YYoga iPhone Application & Giveaway

Comments 138 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s YYoga has recently released free an iPhone application to help connect yogis. On the app you can search classes by style, time, date, and location, booking a reservation and seeing if your friends are signed up as well. If you have an existing YYoga online account you can sign in otherwise you can sign up through the app. It also has basics to introduce those new to yoga to various poses – what they look like and what they’re called.

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YYoga was created from the shared vision of Terry McBride and Lara Kozan in 2007. Their vision was to offer a guest focused approach to yoga in an ‘all are welcome’ environment. At the center of this environment would be an abundance of classes offered by the industry’s best teachers. These classes would be surrounded by spa-like amenities and services such as wellness, showers, saunas and lounges; all working to create an amazing experience, local community and healthy lifestyle.

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Using the location finder you can find the nearest YYoga centre, by turning on location services or selecting the venue nearest to you from a list. Locations include Flow Wellness downtown, Highgate in Burnaby, Kitsilano, Neoalpine in Whistler, North Shore Elements in North Vancouver, Richmond, South Granville, Yaletown, and West Sixth.

YYOGABagA few early app reviews are very positive with just a few feature suggestions like adding the ability to search by instructor. However with the app being 4 days old at this point, it’s off to a pretty good start.

Download the free YYoga iPhone app for yourself and give it a try, follow the YYoga blog, and find them on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to learn more.

To promote the app, YYoga has offered up a one-month pass, a yoga tote bag, and a manduka mat (as seen in the photo to the right) to one of my readers. The value of the prize package is $285, here’s how you can enter to win:

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RT to enter to win a 1-month @YYoga prize pack & try their new app via @Miss604 http://ow.ly/ge93l

I will draw one winner at 12:00pm on Thursday, December 27, 2012. Update The winner is Kristine!

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  1. mariaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 9:51am PST

    Have been wanting to try out yoga.

  2. KirstenWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 9:58am PST

    This would be awesome!

  3. DebbieWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:20am PST

    Love Yyoga. Thanks for making yoga so fun and easy.
    Happy holidays.

  4. Alexandra HWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:23am PST

    What an awesome prize pack! Merry Christmas YYoga and Miss604!!! (I tweeted for an additional entry here: https://twitter.com/alexhalbert)

  5. GigiWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:25am PST

    This would be a introduction to yoga!

  6. Jennie KWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:31am PST

    I LOVE Yyoga and this would be so awesome to win!

  7. leighWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:31am PST

    Very useful! Love yyoga!

  8. BonsWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:39am PST

    Great prize!

  9. ChristineWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:47am PST

    Would love this!

  10. NicoleWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:55am PST

    This is a great prize! YYoga has the best studios! I would love to win this, a nice christmas treat to get started on the new years resolutions.

  11. MagWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:00am PST

    Great prize! Thanks.

  12. AmyWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:06am PST

    I really need to get back into yoga or pilates.

  13. KristineWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:11am PST

    I love YYoga and their new app is amazing!

  14. JosephineWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:12am PST

    That would be awesome!

  15. stevenWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:15am PST

    Might find out why to YYoga!

  16. VSWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:18am PST

    Have always thought I should try yoga out – this maty be my chance!

  17. lucWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:49am PST

    Yoga is relaxing, I like Pilates even more!

  18. MariekeWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 11:50am PST

    This would definitely fit in with my new years resolutions for the year!

  19. StephanieWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 12:56pm PST

    I would love to win this– when the weather outside is frightful, yoga inside seems even more delightful ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. JeremyWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 1:32pm PST

    I really enjoy yoga, this is a great prize!

  21. JenWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 1:33pm PST

    I love yoga!!! I’d love to get back to it regularly ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. SaraWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 1:56pm PST

    I’m excited to try their app.

  23. WillowWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 2:07pm PST

    Downloaded their app and am quite impressed.

  24. SaraWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 2:07pm PST

    Love YYoga, love this app idea, love this package. I’ve been a good girl this year, maybe Santa will get me this for Christmas.

