Hot Yoga Gladstone MO

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Yoga Gathering
(816) 589-0577
Unity Church
Gladstone, MO
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga

yoga, Pilates, fitness
(913) 269-YOGA
1204 Huntington Drive
Liberty, MO
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa, mixed

Yoga Gallery
(913) 432-5568
5615 Johnson Drive
Mission, KS
Yoga Styles
Hatha Flow, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hot Yoga

Inspire Yoga
913/385-9033
4515 West 90th Street
Shawnee Mission, KS
Yoga Styles
flow-based hatha, vinyasa, hot yoga

The Yoga Alley
(816) 217-8274
220 SE Douglas Street
Lees Summit, MO
Yoga Styles
Hatha,vinyasa

KCFITNESSLINK
(816) 256-4443
510 N. 6th Street
Kansas City, KS
Yoga Styles
Multi-Style Approach

The Yoga Chapel
(816) 217-5452
4809 Roanoke Parkway
Kansas, MO
Yoga Styles
Hatha

DLT Fitness Studio
(816) 356-5100
6217 Blue Ridge Blvd
Raytown, MO
Yoga Styles
Power/ Fitness/ Athletic

Mark Blanchard's Power Yoga
(913) 901-8970
3665 West 95th Street
Overland Park, KS
Yoga Styles
vinyasa power yoga

All About Dance
(816) 436-1159
8560 N Green Hills Rd
Kansas City, MO
 

Hot Yoga for Great Health and Wellness

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hot_yogaHot Yoga is a series of yoga poses done in a heated room. The room is usually maintained at a temperature of 95-100 degrees.

As you can imagine, a vigorous yoga session at this temperature promotes profuse sweating which rids the body of toxins. Hot Yoga also makes the body very warm, and therefore more flexible. Moksha Yoga is a form of Hot Yoga that is more well known today.

 

Hot Moksha Yoga

Hot Moksha Yoga is a form of hot yoga that is ideal for the yoga beginner as well as the seasoned practitioner. Hot Moksha yoga is a series of traditional yoga postures created for practice in a heated room. The series of postures taught in hot moksha yoga is a cardiovascular workout . It incorporates many challenging postures that sustain an elevated heart rate. It strengthens, tones, and stretches the muscles while calming the mind and reducing stress . The heated room allows tighter muscles to stretch with greater ease. All Hot Yoga classes follow a basic structure that is fundamental to the Moksha Yoga practice.

Health Benefits of Hot Moksha Yoga

Health benefits of Hot Moksha Yoga include but are not limited to:

  • Reduces stress . Hot Moksha Yoga's deep breathing exercises brings calming effect that reduces stress .  
  • Alleviates/Improves Depression. Hot Yoga also helps alleviate depression .In addition to melatonin, the pineal gland also controls the release of serotonin, the "mood" hormone. As certain postures flush the pineal gland with oxygenated blood its function improves and emotional highs and low begin to even out.
  • Improves Arthritis .The 'hot' element of the hot yoga class is what has the most dramatic affect on arthritis sufferers.
  • Reduces Back/Knee Pain. The heat in a Moksha Yoga class relaxes the joints. Also Hot Moksha Yoga focuses on opening the hips where knee and back pain often originate.
  • Reduces and/or Alleviates Headaches. Many postures in the Moksha Yoga sequence relieve tension and tightness in the neck and shoulder area. As this area relaxes, blood flow increases and headaches often decrease or go away entirely.
  • Reduces/Improves Insomnia. Several postures focus on increasing blood flow through the pineal gland where melatonin, the hormone released to induce deep sleep, is released.
  • Reduces Digestive Problems.  With regular practice many Hot Moksha Yoga  students find that they don't crave junk food as much. This inclination towards a healthier diet, coupled with calming the nervous system, helps with long-term digestive issues. Hot Moksha Yoga also can help improve symptoms from common digestive disorders such as irritable bowel disorder (IBS).
  • Reduces Constipation.  Relaxing the central nervous system by focusing on breathing increases a process called peristalsis. Peristalsis moves processed food thr...

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