A hybrid class that follows a similar structure of the 26&2 practice, this class is unique to Harvest and offers a blend of ‘Flow’ postures with the traditional 26&2 postures. Slightly less hot than 26&2, this is a great class to bridge the gap between the flow classes like Ashtanga and Vinyasa with the more rigid, static style of 26&2
The room is heated to mimic the climate of India where this yoga originated and was traditionally practiced. The heat can something seem daunting, but it offers a wide range of benefits. The heat allows the body to warm up more quickly which increases your heart rate and allows for the strengthening of the cardiovascular system. The heat also opens up the muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons of the body so that you can progress into the postures more deeply, thus gaining more benefits from the practice.
The heat can definitely take time to acclimatize to, but know that the heat doesn’t feel like a hot, sunny day. It’s a more controlled environment than that. You’ll get hot, but you’ll be sweaty. Which helps you feel cool. We pump fresh air in from outside, and pull hot air out continuously throughout the class, and we have ceiling fans, so the air is constantly moving and circulating. This will help you feel cooler as you get used to the room. If you do not enjoy heat, maybe try one of the ‘cooler’ classes, but don’t write this one off right away – it’s a challenging, but very rewarding practice.
Although Pauline can’t get most of her family members to practice yoga when they visit the city, her amazing husband, Cam, can be seen around the studio all the time, helping our team, and ready to chat with everyone he sees.
Although Pauline can’t get most of her family members to practice yoga when they visit the city, her amazing fiancé, Cam, can be seen around the studio all the time. Pauline is thrilled to be part-owner of Harvest Yoga Studio with Jess, and is looking forward to future adventures together as business partners and lovers of yoga.
She has trained with the Moksha/Modo International faculty and Ryan Leier and the One Yoga faculty, as well as smaller trainings with Eoin Finn of Blissology, Alan Mileham, Mark Stephens, and YogaFit International. Her studies include hatha, vinyasa, ashtanga, vinyasa krama, Iyengar, yin, myofascial yoga, prenatal, aerial, mindfulness and kid’s yoga.