  25. Matthew HoffmannWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:32pm PST

    I’ve been going to YYoga since September and love it! Just got my girlfriend started but, she doesn’t have a pass yet. They have absolutely amazing instructors and the facilities are top notch.

  26. Juliana LimaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:42pm PST

    Namaste Vancouver! o/

  27. SharylinWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:43pm PST

    Yoga ~ what a great way to start the New Year!

  28. SandyWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:45pm PST

    I Hope I win!! Would love to have this chance to practice yoga ๐Ÿ™‚

  29. KWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:46pm PST

    I love yoga wear!

  30. Candice TownSchonWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:47pm PST

    This is an amazing idea! Love the app!!

  31. AndreaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:48pm PST

    I just went to yyoga last night, my favourite studio! I would make great use of that prize ๐Ÿ™‚ The app is a great idea and will be very useful!

  32. JennyWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:49pm PST

    I have never wanted to win a contest so badly!!!! I absolutely love YYoga and their App is so great for planning what class you want to attend ahead of time. Best yoga studios in the city by far.

  33. CourtWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 3:59pm PST

    LOVE that bag!!!

  34. RebeccaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 4:16pm PST

    I love yoga and would make very good use of this prize!

  35. MyomiWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 4:33pm PST

    Just got the app early December and love it…very convenient way to check class scheds.

  36. ErinWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 4:35pm PST

    Love to give Yyoga a try!

  37. AmandaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 5:15pm PST

    This is a perfect prize for my resolution of getting healthier in the New Year!

  38. SondiWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 5:26pm PST

    I’ve taken a few drop-ins at YYoga and it’s always been such a wonderful experience. The staff are so welcoming, and the infrared sauna is amazing. Would love to win a pass!

  39. PaulinaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 5:47pm PST

    Would so love to keep going to Yyoga- fav studio!

  40. Ashley ChowWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 6:26pm PST

    The app has only been out for 4 days? I swear I’ve had it for a few weeks if not a month already!

  41. TiffanyWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 7:38pm PST

    Good idea for an app. Looks nice.

  42. VictoriaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 7:39pm PST

    LoveY Yoga

  43. CaitlinWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 7:50pm PST

    Well it IS new years resolution time…

  44. chista kWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 7:54pm PST

    Great app and prize!

  45. JayWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 8:14pm PST

    Sweet! I need to get back to yoga

  46. JoyceWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 8:32pm PST

    Can’t wait to do some yoga during my Christmas break ๐Ÿ™‚

  47. RoWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 8:40pm PST

    What a great prize!

  48. maryWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 8:44pm PST

    i love yoga

  49. AlexWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 8:57pm PST

    nice prize. wanted to try yyoga for a long time!

  50. HelenWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 9:00pm PST

    I need to get back to yoga.

  51. Lucie BWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:16pm PST

    The app is great, so much so that I prefer using it over the website.

  52. belindaWednesday, December 19th, 2012 — 10:45pm PST

    Yoga. Perfect. Thanks!

  53. MayaThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 1:57am PST

    Thanks for sharing this! I would love to win a month of yoga!! I really need something to push me back into it!

  54. Donna LThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:09am PST

    this would be perfect for the new year! Thanks so much!

  55. LindaThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:14am PST

    This would be a great way to try out yoga

  56. DBThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:28am PST

    Would like to try this out!

  57. JudyThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:38am PST

    Good way to detox.

  58. @lizzysdarcyThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:51am PST

    Great idea for an app!

  59. jenniferThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 10:19am PST

    would love this prize!!!

  60. fionaThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 11:53am PST

    i love yoga. would love to win this

  61. lynnThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 12:08pm PST

    I hope I win! Would love this

  62. ChrisThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 12:58pm PST

    Zen!

  63. Stv.Thursday, December 20th, 2012 — 1:05pm PST

    nice. I need a new mat.

  64. Rachel J.Thursday, December 20th, 2012 — 1:30pm PST

    Thanks for sharing this ๐Ÿ™‚ Would love to win the contest – am a bit yoga fan & particularly a yyoga one! Happy Holidays.

