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About Bikram Yoga & Hot Pilates

Bikram Yoga is an intelligently designed routine of 26 traditional, beginning yoga postures which comprehensively works the whole body in 90 minutes.

The focus is to achieve and maintain balanced health, a firm body and a sharp mind. Bikram Yoga is practiced in a room intentionally heated to just above body temperature to increase flexibility, provide a cardiovascular workout and melt away stress.

The 26 postures work synergistically and cumulatively to provide a total body workout to every system of the body promoting optimum health and well being.

The sequence is designed as a progression so that every posture warms up the muscles and joints used in the next one, allowing the body a safer, deeper stretch.

Anyone can do Bikram Yoga; it’s equally challenging to beginners or more advanced students and appeals to men and women of all fitness levels. No prior experience is necessary and our certified instructors will help you advance at your own pace.

Come to class well hydrated and with an empty stomach. Bring a large towel and water and wear light, stretchy clothing that you feel comfortable in. The room is heated so long pants or t-shirts are not recommended. Arrive 15 minutes early for your first class.

In order to achieve the best results from your Bikram Yoga practice you must be consistent and determined as with anything in life you wish to achieve. Each class can and should be challenging and you will be expected to work hard. Physically you will develop strength, flexibility and balance while, at the same time, developing concentration, patience, determination, will-power and discipline.

Regular practice of Bikram Yoga not only improves your overall health and well being but can also specifically address:

  • Migraines or chronic headaches
  • Asthma & allergies
  • Arthritis, Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, RSI
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation, flatulence
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Chronic back, neck or joint pain
  • Poor posture
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fybromyalgia
  • Old Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • High Blood Pressure


Enjoy the many benefits of Bikram Yoga:

  • Improved flexibility
  • Increased muscle tone, joint strength & range of motion
  • Improved posture
  • Increased energy levels
  • Improved metabolic function
  • Detoxification & boost to the immune system
  • Reduction of stress
  • Healthy digestion
  • Relief from chronic headaches and migraines
  • Improved respiratory function
  • Relief of joint, back and neck pain resulting from trauma, injuries, arthritis, RSI or other chronic conditions
  • Balance the endocrine system (i.e. hormone levels, metabolism)


ABOUT HOT PILATES (HIIT)

If you want to challenge yourself in a new way Hot Pilates is the hottest new workout in town. It’s a fun, challenging, full body, low impact, high intensity workout using the Pilates principles. Performed on a yoga mat & towel (no props) in a heated room with energetic music Hot Pilates is an amazing workout using HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) that strengthens muscles, boosts your metabolism and burns fat – all without the pounding of a high impact workout. It is designed for all fitness levels and is loved by both men and women. Hot Pilates is for everyone who is looking to increase strength, build long lean muscles, create a stronger core, get fit and feel amazing! It is the perfect compliment to hot yoga, or any other activities/sports you do!
For our Hot Pilates we heat the room to around 32 degrees

 

Some of the many benefits of Hot Pilates (HIIT)

  • Its so much fun and the class passes so quickly.
  • Makes you super strong in a very short period of time.
  • Builds a rock solid core.
  • Great for fat burning, classes always a bit different so no chance to plateau!
  • Quickest way to get a six pack! Really.
  • Strengthens your legs and knees - by working the hamstrings and quads.
  • Builds strength in your back muscles and glutes.
  • Sculpts arms and improves strength.
  • Afterburn! Even hours after the class you are still burning calories! Yay!
  • Makes your everything else you do stronger. Try it and believe.
  • You will become super fit - your cardio vascular strength improves dramatically.