Original Hot Yoga is the style formerly known as Bikram yoga. Originally conceived in Calcutta by the Ghosh lineage, it is a series of 26 ancient hatha yoga postures and 2 breathing exercises, practised in the heat to allow for deeper and safer stretching.
Available in our hot yoga studio.
Original Hot Yoga or Bikram Yoga as it is also known, is one of several types of Hot yoga which we teach in the Ironstone Wellbeing centre in Kettering. This style is a repeated practice where each class consists of the same 26 ancient Hatha yoga postures and 2 breathing exercises. Every class will be the same.
Every muscle, tendon and ligament are worked to increase strength and flexibility. Each system in the body is activated and stimulated to improve cardiovascular fitness, boost metabolism, balance hormones, elevate your mood and enhance your body’s natural detoxification pathways.
Despite being a beginners’ class, expect to be challenged by this dynamic, holistic and rounded approach to health and fitness. We run this class for both 60 and 90 minute duration's.
Improves Flexibility - The heat allows you to stretch a little further and achieve a greater range of motion. Stretching after you warm up your muscles is safer than stretching cold muscles. Every muscle, tendon and ligament are worked in this practice.
Burns More Calories - Turning up the heat can help you burn even more calories and help with the body's natural detoxification.
Strengthens Your Body - The poses in yoga can improve your balance significantly, as well as help with leg strength and muscle control.
Focuses Your Mind - Yoga encourages a mindful state, helping you to feel relaxed and calm reducing stress levels.
Improves Cardiovascular Fitness – The heat combined with the intensity of Original Hot Yoga will definitely get your heart pumping. This is an intense workout which will strengthen both your heart and lungs. Regular yoga practice can help towards reducing blood pressure.
For now, due to Covid we will not be proving mats, straps and blocks. You will therefore be required to bring your own.
A hot yoga towel to prevent slipping in hot and warm classes.
Water - Hydration before, during and after hot yoga is key.
Currently due to Covid our changing facilities are unavailable, only toilets will be available.
We have onsite parking.
A drop-in hot yoga class is £15 a session. The price can be greatly reduced by purchasing a membership or class pack. For more details regarding the memberships and class packs and introductory offers we currently display, please check out our membership page for more details.
Bookable online? Yes