  65. tracyThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 3:25pm PST

    yes! perfect way to get in shape

  66. ShirleyThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 3:28pm PST

    I do need a new yoga mat.

  67. @torloniasThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 5:52pm PST

    Yoga does a body good. ๐Ÿ™‚

  68. AnneThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 6:35pm PST

    I need to do more yoga

  69. @privyseelThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 8:38pm PST

    What a fab idea!

  70. Ruby BThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:47pm PST

    this win wud b a gr8 way to start a healthy 2013

  71. SonyaThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 9:52pm PST

    this win wud b a headstart on my 2013 resolution

  72. claire wThursday, December 20th, 2012 — 11:49pm PST

    love yoga! good for my body and spirit!

  73. Steph :)Friday, December 21st, 2012 — 12:04am PST

    Yyoga has the best studios and facilities!

  74. Jenn SFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 2:57am PST

    Yoga would be fun

  75. MichaelFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 7:52am PST

    i’d like to get into yoga

  76. lisaFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 10:58am PST

    a great way to relax!

  77. TonyaFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 11:00am PST

    I tried out the YYOGA studio on 4th and it was beautiful!

  78. candice vallantinFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 11:17am PST

    My brother wants to get into yoga. I’d love to win this for him.

  79. ShelaineFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 11:30am PST

    This would be great. I need the exercise ๐Ÿ™‚

  80. ChelleFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 12:31pm PST

    I’ve tried Pilates and really liked it–I’m curious now about yoga.

  81. MichelleFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 3:46pm PST

    Love Yyoga!! Haven’t been recently because it’s so expensive. Would love to win this pass!

  82. ElizabethFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 5:04pm PST

    Love Yyoga!
    Would be great to win this pass!

  83. Vanessa LeeFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 5:04pm PST

    Would love to win this pass! I’ve been meaning to get back into yoga and this would be a great way to start!

  84. JeffreyFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 5:16pm PST

    My wife always asks me to go to yoga with her.

  85. Siobhan S.Friday, December 21st, 2012 — 7:56pm PST

    Yyoga seems like a very nice studio and I could really use this prize~! Fingers, legs, and toes crossed. Maybe if I did yoga, that might be easier! ๐Ÿ™‚

  86. Mark SmFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 7:59pm PST

    Heck ya, would love to win this!!!!!!!!!!!

  87. TiffanieFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 8:20pm PST

    This makes things so much easier!!

  88. alana parkFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 9:19pm PST

    I have always wanted to try….

  89. KatieFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 9:59pm PST

    Nice get in shape New Years resolution.

  90. Susan PFriday, December 21st, 2012 — 11:50pm PST

    Love it all, especially yyoga!

  91. JenSaturday, December 22nd, 2012 — 12:25am PST

    Would love to try yyoga. Heard good things!

  92. DanielleSaturday, December 22nd, 2012 — 8:38am PST

    Yyyyyyyyyyoga!

  93. parkerSaturday, December 22nd, 2012 — 10:24am PST

    what a great way to start of 2013!! Fingers crossed.

  94. katie borrettSaturday, December 22nd, 2012 — 2:17pm PST

    cant afford yoga – would love this gift!

  95. VictoriaSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 9:14am PST

    Nhl lockout is brutal for me, I would love to win this Y Yoga

  96. PooyaSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 3:32pm PST

    Wow … love to win this package

  97. DaniSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 3:42pm PST

    My husband and I are using swimming and yoga as a part of his surgery rehab in the new year. Would love to win this great prize!

  98. CFSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 6:05pm PST

    This would be a great way to try out yoga!

  99. MaureenSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 6:09pm PST

    Haven’t tried too many fitness apps. I would like to see how this compares with others.

    Maureen

  100. NatalieSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 8:46pm PST

    Thanks! Still haven’t tried yyoga

  101. BrianSunday, December 23rd, 2012 — 9:51pm PST

    I just moved in across from a YYoga, this would be a great way to try!

