Posts written by: Eric

Water, Sweat & Pee

Water, Sweat & Pee

Everything a hot yoga practitioner needs to know about water, sweat and pee. Common sense and healthy habits are all you need to stay properly hydrated.
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Referral Program

Existing clients may now earn $5 credit towards classes for every person they refer to SHY who signs up for a 1 Month Intro (or better). Eligible Cards: 1 Month Unlimited Auto-Renew 4, 8 or 24 Class Card Yearly Not Eligible: Single Class 1 Week Intro Traveler's 1 Week Make sure you tell your friends to give your name when they…
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Hot Fix Sunrise

Hot Fix Sunrise

Effective immediately we are very pleased to offer a new early morning class called Hot Fix Sunrise! This new version of our Hot Fix 60 minute class will have soft music, a few additional postures and periodic posture variations. In other words, it will be the same as our regular Hot Fix only different. Hot Fix Sunrise is currently offered on M/W/F at 6:00…
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Introducing Yoga Prescriptions

Introducing Yoga Prescriptions

The underlying philosophy behind our mission at Still Hot Yoga is "yogapathy," or yoga as medicine or therapy. All of our classes are taught with the understanding that every practitioner has unique capabilities and needs which must be addressed even in group classes. Group classes, with everyone doing the same postures (asanas) in the same sequence and timing are a particularly…
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An open apology to the women who were abused by Bikram Choudhury.

A Los Angeles jury recently found Bikram Choudhury liable for $924,500 in compensatory damages after finding he had subjected an employee to harassment and retaliation. The same jury later hit him with a punitive award of $6,400,000 for just generally acting like a despicable human being. There are several more women who have lawsuits outstanding that accuse him of sexual…
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The Importance of Electrolyte Replacement

The Importance of Electrolyte Replacement

Rehydration after any activity that causes sweating is important. Drinking plenty of plain water after class may be sufficient for someone who maintains a healthy diet, particularly if they eat some fruits or vegetables soon after class. But for profuse sweaters, or someone who might not have the opportunity to eat after class, plain water is not enough. When we…
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830 Fireplace Road

The following is a poem, 830 Fireplace Road, John Yau, written by John Yau. Well, sort of. I made a slight change that I hope he will forgive me for. I’m not in the habit of editing other people’s writing but when I heard this poem read by someone this is how I heard it. Not literally. I heard the…
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26 + 2 = 32

26 + 2 = 32

Everybody who practices Bikram Yoga knows that there are 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. Everybody is wrong. The confusion comes from what's being counted. In typical Bikram Chourdhury fashion, the rationale for the claim of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises is illogical and has more to do with marketing than actually representing the posture series. When he first…
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