Residing in Los Angeles, world traveling Tour manager in the concert music industry, after lower back surgery in 2007 and an upcoming knee surgery, running and Martial arts where excluded as daily exercise. In search for a new way to release the excess stress and healing of knee and back surgeries Fitzjoy accidentally walked into a beginners yoga class not knowing what he was getting into... He got hooked right away and practiced 6 months daily & nonstop. Knees healed, back relaxed, 25 LBS lighter and completely amazed by this new daily habit. Fitzjoy continues touring the world searching for Studio's to practice any type of yoga before starting his busy days city to city. Spring 2012 was time for a break from the busy extreme lifestyle and walked directly from a last show in India into a Los Angeles teacher training as a 'vacation' from the real world. Right upon completion of the course and with a 500 hr certification Fitzjoy rushed to Brussels, Belgium and Monterrey, Mexico for teaching experience and instructed non stop for weeks. Other teacher trainings and tons of workshops followed.
Fitzjoy can be found weekly in Downtown Juvenile detention teaching young troubled incarcerated youth or on tour instructing his artist clients and touring crew classes on lunch breaks.
Fitzjoy is passionate about people and finds Joy assisting you for greater bodies, stronger minds, long vitality & better health.
Fitzjoy H instructs the following:
Hot Power Fusion
This hour-long, shoulder-friendly class focuses on strengthening without chaturangas (high to low push-ups). A balanced mix of both our Hot Yoga and Power Yoga styles, HPF will both restore and revitalize your muscles. It includes standing postures, core work, deep hip openers, and inversions. All levels welcome. Heated to 105-109 degrees.
This 90 minute class includes a set sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. Hot Yoga begins with pranayama deep breathing to oxygenate and energize the body. The Hot Yoga series will systematically massage and stimulate every muscle, gland, and organ. Each posture prepares the body for the next, allowing students to gain strength, flexibility, and balance. Hot Yoga is an excellent foundation for learning proper alignment and developing the concentration needed for meditation. Heated to 105-110 degrees.
Hot Yoga-1 hour
Foundational class of 26 static postures balancing every system of the body with 2 sets of the standing series and 1 set of the floor series. Beginner to intermediate levels. Heated to 105-109 degrees.