Updated: Aug 11, 2019
Raleigh Group Fitness LOVES hot yoga. We always leave feeling invigorated, accomplished and stretched out. However, we do know that hot yoga can seem intimidating. Read this blog post to learn How to Prepare for a Hot Yoga Class by Kathleen Schauer.
Our goal is to provide information for you to choose the best studio and class for YOU! Check out these hot yoga spots around Raleigh:
1. CorePower Yoga - Located in Cameron Village and Waverly Place in Cary, this yoga studio has a wide variety of class options. For beginners, check out their C1 Flow. It’s a slower class that helps you establish really good form before advancing your practice. No matter the class, you can expect energetic music and really friendly instructors - including RGF Ambassador, Kathleen Schauer!
2. Midtown Yoga- Located in North Hills, this studio by Emily Wallace is simply gorgeous. They have really amazing colorful lights in their studio that give off a great vibe. They have hot and warm flows, as well as classes focus on strength and restoration.
3. 110 Yoga- Cristina Max started this aligned-based yoga studio in downtown Raleigh. She is dedicated to ensuring that everyone at 110 is taught proper form because “the way you moves matters.” Don’t be afraid of downtown parking either, 110 is right next to a parking garage!
4. Indigo Hot Yoga- This hot yoga studio is just a mile north of Cameron Village and offers a hot yoga class at nearly every time of the day. If you have a random break in your day at 1:15 or 2:30p, you can count on Indigo offering a class for you! Check out RGF Ambassador, Justin Anne Patteron’s classes!
5. YoBa Studio- This hot yoga studio is the only one in Raleigh with infrared heat over 90 degrees, which not only heats you up from the inside out, but has healing properties that leaves you feeling refreshed. Their teachers all teach an amazing hot power flow with awesome music! The owner, Sam Williams, is known for her hugs.
6. Open Door Yoga- This yoga studio in the Glenwood South neighborhood, offers both heated and unheated classes. Some are a more traditional Bikram-style, while others are a style called Bow Spring which teaches some non-traditional yoga movements to change things up!
7. Gratitude Hot Yoga Center Raleigh- This studio is in North Raleigh close to the 540 beltline. They offer flow classes, yin classes, and everything in between. If you’ve never been, they have a great new student special, 2 weeks for $25!
8. Yoga Inspired- This yoga studio is great for beginners because they have warm (85 degrees) and non-heated classes. Their heat is infrared, which is great for restoration of the body. The owner, Anil, is super friendly and has an inclusive vibe within his studio.
9. Element Hot Yoga - Element is located on the north side of Glenwood, just 5 minutes south of the William B. Umstead State Park. They offer both 60 and 70 minute classes designed to support your mind, body, and soul.
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10. Raleigh Yoga Company - This yoga studio is between 440 and 540 off of Millbrook. They offer Yin, Bikram, and Flow classes to support all aspects of your strength and flexibility. Bonus, it overlooks a relaxing body of water!
11. Cary Flow Yoga - Colin Russell started this Cary yoga studio in 2013 with the intention to combine many aspects of wellness. They offer power Vinyasa classes (84-90 degrees), Yin Yoga, TRX Suspension Training, Acupuncture and Massage therapy.
12. Arrichion Hot Yoga- Arrichion has locations in Brier Creek, Wake Forest, and Durham. They offer a fitness-style yoga class, as well as circuit and strength training classes for a well-rounded fitness routine.
13. Hot Yoga RTP-Cary-Morrisville- This studio is great for working professionals in the RTP location. They offer traditional hatha yoga, bikram, ashtanga, and more!
14. Victory Power Yoga- Located in Clayton, NC about 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh, this studio offers power yoga classes, as well as restorative and meditation. Bonus, you can drop your child off next door at Playtime Drop for a discounted rate!
15. Community Power Yoga - Emily Byrd created Community Power Yoga, Durham’s only heated power yoga studio. You can expect high energy, knowledgeable teachers, and a strong community.
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