Building a Yoga Practice

Building a Yoga Practice

So you came to your first yoga class at yogaRIOT? Yay! Now what? Maybe you’ve been to some classes before, but this time something was different and you want more. Maybe you’ve been coming once in a while, but just never committed. Yoga is meant to be a...
Headaches After Hot Yoga

Headaches After Hot Yoga

Recently, we were contacted by a student who said he was experiencing long-lasting headaches after class. After responding to the email, it seemed like a good topic to bring to the blog. Certainly, he is not alone in this. Here’s our correspondence: Good...
The Heat

The Heat

Why add heat to the yoga? Annie will tell you why! In traditional yoga practice, you might have done Sun Salute A with 30 repetitions before moving into the Warrior series for 10-20 breath holds. Your asana practice would have taken 2 hours every day. In the modern...
Resistance

Resistance

I am a resistant yoga student. So are you. We all are. It’s just part of the process. I might be just a little more resistant than you though. My first hot yoga class was a nightmare. I remember hating the teacher, resisting everything she said, and being angry...