Sun salutations are a necessary ritual that keeps our solar body from growing angry and burning libelous graffiti on the Hubble telescope. Help keep cosmic peace with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get 10 fitness classes at Flying Yoga in Oakland (up to a $124 value).
Flying Yoga's team of certified instructors leads a diverse collection of health-conscious classes, from relaxing yoga to intense suspension training, to provide students a with well-rounded workout routine seven days a week. Peace-seeking pupils of all abilities can unite body, mind, and tasmanian spirit animal during athletic flow-style classes in a heated room. The studio temperature ascends to a balmy state during Deep Flow sessions, where students sweat out toxins while attempting more challenging exercises such as twists, hip openers, and inversions. One-hour FlightCamp TRX classes serve to supplement students' yoga practice or stand alone as a total-body strengthening regimen. The circuit-style workout combines suspension training, weighted balls, and body-weight exercises such as pull-ups to improve balance, build lean muscle, and harden abdominals until trainees can iron shirts without taking them off first. Set to a fusion of upbeat Latin tunes, Zumba workouts involve a series of high-energy, easy-to-follow dance steps that help students burn calories while having a good time.
Flying Studios owner Laura Camp draws on her experience with contemporary dance, circus aerials, and various yoga modalities to create her studio’s curriculum, incorporating elements from a number of strength disciplines to ease students into a new practice or push seasoned exercisers to the next level. Laura cultivates a noncompetitive, judgment-free atmosphere where guests can feel comfortable trying their hands, arms, and legs at Ashtanga- and Vinyasa-style yoga poses, engaging Zumba dance steps, and muscle-sculpting body-weight exercises while hanging safely from a TRX suspension system.
Throughout each class, instructors encourage pupils to modify techniques or utilize the center's posture-aiding blocks and straps to accommodate physical limitations or injury. Inside the recently renovated and expanded studio, instructors keep students engaged in workout sessions by playing music during class or ratcheting the temperature up to 90 degrees, which helps to purge bodies of toxin-laden perspiration and parasitic ice sculptures.
4308 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, California 94609Get Directions