If you love an all-over deep stretch and a great sweat, then you will love Hot Yoga. Classes are taught in a heated purpose built studio where overhead infrared heating panels are used to create intense sauna like conditions of 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, your mental focus intensifies, your pulse rate rises and heavy sweating is induced. During a 60 minute class you can burn between 600-900 calories.
Yoga brings balance and harmony to the body, mind and spirit. Initially most of us try yoga because we are looking to improve ourselves physically, yet after only a few sessions, we start to experience positive mental and spiritual benefits, which can be life changing.
Yoga has been around for many centuries, and is practiced today by millions. Its popularity and longevity are testament to the host of physical and mental benefits it offers, and yoga can help with:
- Weight loss
- Back, neck and shoulder pain
- Healing and preventing sports injury
- Depression, anxiety, stress
- Increasing fitness and stamina
- Building mental focus and strength
- Poor Digestion
- Asthma, arthritis and a wide range of chronic conditions