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When it's cold, few things feel better than a warm, heated hot yoga room. Just about any studio will feel toasty once you get moving, but hot classes that are heated to at least 105 degrees are an entirely different story. The benefits: the high temps make it easier to flow deeper in and out of poses, and instructors and practitioners argue that all that sweat flushes out toxins.
After the jump, we've rounded up twelve studios that offer hot classes in 60, 75, and 90 minute intervals, with prices ranging from $5 to just under $40. The list is by no means meant to be all-inclusive, so if we missed your favorite, let us know and we'll add it to the post.
↑ Pure Yoga:
Hot classes at Pure Yoga's two locations include Candlelight Flow, Hot Ki Power Vinyasa, Hot Power Basics, Hot Power Yoga, Hot Slow Flow, and a little something called Hot Homegirl Yoga. The studio is membership-based (no drop-in rates); for more info, head here. Locations on the Upper West Side (204 W. 77th Street) and the Upper East Side (203 E. 86th Street) [Schedule]
This studio keeps its classes small (no more than six students), so the room won't get insanely hot from any extra body heat. Single classes are $39, and are offered in both heated and non-heated rooms. Class packs come in bundles of three ($75 for first timers), five ($175), and ten ($325). However, classes offered at 2:16pm are donation based. Memberships are currently sold out. [Schedule]
Bikram Yoga NYC:
Bikram's signature sweaty sessions are offered in 90-minute sessions, so make sure you bring a pretty big towel. An introductory month is $39, a ten class card is $180, and an unlimited month is $185. Locations in Flatiron (182 Fifth Avenue), Midtown (797 Eighth Avenue), Upper East Side (173 East 83rd Street) and the Upper West Side (143 West 72nd Street). [Schedule]
Yoga to the People:
Traditional hot yoga is offered at most of YTTP's studios for 60 or 90 minutes. Classes are $8 at the studio at 250 West 26th Street and the studio at 115 West 27th Street; $5 (Hot Vinyasa and Traditional Hot Yoga) at the 1017 Sixth Avenue studio; and $8 at the 211 N. 11th Street studio in Brooklyn. [Schedule]
Bikram Yoga Herald Square via Gilt City
↑ Bikram Yoga Herald Square:
Billed as the largest hot yoga studio in the city, the Herald Square Bikram outpost keeps classes not only at 105 degrees, but also 40% humidity. An intro week for first-time students is $45, an intro month is $95, a basic membership is $99, and a full membership is $160. Single classes are $30. (139 West 35th Street) [Schedule]
Also see: Bikram Yoga Harlem, Bikram Yoga Lower East Side, and Bikram Yoga Grand Central.
New York Yoga:
Hot Vinyasa classes are offered at the 132 East 85th Street location in intervals of 60, 75, and 90 minutes. Single classes are $27, and monthly memberships start at $145. Pay-what-you-can classes are peppered in, though. [Schedule]
Prana Power Yoga:
Hot classes here include All-Levels Vinyasa, a basics class, 90-minute Hot Hatha, a 60-minute Hour of Power, and Heated Alignment Flow. Several other classes are offer in non-heated rooms (with temps around 80-85 degrees). Individual classes are $18, and class packs are offered in bundles of five, ten, twenty, and monthly unlimited. Two locations: Union Square (862 Broadway) and Cobble Hill (229 Smith Street). [Schedule]
Lyons Den Power Yoga via NYV&NS
↑ Lyons Den Power Yoga:
This Tribeca studio has Hot Power Vinyasa Yoga classes in the Baptiste Yoga Method that are available in both 60-minute and 90-minute durations. Drop-ins are $24/class, and the new student special is 30 days of unlimited yoga for $79. Class packs are available in bundles of five, ten, twenty, and fifty. 279 Church Street. [Schedule]
U! Yoga NYC:
Candlelight Flow and non-candlelit Flow classes are both offered hot. Want to try something new? They also offer Hot Pilates. Drop-ins are $15, and monthly packages start at $119. 264 Canal Street. [Schedule]
This Greenwich Village studio offers several hot classes (including Modo to Hot Yin), ranging from 60 to 90 minutes. Single classes are $20 ($15 for students and seniors), and a standard monthly unlimited membership is $115. (434 Sixth Avenue) [Schedule]
Classes cap off at ten students at this Williamsburg studio. Sixty-minute heated Vinyasa and Slow Burn classes start at $20 a class, with two deals for new members: a $45 two-week pass, and a $99 unlimited bundle. The auto-renew monthly unlimited package is $149. 88 North 1st Street. [Schedule]
This hot Vinyasa studio offers several heated options, including Power Vinyasa, a Baptiste-influenced Power Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and more. A seven-day intro rate for new students is $39, and single classes are $29. Class bundles are available in five, ten, and fifteen. 328 East 61st Street. [Schedule]
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