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Apr 2018

Top 3 Benefits of Yoga Classes

2018-06-18T15:42:05-04:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , |

There are all kinds of ways for St. Petersburg residents to stay active— bicycling through Vinoy Park, exercising at their local gym, and more. It seems like if you have an interest in mind, the city can accommodate it! If you aren’t familiar with yoga classes, there are all kinds of benefits to coming to the mat. 1. Clear Your Mind Every person in Pinellas [...]

Oct 2014

Surprising Benefits of Hot Yoga

2016-11-02T15:58:29-04:00October 4th, 2014|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , |

Everyone knows practicing yoga is good for you. But what many people don’t realize is just how many health benefits there are to gain from practicing it—especially when it comes to the hot yoga classesin Oldsmar offered at Flow Pilates. This physical activity isn’t just for those looking to find more balance and peace in their life, although those surely are common reasons to attend. [...]

May 2014

Don’t Sweat It: Hot Yoga Classes in Oldsmar

2016-11-02T15:57:46-04:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , |

There are many different types of yoga, but hot yoga seems to be the one that intimidates newbies the most. Some are a little weary to start practicing because they are shy and don't want to look silly. But what most people don't realize is when you step into the studio you leave all judgments and negative thinking at the door. It is a calming, [...]

Feb 2014

Hot Yoga: What Are the Benefits?

2016-11-02T13:13:05-04:00February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , |

At Flow Pilates in Oldsmar our hot yoga classes can get pretty intense-- in a good way! With the temperature of the room set to 104 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s a guarantee that this will be a workout like you’ve never had before.  With all the hype surrounding these classes, maybe you’ve been considering trying it out, but you still aren’t sure. Here are some benefits [...]

Dec 2013

Yoga- How Difficult?

2016-11-02T15:22:42-04:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |

Yoga is the practice of unionizing the mind, body, and spirit through physical poses and posture. Most people associate yoga with stretching, but stretching is not the only exercise involved. It is a practice that builds strength and flexibility to create balance in the body by maintaining postures. Each posture has a specific benefit for the body. For example, many poses increase back and abdominal [...]

Dec 2013

What to Expect for Hot Yoga

2016-11-02T13:19:56-04:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , |

It is going to be very hot Beginning lessons start at 95 degrees. The intermediate classes are at 105 degrees. Each class is 90 minutes in the heat stretching in a specific sequence of 26 poses. You might get a little dizzy, nauseous, light-headed or fatigued from the heat. This is totally normal. You will sweat. A lot. Sweating buckets is the norm in Hot [...]

Nov 2013

What Makes a Yoga Studio Great?

2016-11-02T15:58:40-04:00November 2nd, 2013|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |

Yoga is the perfect way to de-stress from a hectic day. Part meditation, part exercise, yoga brings peace and tranquility to your body through the flow of movements. At Flow Pilates and Yoga Studio of Oldsmar, we understand that not all classes are created equally. The pace, energy, and difficulty of a class can impact how a student feels when they leave the studio. That [...]

Nov 2012

Benefits of Yoga

2016-10-21T15:40:11-04:00November 28th, 2012|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , |

Life is beautiful, but complicated. Work, school, money and all of life’s complexities will inevitably take their toll on our physical and mental states of being. Each person handles stress differently, and a lot of how we manage our stress is dependent upon our lifestyles. When you make the decision to incorporate the practice of yoga into your life you will notice dramatic affects in [...]