  102. KellyMonday, December 24th, 2012 — 1:19am PST

    YES PLEASE!

  103. Michael SawyerMonday, December 24th, 2012 — 5:16am PST

    Major YYoga fan here.

  104. AlexMonday, December 24th, 2012 — 10:39am PST

    Go…yoga!

  105. JenniferMonday, December 24th, 2012 — 11:26am PST

    Brilliant! I need all the help I can get with my schedule.

  106. BrendaTuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 10:04am PST

    Yoga yoga yoga!

  107. CyndiTuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 3:20pm PST

    almost time to start the resolutions

  108. Chris (@lyteforce)Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 8:58pm PST

    Any excuse to try yoga is a good one I guess.

  109. kenntaoTuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 9:01pm PST

    i need some motivation to get back to doing yoga

  110. KiranTuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 9:01pm PST

    Yes please!

  111. MarianneTuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 9:26pm PST

    A good work-out in tandem with Pilates and Ballet!

  112. EricaTuesday, December 25th, 2012 — 11:24pm PST

    Wow! The app from YYoga is definitely very innovative and creative!
    I have android phone, had iphone, have ipad AND itouch; so app like this can easily inform people with valuable tips and infos about basic yoga and their company to general public who don’t necessarily like or do yoga.

    If I am given the chance to utilize this app while doing yoga at the studio, I expect myself to maximize my exercise potential as I can utilize the app for multiple purposes!

  113. MichaelWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 6:55am PST

    I’d like to be more flexible with yoga. I’d love to win the monthly pass.

  114. Erin FiltnessWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 10:15am PST

    Ahhhh!!!! Please please please please!!!!

  115. KatieWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 10:23am PST

    What an awesome way to start the new year! Thanks for the fab giveaway!

  116. TroyWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 10:31am PST

    Great prize!

  117. BJWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 11:03am PST

    This would be a real treat!

  118. DanaWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:08pm PST

    My new year’s reso is to get back into yoga!!

  119. AmritWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:10pm PST

    This would be good for those new year resolutions I never fulfill

  120. Ruhee DhanjiWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:15pm PST

    I love YYoga!!!!!

  121. E.TangWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:25pm PST

    The app is great! Agree with needing a feature to search by instructor.

  122. EileenWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:26pm PST

    Perfect for the new year!

  123. TracyWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:36pm PST

    i LOVE YYOGA!!!

  124. amfriesenWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 9:39pm PST

    This app looks great but alas no apple products for me – can’t wait for them try android and/or blackberry — could use 1 month service as already in yyoga system & have tag – glad mobile website just as good as app for now

  125. KahhleeWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 10:31pm PST

    I lovelOVE LOVE YYOGA!!

  126. KateWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 10:35pm PST

    This would be a fantastic start to the New Year. Fingers crossed!

  127. JessieWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 10:54pm PST

    Great prize! Would be a good way to start off my New Years goals!

  128. CynthiaWednesday, December 26th, 2012 — 11:16pm PST

    Looks like a good app and prize! Thanks for the info. I love yoga!

  129. DanielleThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 8:16am PST

    Love that they have an app! Would love to start my New Year off right!!

  130. DomThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 8:58am PST

    YYoga sounds like fun!

  131. JoThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 9:04am PST

    I had been craving yoga for the past 6 months and just got back into the swing of things! New gear would be awesome! Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  132. LeahThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 9:57am PST

    Yyoga is great, but a little pricey for students. Winning the pack would be awesome!

  133. BalThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 8:59pm PST

    I could use more yoga in my life

  134. AnnaThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 9:02pm PST

    great prize!

  135. RubyThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 9:10pm PST

    New year, new plans to do more yoga!

  136. SandyThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 10:16pm PST

    I could use this prize

  137. JoanneThursday, December 27th, 2012 — 11:39pm PST

    Grilled cheese! classic.. ๐Ÿ™‚

  138. WallyFriday, December 28th, 2012 — 12:30pm PST

    This will help my new year’s resolution

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