The Om Revolution

The Om Revolution Yoga Classes in Cape Town

Mobile yoga studio that brings yoga
into your home, office, backyard, etc.
 
+27 (0)72-027 4628
www.theomrevolution.co.za
namaste@theomrevolution.co.za
The Om Revolution

The Om Revolution Yoga Classes in Cape Town

The flexible fitness movement that facilitates private and corporate yoga sessions in unique spaces in and around the Mother City

It is rather strange to imagine that it took until late 2014 for a mobile yoga ‘studio’ to grace the Mother City.  After all, Cape Town is usually at the South African forefront of all things hip and happening – think craft beer, bicycle culture and experimental facial hair – but it seems to have dropped the exercise ball when it came to tapping into the ‘yoga that comes to you’ trend that is swooping the world. 

Enter Austrian-born online marketing consultant and seasoned yogi Victoria Csarmann, who initially conceptualised the idea of a mobile yoga studio as part of a business plan for her personal instructor. But, as fate would have it, the instructor decided on a career change at the last minute and Victoria decided to take it on as her own project.

“There was a moment of revelation where I thought this could really work. I realised that there was this huge gap in the market, not only in terms of fulfilling clients’ needs, but also for yoga instructors in Cape Town who are struggling to get work,” says Victoria.



And so that ‘revelation’ turned into a revolution or, more specifically, The Om Revolution - a company that offers individually tailored, private and corporate yoga classes of any style (Hatha, Vinyasa and more) in Cape Town. Essentially, the venture takes the studio element out of practising the ancient form of meditation and fitness and replaces it with an “anywhere, anytime” option. 

This means that beginner and advanced yogis alike have the option of participating in a yoga session in their home, backyard, outdoors in a beautiful location and even their office, and it eliminates some of the drawbacks associated many yoga studios: overbooked classes, instructors not giving adequate personal attention, undercurrents of competitiveness and , of course, personal space being invaded by a fellow yogi’s rogue limb. 

“With The Om Revolution, you decide when and where you want to have your lesson and you also have the option of deciding who you want to join you for the session,” adds Victoria.

Of course, it is essential to execute the poses correctly in order to reap the benefits of yoga, which include increased flexibility, improved posture, core strength and a relaxed state of mind amongst many others.  To this end, The Om Revolution has even developed their own, tailor-made alignment mats that help you properly align your poses by using the guides printed on the mats, exclusively available at TheOm Revolution. 

“The private or group sessions are small enough for the instructors to give everyone involved personal attention. And for corporate classes, if the employer wants to squeeze in as many people into the session as possible, I will let them know that that is not how The Om Revolution works, and I will suggest an extra session, for example,” explains Victoria.

Speaking of corporate classes, it is here especially that The Om Revolution has had great success, taking the business world by storm instructing one office yoga class after the other. Recently, they added on more corporate health options like healthy snack crates and office massage services, to complement their corporate service. Not to mention, for private sessions, if participants are comfortable and happy with a specific instructor they can request to have him/her facilitate all of their lessons.  Furthermore, the teacher will encourage beginner and experienced yogis to give feedback on the classes so that the pace, intensity and difficulty of the classes are tailored to individuals’ needs. 

The Om Revolution also offers specialised pre- and post-pregnancy yoga classes as well as regular outdoor yoga sessions in and around Cape Town.  Victoria, who is an instructor herself, and also, as she puts it, “oversees everything else”- including sourcing qualified freelance instructors- can also organise group gatherings at a location of the client’s choice. Popular outdoor yoga options include sessions on Clifton beach and in the Company’s Garden.

Outdoor yoga is a completely unique experience,” adds Victoria. “There are the elements and other factors such as noises around you that really challenge you to focus and zone in on yourself.  I would suggest that if you want to do yoga properly, do it indoors, but for a summer experience, that one hour of connecting with nature is a beautiful thing.”



And while becoming one with the outdoors is certainly a plus, the fact that The Om Revolution caters to all ages, skill levels and body types is probably the biggest tick in the “yes” column.  As Victoria states, “One of the many benefits of a personalised class is that it can be customised for the individual’s needs.” 

