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Salt Lake Power Yoga is Salt Lake's first heated yoga studio offering Power Vinyasa Yoga in the tradition of Baron Baptiste. We have many options available for you to practice yoga.
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• Class passes and memberships are non-transferable and are subject to terms.
• Our classes are ongoing and a change in schedule will not affect your pass or membership.
• Pricing structure is introductory and subject to change.
What is yoga, Why Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, What to wear & bring, Yoga Etiquette…
SLPY grew from a simple observation: the imbalance of mind, body and spirit plays an unfortunate and overwhelming role in today's world. Our team of experienced, certified Baptiste Power VinyasaYoga Instructors have created a unique cache of classes around this guiding principle, providing inner unity amid the modern obstacles in our daily lives.
Our Power Yoga classes consist of a safe, holistic style of yoga that is practical, available and adaptable. The Journey Into Power sequence is for everybody and every body, no matter your present weight, size, flexibility, strength, religion, age or endurance. Modifications to each pose are taught and encouraged so that ease and struggle become recognized as a matter of choice.
Our Power Hour and Power Flow classes are for all levels. Whether you are a first time student, or an avid yogi, these classes are taught with modifications to suit everybody and every body. These classes are taught with focus on linking breath and movement, and being aware of your body throughout the practice.
Our Basic Class is perfect for the student looking for more instruction and focus on alignment. Our instructors break down the flow and allow you to heighten your awareness of posture and physicality.
Our Community Classes are classes taught by new instructors that have recently completed Level 1 Teacher Training with Baron Baptiste. They are Power Vinyasa Flow, all levels classes offered @ $7.00.
Our Little Yogi Classes are classes for the special ones not quite old enough for the regular classes. These classes are for children and toddlers (Ages 3 years +), scheduled to start 10 minutes before the main studio classes. No more worrying about what to do with your little yoginis when you want to sweat!
Our classes will leave you feeling restored and renewed, invigorated and revived. They will push you to the edge of new inner and outer growth. View our online schedule.
WHAT IS YOGA?
The word Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word "Yuj" meaning to yoke, join or unite. This implies joining or integrating all aspects of the individual - body with mind and mind with soul - to achieve a happy, balanced and useful life, and spiritually, uniting the individual with the supreme.
At Salt Lake Power Yoga, we teach Power Vinyasa Yoga inspired by Baron Baptiste. This style of yoga consists of an intelligently sequenced series of asanas, or poses, in 11 phases in a heated room that gradually introduce you to greater physical awareness and control of your muscles, joints, skeletal structure and thoughts to increase your overall wellbeing and relationships.
WHY BAPTISTE POWER VINYASA YOGA?
"Baptiste Yoga offers a different kind of yoga practice. The Baptiste Yoga practice and programs are designed to empower you with the focus, training and insight you need to achieve consistent results in the most important areas of your life. A potent physical yoga practice, meditation practice and active self inquiry are used as tools of transformation – encouraging participants to reclaim their full potential, discover creativity, awaken passion, create authenticity, confidence and new possibilities. Baptiste Yoga places emphasis on clear language and a strategic technique that makes Baptiste Yoga accessible to everyone regardless of fitness level, age, experience or background."
Read more: http://www.baronbaptiste.com/about/faq/#different
WHAT TO WEAR & BRING
We recommend wearing clothes that you feel comfortable sweating in. Each class is heated to 85-95 degrees so dress lightly, and in synthetics whenever possible. 100% cotton will soak up sweat and become heavy. A dry change of clothing for after class is a nice option. You will need a yoga mat, towel and a bottle of water. If you do not have these, no worries! We’ll get you geared up for your first class free of charge. After that, we rent mats and towels. Want to buy your own? We also sell yoga supplies at the studio.
• Arrive 10-15 minutes early to give yourself time to check-in, relax and set up your practice space.
• Inform your teacher about any injuries, health concerns or pregnancy.
• Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water before, during and after class.
• Bring a mat and towel (you’ll need both!), but if you don’t have one, no problem, as rentals are available.
• Please refrain from strong fragrances.
• Keep it light and refrain from eating large meals at least 2 hours before class.
• Be prepared to sweat as we practice in a heated room (85-95 degrees).
I'm new to heated Power Vinyasa Yoga, what can I expect?
Congratulations! You are about to embark on a journey that will change your life in ways as unique as you are. As with anything new, please be compassionate with yourself. Remember it isn’t possible to get everything right away, and even the most advanced yogi is still in the process of learning. Come with an open mind, expect to have fun, breathe, sweat and move. Don’t worry about doing it “right”- just show up! Know that all of us at Salt Lake Power Yoga value your growth and are here to support you!
But I’m not flexible, how can I do yoga?
You don’t need to be physically flexible to do yoga! You only need to be mentally flexible and open to new possibilities. Just show up and focus on letting go, breathing, moving, and honoring where you are today. It is the very reason that yoga is referred to as a “practice”.
How often should I practice?
Initially, there is great benefit to completing 10–15 classes in 30 days. This will give you a solid physical and intellectual base from which to catapult your growth. For optimal results in gaining energy, decreasing stress and building a strong, pain-free body, consistency is the key to success. A practice of 2-3 days per week, if consistent, will create transformation over time. For life-changing results practice 4-6 days per week.
What do I wear?
Wear clothes that you feel comfortable sweating in. Each class is heated to 85-95 degrees so dress lightly, and in synthetics whenever possible. 100% cotton will soak up sweat and become heavy. A dry change of clothing for after class is a nice option.
What do I bring?
You will need a yoga mat, towel and a bottle of water. If you do not have these, no worries! We’ll get you geared up for your first class free of charge. After that, we rent mats and towels for $1 each. Want to buy your own? We also sell yoga supplies at the studio.
Can I eat before class?
It’s best to practice on a mostly empty stomach. Avoid heavy meals 1-2 hours before class. Foods appropriate for pre-class snacking include fruit, yogurt, or light energy bars.
What should I drink to replace electrolytes?
Our drink of choice to revitalize and replace electrolytes is coconut water! It is the most natural way to get your sugars and salts back after sweating. Gatorade or Emergen-C are also good options.
What are the benefits of a heated class?
Try bending glass and it will shatter. Add heat and you can mold it into any desired shape. The human body responds to heat in much the same way. The heat is a natural way for your muscles to stretch and it also helps prevent injury. Not sure about the whole sweat thing? The act of sweating is incredibly detoxifying! We promise you’ll grow to love it!
Will I lose weight? Build muscle?
The amazing thing about heated Power Vinyasa Yoga is that it will completely transform your whole body, mind and spirit. If you need to lose weight, you will! If you need to build muscle, you will! It all depends on what shift needs to take place in your body to bring it back to its most natural state. This system of yoga torches calories and awakens every cell in your body.
Is heated Power Vinyasa Yoga safe for pregnant women?
As with any exercise program, the two general rules of thumb are to check with your physician and to listen to your own body for signs of injury or overwork.
Why the “OM”?
Om is a mantra, or vibration, that is traditionally chanted at the beginning and end of yoga practices. It is said to be the sound of the universe. If that seems a little overwhelming, simple try chanting a-um and let the incredible power of sound and vibration work for you. Om will bring your mind to a singular (yet universal) focus. It may feel strange at first, but give it time and you may find yourself looking forward to those concluding meditative moments of harmonizing voices — not just because it signals an end to the torture (as practice seems on some days) but because it leaves us with a feeling of oneness.