Hot Yoga

Hot yoga is done in a heated room with humidifiers. The heat supports getting into postures more deeply and effectively – plus the benefits of the postures come quickly. Like thousands before you, you will find that practicing yoga in the hot room creates a satisfying and almost addictive feeling of achievement.

The benefits are many:

  • Your body burns fat more effectively, fat may be redistributed and burned as energy during the class. It is common to lose inches in a very short time
  • The heat produces a fluid-like stretch allowing for greater range of movement in joints, muscles, ligaments and other supporting structures of the body
  • Capillaries dilate in the heat; more effectively oxygenating the tissues, muscles, glands and organs and helping in the removal of waste products
  • Your peripheral circulation improves due to enhanced perfusion of your extremities
  • Your metabolism speeds up the breakdown of glucose and fatty acids
  • You benefit from a strengthening of willpower, self control, concentration and determination in this challenging environment
  • Your cardiovascular system gets a thorough workout
  • Your muscles and connective tissue become more elastic and allow for greater flexibility with less chance of injury and improved resolution of injury
  • Sweating promotes detoxification and elimination through the skin – which is the body’s largest eliminating organ
  • Just as when your body raises its temperature to fight infection, the raised temperature in the room will assist in improving T-cell function and the proper functioning of your immune system
  • Your nervous system function is greatly improved and messages are carried more efficiently to and from your brain
  • Metabolism improves in your digestive system and in the body’s cells (that is food in the gut and nutrients in the cells)

  • Yin Yoga

    Yin is a slow-paced style of practice that enables practitioners to work and stretch the connective tissues, tendons, fascia, ligaments, joints and cartilage.

    Gentle Yoga

    This class is designed to prevent and alleviate stiffness creating

    more flexibility as well as recovery from injury or illness.  To join this class you need to be able to get on the floor and perform simple movement.  While the class is targeted for adults who need a slower pace, those who are more advance yoga students are welcome too!  The room will be warm but not hot.  Muscle work best in heated rooms.

    Power Yoga

    Power Yoga is a fitness-based vinyasa practice. Boost metabolism, build lean muscle mass, increase your stamina and flexibility as you move to upbeat tracks. If you’re new or unsure about yoga, this is a good place to start.

    Meditation

    Meditation is such a popular ‘want to do’ practice today. Everybody wants to do it but they try and then they quit. The benefits are numerous and everyone has read that they should meditate. Some quit because it is so hard to manage thoughts. Others give up because it is too much ‘sitting’. Still others don’t learn tools to use during meditation.

    This class will consist of some shorter time periods for meditations, some guided meditations, some reclining meditation, some various types of tools to enable ‘anyone’ to ‘sit’ in meditation and some meditation techniques. All of these forms will be employed to increase meditation time enabling students to reap the full benefits of sitting for meditation. We will learn about breath and different techniques such as TRATAKA, sound meditation, walking meditation and many more. Practiced meditators are welcome to just come and meditation soaking in the energy of all of those who have done yoga, prayed and learned in the Karma practice room. This class will be guided by Karma instructors who are meditation practitioners. Karma Yoga cards are welcome!

    Kid’s Yoga

     

    Hips and Hamstrings

    Release stress in your lower back, hips and hamstrings in this unique vinyasa flow class. We’ll combine a fun mix of low warriors, chaturangas, hip openers, and hamstring stretches, to release tension and make progress in those hard-to-open areas. Great for athletes, beginners, or anyone looking to improve their flexibility and practice. Room will be heated to 80-85 degrees.

    Pre-Natal