Hot yoga is simply yoga performed in a heated room. Performing yoga in the heat is a practice that is becoming ever more celebrated, popularized by a variety of styles of hatha yoga.
The heat allows you to move deeper into postures, decreasing resistance to movement
Increased blood flow to all parts of the body
Sweating creates detoxification
Traditional Hot and Mukti are our signature series classes. A repetition of carefully sequenced held classic poses brings understanding, strength and flexibility in a full body experience. This all –levels class initiates the beginner while still challenging the practiced yogi in the room. The room is heated to 40 degrees, so don’t forget your water.
Flow classes incorporate Vinyasa and Ashtanga styles that link one pose to the next with your breath. You will experience Sun Salutations and other flows to loosen the boundaries of your practice. Each class combines unique sequences and is an excellent way to bring strength, flexibility and balance to your yoga practice. The temperatures in this class is 35 degrees.
Hot Hatha classes are a great way to understand the principles of yoga. Classes are based on themes and bring deeper understanding of your body and your practice. Hatha instructors hold poses to allow exploration and knowledge to initiate discovery of your personal edge. These crafted classes appeal to all levels and is held in a 40 degree room.
whether you are a runner, cyclist, or soccer player, this class will explore various yoga poses that will build strength, flexibilty and endurance in all areas of the body. By improving alignment, balancing strength and increasing range of motion, the body can move and perform with greater ease, reducing your risk of injury.
Class Types Practiced at Room Temperature
Yoga Sculpt is a combination of flow yoga and strength training that incorporates weights within the poses and the practice. This fun energetic practice is a comprehensive blending of aerobic exercise, flexibility training, strength training core and balance training. Weights are provided in the studio for this class.
Yin is a slower practice which targets joints, tendons, ligaments and fascia within the body. Each posture is held for long periods of time to encourage the slow and safe opening of connective tissues, leaving the yogi with an overall feeling of lightness, spaciousness and peace. This class is great for all levels including athletes looking for a focused stretch experience.
This class combines two of our popular offering to bring you the best of both worlds. This 75 minute class starts with working the muscles in a Hatha class and melts down into the deep opening of a Yin class for a blissful ending to your experience. This is a perfect class for those looking for a well rounded yoga class without the added heat.
This marriage is made in heaven. Yin poses to start the class to bring deep opening into the joints and flexibility into the muscles followed by Yoga Nidra (Yoga Sleep). Nidra is a guided systematic relaxation of the mind and body to bring deep stress relief and subconscious balancing. Your mind and body will both feel lighter with this experience.
Restorative yoga is a form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier for you to maintain balance while you are stimulating and relaxing your body. While some restorative yoga poses are beneficial to the entire body, others target specific parts of the body, such as the heart or lungs. Attend this class and you will watch your stress float away.
Classic Hatha classes are a great way to understand the principles of yoga. Classes are based on themes and bring deeper understanding of your body and your practice. Hatha instructors hold poses to allow exploration and knowledge to initiate discovery of your personal edge. These room temperature classes appeal to all levels.
Core classes combine classic core exercises with core focused yoga postures to strengthen and tone your body. Strengthening the center of the body will not only bring your yoga practice to the next level, but will help you develop habits for lower back health. Whether you have a regular core routine or just realized there is some work to be done, this class is for you.