Moving forward you will see the website, outside signage and marketing materials reflect these changes over time, but you can always expect the same great environment, dynamic classes, reasonable prices, qualified teachers and some amazing class additions coupled with some more surprises to be reveled over the next few months.
The studio will officially start offering Inferno Hot Pilates classes Monday, February 1st. This challenging full body, low impact, fat burning, high intensity workout is performed on a yoga mat & towel in a room heated to 95 degrees and 40% humidity. Using Pilates principles, mindfulness, the heat, and H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) this class will strengthen your whole body safely, and keep your heart rate up while helping you burn fat and boost your metabolism! With fun and motivational music, 60 minutes will fly by! Within a few classes you will see the benefits such as weight loss, a stronger core, increased strength, and less stress. The low-impact design of the class makes it safe for all fitness levels. It is for EVERYONE who is looking to increase strength, build long lean muscles, create a stronger core, get fit and feel amazing! Get excited to challenge yourself in a new way, feel your body getting stronger, and transform your life! The studio will hold four classes a week adding more in the future. Pre-registration is required for these classes and can be accessed from their website.
The studio is located in central Staten Island at 181 New Dorp Lane. Students can access one of the many metered and/or street parking spots or through public transportation as the studio is conveniently situated one block from the New Dorp train stop and a few blocks from many local and express buses. The 5,000 square foot space will be one of the largest hot yoga studios and one of few studios with the most state-of-the-art heating system in the tri-state area. A range of amenities including classes featuring both 60 & 90 minute Bikram Yoga method yoga , Flotex flooring, which is slip resistant, waterproof and offers constant protection against bacteria, spacious changing rooms, lobby, and boutique.
About the Owner
Following two years of a daily practice, Nicole signed up for and completed her Bikram Yoga teacher certification in Spring 2011 and prior to opening Some Like It Hot Yoga & Wellness, taught for four years full time throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, NY, and Naples,Florida. Nicole is a graduate of St. John’s University with a Bachelors degree in Communications and Business. She has also completed a graduate Certificate in Event Management from George Washington University. Prior to teaching Bikram Yoga, Nicole worked as the Event Management and Hospitality Liaison for Nets Basketball and is the founder of A Tailored Event. Her commitment to a healthy lifestyle and green living is noticeably realized through this state-of-the-art studio. She brings her vast experience in Bikram Yoga, Inferno Hot Pilates and overall wellness to the practice.
Bikram Yoga method is also known as “hot yoga” and provides a Hatha Yoga sequence made popular in the United States by BikramChoudhury. It has been spreading inpopularity given its numerous health benefits. Practiced in a room about 105 degrees and 50% humidity, Bikram Yoga helps practitioners to carefully execute postures while healing their bodies from the inside. Many benefits have been noted from a consistent Bikram Yoga practice including increased ability of the body to detoxify through the sweating, reduced effects of stress, reduced risk of injury, mental clarity, greater muscle tone, strength, and increased energy.