What is it?
What is Fusion Yoga?You may have come across fusion yoga while researching which class to take. This option is very popular among people, but what exactly is it?
Traditional yoga is combined with other kinds of fitness, such as Pilates and resistance training, in Fusion Yoga. As well as maintaining balance and flexibility, you can also perform strength or aerobic exercises. Combining two yoga techniques at once benefits those who practice fusion yoga. Fusion yoga tends to focus on core muscles, so it may be effective in helping to build stronger abdominals and spines.
As a result of the constant changes in workouts, yoga is extremely beneficial for targeting different body areas or adding new exercises. While there are a million ways to fuse yoga with other workout techniques, there are three popular yoga classes that people take.
Pilates and fusion yoga
A yoga-Pilates fusion class emphasizes core strengthening principles as part of the yoga element. Using a mixture of traditional yoga, this technique emphasizes balance and alignment. As well as toning muscles, the combination increases your heart rate and stretches your muscles at the same time.
Yoga fusions with indoor cycling, as the name implies. Combining stretching, breathing, and cardiovascular work, this method gives the body a total body workout. In the beginning, the body will be slowly warmed up by stretching on the yoga mats. As the workout progresses, the intensity increases through more difficult yoga poses, followed by a trip on the stationary bikes. A well-rounded, cardio-filled workout will end with traditional yoga on the mats.
Ballet and yoga
Yoga and ballet-inspired movements are used in this yoga class to sculpt the body. The majority of workouts will include spins and moves that resemble dancing. Combined with other techniques for toning and breathing, this workout is great for cardio and toning. Adding yoga and ballet is gaining popularity as a whole body workout.
You should choose a yoga fusion class according to your fitness level and target area. Beginners might feel challenged by some fusion workouts due to their intensity. Because of that, many beginners choose to begin with a Pilates and yoga fusion. Even though this option is challenging, there are many way to adapt this form of yoga to the fitness level of each individual beginner.
Consider joining us for our class if you’d like to shake up your next yoga class! We incorporate both Pilates and ballet into one class for an all-around workout that’s suitable for all fitness levels. We invite you to sign up for a yoga fusion class by calling (586) 991-0760 or stopping by our downtown Utica studio today!