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Get up and glow. This heart-warming form of yoga takes place in a studio heated with infrared panels, encouraging the body to fully relax. A great way to relieve muscle stiffness and stimulate weight loss, classes can also be helpful to those suffering from SAD – thanks to the ambient lighting in the studio. Go along to a session in the morning and you’ll have a smile on your face for the rest of the day...

How does it work?

Although comparisons can be drawn with Bikram yoga, Glow yoga is in fact based on a combination of Vinyasa flow yoga and Pilates. Classes involve performing a series of postures, each flowing into the next. Unlike during a Bikram yoga class, there won’t be too much sweating – the room is heated to a temperature designed to mimic a sunny day, rather than an oven. Phew...

Is it for me?

Glow yoga is said to have a variety of benefits, both physical and mental. As well as simply helping to put you in a good mood, this form of exercise could help to improve mobility and flexibility, ease joint pain, strengthen the cardiovascular system, promote better sleep and improve the immune system. Sounds like a pretty good all-rounder, if you ask us.

As with all forms of yoga, it’s a good idea to consult with your practitioner before beginning a class if you are ill, injured or pregnant. They will be able to let you know whether or not the session will be suitable for you.

Good to know

In addition to Glow yoga, you may find yourself wanting to give Glow Pilates a go. This similar activity involves mat work to help strengthen the muscles and tone the body.

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