Do you head for the shower the second your alarm sounds? Taking a few minutes to perform yoga poses that stretch your muscles can improve your mental focus, ease aches and pains and give you the e ...View Article
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“It’s never too late, it’s never too bad, and you’re never too old or too sick to start from scratch once again.” – Bikram Choudhury
The North Shore yoga classes offered are all Bikram Yoga classes – 90 minutes long, practiced in a room heated to 105 degrees. Students do not require prior experience to attend a Bikram Yoga class. The yoga class consists of a series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. Bikram Yoga classes are considered to be a beginner yoga class, however beginner yoga students practice side by side with experienced yoga students and every person receives yoga benefits. Only hot yoga classes (Bikram Yoga classes) are offered at Bikram Yoga North Shore, and all classes are taught by yoga teachers certified to teach Bikram Yoga.
On your first yoga class, you will need a yoga mat, bath sized towel and water. Mats and towels are available for rent, and bottled water is available for purchase. Come to the studio with an open mind and ready to have fun! It is normal to feel a little nervous before your first class. We encourage beginner yoga students to feel free to sit down and take a break at any time during class. By being in the room and simply getting to class, you are receiving the benefits of Bikram Yoga.
When coming to your first yoga class, arrive 20 minutes before yoga class start time. Note that the studio helps to keep students on schedule; doors lock two minutes before class start time and late comers are not allowed.
The 60-minute hot yoga class is the perfect option for the person who searches for a full body workout in a condensed format. Following the sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises of Bikram Yoga, this class is also great for a beginner who wants to take the first step into the hot room. Enjoy the detoxification, the new found flexibility and the energizing benefits of this class!
Using Pilates principles, Inferno Hot Pilates is a challenging, full body, low impact, high intensity workout. It is performed on a yoga mat in a room heated to 95 degrees and 40% humidity. Hot Pilates strengthens muscles and burns fat — all without the pounding of a high impact workout. It is designed for all fitness levels.
Come to the studio to focus on you, without distraction. Life becomes more manageable with a regular Bikram Yoga practice. This is a place where you can forget about the cares of the rest of your day, for even a little bit. At Bikram Yoga North Shore, people come to reduce stress, increase flexibility and strength. The yoga studio was designed with the student’s experience in mind. The design of Bikram Yoga North Shore allows students to enter and find a place for self-improvement, where all students are treated – and treat one another – equally. Upon stepping into the studio, students can feel a sense of community and that Bikram Yoga North Shore brings North Shore yoga to a new level.
Locker rooms are available for men and women, with showers. The locker rooms’ design allows some students to have space for themselves while still being able to socialize. Shampoo and shower gel are available, along with hair dryers.
The yoga room is approximately 1,800 square feet, always heated to 105 degrees F and with 40% humidity. The yoga room’s design is minimalistic, so that the student can focus on him or herself during class. The yoga room features flooring designed with hot yoga in mind; an anti-microbial, skid-resistant covering without insulation means that the room is clean and hygienic. Fresh air is continually pumped into the hot room, helping students to go to their maximum during class.
The lobby of the yoga studio has space for students to greet one another and even sit and chat for a few minutes before or after class. Students can also enjoy a cold beverage after class, available for purchase. All students remove shoes in the first floor lobby, as the rest of the facility is shoe-free. Bikram Yoga North Shore prides itself on having a clean yoga studio, free of distraction so that students can clear their minds and focus on themselves.