Winter has reached its peak. The city into a frozen wasteland of gray snowy slush and wind that makes you duck inside bodegas just to regain the feeling in your thighs, and you've forgotten what it's like to leave the house without eighteen layers—let alone with any skin exposed.
That means hot yoga is calling. Touted as a great way to increase flexibility and strength while ridding the body of toxins, a hot yoga can be in the Bikram style (a slow sequence of 26 moves performed at 105 degrees), or just your typical Vinyasa flow at 90 degrees or more—either will get you sweating more than Crossfit. The yoga high is real here, so find refuge in a steamy studio guaranteed to bring you back to the days of that long-lost season called "summer."
Below, we've mapped out the hottest spots get your tree pose down throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. So grab a jumbo water bottle (freeze it: you'll thank us) and shed those layers to sweat the snow struggle away.—Megan SollRead More