and a light-lined mirror.
15. Bright Mats
Painting your walls isn't the only way to add colors to your yoga room. In fact, this mat features all seven colors correlating to the seven chakras and becomes a great focal point of your room. Including ideas like this can improve your focus and mindfulness during your yoga sessions and are a great way to incorporate more color into your yoga room.
16. Lime Mandala
The lime green walls of this yoga studio are bright, and that is a good thing. Brighter colors are associated with better days and moods, making the room feel more uplifting. It also includes a colorful mandala in front of each row to promote mindfulness and focus.
17. Golden Glow
Combining lighting and colors is the key to creating the best-colored yoga room for you. In this one, the lighting going through the curtains casts a golden glow across the entire room. The result of this is that it creates a beautiful enclosed space, that feels warm, inviting, and easy to focus in. All of that makes it an ideal color scheme and design for a yoga room.