What is hot yoga ?
Hot yoga is simply practising yoga in a heated room. Originally it was done to simulate the atmospheric conditions of Calcutta India where the lineage of this type of yoga begun
Awaken Hot Yoga a luxurious hot yoga studio. At our studio the intention is to follow the traditions of yoga but also to incorporate deeper faster paced classes for those who wish to push their practice further. The fluidty of our classes at Awaken Hot Yoga builds heat in the body, the heat not only makes this a cardiovascular practice, it also rids the body oof toxins, cleanses the nervous system and brings the Samskara's ( negative patterns of emotions or behaviour) to the surface with an undeniable transparency. This is the beauty of hot yoga a dynamic shifter of energy, unrivalled balancer of physical strengths, weaknesses and a powerful mirror to the inner self. We all have different needs on why we choose to practice our yoga and on any given day our bodies and minds will have different responses and reactions from what life throws at us. Awaken Hot Yoga classes are designed to fit any given dayand any given mood. from fundamental postures in warm yoga to faster paced sequences in hotflow, our classes will suit all levels of practice, empowering your mind body and spirit.
Our goal at Awaken Hot Yoga is to make practicing yoga as stress free as possible. We have both a men’s and women’s locker room equipped with multiple showers, ample space for changing. You can practice yoga in the morning and go straight to work, in the afternoon during your lunch hour or at night and go straight out on the town.
Your body burns fat more effectively.
The heat produces a fluid-like stretch which allows for a greater range of movement in joints, muscles, ligaments and other supporting structures of the body.
Capillaries will dilate in the heat which aids in effectively oxygenating the tissues, muscles, glands and organs to aid in the removal of toxins.
Your metabolism speeds up the breakdown of glucose and fatty acids
Your muscles and connective tissue become more elastic which allows for greater flexibility with less chance of injury during exercise.
The skin, the body’s largest organ dextoxifies through sweating