Available for workshop hire subject to our regular timetable. Good availability usually week days from 8.30am and afternoons, weekends and additional times during the school holidays. Socks or bare feet only.
We have three beautiful studios, set on the second and third floor floor – light, open and spacious with oak floors, arched windows and vaulted high ceilings with further windows in the roof.
The Yoga studio is 111m2/1200 sq ft comfortably housing up to 60 people and is equipped with a unique heating system. We have mats, blankets, bolsters, blocks, straps, and iPod speakers. The floor to ceiling mirrors are running the length of the studio.
What is unique about The Lounge Heat
At the yoga lounge we use radiant heat to warm our students. Radiant heat is a gentle heat (used in incubators for babies) that warms the body from the inside out. Similar to the rays of the sun, radiant heat warms objects rather than air to create a more even heat throughout the studio preventing the forced air effect you can sometimes feel in hot studios.
Its is also the most efficient form of heat available. Significantly less operating time is required to maintain the desired warmth compared to furnaces and other methods of heating keeping operational costs and therefore environmental impact to a minimum.
Its not enough to just heat the room to 38/40 degrees. Students need to have a fresh air/oxygen supply to ensure that they are getting maximum cardiovascular benefits. In fact building regulations recommend two times of air changes an hour for a healthy working environment so we believe our students should have at least this when practicing yoga. We have therefore installed a high tech ventilation system that uses heat recovery technology to ensure the fresh incoming air is maintained at the correct temperature.
Combining the heat with students sweating will effect the humidity of the room. Ensuring the correct level of humidity is maintained is paramount, too much will leave students sweating a lot feeling sick and not getting the benefits, The reasons for the humidity level include inducing a faster heart rate, which promotes cardiovascular health; improving blood circulation through thinning of the blood; and releasing tension in the muscles to allow for a deeper stretch. Our ventilation system is equipped with humidifier technology to maintain the correct levels.
The Pilates studio (93m2/1000 sq ft) has eight Stott V2 Max Pilates Reformers with mat converters, boxes and maple poles. Also mats, blocks, small balls, foam rollers, fitness circles, toning balls, flex bands, Swiss balls, arc barrels, Gyrotonic® Pulley Tower, spine correctors, Bosu and iPod speakers or CD player.
Our brand new state of the art Pilates studio is fully equipped with the latest STOTTPILATES equipment – including eight V2 Max plus Reformer (for both Reformer and Cadillac exercises), Full Cadillac Stability Chair, Ladder Barrel. Arc barrels and all other small equipment also available. The studio is 18m² with wall mirrors on two sides and is situated on the second floor (a lift for clients who find stairs difficult). If you are an experienced, certified, insured Pilates instructor you are welcome to hire the studio on an hourly basis to work with your own clients or to train yourself.
It is a magnificent space suitable for workshops, photo shoots, martial arts training, performing arts rehearsals, exhibitions and many other activities.
We have a comfortable reception/waiting area, changing rooms with showers and lockers, and a restaurant area on the ground floor for special teas, coffee and snacks.
We have a treatment room available for hire, situated on the second floor. The room is equipped with a treatment couch, which can be moved out if required.
Please contact us for rates or to arrange to come and see the studio.
For more information on any of our Yoga/Pilates Studio,email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 834 6283.