I just read a post on ‘the gram’ from one of our amazing students @claireylou26 (feel free to give her a follow, she’s pretty entertaining and has a really cute little puppy) who just completed the last sweaty hour of her 21 Class Challenge and it prompted me to write this blog quite randomly (I’ve never written a blog or anything like this before). The photo she posted of…

  The 21 Class Challenge is back for October 2019, and it’s better than ever before! ⁠Read below for our top tips for success! ⁠21 classes in 31 days sounds tough and it is tough at times – it wouldn’t be a challenge otherwise. But remember, nothing worthwhile is meant to be easy and nothing truly exciting happens until you step out of your comfort zone. If you’re still thinking…

  Throughout your yoga practice you might think your teachers are speaking another language… that’s because they are! Yoga is based on Sanskrit (the language of India and Hinduism), sometimes translated and sometimes in its native form. Yoga is full of beautiful words, even more so when you know the meaning, so we’ve picked some of the most frequently used terminology to help you understand a bit more about their…

  Amanda Free co-created our wonderful Hot Yoga Club in 2017 and is something of a hot yoga pioneer. She has been practising ever since her first class in LA in 1983 taught by Bikram Choudhry, the founder of Bikram yoga (it was “hot as hell” but she went back for more!). In 1995 Amanda returned to the UK as Europe’s first Bikram teacher and has been nurturing and learning…

  Our 21 Class Challenge is back by popular demand! June is the month to get yourself into the studio for 21 classes in 30 days…sounds tough right? Nothing worthwhile is meant to be easy but we’re confident that by the end of it you will see and feel a huge difference in your mind and body. Here’s 21 quick reasons why you should take on the challenge with us!…

  What are your current yoga goals? If you don’t have any yet, maybe now is the time to sit down and set some! Fitness or wellbeing goals give you focus, motivation and purpose alongside improved physical and mental health. Ultimately, these goals will be personal to each individual and there are many elements of a hot yoga practice that you can hone for a deep sense of accomplishment. Here’s…

  We’re all tackling day-to-day physical and mental challenges, whether they’re related to stress, a hectic lifestyle, niggles/injuries that won’t go away or lack of sleep. Finding time for ‘time out’ can be a challenge. That’s where yoga can help, and it doesn’t discriminate. Whatever your age, gender or state of health, there’s a route for you that can bring positive lifelong changes. Men – listen up!   There’s no…

  New faces are joining classes at the Hot Yoga Club every day of the week and when we’re asking if they’ve done yoga before, more and more people are responding with ‘just at home with some YouTube videos’. When we ask them why they are now deciding to come to a studio class it is generally because they don’t know if they’re doing it right and they want to…

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…

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…