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Classes & Benefits

The 26/2 “OG” hot yoga

Beginner’s Hatha Yoga Class

The 26/2 is a transformative and the most healing class you can find. Inside out bones to skin. Perfect for athletes, dancers, bum knees, bad backs,  for those sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. This class is magic.  This Hatha-style yoga class, derived from the Ghosh lineage of yoga from Kolkata, West Bengal India.  Otherwise known as Bikram Yoga. The class follows a well-established sequence of postures. The number 26 is the combination of the 13 standing postures & 13-floor postures, the 2 represents the two breathing exercises.  This class is designed, not only to stretch but strengthen every ligament, tendon, and muscle of the body while improving the joints. This class is highly effective at healing and preventing injuries while creating a strong mind-body connection. The 26/2 is conducted in (105° degrees and 40% humidity,) allowing for a deeper stretch. You are guaranteed to leave feeling cleansed, and energized, inside out, bones to skin, fingertips to toes. 26/2 is appropriate for beginners.  It’s non-competitive and meets the students where they are while remaining uniquely challenging to each individual. It’s important to note, to get the full benefits of the class, there is discipline and etiquette much like you would find in martial arts classes. You are not expected to know the etiquette right away, it is learned over time. You may find it helpful to familiarize yourself with it in the “About Us” “New To Yoga”  section of the website. Below you will also find some of the amazing benefits of each posture that we work on in this class.

26 & Tunes, a Jtown exclusive.

Tunes class is a quick tune-up. This class is a special treat, good for those already familiar with the 26/2 OG class. The same postures you know and love while we throw in a few variations for fun, from time to time. This class is approximately 75 minutes, set to music, less instruction, and more vibes.  Sometimes it’s just what the doctor ordered. Please note this is not a replacement for your full 90 minutes “OG” class, nothing can replace the benefits of a  full 90-minute class 3-5 times a week.  But when you need a quickie, come in and find the tunes on, get your tune-up and tune out for 75 minutes, with your happy smiling face.

Postures and Benefits

Fusion: Dynamic Hot Vinyasa

Fusion is a unique class that is accessible to all levels. This class is designed to bring out the best parts of a therapeutic class while still challenging us to be prepared for everything life brings us.  This expansive practice combines elements of traditional Hatha, Forrest, Para, Ghosh, and Vinyasa Yoga. Fusion teaches you how your favorite posture can flow, bringing greater depth and stability, by exploring longer sequences of Pranayama, and Meditation techniques that will give you the clarity to set an intention and realize your dreams. This class is practiced in a heated room (97° degrees with 40% humidity) with music. Fusion, will positively challenge the stamina of both your mind and body and bring a greater depth to your practice and life. Students are encouraged to have practiced at least 10+ 26/2 classes before beginning a Fusion class.

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Vinyasa Flow

This uplifting Vinyasa style focuses on linking breath with movement, creating fluid transitions from one posture to the next. This fun class utilizes creative sequencing set to music and will challenge, strengthen and tone your body. Performed in a mildly heated room (Approx 90-95 degrees). This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

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Buti Yoga

Buti Yoga is a powerful blend of tribal dance and primal movements, plyometrics, and vinyasa-style yoga. Buti unlocks your full potential; it activates the spark that dwells deep within you waiting to be let out and celebrates your feminine energy. “Buti” is a Marathi Indian term for “the cure to something that’s been hidden away or kept secret.” Buti is a practice of going within to discover your true power. It becomes the cure to any previous disillusionments of fear, lack, or weakness. The group energy of a Buti class is truly unique. You’ll find yourself shouting out along with the instructor, who you can expect to give plenty of hoots and hollers throughout the class. It’s motivating, fun, and high energy! Buti uses spiraling and shaking motions to activate Kundalini energy that begins at your first chakra and works its way up. There are many cultures – from Native American and African tribes to Arabic belly dancers – that, much like we do in Buti, have dance rituals that incorporate hip and pelvic spiraling. Through this, you cultivate a whole new level of mind-body awareness and find an entirely new definition of strong. The Buti Yoga practice doesn’t end with you- all around you stands an entire tribe who are connected by this powerful practice, praising and supporting each other. 

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Jtown Core & Cardio

Jtown Core & Cardio – This is a high-intensity interval training system that utilizes Pilates principles and the Tabata method of circuit training. Classes are in a hot room (95-98 degrees with 40% humidity) with an upbeat music selection. This class is a wonderful addition to your yoga practice that creates long lean muscle mass, burns fat, increases cardio endurance, improves circulation, and builds core strength to support all modalities of practice and life.  It is per­formed on a yoga mat mak­ing it low impact, pro­tect­ing your joints and mus­cles from the pound­ing of other exer­cises like run­ning and jumping. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.  

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Yin Yoga

Yin is a gently paced class where passive poses are held for 3-5 minutes in order to access the connective tissues of the body, tendons, facia, and ligaments at a deeper level. Yin not only improves flexibility but the flow of prana (energy) throughout the body. Yin is practiced in a warm room (85 – 90 degrees) this transformative and meditative practice focuses on anatomical uniqueness, joint, and organ health. This practice will challenge your mind, enhance the fluidity of your body and leave you with a deep sense of peace. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

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Sculpt Yoga

This class is a strength training class that utilizes yogic principles, such as mind-body awareness, pranayama, through primary Vinyasa flow sequencing with strong attention to proper alignment and focused movements, utilizing free weights, and strengthening your core. This class gets your heart rate up, yet with low impact. It’s a perfect mix of yoga, weights, and cardio.  This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

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