Astronauts regularly practice yoga to stay limber, modulate their breathing, and control their crippling fear of being eaten by the moon. Emulate the habits of cosmic pioneers with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get 25 yoga classes at Yoga Planet Studio in Rochester Hills (up to a $250 value). This Groupon is valid for both new and existing students.
Nestled in an environmentally friendly practice space, Yoga Planet Studio expands minds, muscle tone, and range of motion with classes in a host of yoga styles. The studio’s flexible schedule varies in intensity and focus. Basic yoga classes introduce fundamental postures and develop the breathing techniques needed to conquer stubborn birthday-cake candles, destressing tense muscles and neurons with gentle exercises while preparing students to tackle more difficult styles. Slow flow sessions brim with seamless transitions interspersed with measured breaths, choreographing an invigorating pas de deux for attendees as watchful instructors aid arching limbs with individualized adjustments, and Ashtanga enlists powerful asana sequences intended to bolster unwavering focus and unconstrained flexibility.
Reverberating with the dulcet tones of class-appropriate music, Yoga Planet Studio's practice space conveys a dedication to environmental responsibility with renewable bamboo flooring, low-energy lighting, and biodegradable employees. Students can either cover the floors with layers of home-brought yoga mats or rent the necessary supplies from the studio on arrival.
Although Yoga Planet Studio occasionally features discounted rates on its site, today's Groupon still presents the best value.
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.