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Have You Tried Platinum Plus? Check It Out Saturday, April 27!

News | Apr 08, 2019

Platinum Plus Core 40 Intermediate Hot Yoga Ghosh Yoga Sterling Hot Yoga Mobile ALHave you been missing Platinum Plus? It’s been almost two years since we taught this for the first time at Sterling!

We’re excited this 75-minute combination of postures, which include the 26/2 of the beginner’s sequence, intermediate Ghosh postures and others similar to what you would practice in vinyasa or yin is on the schedule this month.

Don’t be intimidated by the word “intermediate.” Every pose has steps you work on as you progress.

We do recommend that you have taken at least 10 original hot yoga classes before taking Platinum Plus. This class is offered for a $10 drop-in rate to Sterling members and the public. Click here to reserve your spot!

 

Way to Set Those Healthy Habits!

News | Feb 06, 2019

2019 Healthy Habits Challenge Logo - SHYWWe kicked off the year with a 21-Day Healthy Habit challenge, and we’re so proud of these yogis who completed it!

It takes about three weeks to set a new habit, so completing 21 classes in 21 days helped these challengers create or reinforce a healthy habit for themselves.

Congratulations to the following:

Mendy Bornfleth
Paula Brown
Kirsten Kraljevic
Sandi Mahler
Danny Miller
Phil Purpura
Audrey Williamson

Three of these lucky yogis won the following grand prizes:

Kirsten (Juicing Bundle)
Danny (Canister of Superieur Electrolyte)
Audrey (Canister of Superieur Electrolyte)

Everyone earned a Sterling water bottle–just another way to support their new healthy habits!

Wellness Weekend Was Awesome!

News | Jan 30, 2019

Wellness Weekend Free Yoga Weekend Open House Sterling Hot Yoga Mobile ALThank you for making our annual Wellness Weekend a success!

We always look forward to opening our doors to share what we do with the community–old and new friends–and our dedicated family of regulars.

More than 200 students took advantage of our free yoga, free chair massage and free wellness info over the weekend. Of that number, 55 were brand new to Sterling!

During Wellness Weekend, we celebrated our 18 in 18 Challenge finishers, who completed or averaged 18 classes a month for every month of 2018. Wow!

Everyone received a DRI-FIT pullover embroidered with the studio and challenge logos, and they definitely earned the honor of signing the challenge wall.

Congratulations to everyone who finished this year-long challenge! Congratulations also to Mendy Bornfleth who won the annual membership, and to Christy Lock and Casey Kuluz who each won a Fitbit Charge 3.

If you couldn’t participate in Wellness Weekend or know someone who missed it, please know that our doors are always open!

Our new student intro special is always available–$30 for 30 days of unlimited practice. Plus we also have a great deal for returning students who haven’t practiced with us in six months or more.

Come back or come visit to take part in all of the exciting things happening at Sterling!

 

18 IN 18 CHALLENGE: The End Is Near!

News | Nov 25, 2018

18 in 18 Yoga Challenge Hot Yoga Challenge Sterling Hot Yoga MobileOur challengers are in the HOME STRETCH of their year-long commitment to themselves and their practice!

We’re so excited to see some familiar names as we have all year long!

The finishers will get to sign the challenge wall, and each will receive a special Dri-FIT shirt complete with an embroidered logo.

They’ll also be entered to win an annual membership and one of two fitness trackers in return for their dedication!

Please help us congratulate the following yogis who completed at least 18 classes for the month of October:

Scott Singleterry, 47 Sheri Granberry, 19
Paula Brown, 23 Danny Miller, 19
Mary McAleer, 23 Mendy Bornfleth, 18
Robert Carlock, 22 Stacy Galloway, 18
Sujin Kim, 21 Casey Kuluz, 18

Sterling Represents at Making Strides Walk

News | Oct 28, 2018

making strides against breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, sterling hot yoga, mobile alThroughout October, we support Breast Cancer Awareness Month within our yoga community.

But we look forward each year to joining with our larger community during the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Downtown Mobile.

Thank you to the members of the Sterling Hot Yoga & Wellness team who helped represent the studio well this past Saturday! Pictured are (from left): David Roberts, Christy Lock, Lori Nelson Harris, Winterbreeze Manuel, Ingrid Brazier, Casey Kuluz, Danny Miller, Christy Persons, Jacqueline Bodet (and Penny Lane!) and Cassandra Holman.

Special thanks to Mary McAleer and Christa O’Harrow for their donations to the Making Strides team and everyone who has made donations to the Mitchell Cancer Institute Patient Assistance Fund.

You have one more chance this month to support our breast cancer awareness karma cause efforts, on Monday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m.! See image below for details! If you can’t make it to tomorrow night’s class but would like to make a donation, click here.

 

30-Day Fall Challenge Ends with Halloween Happy Hour

News | Oct 28, 2018

Yoga Challenge, Fall Yoga Challenge, Sterling Hot Yoga Mobile ALSpeaking of dedication, congratulations to the 15 yogis who successfully completed the 30-Day Fall Challenge with at least 30 classes between Monday, Sept. 17 and Friday, Oct. 26. Great job!

