Class Descriptions

Fortis and YOGALUX - The one membership you need for Hot Yoga, Group Exercise, Cycling and Personal Training. 70 classes weekly in 1 LUXury facility.

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We have every flavor, variety and twist on a class we can think of. If you want to combine yoga with indoor cycling, or find your inner Zen in hot yoga, we have it covered.

What is the significance of the name FORTIS and LUX (in YOGALUX)?

Fortis: Means strength in Latin. We strive to build physical and mental strength. BE STRONG.
LUX: Yoga with a hint of style and luxury, something everyone can appreciate. BE INSPIRED.

See the more in-depth class descriptions below to get a better understanding of each class, the intensity, temperature and length. If you are a beginner, expert or fall somewhere in the middle, we have a class for you. And don’t forget we are here for you, so ask your instructor if you want something incorporated or you want to work on something specific, they will always do what they can to meet your requests.

Here are some key points to remember:

  • If you are new to yoga, LUX Introductory Classes are the best starting point.
  • All Group Exercise classes can be adapted to any level. Listen to your body, ask your instructor questions and you will find your groove.
  • Bring a towel and water to all classes and don’t forget a mat for yoga.
  • Yoga comes in 3 different heat intensities: room temperature, warm and hot.
  • Have fun! Yes we all NEED to exercise for our health but it should be enjoyable. Variety keeps it fun so try something new and enjoy yourself while getting fit and healthy.

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Feel free to contact us if you have any question about our classes. We look forward to seeing you soon!

YOGALUX Introductory Classes

LUX Gentle Flow I (60 minutes)

Soothing and gentle, this class is a relaxed exploration of basic yoga asanas (postures) and incorporates elements of Hatha Yoga. Therapeutic by nature, you will learn techniques to help you gain flexibility while focusing on gentle stretching and alignment.

Need to know:

  • All ability levels welcome
  • The room will be warm but not hot

YOGALUX Intermediate Classes

LUX Classic Flow I (60 minutes)

This set routine of postures at a moderate tempo is our signature flow class. This one hour practice will stretch all parts of the body and help practitioners cultivate a deeper relaxation and connection between your body and mind.

Need to know:

  • Class follows a set routine of postures regardless of instructor
  • The room will be heated and humidified
LUX Yoga Flow (60 minutes)

A hot, freeform sequence at a moderate pace is our signature free flow practice.  An open expression of Asanas (postures) and integrated breathing techniques will be utilized.

Need to know:

  • No two classes are identical, come ready to experience something new in yoga
  • The room will be heated and humidified
LUX Barre (60 minutes)

Not your typical Barre class! A high-energy, low-impact workout with continuous movement to increase your heart rate, extend endurance and build strength! This class leverages isometric and interval training to slim hips, tighten thighs, lift your seat and mobilize your metabolism!  Alternating precise movements and stretching will build lean muscle, increase flexibility and endurance.

Need to know:

  • Basic yoga knowledge is helpful but beginners are welcome
  • No experience in ballet is needed, the ballet bar is a tool to deepen your practice
  • The room will be warm but not hot
LUX Yoga-Sculpt (60 minutes)

Sculpt your body with a collaboration of yoga and light weight strength training. Blast calories and tone every major muscle group in this fun, high-intensity class. Upbeat music, yoga inspired movements and resistance training create an hour sequence sure to get your heart pumping.

Need to know:

  • Light weights are used in resistance training
  • A familiarity with yoga basics and resistance training is helpful but beginners are welcome
  • The room will be warm but not hot
LUX HIIT Flow

HIIT (60 minutes): High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of cardio training in which you alternate short, very high intensity intervals with intervals to recover. This type of training is used by athletes to improve performance, but it’s also been shown to greatly benefit athletes of all levels. Each short, intense workout provides improved athletic capacity and boosts fat burning. The class included a 45 minute HIIT workout, followed by a 15 minute yoga stretch. Shoes are optional in the class. Please bring a yoga mat.

