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Chicago Reader: Voted Best Yoga Studio in Chicago

Bloom is honored to have been voted Best Yoga Studio in Chicago 6 times in the Chicago Reader voter’s poll. Big thanks to our fantastic teachers, massage therapists, and staff, and of course our wonderful community of students for making Bloom a great place to experience yoga!

2016 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
 

Citysearch: Voted Best Yoga Studio in Chicago

Bloom has been selected as the Best Yoga Studio in Chicago four times by Best of Citysearch voters!

2013 2011 2009 2007
 

Chicago Magazine: Best Prenatal Yoga in Chicago 2013

Bloom is pleased to have been selected as one of the best yoga studios by Chicago Magazine. We were noted especially for our extensive and popular offerings for expectant mothers as well as families with kids of all ages.

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Featured on WGN's Living Healthy Chicago, the New Moms Health Episode

"Bouncing back physically after baby is a goal of many new mothers. However, it can often be a challenge to find time for a workout, and figure out the best way to get started. We learn why yoga can be a great option for new mothers, and how moms can make their babies part of yoga class. Plus, we get a chance to try out some of the best poses for new moms and find out why they can help."

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Bloom All Summer

All summer long, Bloom offers free yoga classes in beautiful outdoor settings. From yoga for gardeners, to lakefront yoga in the full moon, to classes for kids and families, Bloom is pleased to bring health and happiness to Chicago's parks and lakefront.

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Bloom wins 2nd place in TV Time for Small Business contest

Out of almost 80 entries in SCORE's TV Time for Small Business contest, Bloom was selected as the second place winner. In this video, Director Kerry Maiorca discusses what makes Bloom exceptional.

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Featured in Peaceful Places Chicago:
110 Tranquil Sites in the Windy City and Beyond

"There's something special about this Lincoln Square yoga center's candlelight yoga classes, generally held on first Fridays in the evening. I recommend seeking them out even if you don't live in the neighborhood!"

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Bloom donates class proceeds to Cancer Research

As part of the National Foundation for Cancer Research's Stretch to the Cure Event, Bloom donated the proceeds from a yoga class with Studio Director, Kerry Maiorca.

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Bloom awarded 2009 Alderman Gene Schulter Community Service Award

At Bloom, we strive to find meaningful ways to serve - teaching yoga in the schools, donating to local charitable organizations, or offering free yoga classes at community events. We'd like to thank Gene Schulter and the Lincoln Square Chamber for this honor.

 

190 North Features our little small town

"Rockwell Crossing is full of small independent businesses -- a pet store, a coffee shop, a yoga studio, and even the requisite dive bar that's been here for years. It really seems like in this neighborhood everyone knows your name."

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Featured in spry living:
The Nation's Best Yoga Studios

"Wondering what to expect from your studio while you’re expecting? Though many yoga studios offer the occasional class for pregnant women, Bloom Studio specifically caters to expectant mothers. This Chicago favorite holds prenatal classes almost every day along with classes designed for mothers and their young children."

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Featured in Yoga Journal:
America's Top 10 Yoga Towns

'True to its Midwestern roots, the Chicago yoga community delivers an awesome experience on the mat without taking itself too seriously. “You’ll certainly see some fashionistas, but plenty of us show up to class in a T-shirt and sweatpants,” says Kerry Maiorca, founder and director of Bloom Yoga Studio. “I love knowing that in our community, students can show up just as they are.”'

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Featured in Winston Benefits
The Employee Benefits Blog:
The Benefits of Including Yoga in Your Workplace Wellness Program

"Kerry Maiorca, founder of Bloom Yoga Studio in Chicago: We offer three levels of corporate yoga. We’ve worked with clients for on-the-mat yoga classes, yoga at employees’ desks and chair massage. Organizations can pick ones they like best or a combination of all three."

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