What makes your heating so different?

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At Pure Hot Yoga we are committed to providing a positive impact on the environment through the implementation of far-infrared heating system to reduce energy consumption. Benefits of this fabulous heating system: Far Infrared expands capillaries which stimulates increased blood flow, regeneration, circulation and oxygenation. Far Infrared is excellent for detox. Scientists in Japan report… Read more »

What is your address?

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We are located at 1/753 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater Victoria. If you are having trouble locating us you can download our mobile app to your phone which will direct you.

Etiquette at Pure Hot Yoga?

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Arrive at least 15 minutes before class so you can get yourself set up, relax and start your class in a calm state, there is no late admittance Wait in line (No line cutting) Observe silence in the yoga room Place your yoga mat on one of the marks on the floor No personal belongings… Read more »

What are some of the benefit of Pure Hot Yoga?

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Teaches you to breath fully and correctly. Builds strength, flexibility, balance and tremendous endurance. Prevents/reduces chronic illnesses and injury. Promotes better sleep. Promotes a deep sense of wellbeing and peaceful mind. Weight loss / toning. Improves posture. Maintains youthful appearance, as the oxygenation and cleansing?improves skin tone. Works every system of the body; cardiovascular, nervous,… Read more »

Can I claim it on my Private Health Cover?

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If you have private health cover you may be able to claim a rebate from your insurer for the cost of your yoga classes. You will need to ask for a receipt when you sign up at reception or when you purchase a package from us.

Is Pure Hot Yoga a good form of exercise?

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Hot Yoga is recognized all around the world as a great activity which not only exercises the body but also the mind. Life in the twenty first century, is competitive, stressful and both physically and mentally taxing, therefore it is essential to find a physical activity which not only keeps the body fit but also… Read more »

Is it Bikram?

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No, Pure Hot Yoga is not a Bikram Yoga studio. We include many poses from the same lineage as Bikram (the lineage of Bishnu Gosh) but also draw from the lineages of Krishnamacharya such as Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Jivamukti and Power Yoga, Sivananda Yoga, Power Flow and Yin Yoga.

What are some of the benefits I can expect from practicing Pure Hot Yoga?

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Pure Hot Yoga teaches you to breathe to your full potential and correctly/ Prevents/ Reduces chronic illnesses & injury/ Promotes better sleep/ Reduces stress/ Builds strength, flexibility, balance & endurance / Promotes a deep sense of wellbeing & peace / Speeds up weight loss/ Toning/ Improves posture/ Eliminates back pain/ Maintains youthful appearance, as the… Read more »

My back hurts after I practice Pure hot yoga. Do you have any suggestions?

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Please follow the instructions carefully when you are doing forward bends. For example, in the half moon–padahastasana series, the instructions are to bring your torso on your thighs, chest to the knees, no light space anywhere between the torso and the thighs. If you try to straighten your legs without having this first part accomplished,… Read more »

I have bad knees. Can Pure hot yoga help me?

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Whether the knees are arthritic or injured, Pure hot yoga will definitely help. You must move the knees to get circulation to them, and Pure hot yoga helps you do both. So how should you proceed? Make sure to listen carefully to the alignment instructions in each posture. When you are told to keep your feet… Read more »

What if I am sick?

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If you are sick, please stay at home and hydrate and we will see you soon. The hot room is not for you. Sweating it out does not work as when you are sick this can lead to dehydration and we don’t wish to share your illness with the rest of the yoga community. We… Read more »

How does Pure hot yoga work?

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By the tourniquet effect: stretching, balancing (using gravity), and creating pressure all at the same time. The blood supply in arteries and veins is being cut off, creating pressure. When released, a lock gate effect is created, causing blood to rush through veins and arteries, flushing them out. Also, pressure is applied to the heart… Read more »

Do I need to drink water before a Pure hot yoga class?

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Drink plenty of water. It is easy to get dehydrated, so make sure you are drinking plenty of water before and after a Pure hot yoga class and minimal amounts during class. Try hydrating  the entire day before you come to a Pure hot yoga class. You are less likely to feel lightheaded or dizzy… Read more »

What if I feel sore after a Pure hot yoga class?

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Found a muscle you didn’t know existed? Congratulations you have utilized 100% of your body. Muscle soreness is a build up of lactic acid. What’s the best way to get rid of the lactic acid? Stretching. It may seem impossible to imagine that coming back for more Pure hot yoga will help, but it is… Read more »

Why the heat?

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The room is heated intentionally to warm the muscles which allows you to work deeper, prevents injuries all the while burning up to 500 calories per class. You will be left feeling exhilarated and energized having worked every muscle, tendon, ligament, joint and internal organ in your body. Pure hot yoga will help you achieve… Read more »

Can I do Pure hot yoga if I’m pregnant?

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Unfortunately it is not advised to do yoga in the heated studio, especially in the first trimester when the mother’s core temperature should not be elevated. We do offer 1on1 sessions for pre natal students and you are also welcome to practice our Slow Flow Classes and Yin Classes.

What if I’m not flexible?

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Perfect! This is for you. Needing to be flexible is the most common misconception that prevents people from coming to a hot yoga class. But hot yoga is not about how flexible you are. It is about stretching your body and spine in all directions. All that matters is that you practice the right way,… Read more »

Can stress be reduced by doing Pure hot yoga?

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A regular hot yoga practice calms the mind, increases mental clarity and energy and helps to reduce stress. The heated room environment also increases willpower, determination, concentration and patience.

Can I lose weight doing Pure hot yoga?

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A minimum of 10 classes per month is recommended to get the benefits of PURE HOT YOGA, among which is weight normalization. As a beginner, it takes three classes for your body to get use to the proper approach to the posture, and ten classes for your body to begin to work with postures and… Read more »

How much water should I drink?

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It’s better to hydrate during the day. Drink 2-3 litres of water throughout the day, avoid drinking too much before class.

What do I bring and what should I wear to Pure hot yoga?

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Wear something comfortable that you can stretch and sweat in. LADIES: lycra shorts or ¾ length leggings and sports bra or singlet. MEN: boardshorts, lycra shorts, shirt optional. Wear light fitted clothes, remember it’s going to be hot. Bring a full size towel for practise, bring a yoga mat if you have one (mats are… Read more »

Do I need to book at Pure hot yoga?

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There is no need to book for a hot yoga class, however it is on a first come first in basis. Please arrive 15 mins early and if it’s your first time please register online before coming down. Doors close 5 minutes before start time.