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Beginner’s Hot Yoga Information & FAQ for First Time Students


How Much Does it Cost?

$25 for 15 Days of Unlimited Yoga
Our introductory special is for all new yoga students of Hot Yoga Rego Park. This is a one time payment of $25 and means that you can come to every class on the schedule, unlimited for 15 days, without any commitment.

First Package Discount:
Receive a 10% discount off any package purchase, if bought on or before the 15th day of the introductory special.


Every Class is a Beginner’s Hot Yoga Class

This means that the teaching method in every single class on our schedule is always for the beginner student who doesn’t have any yoga experience. There are beginners in almost every single class, so don’t feel nervous or out of place. Every student around you has gone through their first class too! As you progress, you simply do so in the same room!

So, beginners/first time students are welcome to EVERY CLASS!


Be Prepared to Sweat and Have a Good Time

When most people think of yoga, images of chanting and people maneuvering into seemingly impossible positions come to mind. Yoga is NOT just for the fantastically flexible. In fact, if you are not flexible, if you cannot touch your toes, or perhaps cannot even see your toes, you are a perfect candidate for the benefits of yoga.


When Should I Arrive?

First-time student registration is 30 minutes prior to class. No need to pre-register or call ahead. Please be on time!


What Do I Need for Class?

Yoga mat
Towel (beach size)
Bottle of water*
Proper attire: wear something light and fitted such as: sport bras, shorts, spandex short/leggings. Avoid sweats, long pants, heavy t-shirts, as we heat the room.
Positive attitude
Empty stomach
Proper hydration

*We have water for sale, towels for rent, and mats for rent/purchase at the studio in case you forget!


What Should I Do After Class?

Cool down
Drink plenty of water
Come back the next day, even if you’re sore


For Everyone’s Comfort in the Yoga Room, Please:

No shoes
No gum
No pagers or cell phones
No perfume or cologne


How Often Should I Attend Class?

For good results we encourage a regular practice of 3 times per week minimum. For life-changing results, 5 or more times are recommended.


What if I Feel Sore After Class?

Didn’t know you had a muscle there? Congratulations, you have utilized 100% of your body. You are on the way to regaining your birthright: using your body in the full range of motion it was designed for. Muscle soreness is a buildup of lactic acid. What’s the best way to get rid of lactic acid? Stretching. It may seem impossible to imagine that coming back for more will help, but it is THE BEST way to relieve the soreness. If you wait too long to come back, then you will be starting all over again.


Do I Need to Drink Water Before Class?

Drink plenty of water. You can lose up to 3-5 pounds of water weight during class. This is NOT good weight to lose. It is easy to get dehydrated, so make sure you are drinking plenty of water after class and the entire day before you come to class. You are less likely to feel lightheaded or dizzy during class if you’ve had enough to drink in the hours preceding class. Being full hydrated helps take pressure off of organs to do their jobs and helps flush the body and keep it running smoothly. The most typical excuse for not drinking water is the increased visits to the restroom. Your body will adjust to the increased water intake. You may also find benefits of decreased body odor, smoother skin, and shinier hair.


What is 60-Minute Hot Flow with Music?

This hot yoga class is set to music and combines the familiar poses of our 60-minute class with traditional “flow” postures that will add a little more challenge to your upper body and core muscles. Open your mind and body with a few new standing poses gracefully threaded through the framework of our beloved 60-minute class sequence. Relax with the familiar and try something new in our 60-minute Hot Flow with Music class. The best of both worlds set to music! Beginners welcome.