Class Descriptions

True North Yoga has two beautiful studio spaces in one location in Boise’s North End neighborhood.  We offer hot, warm and non-heated yoga options with varying levels of intensity.   True North Yoga has been voted “Best of Boise” since opening the doors in July 2021.  True North Yoga teachers offer the highest quality in yoga instruction, meditation and yoga philosophy.  We like to bring in elements of yoga that helps us live our best life. It’s common to hear people laughing in class as we like to have fun and not take life so seriously.   Students are welcome to take a complimentary cold plunge in the studio Ice Barrel 400 plunge anytime. Please bring your own towel and enjoy!

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True North (offered warm and hot)

True North is the studios signature yoga class that you will love to practice again and again! True North is a 60 minute Vinyasa style class which combines aspects of traditional yoga, including Sun Salutation A and B, standing poses, back bending, inversions, twisting and hip opening floor poses. Students will learn how to progress through the poses and refine their practice with our experienced teaching staff. Enjoy relaxation at the end of class and leave feeling light and open. The Warm True North is heated to 90 degrees and Hot True North is heated to 105° with our state of the art radiant heating system from Heating Green. Beginner – Intermediate Level Class.

Benefits of practicing True North Flow can include:

  • Improved muscle strength and tone
  • Improves mood and helps with emotional balance
  • Helps to release stress in the body and mind
  • Increased capacity for mental acuity and concentration 

Teachers:  Naomi, Alyssa, Heather, Jesse, Liz, Emily and Paul

Power Vinyasa Yoga

Power Vinyasa Yoga is an athletic approach to modern yoga. It incorporates the heat (energy) building aspect of Ashtanga yoga while allowing for creative expression. Power Vinyasa Yoga uses dynamic movement in the body as a doorway to access awareness of the mind space. While the emphasis is on form and function, what Power Yoga teaches at a deeper level is determination and acceptance. The teachers guide students to find their inherent power, strength and ability to create change in their life on and off the mat.  Power yoga is beginner friendly with modifications for poses and ease to understand instruction. Power yoga is heated to 75 degrees. Beginner – Intermediate Level Class.

Benefits of practicing Power Vinyasa Yoga can include:

  • Improved muscle strength and tone
  • Awareness and toning of core abdominal muscles
  • Upper body strength in shoulders, back, and chest
  • Improved outlook on life

Teachers:  Liz, Alyssa, Jesse and Paul

Iyengar All Levels Classes

All levels of students are welcome in these classes. Instruction will be appropriate for each student’s experience and level of ability.  All Levels Iyengar classes are essential to a full understanding of yoga practice. Our Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructors will work with you one on one – posture by posture. Alignment based with an individual focus. Beginner Class.

Benefits of practicing Iyengar Yoga can include:

  • Improve balance, joint health and bone strength
  • Improve memory and mental acuity
  • Decrease pain in muscles and joints
  • Decrease stress and mental tension

Teachers:  Vickie, James, Susan, Cathy, and Carolyn

Iyengar Level 1 Yoga

Level 1 classes introduce asanas, such as back bends, forward bends and inversions. All systems of the body are affected: muscular, skeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, endocrine, lymphatic, and nervous system. In this class, you will build the strength, stamina, core strength, flexibility and concentration required to safely advance into Advanced Yoga.  Beginner – Intermediate Level Class.

Teachers:  Vickie, James, Susan, Carolyn and Cathy

Iyengar Level 2 Yoga

Advanced Yoga Classes are for students with a consistent yoga practice, including headstand and shoulder stand. In this class yoga practitioners will develop their skills further in poses such as inversions, arm balances, back bends, and forward folds. Learn how to safely move into, stabilize and move out of advanced yoga postures.  Grow your practice by attending Advanced Yoga weekly. Classes are Iyengar Yoga method. Intermediate – Advanced Level Class.

Benefits of practicing Advanced Yoga can include:

  • Building upper body strength
  • Increase of body awareness and strength
  • Increased capacity for mental acuity and concentration 
  • Confidence and trust in the body

Teacher: James, Vickie

Hot Flow

Hot Flow is a Vinyasa yoga style class linking breath to movement. Say goodbye to stress and tension while building strength, balance and endurance. Hot Flow is heated to 105° with healthy infrared healthy heat from Heating Green . Please bring a mat, towel and water bottle. Beginner – Intermediate level class.

