Time Out says
Visit this yogi’s paradise in Darlinghurst
Hom Yoga is a boutique yoga studio in Darlinghurst that offers heated and non-heated vinyasa, yin, ashtanga and hatha classes. It’s compact and minimalist, but has everything a yogi needs, including a fridge stocked with Fiji water, kombucha and coconut water, as well as a lounge area with complimentary fruit and the latest magazines.
Time Out road-tested the Hot Flow class, an hour-long practice that is conducted in a room heated between 38 and 40 degrees.
We begin slowly, but within minutes the sweat starts dripping from our shirts and even the most simple yoga moves are made challenging by the intense heat. We flow consistently through the movements in a patterned series of poses and postures that test our balance and core strength, all the while retaining focus on our breath in order to stay grounded.
While the class is suitable for all abilities, it would help to have some prior yoga knowledge, or at least be prepared to follow the lead of the more advanced class members (the mirrored wall helps with this). The instructor stands at the front and rapidly rattles off the names of various poses without demonstrating them, which could be intimidating for complete newbies. Luckily, Hom Yoga also offers a Yoga Basics program, which covers all the foundations of yoga over a recurring four-week syllabus.
An introductory trial class costs $25, or you can purchase discounted packages of five, ten and 20 classes. If you’re up for a challenge, an unlimited membership is $159.
|Opening hours:||Mon-Fri 6am-8.30pm; Sat-Sun 8am-8.45pm|