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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 Vinyasa - Bharath Ram

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5:00 - 6:30 AM

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Hatha Yoga - Manjula Srikakolapu

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6:00 - 7:00 AM

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Hatha Yoga - Abhishek Sharma

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4:30 - 5:30 PM

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Wonderful class

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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

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