Schedule and Class Descriptions updated 9/17/17

Please feel free to come to any class on the schedule.  If you are new to the studio we ask that you arrive 15-20 minutes before class time to fill out a registration form and familiarize yourself with the studio.  We look forward to meeting you!


Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00am
 WARM Yin
HOT Yoga
 
HOT Yoga
HOT Yoga
HOT Yoga
HOT Yoga
11:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
WARM Pilates
4:00pm
HOT Yoga
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:00pm
 
HOT Yoga
WARM Pilates
HOT Yoga
HOT Yoga
 WARM Yin
 

 

**For your convenience we have a shower and a changing room.  We also rent mats and towels if you need them.

**We have water, electrolytes, coconut water and wide variety of Yoga gear (clothes, mats, yoga towels) for sale.

 

 

 

All HOT Yoga classes on the schedule are 90 minutes

“Wow!! What can I say? Gulf Coast Yoga has been a total life transformation!”-Jess D.

Would you like to:

Lose weight?  Gain flexibility?  Experience pain relief?
Manage your stress better?  Help to heal your injuries?   Tone your muscles?   Help your body detoxify?
See an increase in your stamina?  Enjoy a better night’s sleep?
Boost your immune system?  Improve your metabolism? 
Feel more energetic?  Increase your balance and co ordination? 
Do you want to look FABULOUS and feel GREAT??

Then what are you waiting for? 

GULF COAST YOGA – the Original method of HOT Yoga!

During this 90-minute class you will work every muscle, tendon, ligament, joint and internal organ in your entire body, giving you an incredible sense of accomplishment and well being. Whatever your age, injury, or prior yoga experience (if any at all), this yoga will benefit your body and mind in ways you could never imagine!

The 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises systematically move fresh, oxygenated blood to one hundred percent of your body helping to restore all systems to healthy working order. We heat the room to allow your muscles to relax, allowing for a safer stretch and to get your blood pumping!  You are given clear, step-by-step instructions so you are able to work to your personal edge. The precise movements help you to gain flexibility, strength and endurance, creating a more balanced body inside and out.  

Sure, you might find yourself practicing next to a super flexible Gumby type but if you look around the room you’ll also see someone working on healing an injured knee or a “bad” back, maybe someone trying to lose weight or somebody else just working on balance. Focusing on doing as much as you can correctly for YOUR body that day you will get you 100% benefit!

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All WARM Pilates classes are 60 minutes long

“The instructors make this class fun and upbeat. I can feel the difference in my core strength!”– Ember K.

WARM Pilates at Gulf Coast Yoga is a 60 minute basic mat class based upon the principals created by Joseph Pilates. It is a safe, non-impact core strengthening workout. Using our own bodies as resistance we build strong core muscles that are one of the keys to all over health. Some of the many benefits include increased flexibility, improved balance, all over back and spine support, long and lean muscles as well as improved posture.
The room is gently heated to help our muscles warm up more quickly (85- 90 degrees, considerably cooler than our HOT Yoga classes!) and each class includes instruction from level one through level three, allowing individuals to be challenged up to current ability.
WARM Pilates classes at Gulf Coast Yoga are fun, challenging and perfect for beginners through experienced practitioners. The instructors are able to teach ALL LEVELS in every class so if it’s your first time or your 1005th, you’ll be in great hands!

* develop core strength
* create long, lean muscles
* improve posture
* burn calories
* look great
* HAVE FUN!

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ALL WARM YIN CLASSES ARE 75 MINUTES LONG

“A 75 minute slice of heaven!”- David P. , student

Yin Yoga is exercise for the joints.  It is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses that are done on the floor and held for longer periods of time—three to five minutes or more per pose is typical. This a very effective, yet gentle, way to open up tight or injured places in your body. Your teacher will safely and slowly guide you into a pose, where you will remain long enough for your body to open and then carefully move into the Savasana (resting pose) and hold that for a few minutes allowing for recovery (rebound).

The intent of a Yin Yoga pose is to lengthen and loosen the connective tissue within the body. This connective tissue, also called fascia, is a fibrous network of tissue that surrounds the muscles and organs, and is also the structure of bones, ligaments , and tendons.  As the connective tissues stretch and loosen, the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and ultimately the joints can begin to regain their optimal range of motion, allowing for improved flexibility and movement. The use of blankets, towels, blocks, and bolsters is encouraged to promote relaxation into the poses by decreasing the stress on the muscles and body parts not engaged in the pose.

WARM Yin Yoga is a great way to use relaxation to open up the tight places in your body. Yin is excellent for golfers, runners and other athletes looking for a way to stay flexible and strong… also great for people that are recovering from an injury or illness.  At Gulf Coast Yoga we gently heat the room to a comfortable temperature so you can relax into the poses more easily.

 

The classes at Gulf Coast Yoga

 are designed for Everyone, All Bodies, All Ages 

No matter what shape you are in- from a life long couch potato to a world class athlete you will SEE and FEEL a difference after your very first class.

What are you waiting for?

 


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Please keep in mind that Class Times and Prices are subject to change.

Comments (9)

  1. Diane

    I am interested in talking about this 30 for $30…..what do you mean by the restriction “local students”? I live in my condo in North Port for the season….then back to MN. Am I not local??

    Reply
    1. UpsideDownL (Post author)

      Hi Diane,
      Since we are in a very popular vacation area we have kept the Intro Special for Locals…if you pay taxes here as a resident (like on your condo), then you are considered a local. Hope this clears things up, if not, let me know 🙂
      Hope to see you soon…Linda

      Reply
  2. Janet Bell

    Hi! Can you tell me if you have mirrors in your studio?
    Many thanks!

    Reply
    1. UpsideDownL (Post author)

      Yes, we do have mirrors in the front. You can check out pictures on the website to see them.

      Reply
  3. Mercedes

    Is your $30 special still going on for locals? Looking for beg.level yoga &/hot yoga. I work and nights are best.

    Reply
    1. UpsideDownL (Post author)

      YES! $30 for 30 Days is a regular Intro Special. All classes at the studio are suitable for beginners. Hope to see you soon!

      Linda

      Reply
  4. Mike

    Are there men also in the classes. I have never taken any yoga classes so a beginners can catch on with a little effort.

    Reply
    1. UpsideDownL (Post author)

      Hi Mike,

      Yes, we have men join us for classes. It is a beginners series so don’t worry about joining in any class on the schedule. In all classes you will be given step by step instruction from qualified teachers. You should have no trouble following along!
      We look forward to seeing you at Gulf Coast Yoga soon,
      Linda and David

      Reply

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