Tip: The Om Revolution facilitates outdoor yoga classes during summer in the Company’s Gardens on Saturday mornings (9am) for R50p/p (starting November 2016) and on Clifton beach on Sunday afternoon (at sunset – around 6pm) for R50p/p (starting December 2016). Century City outdoor Yoga classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6pm were added this year and have already started, costing R50p/p as well. theomrevolution.co.za for specials. 
 
The Bill:  A single private yoga session in the comfort of your own home will set you back R350 (R150 per extra person). Group and corporate sessions are priced according to size and frequency, but do keep an eye on theomrevolution.co.za for specials.

---

Looking to stay in shape for less than R50?  Check out our overview of cheap and free fitness classes in and around Cape Town.

---

Also, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle and check out our Pinterest boards for updates. Not to mention, subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with what's hip and happening in our pretty city.

Cape Town Events Calendar
March 2017
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

Slug & Lettuce Kloof Street Bar and Restaurant in Cape TownDate Night Steak Special at Slug and Lettuce Kloof Street

Treat your loved one to this awesome 2-for-1 deal that includes a bottle of wine

GONOW LogoGet 50% off GONOW electric bicycle rentals every Thursday!

Be blown away by the sunset over the Atlantic Seaboard from an electric ...

Workshop - 5Workshops at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Mix, mingle and learn at this year’s beloved Jazz Festival!

kaapse storries“Kaapse Stories” at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

SA Eco Film FestSouth African Eco Film Festival

There is hope for Mother Nature, we just need to open our eyes and see it

Showcasing Dignity - 1Showcasing the Dignity of People “Living Outside”

Understanding the other side of Cape Town

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed ...

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities Rooted in Slavery

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine Estate

Rock on dude!

High five Kiting in Cape Town Kitesurfing Lessons Special

Learn to kitesurf but leave the soaring costs behind

Orphanage-cocktail-emporium-winesCocktails and Dancing at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

Make Thursdays memorable with deep house and drinks at Cape Town’s favourite ...

De Grendel Wine Farm WineWine Tasting at De Grendel in Durbanville

Enjoy a serene sampling experience in Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs

Avontuur Wine and Macaron PairingSpecialist Tastings at Avontuur Wine Estate

Spice up your winery experience with one of these delectable monthly pairings

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

The Galileo Open Air Theatre V&A WaterfrontThe Galileo Open Air Cinema at the V&A Waterfront

Get your weekly dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these ...

WSDC Shark Jumping 4White Shark Diving Company’s Shark Breaching and Diving Combo Trip

Witness a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle – a great white shark breach – with ...

AWOL-City-cycle-tour-6.jpgCape Town City Cycle Tour with AWOL Tours

Discover the rich history of Cape Town’s CBD in an active, engaging way with ...

Manga Logo2-for-1 Stir-fry Special at Manga Restaurant

Buy one portion of noodles and get another free at this seaside spot on ...

Hout Bay Dental Studio 2016 3Professional Teeth Cleaning Special at Hout Bay Dental Studio

Spruce up your pearly whites with this 20% discount for CapeTownMagazine.com ...

Vista Parties Ocean Adventurer 3Vista Parties Ocean Adventurer Birthday Party Package

Celebrate your child’s special day out to sea with this Atlantic Seaboard ...

Excentric InteriorShellac Manicure-centric and Pedicure-centric Special at Excentric Hair Salon

Spoil yourself with one of these signature nail treatments and receive a 50% ...

cape town comedy club logoHalf-Price Sundays at Cape Town Comedy Club

Laugh 50% off top-notch entertainment every last day of the week at this ...

blokes-hair-foundry-logo.jpgFake Fridays Haircut Special at Blokes Hair

Pair a bespoke haircut with a cold beer every Thursday for just R190

kids birthday party venue idea at waterworld strandWaterworld Strand Water Park’s Free Putt-Putt Special

False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini ...

Wine and cheese platter from Peter FalkeSundowners at Peter Falke Wine Farm in Stellenbosch

Toast dusk with fine wine, gorgeous cheese platters and tasty salads

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.