We celebrated this awesome achievement with a special Halloween Happy Hour on Friday, followed by a challenge party complete with spooky treats!

All challenge winners present signed the challenge wall and picked up their T-shirts.

If you missed the party, just pick up your shirt and sign the wall the next time you come in to the studio to practice!

Scott Singleterry, 66 Paula Brown, 30
Christy Lock, 36 Sue Bruno, 30
Rick Grossi, 33 Stacy Galloway, 30
Jori McEntire, 33 Sujin Kim, 30
Audrey Williamson, 33 Winterbreeze Manuel, 30
Robin Shumaker, 31 Mary McAleer, 30
Mendy Bornfleth, 30 Katie Vogtner, 30
Callie Bragg, 30

 

18 IN 18 CHALLENGE UPDATE: Finally in the Home Stretch!

News | Oct 19, 2018

18 In 18 Challenge SHYWOur 18 in 18 Challenge is winding down, and we are so proud of the students who have remained committed to this amazing goal so far!

If you’re close, remember all you have to do is AVERAGE 216 classes for the year.

Don’t make it this far only to regret it later! And if you’re participating in the 30-Day Fall Challenge, remember your classes count toward BOTH challenges.

These students have completed at least 18 classes during September:

Scott Singleterry, 34 Stacy Galloway, 18
Mendy Bornfleth, 25 Sheri Granberry, 18
Sujin Kim, 20 Casey Kuluz, 18
Paula Brown, 19

These students have averaged 18 classes a month through the month of September:

Robert Carlock, 209 Total Casey Kuluz, 182 Total
Sheri Granberry, 198 Total Michelle Wilson, 169 Total
Mendy Bornfleth, 192 Total Paula Brown, 166 Total
Sujin Kim, 192 Total Danny Miller, 162 Total

One more quarter to go! You are all doing a GREAT job. Keep going!

 

Back By Popular Demand: Yin + Yoga Nidra Sunday, Oct. 7

News | Sep 29, 2018

Yin Yoga Nidra Sterling Hot Yoga Mobile ALOur first Yin + Yoga Nidra class was a big hit, and several of you asked almost immediately when we would offer it again. We’re excited to offer this very special 90-minute combination of yin yoga and yoga nidra class on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m.

Once again, the first 60 minutes of class will combine the longer held postures of the yin class you know and love, followed by a 30-minute yoga nidra, also known as yogic sleep.

Yoga nidra is a form of meditation that has been proven to activate the relaxation response, which helps improve the functioning of the nervous system and endocrine system. It’s also been proven to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Yin + Yoga Nidra is a great way to end your weekend and get prepared for the week ahead! Please join us Sunday, Oct. 7 from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. for this special class! Open to the public for $10 drop-in. Reserve your spot here.

 

18 IN 18 CHALLENGE UPDATE: Congrats on Meeting the Halfway Mark!

News | Jul 02, 2018

18 In 18 Challenge SHYWThe “18 in 18” Challenge has hit the halfway mark, and we couldn’t be more proud of the dedicated yogis who have made such a strong commitment to their practice as a result.

Many of the usual suspects are still meeting the minimum monthly class requirement, but some new names have entered the list this month.

Remember, it’s possible to complete the challenge by averaging 18 classes per month over the course of the year. That means 216 total classes in 2018 are required to be entered to win the annual membership and one of the two Fitbit fitness trackers.

Everyone completes that overall total number of classes will receive a Dri-FIT pullover featuring the studio and challenge logos, as well as bragging rights for reaching such an amazing achievement!

These Sterling yogis completed at least 18 classes in May:

Stacy Galloway, 30 Sheri Granberry, 19
Robert Carlock, 29 Sujin Kim, 19
Mendy Bornfleth, 23 Paula Brown, 18
Reid Gilbert, 21 Amber Gaillard, 18
Christy Lock, 21  Danny Miller, 18
Michelle Ryan, 21 Michelle Wilson, 18
Casey Kuluz, 20

18 in 18 Challenge Update: Whoa, We’re (Almost) Halfway There!

News | Jun 04, 2018

18 In 18 Challenge SHYW

Exciting news, challengers! The “18 in 18” Challenge is ALMOST at the halfway mark, and we’re so excited that we’ve still got several yogis who are meeting the minimum monthly class requirement.

Remember, you don’t have to do 18 classes each month to be entered to win the annual membership or one of the two Fitbit fitness trackers. Just AVERAGE 18 classes a month.

That means there are some of you who are well within reach to getting back on track to finish the year with the 216 total required classes.

Stick with it! Everyone who meets that number gets a Dri-FIT pullover featuring the Sterling and challenge logos. Plus, what an awesome achievement maintaining a consistent practice all year long will be!

These Sterling yogis completed at least 18 classes in May:

Robert Carlock, 25 Casey Kuluz, 20
Sheri Granberry, 25 Reid Gilbert, 20
Sujin Kim, 23 Paula Brown, 19
Christy Lock, 21 Michelle Wilson, 19
Mendy Bornfleth, 20