Hot Yoga was made famous by Bikram Choudhury, as the original hot yoga that’s been featured in the press and on television, known for its miraculous healing ability. This series of Hatha Yoga was taken from the Bishnu Gosh Lineage of Hatha Yoga. We use a sustainable approach to traditional hot yoga. By integrating and utilizing the use of universally accepted alignment principles our teachers are able to create a safe and uplifting practice environment. Each pose is a challenge based on personal abilities; each pose addresses a certain area of the body, bestowing specific and powerful health benefits. The class is designed for beginners as well as for those students who have a regular practice. Every class is open to first time students.
Everything and then some what you get from the HOT 90 class! We perform 26 postures in 65 minutes eliminating savasanas still performing 24 postures twice and two postures once, flowing most of the postures and receiving an additional cardiovascular benefit. This class is a nice offset to the 90 minute class and we just can’t decide which one we like better. We are passionate about, and committed to the Bishnu Gosh lineage of Hatha yoga which is based on the 84 classic Asanas. Therefore, you can be absolutely certain that every hot yoga class, our yoga practice rooms, heat, air filtration systems, and all of our certified instructors meet the highest standards and all of the requirements necessary to make your yoga experience a good one. Regardless if you are a beginner or a national yoga champion, we will provide with a safe and enjoyable experience as possible. To learn more about the individual postures and their benefits see below.
Our gentle Yoga series has been designed with aging boomers, recovering athletes and seniors in mind. It is a gentle yoga practice that will strengthen the entire body, improve balance, and increase joint range-of-motion. The class practices movements to strengthen muscles and help increase mobility for people who are challenged by arthritis or the stiffness that comes with age or injury.
All gentle yoga classes (10:00 a.m.) are 60 minutes in length, in a non-heated room. All levels are welcome.
The emphasis in Yin Yoga is on releasing muscles rather than contracting them. Each class is taught exclusively on the floor, holding passive poses for 3-5 minutes each. Yin Yoga poses target the tighter connective tissues in the hips, hamstrings, and lower spine. As a pure flexibility practice, this is an excellent class for aging baby-boomers, injured/active athletes, and those new to yoga.
Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues, the tendons, fascia, and ligaments—aiming to increase circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. The postures are also believed to improve the flow of chi, the subtle energy said in Chinese medicine to run through the meridian pathways of the body. Improved chi flow is hypothesized to improve organ health, immunity, and emotional well-being. A more meditative approach to yoga, yin aims at cultivating awareness of one’s inner silence, and bringing to light a universal, interconnecting quality.
This is a very relaxing class, men and women of all ages can practice yin yoga in a safe, slow pace. We use blankets, blocks and straps to bolster and support the limbs. Muscles need to be relaxed in this class to fully get the benefit of reaching the deep connective tissue. We highly recommend this class if you have joint pain, back pain or pain from repetitive movements.
This class is divided into easy segments that will leave you energized and feeling more flexible:
• Gentle Warm-ups to loosen shoulders, neck and back, wrists and arms
• Warm-ups for the legs and feet
• Standing poses
• Seated poses
• Reclining poses
• Deep relaxation techniques
This gentle yoga routine is perfect for people of all ages and abilities. It uses safe, easy to follow movements allowing room for modifications for each pose: standing, seated or using a chair for support.
The goal is to help seniors live a fuller, more independent life. Special emphasis is placed on increasing strength and flexibility in the muscles and joints most needed in performing every day tasks. For example, we do many movements to strengthen the feet, ankles and legs to improve balance and help avoid falls; We strengthen the legs and hips, for greater mobility in getting up and down from chairs, and in and out of cars; and we work on increasing range of motion in the shoulders, arms and hands, for greater ease in performing everyday tasks such as getting dressed and doing housework. Full deep breathing and good posture are encouraged throughout.
Wanting to truly shape, strenghten, tone or build muscle and get that long lean look? Try our Barre or Calisthenics classes. You will find similar practice components to yoga however here we are using our body weight, gravity, isometric holds and efficient movements to get optimal results. Calisthenics will help you build strength and stamina while the Barre will tone legs, tummy and thighs.
The Barre Result: A true body sculpting, fat burning workout unlike ANY other.
Too much information to list in this space, click over to our Barre page to learn more by clicking here: Barre
This class assists you in optimizing, strength, power and conditioning. Aly will coach you through efficient movements to optimal results for your body. We do not need to use special equipment, all you need is your body and the floor. Create structural balance within your body by using pressing and pushing exercises using your own body weight. Avoid risk of injury by moving the natural way your body was designed with your level of ability and range of motion.
You do not have to be strong or conditioned to come to this class, you come to this class to become strong & conditioned.