Yoga emphasizes seamless transition between poses, a skill set adopted by the Navy to teach cursive flag semaphore to its sailors. Spell out serene stances with today's Groupon to Yoga Sol in Concord. Choose between the following options:
- For $35, you get a 25-class pass (up to a $500 value).
- For $360, you get six months of unlimited classes (a $720 value).
Yoga Sol’s experienced instructors lead students through challenging classes influenced by diverse yoga styles, including Vinyasa flow, Iyengar, hot yoga, and Restorative Yin. Downward-facing puppies can enhance body awareness and absorb yoga basics including form, posture progression, and breath control in a detail-oriented beginners' course. Alternatively, power posers with at least six months of experience under their belts score entrance into level-three classes, where fast-paced inversions provide a serious strengthening workout. Muscle-challenging Pilates moves combined with traditional yoga postures help students replace reinforced cores with punch-deflecting washboards, while injury-friendly Yin yoga focuses on stretching connective tissues and easing students into a deep state of relaxation.
The studio’s convenient schedule offers classes seven days a week, denoting which sweat sessions take place in rooms heated between 100 and 110 degrees to help facilitate deep stretching and detoxify the body of toxins and heavy-metal riffs stuck in the head. New students receive 30% off any retail items they purchase during their first week at the studio, and can request a private lesson for $35 to hone form and perfect proper yogaface.
The 7 experienced instructors at Yoga Sol harmonize their disparate backgrounds to bring students a well-rounded yoga practice. Owner Tara Clay brings expertise in clinical psychology, whereas CJ Lamborn contributes her experience as a Pilates instructor and understanding of the healing power of yoga. Marlena Salinas has a compelling story—trained as a hypnotherapist, she started practicing yoga after the birth of her son and uses language to help clients release pain as well as gain confidence. This is just a snapshot of the studio's staff, but it embodies the wealth of knowledge behind each session, be it Hot Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Power Yoga, or restorative Yin. The instructors teach students of all experience levels, tailoring sessions for injured participants, expectant mothers, and people who are primarily made out of pretzels. Practice areas adjoin a retail space with yoga mats and blocks.