The community at My Yoga Connection is all about spreading the love of yoga, breath, and positive vibes in order to improve the world. Executive director Cara Edwards leads the studio’s team of Yoga Alliance–certified teachers. They set out phthalate-free yoga mats and props in an eco-friendly environment in which students can perform a variety of poses and breaths designed for all experience levels. The studio also has onsite licensed massage therapists who can usher in relaxation with expert massage techniques.
Hip Moves' instructors lead cadres of muscle masons through energizing dance and fitness classes designed to build the core and stretch physiques. Navel neophytes can carve a sleeker shadow with a Belly-Dance Technique and Abs class, in which students learn basic shimmies and eject loose lint from tummy trenches, finishing the class with a bout of abdominal strengthening ($10/class). Squeeze in an hour's worth of warrior posing and Darth Vader-breathing during the Lunchtime Yoga class, or marry flexibility, core strength, posture, and brief meditation in a plural union during a yoga/Pilates mix class ($10/class). Hoop Dance & Fitness channels Pluto's orbit and Dante's circular afterlife for a sinew-building workout that incorporates exercise, technicality, and personal expression ($12/class). Consult the schedule for precise dates and times.
Yoga is said to improve flexibility, strength and endurance, as well as increase balance, focus, and energy. Big Ron's Yoga College twists and bends bone abodes to stretchier, more meditative states with its selection of yoga classes and styles. Certified instructors shepherd limb limberers of all experience levels through poses, postures, and complicated three-part yogic harmonies, improving flexibility, honing focus, and increasing energy. pecializes in "100 Degrees In 100 Minutes" classes, or Bikram-styled yoga with new poses added to shake up your chakra, but there's a bevy of classes to choose from. Fold, unfold, and refoldUnfold yourself in a Yin yYoga session, or strike a sweaty pose r with a hot yoga class, which harnesses 100-degree heat to loosen ligaments, flush out cell-sitting toxins, and clear the mind of unnecessary theories of relativity. stay a few degrees cooler in Basic Hatha Yoga. Certified instructors aid your limbs in their journey towards bendiness, so bring a water bottle and prepare to twist and (silently) shout.
During Zephrin Augustine’s more than 10 years as a coach and athlete, he earned an array of nicknames that ranged from St. Augustine to Whomp Whomp. The most appropriate name for Augustine nowadays, however, is CEO. As the founder and head of Next Level Sports & Fitness, he draws on his strong fitness background—which includes a college football career at the University of Florida—to whip bodies into shape, aided by certified personal trainer Dimetress Barnwell. The duo specializes in boot-camp-style workouts, whose ever-changing cocktails of cardio, strength, and plyometric moves banish boredom more effectively than workouts that end with a fun fact about sweat. Held outside when weather permits, their dynamic fitness regimens melt away excess weight and tone physiques, enhancing the abilities of exercise newbies and decorated athletes alike.
Focusing on strength and flexibility, Ashtanga Yoga's elastic instructor Kevin Bogle wields more than 20 years of experience syncing mind, body, and breath. He maintains a warm, friendly atmosphere at the head of Ashtanga Yoga’s mats, catering to beginning benders and advanced yogic ninjas alike. The unique Ashtanga style challenges practitioners with an invigorating workout that improves core strength, in addition to the regular yogic foci of breath control, concentration, relaxation, and occasional levitation. Ashtanga limits class sizes to 18 and offers a regular schedule of one- to two-hour sessions between both locations.
Owner and director Melissa Montilla specializes in Ashtanga yoga, which connects breath with dynamic-movement sequences to increase relaxation, bodily awareness, and hide-and-seek winning percentages. Punch-card purchasers can limber up during four Ashtanga sessions or sample from Sanctuary's six additional yoga flavors. With the unlimited option, gain access to Sanctuary's series classes, which let you explore specialized forms of yoga over four to six sessions with classes such as prenatal yoga with Jen Rex and Align, Elongate & Stabilize! Yoga veterans malleable as warm wax and neophytes unable to touch their toes are equally welcome. Click here for a full class schedule.