Heated Vinyasa yoga is practiced in a room heated to approximately 78 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit. You can expect a flowing class that contains Pranayama, music and a variety of different poses that range from novice level to advanced.
What are the Benefits of Hot Yoga?
Yoga is a unique form of exercise that bears little resemblance to the Western concept of exercise. Western exercises consist of running, weight lifting, push-ups, jumping jacks and the like. Yoga is different. Hot Yoga is beyond that. There are basically two significant factors differentiating hot yoga from other variations of the Hatha yoga discipline.
1. Less Injuries
The high temperature in which the asanas and breathing exercises are performed reduces the likelihood of injury.
2. Less Toxins
Hot yoga cleanses toxins from the body due to profuse sweating. It feels so good!
3. More Lung Capacity
Like other types of yoga that focus on breathing exercises, hot yoga advances lung capacity through breathing pranayamas.
4. Better Circulation
You can almost feel it while you're doing it. Hot yoga is excellent for your circulation It is a great cardiovascular workout.
5. Stronger Immune System
This effect has been known for a long time. Exercising in a hot environment improves your immune system and elevates the body's regenerative capacity.
6. Beneficial for Lymphatic System
Like most types of yoga, hot yoga is very good for your lymphatic system.
7. More Flexible Muscles
You will notice that you are able to bend further and stretch better when you do hot yoga. This causes the muscles to get used to being "used."