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Sober Yogis

Sober Yogis is a social sober support network for anyone recovering from substance abuse or other addictive behaviors. Finding fun and meaningful social activities can be challenging for those in recovery. Come join us for community, support, and of...

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Gentle Flow Vinyasa

This gentle flow vinyasa is a good way to start off any morning or wind down at night. During vinyasa the focus is on the breath in conjunction with the pose or asana. The benefits of yoga are endless, from increased health, stress relief, and over all well-being. We...

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RYT 200 hour Naperville Yoga Teacher Training

Hot Yoga Naperville is offering Express 60/ Hot Fusion 200 hour Yoga teacher training again this spring starting February 2, 2018. This amazing program features our well knows yogi leaders and teachers. The program completes March 25th, 2018. We will meet...

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Salsa | Cardio Dance Class

This month we are featuring our Cardio Dance class and all the variety of of steps and music used. A fun upbeat cardio exercise class that combines different styles of dance and fitness. The dance styles include ballroom, Latin, hip hop, and anything in between to...

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Cardio Dance Sampler

  Hot Yoga Naperville offers a wide variety of classes to meet your fitness goals. Our cardio dance boot camp classes provides an amazing dance and exercise routine to great music that will keep you going all week. No dance experience is necessary to attend. Bring...

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Learn How To Make Green Juice | Benefits of Raw Food Juicing

Gayle makes a yummy green drink with kale, spinach, parsley, carrots, celery, pineapple, apple, and lemon. Raw food juicing can be beneficial because it allows the body to absorb the vitamins and nutrients from the food quickly. Hope you enjoy! Return To Hot Yoga...

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Awkward Pose | Bikram Inspired Series

We have been working on breaking down the hot series we offer at Hot Yoga Naperville, which is based on the Bikram series. We are exploring the chair poses, 3 different postures in this mini-series. Remember to engage the core to protect your back, focus on your...

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Learn Crow Pose | Bakasana

Crow pose may seem intimidating if you haven't done it before, but it is one of those fun poses people love to do in class. As promised, we are going to demonstrate how to get into crow easily and safely. To make it a little easier to begin, we will use a block...

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Yoga Teacher Training | Student Spotlight

You might recall from the Spring 2017 Yoga Teacher Training,  a group of passionate individuals would sit outside in the lobby eagerly waiting for their weekend classes. You might even have noticed some coffee being snuck in to help them get through those intense but...

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Get Fit | Have Fun with Cardio Dance Class

Hot Yoga Naperville offers a wide variety of classes to meet your fitness goals. Our cardio dance boot camp classes provides an amazing dance and exercise routine to great music that will keep you going all week. This is a fun upbeat cardio exercise class that...

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Bikram Express | Standing Half Moon

Today we will continuing to break down the Bikram Express Inspired Series we teach here at Hot Yoga Naperville. Standing Half Moon Pose is a great pose to stretch both sides of the body, trim the waist, increase flexibility and increase strength and balance in the...

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Bikram Express | Standing Deep Breathing

In this video we are going to start working on the Hot Series which is based on the Bikram Practice of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. Often when people come to the studio the first time they might feel intimidated and not sure of what poses we will be doing in...

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Arm Balance Counter Poses | How To Open Up Your Shoulders

Since we have been doing a lot of arm balancing lately I thought it would be a good idea to incorporate some counter poses. So, today we are going to go through a series of shoulder openers, this is a great series, and counter stretches if you have been practicing arm...

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Learn Chin Head Stand | Ganda Bherundasana Pose

Thanks to one of our students who requested us to demonstrate Chin Head Stand. Today we are working towards an inversion called Ganda Bherundasana. This could be a little intimidating, so we will be showing a way to get started that might be a little bit easier. Make...

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Learn Skull Shining Breath | Kapalabhati Pranayama

Today's video is about pranayama, which by some is considered control of prana through breath control. We demonstrate a few different types of pranayama that may be beneficial for increasing energy, vitality, and overall well-being. Make sure that you have not eaten...

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Deepen Your Backbends | Learn Ustrasana Camel Pose

Ustrasana Camel pose is a great way to start to deepen your backbends. It is one of the deepest backbends of the Bikram series. Try to remember to lift the breast bone up and push the hips towards the knees and move the elbows towards each other. Lighten the tongue in...

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Chaturanga Dandasana Pose

Chaturanga Dandasana is a primary pose we often use in Vinyasa Flow basic and advanced classes. Practice your chaturanga often and remember to stay safe. If you don't have the upper body strength, modify by dropping to your knees in high plank. If you do have the...

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Learn Supported Head Stand | Salamba Sirsasana A

Hi I’m Julie. Today we are going to learn how to work towards being able to do a head stand. Variation one: Sirsasana A, is a supported headstand and we will start by coming into table top position on your hands and knees. Today I discuss some general guidelines when...

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Learn Bridge and Wheel

Hi name is Katie and I’m a teacher here at Hot Yoga Naperville. Today we will be learning how to do bridge posture and full wheel. Make sure before you come into any back bends that you’re nice and warmed up through the hips and through the shoulders. Do some shoulder...

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Taoist Yin Hip Opening

Hi, my name is Karla and we will be doing a beginner flow today to open up the hips. It's really important to open up the hips because it gives us freedom to have a fuller range of motion throughout our...

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Beginners Moon Salutation Flow

Hi this is Mike, I'm one of the Yoga Teachers here at Hot Yoga Naperville. Today we’re going to be working on a moon salutation. It’s a real simple set of movements. Just remember to stay with the breath...

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Learn Flying Pigeon

We’re going to work towards a really fun energizing arm balance called flying pigeon. It’s a really wonderful deep hip opener as well as a gateway towards handstand. So we’re going to begin with feet coming together towards the back of the mat. Let’s take a moment...

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How To Strengthen Your Glutes

STRENGTHEN YOUR GLUTES Hi there my name’s Stefanie. I’m one of the teachers here at Hot Yoga Naperville. Today I would like to talk a little bit about strengthening the gluteus. Which is a little bit of an issue having weak gluteus since we are more of a sedentary...

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Prepare for Back Bends with Katie

My name is Katie. I am a teacher here at Hot Yoga Naperville. I am going to be working on a few back bends today. Opening our chest and articulating our spine. Especially contracting into the spinae ...

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Learn Side Crow Pose

Greetings, Welcome to the newest addition to the Hot Yoga Naperville website. We are offering 200 Hour Yoga Teacher training starting this weekend and to kick things off we are publishing short instructional videos each week! We are excited to introduce educational...

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Power Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

“Students will learn a basic power vinyasa sequence for the purpose of training, but will also be taught to read bodies and understand movement to create an organized and synergistic flow. Both concepts use a simple and dynamic arc to warm the body, build tension, and...

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Interview With Alex Rose, Olympic Athlete

Hi Everyone, Welcome to the newest addition of our Hot Yoga Naperville website. We will be sharing  informative articles, blogs and videos to help us stay connected to our amazing community. I had the chance to interview Alex Rose and his fiancée Samantha a while back...

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Cheesy Kale Chips – Shared by Stefanie

Holiday Raw Vegan Cheesy Kale Chips Well, it’s official, the Holidays are here. And what better way to start them off then with a healthy dish to share with family and friends. It is easy to get carried away with sweets and treats we reserve for this time of the year....

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Hot Yoga Naperville – Bikram Yoga

  We are the original and very first Bikram yoga studio in Naperville. We opened our first studio in 2003 and have focused on teaching the original Bikram Yoga series, as well as a 60-minute express series. We are passionate about, and committed to, teaching...

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