Need to know:

  • Class is warm
  • High intensity class followed by a 15 minute yoga stretch (bring a yoga mat)

YOGALUX Advanced

LUX Power Flow (60 minutes)

LUX Power Flow is an energizing power yoga class built on the principles of Ashtanga yoga. LUX Power Flow is characterized by a strong, dynamic sequence of postures designed to tone your muscles and build stamina.

Need to know:

  • The class is fast moving, yoga experience recommended
  • The room will be warm

YOGALUX Restorative - All Levels

LUX Candlelight (60 minutes)

LUX candlelight will allow you to unwind, relax, and align your mind and body with a soothing blend of Vinyasa yoga set to candlelight. The focus of this class is to learn what the body can do and honor its accomplishments.

Need to know:

  • Come ready to fully relax, best if you are comfortable with the basics of Vinyasa
  • The room is warm but not hot
LUX Restore Flow (60 minutes)

Renew and relax in this gentle and meditative class. Pranayama breathing is utilized to restore the body’s natural rhythm and melt tension. This 60 minute practice utilizes props such as blankets, bolsters and blocks to enable a longer pause in each pose and feel a deeper release.

Need to know:

  • Class moves at a slower pace and is suitable and beneficial to all levels
  • The room is not heated
LUX Yin Yoga (60 minutes)

Yin yoga is a deep, intense stretch of the fascia (connective tissue), ligaments and joints in which floor poses are held for 3-5 minutes each. This practice increases flexibility and range of motion, boosts the immune system, opens emotional, physiological and energetic blockages while providing the medium for training the mind, as every posture becomes a mini-meditation. Yin yoga is the perfect complement to a vigorous yoga practice, as well as other sports/activities.

Need to know:

  • All ability levels welcome
  • The room will be room temperature

YOGALUX Youth

Kids Yoga Ages 5-9 (60 minutes)

Led by a certified and friendly instructor, Yoga comes to life in this fun, creative and non-competitive class designed to stimulate a growing child’s curiosity. Theme activities, cooperative yoga games, storytelling, music, and crafts engage the natural energy and enthusiasm of kids. Classes explore traditional yoga postures, breathing exercises, visual imagery and relaxation techniques while conveying lessons in self-expression, body image, social skills, positive thinking, and environmental awareness. All participants will gain a deeper understanding of the physical and philosophical aspects of yoga. Parents, this class is just for kids. Please drop your child off in the designated studio and pick you kids up in the same spot.

Cycling

LUX Cycling (60 minutes)

Take your indoor cycling experience to the next level with our knowledgeable and motivating instructors.  Your core, legs, arms and cardio endurance will be pushed to the edge in this fun and energetic class.

Need to know:

  • Our Schwinn bikes are equipped with SPD clips and toe baskets if you are wearing athletic shoes
  • Our bike computers help you track your cadence and keep your workout on track
  • Suitable for all levels, be prepared to work hard
  • The room is not heated

Fortis Group Exercise Classes

Box & Burn (45 minutes)

Burn baby burn! Fast-paced cardio workout blending the power, speed and agility of boxing with fat torching and muscle sculpting interval training. This 45-minute class will challenge your endurance with high intensity rounds of kickboxing, infused with strengthening to define, shape and tone your body!

Fortis Boot Camp (45 & 60 minute classes)

This high intensity, non-stop muscle conditioning and cardio class will push you to your max! Using your body weight as the source of resistance through a series of challenging cardiovascular drills and resistance training. Improve flexibility and enhance agility, speed, power and strength!  Offered in two formats: 45 minutes and 60 minutes.

TRX Circuit Training (60 minutes)

This suspension training circuit class uses gravity against your bodyweight to simultaneous develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. This TRX class utilizes TRX bands, plyometric and bodyweight to strength, to boost stamina and build power!

HIIT

HIIT (60 minutes): High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of cardio training in which you alternate short, very high intensity intervals with intervals to recover. This type of training is used by athletes to improve performance, but it’s also been shown to greatly benefit athletes of all levels. Each short, intense workout provides improved athletic capacity and boosts fat burning. This class included a 60 minute HIIT workout with short breaks for recovery. Shoes are required for this format.