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Types of Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga

What is Hatha Yoga?

Hatha yoga has been practiced for thousands of years, and it is often used as a broad term to refer to a slow sequence of yoga postures and breathing techniques. In fact, hatha yoga might be the most popular style of yoga practiced today. A typical hatha yoga class will focus on proper alignment, with a series of poses designed to bring your body into a state of balance.


In a hatha yoga course, expect your movement to be much slower than a vinyasa flow or ashtanga practice. This makes it a great yoga class for beginners, and it is often referred to as “gentle yoga,” or “beginner yoga.” However, that doesn’t mean it’s only for beginners. Hatha yoga classes can differ depending on the instructor, but there are some common elements you can learn about here.

Who it’s for
  • Beginner yogis
  • Intermediate and advanced yogis
  • Athletes
  • Anyone suffering from stress, back pain, or joint pain.
Who it’s not for
  • Everyone can benefit from hatha yoga
How it will help you
  • Teaches proper alignment
  • Good practice for learning the basics
  • Builds strength and flexibility
  • Relieves stress and anxiety
How it will not help you
  • Everyone can benefit from hatha yoga
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Hatha Yoga - Shweta Jain

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Wed, Fri & Mon

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3:00 - 4:00 AM

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Hatha Vinyasa - Bharath Ram

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Wed, Thu, Fri & Mon

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5:00 - 6:30 AM

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Hatha Yoga - Manjula Srikakolapu

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Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Mon

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6:00 - 7:00 AM

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Private 1-on-1 Hatha Yoga

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Reviews and Ratings

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Lidia
Excellent

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Nita
Excellent class,tough for me Excellent teacher Thanks Neelma... Read more

Mon, May 16

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Sujatha
Excellent class

Mon, May 16

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Denise
Great class. I’m traveling for the next couple weeks. See y... Read more

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Shalini
loved the sweat . Awesome class.

Mon, May 16

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Sherry
Great class looking forward to learning more

Mon, May 16

Questions about Hatha Yoga

What are the Hatha Yoga poses for Beginners?

What is the difference between hatha and vinyasa yoga?

What is the Hatha Yoga sequence?

What are the benefits of hatha yoga?

What does hatha yoga mean?

Get started with Hatha Yoga

Read more about Hatha Yoga – but the best way to learn is to try it! Sign up for a free trial with MyYogaTeacher and get 14-days of unlimited live yoga classes online plus 2 complimentary private yoga sessions to help you get started!