4th of July Weekend: 5 Tips & Tricks So You Can Enjoy The Celebration and Recover After!

Barbeque, jello and a holiday weekend full of cocktails (or mocktails) may be ahead this 4th of July weekend. But holidays are for celebrating and community, mindfulness and living your fullest life is what we preach at Hot 8 Yoga. We just want to be there for you on the other side! We will be open at all studios for a morning and noon class, so you can get your workout in before festivities begin. We will open back up for regular hours on July 5th. Read More

Want to Avoid the Common Cold? Keep Up Your Hot Practice During Summer Months

You’ll better acclimate to the heat outside: Practicing Hot Yoga during the summer months can help acclimate you to the season’s heat and humidity. Your body cools itself more efficiently and effectively through sweat. So when you leave the yoga room, the outside air feels cooler than inside! If you practice often enough, you may notice that outside weather doesn’t feel as hot as it used to, that you don’t need your air conditioning as much, and that you don’t mind being outside as much when it’s sweltering.  Read More

Want To Be an Inspirational Warrior? Join a Teacher Training!

Few people get the chance to create meaningful change in other people on a daily basis. But with each class, yoga teachers have the unique opportunity to stand in front of dedicated, open-minded students ready to be inspired. You will experience the life-changing benefits of your yoga practice and be able to pass that knowledge onto others. Even if you aren't looking to become a yoga teacher, your training will deepen your understanding of yoga, build your confidence with your practice, and grow your enthusiasm by giving you the ability to share it with those you love. Read More

Can You Breathe Easy In A Really Hot Room Full Of People? How Hot 8 Yoga’s Heat Helps You Get A Healthier Practice

The act of breathing lives at the center of any yoga practice. The rush of fresh oxygen into the bloodstream has the ability to calm our nerves, focus our mind, and ignite our mental and physical endurance. If your practice includes Ujjayi Breath, you’ve experienced the power of fully integrating your breath with your practice. The combination of movement with breath is the essential union that unlocks the life changing abilities of yoga. Read More

I Practiced In The Heat For 30 Days & Here's How It Changed My Life

Since discovering a yoga practice in the heat, it has been the one constant in my life. Apartments, jobs, and boyfriends have all come and gone—but Hot Yoga has been my rock. There are few things in life that make me happier. Read More

Craving More From Your Yoga Practice? Step In To Our 300 Hour

By the time you’re curious about doing an advanced training, chances are you’ve either already experienced a Yoga Teacher Training of some kind or you’ve been practicing for long enough that, organically, you’ve arrived at a place in which you want to “go deeper”. In other words, you’ve already seen the effects that your yoga practice has on your life and you recognize the benefit of not only sustaining it, but nurturing it. Read More

Get In Touch With Your Breath To Re-Invigorate Your Life!

Having trouble completing tasks? Are you tired of interruptions in your day making you less productive? Breathing & Meditation on their own or during your yoga practice could be just the answer.During yoga pranayama exercises people practice controlling the breath, or prana, to induce a state of calm and focus. Paying attention to breathing and slowing down respiration is a core component of many mindfulness practices. Recent studies suggest the practice has multiple benefits—it induces an overall sense of well-being while reducing anxiety and improved sleep. Read More

What's Missing From Your Practice? Learn How To Take It To The Next Level

Initially strength training and yoga seem as different as day and night. Yoga is flow, spirit, relaxation, and flexibility. Strength training is power, force, effort, and pure fitness. Never the two should meet. Until you realize exactly what these differing disciplines have in common and how we combine them in Yoga Sculpt. This high-intensity, vinyasa-style flow class incorporates small hand weights and cardio to burn fat and build lean muscle mass. This power-up session builds strength, stamina, and flexibility. Free weights serve as your own personal adjuster as you move through Sun Salutations in a vinyasa-style class, enabling extra length and depth in each pose. Read More

Got The Sniffles? Detox Your Mind To Heal Your Body

Subtle Body: Posture, Anatomy, & Energy (Foundations 3 + 4) At any level of experience during your yogic journey, it’s always nice to get back to the basics. It’s important to understand how your body, your breath, your alignment and your energy are incorporated into the practice. You always have a choice in yoga, you can simply go through the motions, or you can really focus the attention inward and go deep. Once you truly understand your foundation, you can build a strong base to reach new heights in your practice. Read More

Looking To Add Time To Your Day? Try Meditation!

Meditation doesn’t take time, it gives time. Do you often feel like time is just flying by and there is never enough of it get everything you want to accomplish done? Are you constantly behind on deadlines and feeling overwhelmed or distracted? Does the thought of taking personal time seem impossible because you have so much going on? If your honest answer to those questions was yes, it’s time to change your relationship with time, and start your daily meditation practice. Why? Meditation doesn’t take time, it gives time. When we meditate we attain a different state of consciousness that is totally different from our waking state. Read More