Also known as aerial yoga, you can expect to be hanging from the ceiling in a silk hammock while you perform a series of asanas (poses) designed to recalibrate the body and decompress the spine. Challenging poses, such as inversions (like a backbend) become easier with the support of the hammock. The name comes from the Sanskrit word for ‘forceful’ and is a general term for all forms of movement-based yoga. Classes tend to focus on one asana (pose) at a time and movements are slower with a focus on stretching, alignment and strength. You can also expect a session to include some pranayama exercises (controlled breathing techniques) and meditation. This style involves a physically demanding set sequence of asanas that are linked together to form a flow, and then moves into standing and floor postures that are held for a few seconds. Moves are demanding and fast paced with a strong sense of purpose. Those wanting a challenging, dynamic workout. It’s a tough class that’ll see you burn calories and build strength. The most athletic yoga style, this was adapted from Ashtanga yoga in the 1980s and sees movement coordinated with breathing (sometimes in a hot room, around 35 degrees). ...