Benefits of Yoga

Yoga for your Body, Mind and Soul

We encourage your yoga experience at Shunyata Yoga to be more than simply stretching and meditation. We want you to enjoy a sense of balance and personal freedom that inspires you to understand and achieve your life goals. Shunyata strives to provide this opportunity in a healthy, community based environment. Here at Shunyata Yoga you will be surrounded by like minded people with similar objectives on their own path or journey of enlightenment. Our classes are intended to reach out to people from all walks of life and life-styles, of all body types, shapes and sizes, and of all levels of strength and flexibility.


For the Body

  • Improved core and overall strength, flexibility and balance
  • Improved immune function and digestion
  • Increased energy and vitality
  • Weight management
  • Relaxation and calming of the nervous system
  • Reduced symptoms of fatigue and relief from aches and pains

For the Mind

  • Stress relief
  • Improved emotional stability, mental focus and concentration
  • Encourages the development of confidence and positive self image
  • Increased mental clarity – improving productivity, efficiency, and creativity
  • Inspires positive and healthy habits / lifestyle

For the Soul

  • Greater self-awareness
  • Develops mindful acceptance of self and others
  • Encourages respectfulness, compassion, tolerance, patience, forgiveness and opens the heart
  • Develops a deeper appreciation for all life in general
  • Promotes harmony with universe and spirit

Benefits of HOT YOGA

  • Enhances your system’s ability to allow more oxygen rich blood to be delivered to muscles which then better facilitates the breaking down of lactic acid and the expulsion of carbon dioxide from your body
  • Accelerates the breakdown of sugar and fatty acids thereby supporting healthy weight management
  • Improves muscle elasticity – decreasing susceptibility to injury
  • Induces sweating promoting detoxification and elimination of toxins through the skin. This also cleans the pores, softens the skin texture and brings a healthy glow to the complexion
  • Provides a vigorous workout, improves cardiovascular efficiency and builds lean muscle tissue

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