When It’s Hotter Outside than in the Hot Yoga Studio…

What does this chick do when its 100+ degrees in Philadelphia? Take a hot yoga class of course!

The word on the street was that a brand spankin’ new yoga studio opened up in Manayunk, just a hop, skip and a jump away from my apartment so i obviously had to check it out for myself! This morning I ventured out to explore the newest addition to the Philadelphia yoga scene – HotBox Yoga

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I am not usually a fan of going to a hot yoga class when its THIS Hot outside, but lately with marathon training and waking up with some sore muscles, a good ol’ stretch in some heat is just what the doctor ordered! The 95* hot yoga heat is my favorite way to practice – you still work up quite a sweat but to me the 10* difference between hot yoga and Bikram (which is a yoga class in 105* heat) is all mental toughness – and sometimes i just want to get my stretch on!

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Is it weird to say that it was hotter outside than it was in my hot yoga class? This summer heat is crazy!

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The HotBox studio in Manayunk was simply gorgeous. It had high ceilings, hardwood floors and a massive window looking out onto Main Street.

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It was a very peaceful and calming space. I really enjoyed my practice there.

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Word on the street is they are having a new student special – 2 weeks unlimited for $20 – so if you are in the area and want to check out a new hot yoga studio, I highly recommend HotBox!

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After my sweaty hot yoga class I headed over to one of my favorite coffee joints – Saxby’s! They have quite a selected of specialty latte’s and I have a personal goal to try them all!

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Today I went with the Grasshopper – Chocolate & Mint! Yummers!

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Today i spent the rest of the day getting lots of work done and enjoying the A.C. inside! I took Jackson out for a walk and he was panting after 5 minutes! It’s too hot out and only going to get hotter!

What’s your favorite way to sweat in this crazy summer heat?

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  • Reply Patty O July 24, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    Jackson knows when to stay inside – you be careful training in this horrific heat – I work up a sweat just walking to the mail box these days! Think SNOW!!

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