5 Best Places to Visit in China for Yoga and Taiji Lessons While You Backpack!

“Yoga is a light which once lit will never dim, the better your practice the brighter your flame”¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†– B.K.S Iyengar

Yoga is an exercise in which your soul is also affected during each session. This exercise would help you control and maintain the right flow of air inside your body. Due to its worldwide phenomenon, yoga has reached every corner of the Earth. This only means that most country has already been into the idea of opening a place which is suitable for yoga classes. Yoga is, somehow, also the same as Taiji. Both need a serene place in which you practice and do the lesson.

So if you are planning to backpack around China and do your Yoga or Taiji lessons then keep reading below. Here is your perfect guide for your backpacking experience in China. These are the best place for your yoga and taiji lessons.

1.) Hangzhou

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Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province. The city is located on the lower reaches of the Qiantang River in southeast China. Hangzhou has a subtropical monsoon climate which contributes to the varied seasonal sceneries. With this, Hangzhou is one of China’s most popular travel destinations all the year round. The place is perfect for a backpack travel. And if you want to have your yoga and taiji lessons then the place if perfect for you.

Hangzhou has a stunningly renowned landmark which is the West Lake. The lake is noted for the scenic beauty that blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites. Take a stroll along the causeway by the lake and you will feel the peacefulness of the world.

2.) Guangzhou

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Guangzhou is also known as Canton. This is the capital city of Guangdong Province which is located along the south coastline of China. Guangzhou is the excellent port on the Pearl River navigable to the South China Sea. It is also accessible to Hong Kong and Macau. This city serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural center in Guangdong area. Guangzhou is especially prosperous in commerce, tourism, and real estate. The city offers a lot of yoga and taiji lessons. This only means that when you come across Guangzhou you can easily have your yoga and taiji lessons.

3.) Guilin

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No matter what side you look at, Guilin landscape is best.¬† It is located in the northeast of¬†Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region¬†in south China,¬†Guilin. The place is considered to be the pearl of China’s thriving tourist industry which has a beautiful nature and historic treasures. The stunning landscape of the place situated like it has a kind of magic that is all its own. Guilin has a crystal clear waters and wonderful caves which makes the city an appealing destination for your¬†yoga and taiji lessons. So do not pass Guilin or else you will miss something during your backpacking trip.

4.) Suzhou

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Suzhou is located in southern Jiangsu Province which is the center of the Yangtze Delta. The city is divided by the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal from north to south. Forty-two percent of the city’s area is covered by water this only means that during your yoga and taiji lesson you will have a serene place for more focus and concentration. Suzhou is considered as the ‘Venice of the Orient’. Not just that, because the city has a unique characteristic of the past which still retained up until this date. The locals of this place had maintained the classical beauty of the city.

Suzhou has a mild climate which makes the city a desirable destination all year round. You can also see some wonderful ancient water towns in the city. In this city, you can also visit some beautiful gardens which are so perfect for your yoga and taiji lessons. So when you come across the city during your backpacking trip do not hesitate to do your yoga or taiji session. Just make sure you are well-equipped.

5.) Turpan

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Wuxi is located on the northern shore of¬†Tai Lake. This city is rich beautiful and well-maintained nature. Owing to its pleasantly warm and moist climate, it boasts a reputation of the ‘Land of Fish and Rice’. With that, you can always have your yoga or taiji lessons whenever you come across to the city. It does not mean that it is already a city that you can no longer have a serene surrounding for your sessions. So write Wuxi on your travel list for your next backpacking trip in China.

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