Yoga, like sword ownership and sleeping, is an ancient practice whose benefits are just now being appreciated. Reap the rewards of ancient ways of life with today's Groupon: for $30, you get one month of unlimited yoga at Yoga Planet Studio in Rochester Hills (up to a $99 value).
The moldable masters at Yoga Planet Studio motivate students to exhale stress and sculpt their bodies using a variety of yoga styles and techniques. Good for all ages and experience levels, classes suit different tastes, whether it's relaxing, feeling more energetic, improving posture and balance, or meditating. Basic yoga classes teach fundamental postures and breathing techniques, while YinShape hot yoga helps students melt pounds like an open flame helps cobblers melt shoes. During classes, aspiring yogis receive individual attention and slow head nods from the instructor.
Yoga Planet's classes are held in the warm, inviting confines of its eco-friendly studio, which has soft overhead track lighting, lobby area flora, and a greeter who wears a smiling Babe Ruth mask. Classes are scheduled multiple times daily from morning to evening.
Yoga Planet Studio
As handpicked songs reverberate through the sun-filled room, certified instructors lend individualized guidance and adjustments as students sequence through challenging physical poses. The scene is a familiar one inside Yoga Planet Studio, where a supportive community of students mingle with a laid-back teaching environment. New owners took the reins of the space in March 2013 and since then have built a staff of nearly one dozen teachers who relieve stress and bolster fitness levels for it students. Yogis of all ages and skill levels fill a variety of classes, including Hot Vinyasa, Yoga/Pilates Fusion, Basic, and Gentle classes, as well as more specialized workouts.