The more flexible one becomes, the easier it is to Rockette-kick volleyballs into space and limbo past height restrictions on children’s carnival rides. Achieve premium pliancy with today’s Groupon: for $59, you get 10 yoga, Pilates, or Nia classes at Integration Yoga Studio on Bancroft Street (up to a $150 value).
Integration Yoga Studio offers a packed calendar of holistic fitness options taught by experienced instructors. Yoga classes bring an ancient practice to contemporary efficacy with poses and flows that build flexibility and strength, a sense of well-being, and the ability to forgive picnic-pillaging ant colonies. A variety of class levels is available, from gentle yoga to hatha yoga
Pilates combines exercise philosophies of the East and West to maximize core strength and endurance, with a focus on increased flexibility, coordination, and balance. For fusion fitness fanatics and ninjas too softhearted to shatter spleens, Nia classes blend the artistic expression of dance with the power and precision of martial arts. Stirring music guides the bare-footed romp through movements that increase strength and flexibility in the whole body. While Integration Yoga has some mats to borrow or purchase for classes, students are welcome to bring their own.