Do you believe in the benefits of yoga but want an exercise class that packs a little more punch when it comes to raising your heart rate and working up a sweat? Do you like the challenge and vigor of a classic aerobic exercise class but want to address other health and fitness needs? If so, think about trying a session of Power Yoga. This mix of Ashtanga and Iyengar offers the perfect balance to anyone wanting to mix it up and not follow the traditional rules of either yoga or fitness classes but enjoy the benefits of both. But what really is the pull of Power Yoga?
It might have been around for decades but really Power Yoga is a relative newcomer when it comes to exciting, interesting ways to keep fit. What's different about Power Yoga classes is that they don't all follow the same format, far from it. While there might be general principles, exercises and routines, the only way to really find out if a Power Yoga class if for you is to join in and find out for yourself. Teachers tend to adapt classes and bring in their own style. So what's the appeal of Power Yoga? Aside, from all the many benefits that yoga offers practitioners, there are a few specific advantages that give Power Yoga it's real strength.