Exercise keeps the body in peak condition, which explains the marbleized ThighMaster lying next to Michelangelo's David. Enjoy an anatomical Renaissance with today's Groupon: for $39, you get a fitness package at Satya Yoga and Pilates in Mount Sinai (a $90 total value) that includes the following:
- Five Pilates, yoga, or dance classes (an $80 value)
- $10 worth of merchandise from the studio’s store
Satya Yoga and Pilates’s staff of stretching mavens guide pupils through invigorating movement-based classes to help tone muscles, improve posture, and increase flexibility. The studio’s schedule of classes easily accommodates beginners, easing students into foundational workouts while providing seasoned stretchers with a challenge. Yoga students select from a variety of styles, including several Vinyasa classes that craft upbeat, satisfying workouts by combining Hatha and Iyengar techniques with jazz hands. Measured breathing exercises help pupils navigate a series of graceful transitions, and introspective meditation during each Vinyasa session’s conclusion encourages self-reflection. Pilates classes transform abdominal and back muscles into taut tent poles that grant pupils with towering postures and unshakable confidence in their human-statue skills. Pulsing rhythms saturate the assorted dance classes, including belly-dancing instruction that demystifies the science of sway with stomach-toning choreography. The studio unfurls complimentary yoga mats for classes, and its store outfits students with necessary supplies, including water bottles ($10) and tuxedo leotards.
Satya Yoga & Pilates
Self-improvement is a highly personalized goal that can take any number of approaches to achieve. Satya Yoga & Pilates attempts to incorporate as many of these approaches as possible, giving students the means to relieve stress, become more physically fit, or bolster their holistic well-being. There, students can design their own well-rounded workout regimen that emphasizes physical as well as mental health through yoga and Pilates instruction.
The yoga classes exemplify this flexibility through dynamic Vinyasa lessons that link poses to create seamlessly flowing sequences as well as gentler workouts that emphasize deeper, controlled stretching. Regardless of style, advanced yoga lessons continue to challenge attendees by introducing inverted poses, breathing techniques, and sudden-death overtime. Although Pilates focuses a bit more on building core strength, the sessions also emphasize the importance of measured breathing and controlled, mindful movements.