Yoga Class Descriptions
Intro to Power (P1)
This Vinyasa-style class (breath to movement), Intro to Power Yoga develops strength and flexibility using props to find proper alignment and learn modifications specifically for your skeleton structure. The class consists of Sun Salutations, standing postures, basic arm balances, core strengthening, backbends, hip openers, introduction to inversions and restorative postures. Practiced in mild heat this class will give you the tools to work safely in any yoga class!
Hot Yoga (HY)
This series is for all levels. Hot Yoga begins with pranayama breathing (breath control) to oxygenate and energize the body, which systematically works every muscle, gland, and organ flushing all the anatomical systems. Each of the postures in this set sequence prepares the body for the next, allowing the students to gain strength, flexibility, and balance. Hot Yoga is an excellent foundation to learn proper alignment and develop concentration (the first key to meditation) that assists in all other styles of yoga. Common attributes of practicing Hot Yoga are a sense of balance and well being to your mind, body and spirit-relaxed and energized!
Hot Power Fusion (HPF)
Hot Power Fusion is a distinctive yoga class that is a combination of Hot Yoga and Power Yoga without the Chattarungas (high to low pushups). This class combines the finest attributes of both disciplines. This 60 minutes class is designed to be fun while strengthening the upper body and core, deep hip openers and inversions. It is our intention for this class to be as restorative as Hot Yoga and as challenging and energizing as Power Yoga without the repetitive chattarungas, this making it shoulder friendly.
Hot 8 Power Yoga (PY)
A Vinyasa-style dynamic flow class which uses breath as the primary link between attentiveness and integration of the body and mind. Hot 8 Power Yoga is an intensified practice that will flow you through strengthening your body during the entire class. The movement in this class is consistent and will be an energizing cardiovascular work out. The calories will burn away as you sweat and move your way through each of the poses. This class focuses on flow, movement and balance. Room temperature is between 95 -100 degrees and designed for intermediate to advanced levels.
Hot 8 Sculpt (YS)
Combination of yoga inspired movements and free weights for increased muscle endurance. This power up session builds strength, stamina, and flexibility. Our Yoga Sculpt is, a total body workout designed to tone and sculpt every major muscle group. Free weights serve as your own personal adjuster as you move through sun salutations and other yoga postures, enabling extra length and depth in each pose. Strength training is great to build lean muscle mass and will have greater long term impact on your metabolism even while resting. Hot 8 Sculpt is an intermediate level class practiced in a room heated from 90 -95 degrees.
Hot 8 Yoga Barre (YB)
Inspired by the revolutionary exercise routine developed in London by the world-famous ballerina, Lotte Berk and her orthopedist, Hot 8 Barre is a dynamic fusion of ballet, yoga, body sculpting, and cardio that will get you long and lean. The class is filled with ballet moves working on the barre that challenge both balance and flexibility and works legs intensely. You then work on the mat with yoga postures and stretching which will feel great. This class is a cardiovascular program of isometric exercises and orthopedic stretches. Yoga Barre will tone your buttocks, abdominals, thighs, and arms. You will also improve your posture and form a sculpted physique. With the use of your own body weight for resistance and through dynamic exercises the muscles are targeted and overloaded to the point of fatigue, then stretched through our yoga series for release. Hot 8 Barre is an intermediate level class practiced in a room heated from 90 -95 degrees.
Hot Yin Yoga (YY)
A restorative class designed to release tension and calm the nervous system. With the gentle support of props, students passively stretch and energize the deep connective tissues of the body, open the joints, and restore alignment. Hot Yin Yoga compliments a more active(Yang) practice because it improves flexibility, ease and balance. Also beneficial for those recovering from injury or trauma, enjoy the therapeutic benefits of deep relaxation in a heated room of 95 degrees.
Intro To Hot Power Fusion (HPF1)
This beginner Hot Power Fusion 1 is a distinctive yoga class that is a combination of Hot Yoga and Power Yoga without the Chaturangas (high to low pushups). This class combines the finest attributes of both disciplines. This 60 minutes class is designed to be fun while strengthening the upper body and core, hip openers and basic inversions. It is our intention for this class to be as restorative as Hot Yoga and as challenging and energizing as Power Yoga without the repetitive chaturangas, thus making it shoulder friendly. The heat is set at 90 degrees to assist those that are new to the heat and taught for beginners to evolve the practice.