Hot Yoga Studio
Hot Yoga Studio
Hot Yoga is yoga in a heated studio. The room is heated to 40°C. Conventional Hot Yoga offers all the benefits of yoga stress reduction, improved strength, and flexibility. The heated room offers added benefits, a more intense workout for the heart, lungs, and muscles. The heat means the muscles are more flexible, and although challenging, can make the yoga poses more effective.
Turning up the heat can also mean one burns more calories than in an ambient temperature class.
As yoga is a weight bearing exercise, it’s great for improving bone density - especially important for perimenopausal women.
Benefits Of Yoga
All types of Yoga are a great way to reduce stress and calm the mind. In today’s fast paced world a regular yoga class is proven to reduce stress and improve self-esteem.
Yoga is a proven way to help depression and improve mental health.
Hot yoga can improve cardio vascular fitness; the heat helps to pump up the heart rate and burn fat!!
Sweating in a warm environment can improve circulation, bringing oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood to skin cells. This, in turn, may help to nourish your skin from the inside.
What you need to know before starting a class - Safety tips
If you’re in good health, hot yoga is generally safe. But, as with most types of exercise, there are some safety precautions to keep in mind.
Dehydration is a major concern with hot yoga. Drinking water before, during, and after a hot yoga class is essential. A low-calorie sports drink may also help restore electrolytes lost during your hot yoga workout.
Some pre-existing health conditions may make you more prone to passing out in a hot room. These include heart disease, diabetes, arterial abnormalities, anorexia nervosa, and a history of fainting.
If you have low blood pressure or low blood sugar, you may be prone to dizziness or light headedness with hot yoga. Check with your doctor to make sure hot yoga is safe for you.
Pregnant women should consult their doctor before trying hot yoga.
If you’ve had heat intolerance problems in the past, you may want to stick with yoga that’s done at a normal temperature.
Stop right away if you feel dizzy, lightheaded, or nauseous and make your teacher aware.