Mackenzie comes from an athletic background and grew up hanging out in the back of the studio in her parents' group fitness classes. With a gymnastics background, she began practicing Bikram at age 8 as a weekend hobby and later found her passion in Vinyasa flow, Restorative and Yin style classes. So it came as no surprise when she did her 200 hour teacher training in 2014 and became a RYT with Yoga Alliance.
Mackenzie M instructs the following:
This Vinyasa-style flow class designed for beginners features a set sequence. Pairing breath with movement, Hot Power 1 is meant to help integrate the mind/body connection. It is a whole body strengthening practice that includes Sun Salutations, standing postures, simple arm balances, core strengthening, backbends, hip-openers, basic inversions, and restorative postures. Hot Power 1 is an excellent class for both new and old students to learn proper yoga alignment and any necessary modifications. Heated to 100-105 degrees.
A Vinyasa-style dynamic flow class, Hot Power Yoga uses breath as the primary link between attentiveness and integration of the mind and body. Hot Power Yoga is an intense practice that will flow you through strengthening postures throughout the entire class. This practice is meant to detoxify the body and burn calories through movement, breath, and heat. Designed for intermediate to advanced levels. Heated to 105-109 degrees.
Foundations 1 What Is Yoga?
Foundations 1 What is Yoga? is one of the workshops designed to demystify 'What is Yoga'. We will explore foundational postures and introduce yoga philosophy. This 4 week series sets the foundation for a successful yoga practice. It can be attended out of order and is designed for those who are new to yoga or have practiced for some time and are looking for a deeper understanding. You will learn the foundations of alignment, modifications, breath, yogic philosophy and touch upon meditation. This program is accessible to all in a fun supportive environment. Come learn about the 8 Limbs of Yoga and take your practice to the next level!
Hot Yin Yoga
Hot Yin Yoga is a restorative class designed to release tension and calm the nervous system. With the gentle support of props, students will passively stretch and energize the body’s deep connective tissue. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of deep relaxation in a heated room of 95-100 degrees.
Invert yourself! Whether you're brand new to going upside down or have been doing it for years, this workshop will guide you through the preparatory poses and teach you how to develop the strength and confidence to attempt the more challenging postures. You will be taught alignment, technique, modifications, and props to assist you in practicing inversions long after you finish this segment.