I, like many of you, have taken a lot of different yoga classes. Hot yoga, yin yoga, vinyasa yoga, tri-yoga - I felt as though I had a pretty wide range of exposure to the practice. When I entered the doors of Hi Fi Yoga in Mason, I sensed that I was in for an entirely new experience.
Upon entering the boutique studio, I was greeted by friendly staff members, who raised my already-existing excitement.. The entry to the beautiful studio is filled with natural light, west coast vibes, and contagious/positive energy. Off of the entryway to the studio lies an Aerial yoga classroom and a larger room where the other classes take place. After securing my belongings in a locker that they’ve made available to all guests, I entered the warm, darkened room and anxiously awaited the class to start.
Every yoga class I have ever taken includes music, however, Hi Fi Yoga takes a bit of an unconventional approach. As I waited for the hot power yoga class to begin, instead of totally zen-ing out to melodical sounds, I found myself breathing deeply to old school hip-hop… yep, you read that right.
Part of what sets Hi Fi apart is their music. Each class is set to a perfectly curated playlist to keep you moving, including new music, old school favorites, and there is even a signature hip-hop flow class for a totally unique yoga experience.
The hot power yoga class is one hour long, but trust me, the music makes the time fly. The heated class was challenging and invigorating, yet still adaptable thanks to expert instruction. It was obvious that many of my classmates this day were regulars, and I’d say most of them were much farther along than myself in their yoga practice. Despite this, I never once felt uncomfortable or out of place. My body needed and appreciated the challenge of this class, and I left with heightened mental clarity and physical strength.
While I took the hot power yoga class, Hi Fi has a variety of other offerings. Warm Beginner Yoga is perfect for anyone new to the practice or for those who want to get back to the basics. Warm Vinyasa Flow takes things a step further and the temperature a bit hotter, but beginners are still welcome in this class. Hot Power Yoga is made to be challenging, and promises to leave you with that yoga high we all crave. I know I felt it.
Among these classes, Hi Fi Yoga also offers Hi Fi/Lo Fi, which emphasizes holding yin postures with a hit of power. Hi Fi Float, or Aerial Yoga classes have become one of their most popular offerings, and Hi Barre blends elements of yoga, pilates, ballet, and body sculpting for a well-rounded experience.
Check out their website for a schedule and description of all classes here. Be sure to follow Hi Fi Yoga on Instagram and Facebook.
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