Benefits of practicing Hot Flow can include:

  • Improved muscle strength and body toning
  • Improves mood and helps with emotional balance
  • Helps to release stress and tension
  • Helps to releases toxins in internal organs and tissues
  • Provides challenge to the mind and body improving concentration and willpower

Teachers:  Alyssa, Paul, Emily, Laila, Jennifer and Randee

Hot Core

Hot Core is a great class to help develop and strengthen the core, lower back and glutes. Hot Core is a low impact, high energy style class taught with Pilates based movement principles. Say goodbye to stress and tension while building strength, improving mobility in the joints and endurance. Hot Core is heated to 105° with healthy infrared healthy heat from Heating Green . Please bring a mat, towel and water bottle. Beginner – Intermediate level class.

Benefits of practicing Hot Flow can include:

  • Improved muscle strength and body toning
  • Helps to release stress and tension
  • Helps to releases toxins in internal organs and tissues
  • Provides challenge to the mind and body improving concentration and willpower

Teachers:  Randee, Johanna and Monica

Warm Yoga Sculpt

Warm Yoga Sculpt is about developing and maintaining healthy muscle tone while lengthening tissues through stretching. Sculpt combines hand weights, strength building and cardio, making this class unlike your typical yoga classes and more of a full body workout. April has been teaching Yoga Sculpt in Boise for over ten years. Yoga Sculpt is heated to 90° with healthy infrared healthy heat from Heating Green . Please bring a mat, towel and water bottle. Come and take her signature class Tuesdays at 4PM. Beginner – Advanced level class.

Benefits of practicing Warm Sculpt can include:

  • Improved muscle strength and body toning
  • Building muscle and good core strength
  • Improves cardiovascular and respiratory system performance
  • Helps to releases toxins in internal organs and tissues
  • Provides challenge to the mind and body improving concentration and willpower

Teachers:  April

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is a modern twist on an ancient practice. Yin yoga is practiced seated while compressing the joints and bones with healthy gentle stress in order to improve joint mobility and range of motion.  Yin yoga is practiced by moving into postures slowly, holding poses over time (usually 3-5 minutes), using yoga props for comfort and support, utilizing breath for mental relaxation and coming out of poses slowly with awareness.  Yin yoga is a slow moving practice that teaches body and mind awareness.  Yin yoga is a mindfulness practice that creates good health in the bones, joints and fascia. To receive the full benefits of Yin Yoga students are encouraged to practice at least once a week. Beginner friendly!

Benefits of practice Yin Yoga can include:

  • Decreased lower back pain
  • Injury prevention in the major joints (hips, shoulders, low back, knees, neck, ankles, toes)
  • Feeling less agitated and restless 
  • Increased overall positive feeling about life

Teachers:  Kenna, Anne, Sherika, Corrine, Justina, Nicole, Crystal and Zoe

Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga

Prenatal yoga is a gentle practice safe for women throughout their pregnancy.   Prenatal yoga includes gentle stretching using yoga props for comfort and support.  Practicing prenatal yoga can increase awareness of breath.  A tool that is used to reduce discomfort during delivery.  Prenatal yoga can also help to strengthen the mother-baby connection through mindful action. Yoga can be an effective tool for recovery and healing postnatal as well. Mothers often report an increase in energy level, relief in tension, a sense of connection with others and deep relaxation. Enjoy this weekly class throughout motherhood. Beginner friendly!

Benefits of practice Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga can include:

  • Decreased lower back pain
  • Feeling less agitated and restless 
  • Improved bladder control
  • Can improve lactation results
  • Stimulates skin cells regeneration and turnover
  • Increased overall positive feeling about life and change

Teachers: Ashli, Kat, Bryanna, Jesse and Carolyn

Complimentary Cold Plunge

Students are welcome to take a complimentary cold plunge in the studio Ice Barrel 400 plunge anytime. Please bring your own towel and enjoy!

Benefits of practice cold plunge/ice bath can include:

  • Decreased lower back pain
  • Improve muscle recovery time
  • Feel less agitated and restless 
  • Elevate mood faster and longer
  • Stimulates skin cells regeneration and turnover
  • Increased overall positive feeling about life and change

NO-SHOW & LATE CANCELLATION POLICY

Please note, if you have not checked-in 2 minutes prior to class start time, your spot will be given to a fellow yogi on the waitlist.

You must cancel your class 1 hour or more prior to class start time in order to unreserve your spot and return it to your account.

If you do not show up to class and do not cancel, your class will still be deducted from your account.

RETURN & REFUND POLICY

We do not offer refunds on any Single Classes, Class Packages, Unlimited Memberships, Workshops, Teacher Training programs or apparel and merchandise.