10 hot yoga myths debunked What’s holding you back from trying your first hot yoga class? Perhaps you’ve been scared by rumours that you’ll be left feeling inflexible, parched or be ‘the one that wobbles’…Well, we’re here to allay your fears and debunk 10 common myths of the hot yoga studio. Myth #1 I’m not flexible enough That’s ok, we have over 25 classes Monday to Sunday! But seriously, you…

LEARN with us, LAUGH with us, get LIMBER with us in 2019! Hot Yoga Club are putting on three Beginner Workshops throughout January 2019 for people wanting to try a new way to achieve your health, fitness and wellbeing goals.   Hot Yoga Beginner’s Workshop (90 minutes) 12th January: 1.00pm-2.30pm 19th January: 1.00pm-2.30pm 26th January: 1.00pm-2.30pm Trying new things should be fun and exciting, but even we’ll admit that the…

We all know about the physical benefits of hot yoga, but did you know that it’s good for the mind too? The practice can promote good mental health and even be used as a natural way to treat mild anxiety and depression. Science It’s not magic, the science behind hot yoga is that when we exercise our brain releases feel good chemicals known as endorphins. These deliver a mood boost…

An inevitable part of working in an office is sitting at a desk for a long period of time and – bad news alert – it’s not good for our health. The rigidity of staying in the same position for hours on end causes our body to stiffen. This is most felt in the neck and shoulders, which tend to crane forward and hunch while we stare at the computer…

Peter Williams, Managing Director, tells us why he feels so passionately about the launch of The Hot Yoga Club When and how were you first introduced to Hot Yoga? I have always tried to keep fit and healthy both in body and mind. Being physically active through regular gym visits and practising martial arts has always been very important to me. About 5 years ago, my partner suggested we should…

A common misconception about yoga classes is that you need to be an amateur contortionist to be able to attend. Well, we’re here to tell you that this is a total falsity. Different forms of yoga can be suited to all abilities. It’s a practice enjoyed by the young and the elderly alike. Today’s post will dispel any fears that you have about yoga and help you to choose a…

Today’s blog post is going to talk about something that is vital to life but which is seldom thought about: breathing. More specifically, it will explore the power of breathing and how it can be used to improve the wellness of both your body and mind. Beginning with the science of why breathing is important, the benefits of training your technique will then be explored before offering advice on how…

You’ve taken the plunge and booked yourself into the Hot Yoga Club. We’ve already blogged about the benefits that hot yoga provides over traditional yoga. So, with this in mind, today’s post is going to be a practical one that will help you to prepare for your first hot yoga class. Sit back and relax, your yoga routine will never be the same again! Clothing If you’ve been to a…

The Thames Club is a proud supporter of the hot yoga movement. We started 2018 with a bang when we launched our new Hot Yoga Club and we’re delighted to say that we now offer a range of hot yoga classes to suit every ability. Considering the relative newness of the concept, the focus of today’s blog post will be on the differences between traditional yoga and hot yoga so…