Everyone was once a 'beginner' 

This page is devoted to you, the beginning yogi. 

You're invited to step onto your yoga mat and come practice power yoga with us! Please arrive ~10 minutes early for your first class to ensure enough time to get familiar with the studio space. In the meantime, check out the common questions below...

What to wear?

  • Any athletic clothing is perfect! Especially fabric that allows for movement and breathability.

  • No socks, unless they are yoga specific. You'll be sliding all over the place! 

How do I prepare my body (hydration/nutrition)?

  • Make sure to drink plenty of water at least an hour before class, if possible. It's not critical, but super helpful! 

  • Don't have a large meal before class. Small snacks are best. Nuts and fruit are our personal favorite fuel. 

  • Don't come to class fasting or super hungry. This is a physically demanding practice and your personal safety comes first. 

What do I bring?

  • Water bottle (we have water at the studio to fill your bottle)

  • Yoga mat/mat towel (we also have rentals!). All members get FREE mat storage at the studio * reach out if you'd like to store your mat*

When should I arrive?

  • ~5 minutes early is 'on time' :) 

  • Please remember we lock the doors promptly when class starts.

What does a "typical class" look like?

  • Check out a fun empower beats sample class here

  • Every class will have some if not all of the Journey Into Power sequence. The poses are all adaptable to everyBODY's fitness and ability level.

  • Remember everyone is there to support one another. Even now, I may go to a class where I don't know the pose and I simply look around the room to see what those who have are doing. One of my biggest fears was "am I doing these right, and do I look stupid trying" and immediately I found out that nobody cares what anybody "looks" like because nobody is looking.

  • You will sometimes notice people doing their own thing, such as taking child's pose or doing handstands. And yes, you can too! This is your practice so if you need to take a break, catch your breath or feel like doing something different that's OK. Remember that this is your time to be good to yourself so don't beat yourself up if you need a break and everyone else is flowing. Nobody cares!

  • Savasana is the last pose for every class. This is when you let your breathing return to normal and let your body melt into your mat for complete rest. I like to put my face cloth (we provide these) over my eyes for more grounding.

What to expect after class?

  • We like to call the after class feeling "yoga brain" which simply means your body and mind are refreshed, centered, and calm. It's a feeling like no other I have experienced in any other activity.

Final thoughts....yoga is a practice. That is what makes it so fun! We never get to some final place of "perfection", and that's comforting. Your poses on your mat will always be perfect because they are yours, no need to reach for the elusive "perfection", you've already got it within you! 

Still have more questions? Contact us here. 

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