From Napoleon's great crab walk through Europe to J. Robert Oppenheimer's discovery of nuclear fission by kissing his own elbow, victory has always gone to the most flexible. Overpower enemies with today's Groupon to YogaSpa in Elmsford. Seven days a week, aspiring yogis enter YogaSpa's warm, smile-saturated studio to tone their muscles, increase their flexibility, and evict undo stress from their shoulders and noggins. Devoted instructors with diverse training and backgrounds lead each specialized class, which range from gentle and introspective styles such as sunrise vinyasa to more intensive, fast-paced sessions such as boot camp yoga. YogaSpa also offers Bikram yoga classes, which take place in a heated room to promote detoxification, circulation, and the reduction of overall muscle strain. Students should arrive to class on an empty stomach with plenty of water, a mat, and a towel (mats and towels are also available for rent). Check the complete schedule here
Westchester magazine named YogaSpa the Best Yoga Center in 2007 and its Bikram class the Best Yoga Class in 2003. Associated Content featured YogaSpa in its article about Bikram yoga in Westchester. Customer testimonials are also available on the studio's website.
- The studio is cozy and relaxing. The instructors are an excellent combination of challenging, informed and compassionate creating an easygoing atmosphere. – Simone O'Shea, Associated Content
- Since my beginnings with Bikram yoga, just a short while ago, I began attending class at least 4x a week. Within the last month, my clothes have become larger and larger - necessitating a whole new wardrobe! – Sarena K., client testimonial
YogaSpa founder Jacqui Vernon understands the healing power of yoga. As part of the Cancer Support Network, she helps cancer patients and their families find peace through yoga and other healing methods. As a Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, she works with the community at large via group and private hot yoga lessons. She also strives to create an open, welcoming space, inviting students of all levels are welcome to stretch and sun-salutate here during Bikram, vinyasa, and ashtanga classes.
The experienced instructors will help each student—even the most inflexible—navigate each posture safely. For folks looking for a vigorous workout, the studio offers Boot Camp Yoga and Flow31 classes, both of which amp up the cardio with asanas based on hot yoga fundamentals. If group settings aren't your thing, Yoga Spa also offer private classes during which you'll learn proper alignment, posture modifications, and breathing practices that will help you gain confidence and deepen your practice.