The instructors at Bikram Yoga Green Valley know that, in every active life, a little sweat must fall. From the confines of their super-heated studio, they help students boost energy, increase circulation, and master physical control with the detoxifying poses of Bikram Choudhury's 26 hatha yoga postures and two breathing exercises. They also stay sharp, continuing their training and education long after they complete their 600-hour Bikram Yoga Teachers Training course. This dedication to well-being is also reflected in the studio itself. There, students can relax with post-class showers, untangle knotted muscles with the help of an on-site massage therapist, and peruse the boutique for gear by Shakti, Bellissima, Asana, and more. Their tireless efforts helped build the type of yoga community idealized by the founder of their discipline; in 2009, Bikram Choudhury himself visited the studio to lead classes in his iconic postures and sign copies of his book.
Bikram Yoga Westside's 14 instructors all have athletic or artistic backgrounds, which they use to inform hot-yoga classes taught for the studio's students of all skill levels. During each 90-minute session, instructors guide the class through Bikram yoga's 26 poses in a heated studio kept toasty warm at 105 degrees to help detoxify, increase circulation, and improve flexibility. After class, patrons can wash away their sweat in the studio's men's and women's locker rooms, which are outfitted with showers, electronic lockers, and hair dryers. The studio provides towel and mat rentals for students who prefer to use theirs as tasteful home furnishings. For safety and purity, the studio also runs double-filtered water through its showers and sinks.
At Summerlin Yoga, teachers Martin Hinton, Liz Steers, Cristin Bartles, and Eddie Guerra boast certifications in yoga. They guide students through postures and breathing exercises in a room with brand new flooring, which helps to warm muscles and flush toxins from the body. Through regular practice of poses, students learn to stretch a host of muscles and ligaments in their bodies and reformat most of the microchips implanted in their brains. Students can partake in myriad types of classes, such as the physically demanding Vinyasa, the hot-room endurance of Tru Hot Pilates and Revitalize, or the cooler temperature alternative Yin Yoga Flow.
When it comes to chilling out or sweating it out, Sherry Goldstein's Yoga Sanctuary offers yoga classes to tailor to any individual's needs. Out of their two Las Vegas locations, experienced instructors lead a wide range of both beginner and veteran yoga classes such as flow, Hot, Ashtanga, Power, Yin, Kundalini, Candlelight Yoga, and Yoga for Stress Relief. Upon class completion, the studio aims to improve the shape and overall well-being of their students in a supportive, welcoming environment. Yoga Sanctuary also offers yoga hikes at Red Rock Canyon, classes with live music, and special events led by world-renowned yoga teachers.
Calling out for sanctuary is futile when constrictive shoes silence your toes, and that's why Barefoot Sanctuary encourages freedom of the soul and the sole. Barefoot is the first and only yoga studio to reside amongst the fresh produce and organic wares of a Whole Foods Market. Barefoot Sanctuary’s inspirational classes bring together Cirque du Soleil performers, certified yoga instructors, and famous workshoppers to expertly guide you through the fun, body- and mood-altering movements.
Classes at the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Center stretch, flex, and push yogis of all skill levels, from novices to bone-defying experts, to new heights of fitness and relaxation. Iyengar yoga combines a focus on muscle-reforming standing poses with breathing and tension relief techniques, creating classes that soothe mental and physical tensions with a two-bird stone of flexion. Individualized instruction makes sessions appealing to beginners and easily adjusted to match the skills of seasoned veterans—yoga teachers watch, adjust, and encourage each class member, utilizing props such as blocks and straps to tailor poses all students.