The thing about hot yoga is that you will have sweat coming from body parts you didn't know could sweat. Like your elbows. I was a little intimidated by the idea of trying a 75 minute class where I would be sweating while twisting my body into a human pretzel. I've taken regular yoga classes before. I can feel my heart rate go up and blood get pumping in the cooler temps of those classes. I was a little uncertain if I might be passing out at some point during the class.
The first thing I noticed was that the class was PACKED. We're talking 7 rows across at least 10 rows packed. That's the first sign that you know it's a good class. I was grateful that my friend choose spots for us in the 2nd row to the right by the window. I think if I was in the middle of the herd I would have felt a bit claustrophobic with all of the people surrounding me in a hot room.
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