This is our signature class. If you love an all-over deep stretch and a great sweat, then you will love Hot Yoga. Classes are taught in a heat chamber where overhead infrared heating panels are used to create intense sauna like conditions of up to 105 degrees. The heat should dramatically improve your flexibility allowing you to move deeper into the postures. It is also delivers a thorough cardiovascular workout and is great for detoxing. As your body fights to stay cool and your mental focus intensifies, your pulse rate rises and heavy sweating is induced. In one 90minute class you can burn between 600-900 calories. With a broad range of classes available ranging from beginner to advanced level, our friendly experienced instructors guide you through each pose adjusting you alignment and posture when necessary to avoid injury and to ensure you get the most out of every class.
Hot Yoga Beginner Classes
If you are new to yoga or perhaps find the thought of the heat a little intimidating then this is the class for you. In this class we gently introduce you to the heat and break down the posture sequences into a more basic form so that you can perfect your holds and gain confidence before progressing to more our advanced classes.
Yin Yoga is a style of yoga that focuses on the passive holding of postures for extended time intervals (3 to 5 minutes). These longer holds deliver a deeper workout for your connective tissues such as ligaments, bones and joints by working improving your strength and reducing your risk of injury. Longer holds also give the body and mind time to slow down and drop into stillness, cultivating an almost meditative practice. This class is a wonderful compliment to our hot classes and faster paced yoga styles. All levels are welcome.
Express Hot Yoga (45/60minutes)
Get the most out of your day with our Express lunchtime Hot Yoga classes. This class is designed to leave you feeling energised and motivated for the day ahead. The heat provides detoxifying benefits whilst the high tempo at which postures are performed gives you an intense cardiovascular and mental workout. Appropriate for all levels.
Hot Yoga Sequence Level 1
This class follows a set sequence of postures performed with music. Suitable for beginners and intermediate students.
Hot Yoga Sequence Level 2
This class follows a set sequence of postures performed with music. Suitable for beginners and intermediate students. This class is suitable for experienced students and brave beginners.
Hot Yoga Flow
This class follows a flowing sequence of postures designed for conditioning, toning, and focus. This class emphasizes the connection of movement with the breath. Sun salutations are practiced between each sequence of postures throughout the entire standing series. Be prepared to sweat, tone your entire body and cleanse your soul. This class will transform you on all levels, physically, mentally and spiritually.
Hot Relax and Restore Yoga (by candlelight)
This class on a Friday evening is the most relaxing class of the week. Designed to help you wind down after a hectic week, we focus on relaxing completely into the gentle postures. A great class to relax and restore the mind and body ready for the weekend. The studio is filled with candles and accompanied with soft music to leave you feeling thoroughly relaxed.
Make sure you drink lots of water before, during and after doing hot yoga. The intense warm atmosphere induces sweating and so it is important that you replace this fluid by drinking lots of water. Nutrition Experts advise that we should all try and drink at least 1.5 litres or 8 glasses of clean water a day (i.e. not tap water). Whilst this may seem a lot, it is easy to build up to this over a few weeks. You should space your water intake out over the course of a day although you will naturally want to drink more water during and after a yoga class. Unfortunately drinks like tea, coffee (even decaffeinated tea and coffee), fruit juices and fruit cordials are not good alternatives to water. Water on it’s own with nothing else is the best drink.