Yoga pod project examples

For many busy people these days, it seems like the ‘yoga retreat’ or ‘yoga room’ is the new must-have in their backyard – large or small. Some even have full-blown yoga studios in their backyards. We’ve helped many property owners to get a yoga pod or yoga studio (with or without facilities) built more efficiently and cost-effectively starting with a flat-pack modular building kit from Backyard Pods. Read some of their stories here and ask us for help if needed.Prices on Backyard Pod kits

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DEAR CUSTOMERS: Please send us more pics of your completed projects because other customers love seeing what you’ve achieved, like these examples:

Beautiful backyard studio 4m x 6m at Coburg, Melbourne VIC

Beautiful backyard music studio 4m x 6m at Coburg, Melbourne VIC

Melbourne is a vibrant city where people share creative passions like art and music. But when you live close to the city, houses and backyards tend to be smaller. So what do you do if you love music and want a studio for band rehearsals, a little extra room for yoga, or somewhere for occasional guests to stay? You get a Backyard Pod, of course!

Exempt owner-builder 2.1m x 3m art studio at Hunters Hill, Sydney NSW

What can you build in Sydney without approval? A non-habitable structure up to 20sqm. This cute little art studio in leafy Hunters Hill, Sydney, was undertaken as an exempt development for workshop purposes. We supplied the flatpack building kit and double-glazed windows and doors. Our customers organised their own builder and now, their backyard studio is complete. You can see how they love the place!

Twin pods 4.5m x 5.3m built in 2 weeks for wellness centre at Dandenong VIC

Twin office pods 4.5m x 5.3m built within 2 WEEKS for home-based business at Dandenong VIC

Many people need a small WFH office pod. Others have grand designs for getting more value out of their backyard with their business ideas. Our mindful customer from Dandenong wanted two pods side-by-side for their own ‘women’s wellness centre’. With our help to organise approvals and construction, these twin multi-purpose rooms were fully completed for our customer. The actual build time was only 2 weeks!

Backyard studio 3m x 6m with timber cladding in Chain Valley, NSW

Backyard studio complete 3m x 6m with custom timber veranda in Lake Macquarie NSW

Many people start with one of our basic 3m x 6m flatpack building kits to create a low-cost Backyard Pod for their own purposes. This cute little 3m x 6m backyard studio complete in Colorbond Classic Cream with a custom timber-framed veranda and deck is someone’s idea of a private cave, craft room, or informal workspace in their backyard.

Approved basic backyard studio 3m x 5m installed at Lilydale in Melbourne VIC

Approved backyard studio 3m x 5m with Scandi-style internal lining installed at Lilydale in Melbourne VIC

In Melbourne and other areas of Victoria, approval is needed for a small backyard studio like this one as it’s larger than the maximum allowable for an exempt shed. With help from our Backyard Pods Melbourne network partners, our customer at Lilydale had no problem getting her small backyard studio approved and installed on their property by a licensed builder.

DIY backyard studio 2.5m x 4m for ‘lady lair’ at Ormond, Melbourne VIC

Backyard Pods Melbourne: while some people would call this backyard studio a “she-shed” or “sheila shack,” our client announced that hers would be a “lady lair” and her hubby would build it as a DIY project! Their original 3m x 6m idea was changed to 2.4m x 4m – one of the most popular sizes for home offices – with optional eaves as well.

Gorgeous garden studio 3m x 6m nestled poolside - Blue Mountains NSW

Gorgeous ‘garden studio’ 3m x 6m nestled poolside in village of Blue Mountains NSW

A creative Blue Mountains resident dreamed of a low-cost flat pack garden studio room that would fit nicely with the vintage Blue Mountains feel. This charming poolside cabana started with a Basic Backyard Pod Kit 3m x 6m in Colorbond® ‘Monument’ with foundation piers. The roof is standard skillion profile in standard Zincalume®. Part of…

DIY double-glazed home office pod 4m x 4m in rural Southern Tablelands NSW

DIY double-glazed home office pod 4m x 4m on acreage in rural Southern Tablelands NSW

Rural properties often evolve over time – perhaps starting with a small cabin and growing with enclosed verandas and outbuildings (sometimes over generations) until the homestead ideal is fully expressed. Our customer on acreage in the Southern Tablelands added a cozy double-glazed home office as a DIY building project – well done!

Quaint ‘she-shed’ 2.5m x 5m with veranda at Marayong, Sydney NSW

Quaint ‘she-shed’ 2.5m x 5m with veranda at Marayong, Sydney NSW

Much is said about man-caves but a rising number of ‘she-sheds’ and ‘sheila-shacks’ are being built DIY or professionally in backyards all over Australia. This quaint, cottage-like example at Maryong, in western Sydney NSW, represents one woman’s BIG dream – just a LITTLE space!

Yoga studio bathroom pod 3.6m x 7m, Newtown NSW

Yoga studio with bathroom pod 3.6m x 7m installed Newtown NSW

Many people want a backyard studio with bathroom for some idea they have in mind. This customer with a terrace house in Newtown, Sydney NSW wanted a yoga studio with bathroom in the backyard. With Backyard Pods, they were able to build what they wanted in a small backyard despite the difficult access. Interested in a backyard studio with a bathroom? Look at this one.

Garden studio 3.6m x 6m with hardwood decking - West Ryde NSW

Garden studio 3.6m x 6m with hardwood decking at Ryde NSW

We love the Scandi look of this Backyard Pod lined internally with plywood (instead of Gyprock). Plywood is under-rated as an interior lining material but it’s natural, easy to work with, and it ages beautifully. Take a look around this characterful 3.6m x 6m backyard studio with thoughtful windows and doors for a great flow between indoors and outside.

Studio pod lining kit 3m x 6m - Doyalson Central Coast NSW

Studio pod with lining kit 3m x 6m near Doyalson, Central Coast NSW

3m x 6m is the most popular size for simple backyard studios like this Backyard Pod near Doyalson on the NSW Central Coast. Fresh interiors and thoughtful positioning on the site show the owner’s attention to detail with their project, installed by one of the professional installers in our network who services the area between Sydney and Newcastle.

Multi-bedroom 'Brady Bunch' sleep-out pod 4.5m x 14m with eaves - suburban Aspley, Brisbane QLD

Luxury self-contained ‘yoga retreat’ 4.5m x 10m with eaves for Byron Bay acreage, northern NSW

In this busy world of ours, we could all use a little space to breathe. With more and more of us working from home, it can be difficult to carve out time for rest, respite, and wellbeing in our daily lives. Jade is another happy customer who has invited some breathing space into her life…