Hot Hatha


This class is taught by:

Adam Riehl

Adam found his love for teaching cats how to juggle fire when he was a young boy. He grew up in the forgotten streets of Houston. Adam always had a love for both cats and, well, fire. He first started out pretty ambitiously. He thought he could teach a cat how to shoot fire. After the second cat tragedy, he was back to the drawing board. He thought long and hard......What are cats good at? They're pretty good with their feet! And so the idea of teaching cats how to juggle fire began. This has been a long road for Adam and the cats. There have been many highs and lows, but they are now enjoying their successes!! You can book "Adam and his AMAZING JUGGLING GATOS" for most events, weddings and birthday parties (No clowns though. They weird me out...with their big shoes and red noses. My nose doesn't make a noise when I squeeze it and yours shouldn't either sir). But I digress. 

Just Kidding. Obviously Adam has a good sense of humor!

Adam started doing yoga in 2012 due to lower back pain and an excess of free time. His practice soon turned into a passion. His yoga practice has helped him lose weigh, gain flexibility and conquer his back issues. In 2015, Adam received his 200 RYT through Open Up! Yoga with Danielle Zissou. Since then, he has enjoyed the journey of teaching and continuing to find meaning in his own practice. He is an interactive teacher, with challenging flows and energeticly calm classes.

Elena Radic

Elena has always been passionate about health and fitness. Being an avid runner for many years and feeling its affects, she turned to yoga for healing.
It was in 2007 that solidified her yoga practice as she used it to recovery from disc surgery. Wanting to share her passion, she earned her 200 hour teaching certification in 2010, and kids teaching certification from Next Generation Yoga. Elena aspires to create unity, through teaching compassion and kindness to ourselves and others, empowering children as well as adults through the essence of yoga.
She enjoys attending workshops and trainings to continually bring new and inspiring ideas to her students. With her soothing nature and trusted presence in the room, Elena leads a class to challenge, inspire, and evoke each student’s personal best.

Thang Nguyen

Thang, “Tang”, is a transportation engineer that loves being outdoor and with nature. His hobby includes climbing, backpacking, hiking, skiing, kayaking, biking, running and photography. Thang started studying and practicing yoga in 2000 to relieve his shoulder and neck injuries from multiple car accidents and as a replacement for his martial art practice. His yoga practice includes a daily 2 hour sitting meditation practice. The benefits of yoga has motivated him to share the yoga practice with others. He began teaching in 2006 privately and at work and got his yoga alliance certification in 2009. Thang strongly believes the yoga practice is incomplete without the mindfulness practice, “yoga without mindfulness is just another physical exercise”. He incorporates mindfulness practice in his yoga classes and trains new teachers how to incorporate mindfulness in their teaching. Thang also teaches meditation workshops at various yoga studios to raise money for his favorite non-profit organizations. Thang teaches Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin yoga, Yogasport, and Myofascial yoga ball; he is also involved with yoga teacher training at various studios.

Jo Parsons

Jo teaches yoga because she herself has healed so much of her own life with yoga, and she wants to teach others that they can do the same. A lifelong battle with depression, anxiety, and weight issues led Jo to try yoga 14 years ago, and her life was completely changed forever! She started teaching yoga full time after completing her Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training with Baron Baptiste at the Baptiste Power Yoga Institute in 2006. She also completed an extensive course on giving hands-on adjustments called Teacher Assistant Program (T.A.P.) at Shakti Vinyasa Yoga with Master Baptiste Teacher Lisa Black. Her newest love is Yin Yoga and she completed her Yin Yoga certification with Bernie Clark November 2015. Slowing down and “BE-ing” is what Jo loves about yin yoga (a slower, deeper, gentler style of yoga that targets and strengthens the connective tissues of the body – mainly the joints). Yin yoga helped Jo heal her own body that she felt was wearing down from so many years of living a very active life. The two styles of yoga perfectly complement each other to create more balance not just in body, but in our souls too. Jo's ability to connect with her students and understand their suffering, and their triumphs (emotional, physical, and spiritual) is as unique as she is. Her classes are fun, inspirational, light-hearted yet challenging, and filled with love, music, and soul!
An adaption of the classic 26 posture sequence that includes breathing exercises. Hatha systematically works the entire body to increase strength, flexibility, balance and stamina. The room is heated to warm the muscles in preparation for a safer stretch and to aid in the release of toxins.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Sep 23 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Kim Wands
  • Sat Sep 23 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Kim Wands
  • Sun Sep 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Adam Riehl
  • Mon Sep 25 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Kim Wands
  • Mon Sep 25 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Elena Radic
  • Mon Sep 25 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Thang Nguyen
  • Tue Sep 26 7:30 am - 8:30 am with Unassign Ed
  • Tue Sep 26 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Elena Radic
  • Tue Sep 26 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Elena Radic
  • Wed Sep 27 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Unassign Ed
  • Wed Sep 27 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Unassign Ed
  • Wed Sep 27 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Jo Parsons
  • Thu Sep 28 7:30 am - 8:30 am with Laura Sinclair
  • Thu Sep 28 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Unassign Ed
  • Thu Sep 28 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Unassign Ed
  • Fri Sep 29 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Kim Wands
  • Fri Sep 29 9:30 am - 10:30 am with Kim Wands
  • Fri Sep 29 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Unassign Ed