Hot Yoga Classes: Frequently Asked Questions 
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GOLD MEMBERSHIP 
£49 Monthly Recurring Membership - Our gold membership entitles you to unlimited classes seven days a week. Come as much as you like and book Fierce Grace Hot Yoga / Pilates / Ashtanga / Barre / Kettlebells. Fierce Grace Hot Yoga is a new yoga system, and a new brand. They led the UK in the Hot Yoga revolution, by bringing Bikram Yoga to London in 1994. Now they bring practitioners the chance to achieve the ultimate blend of strength and flexibility for both body and mind. Based on classical hatha yoga, Bikram and Ashtanga yoga, and sequenced in ways that adhere to ancient yogic principles as well as the latest cutting-edge research on attaining optimum results in the minimum amount of time, Fierce Grace is a unique series of 6 different classes based on the same core poses and principles, each with a different emphasis, duration and intensity. 
 
Designed to balance the male and female forces within the body, Fierce Grace meets strength with flexibility to promote health, emotional harmony and mental clarity. A combination of classical Hatha, Bikram and Ashtanga yoga, designed by Michele Pernetta. We offer four types of classes at RebeLs17 Studio - (see below for a breakdown). The classes are conducted in a hot room (approximately 38 to 40 degrees) to allow optimum results in the minimum amount of time.  
 
Fierce Grace (90 minutes) 
Our user-friendly general level class. This class combines the central poses of Bikram, Hatha and Ashtanga with core strengthening, ‘super slow’ wisdom, body sculpting, breathing techniques and deep relaxation. With deep twists, groan inducing abdominal strengthening, hip openers, plus floor stretches to relax body and mind, this class develops your sense of adventure, experimentation and personal discovery. Performed to relaxing music to help you get out of your mind, it is eighty minutes with optional 10 minutes relaxation/meditation. Suitable for all levels. 
 
Classic (90 minutes) 
Our version of the traditional Bikram class with more alignment, hip opening, and upper body and core strengthening. There are 39 poses; 4 traditional Bikram poses have been removed (such as Rabbit Posture) and have been replaced by 18 postures (including Pigeon Posture). A user-friendly general level class; arms, abs and bum toners are combined with deep hip, shoulder, spine and leg stretches to build cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility and realign the musculoskeletal system. Based on 20 years experience, the additions to the well known Bikram system allow the student some freedom to explore, to move into some pose variations and have some fun. Suitable for all levels. Be prepared to work hard and sweat. 
 
The Fix (50 mins) 
Half the Classic class this is a supercharged 50 minutes to get you fitter faster. This 50 minute class whips you into shape faster than you can say Namaste. For the motivated person on a tight schedule, it is an effective no-frills yoga fitness class combining cardiovascular sweat inducing poses, strength, flexibility, body sculpting, and stress release through breath and relaxation. Thirty minutes standing, 20 minutes floor work. 
 
Core (75 minutes) 
Master the building blocks of a great practice. Suitable for beginners and advanced students alike, this is an instructional, deep class with lots of hands-on corrections designed to teach you how to use your body, resolve postural issues and injuries. An intense warm up prepares you for long, deep stretches to create lasting changes and open you on every level. Realign, resolve and release.  
 
NEW 1 WEEK PASS 
£20 for 7 days of unlimited classes. Come as much as you like for 7 days and try Fierce Grace Hot Yoga / Ashtanga / Pilates / Barre / Kettlebells.  
WE offer a 7-day schedule with classes to suit eveyone. Excellent for visitors, gift cards, friends & family.  
SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE 
We have made changes to the September schedule. Please visit our schedule page to book your sessions. Or you can download the RebeLS17 Studio App from Glofox to keep up todate with any changes. All classes can be booked eight days in advance. 
 
NEW TEACHERS JOIN THE REBEL TEAM  
Rupert Harold - Kettlebell Teacher 
Rupert is a fitness enthusiast who loves burning off energy. Growing up in Switzerland, he has always been keen on the outdoors in any form of activity from hiking, running, mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, wakeboarding, road cycling, swimming, kayaking and many more. His ethos is to always maintain a base level of fitness to take on any challenge when the opportunity arises so by default he aims to maintain a high level of functional fitness. I am confident he can help you do the same, come and see how kettle bell training can fit with your routine. Rupert teaches Kettlebells 19:45 Tuesday's. 
Chris Thompson - Pilates & Body Flow Teacher 
Chris has been teaching fitness from the age of sixteen and comes from a sporting background. As a former professional athlete and boxer, Pilates originally interested him from an injury prevention and rehabilitation point of view. Now Chris teaches pilates for people with injuries and at Rebels17 helps participants to enjoy a full-body work-out in a safe, light and calming enviorment. Chris works alongside Physio's and Podiatrists to educate himself further and to keep up to date with the latest and safest ways to teach Pilates and Body Flow. Chris teaches 9:30am Pilates on Thursday's. 
Ashleigh Taylor - Pilates Teacher 
Ashleigh comes from a Gymnastics background and qualified as an assistant coach at the age of 15. Ashleigh enjoyed many years of coaching at various schools and gymnastics clubs including the renowed City of Leeds Gymnastics Club. Ashleigh upskilled and went on to gain qualifications in Pilates, Personal Training and Exercise To Music allowing her to pursue a more varied career working with adults. Ashleigh main passion is Pilates and is her most frequently taught class. "I truly love Pilates. As someone who suffers with a lot of joint pain and old injuries, I find that Pilates is my medicine. Not only does it help relieve pain, it keeps me strong, supple and focused." Ashleigh teaches Pilates For Everyone 18:00 on Wednesday's.  
KETTLEBELL WORKOUT 
This 45 minute class will give fast results for strength, endurance and muscle toning by challenging both the muscular and cardiovascular systems with dynamic, total body movements. If you want to improve power, tone up, better your cardio or drop body fat, then our kettlebell workout will help you get quick results effectively.  
Kettlebell Classes  
Tuesday 19:45 with Rupert 
Coming soon Wednesday 10:45 with Claire  
Please note you will need to wear trainers for this class  
YOGA FLOW WITH CHRIS THOMPSON 
The Yoga-Based Class That Improves Your Mind, Your Body and Your Life. Feel strong and centred as you move through a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses, bringing balance back into your busy life. Focus on controlled breathing and soothing music as you flow through the workout, building flexibility and strength. NEW CLASS STARTS 7th SEPTEMBER 10:35am. 
YOGA FOR EVERYONE WITH DAVE KANE 
It’s time to roll out your yoga mat and discover the combination of physical and mental exercises that for thousands of years have hooked yoga practitioners around the globe. The beauty of yoga is that you don’t have to be a yogi or yogini to reap the benefits. Whether you are young or old, overweight or fit, yoga has the power to calm the mind and strengthen the body. Don’t be intimidated by yoga terminology, fancy yoga or complicated poses. At RebeLS17 Yoga is for everyone. STARTS MONDAY 18th September 10:45am. 
COURSES & WORKSHOPS 
 
INTRO TO YOGA FOUR WEEK COURSE WITH CLAIRE THOMPSON  
STARTS 9th September - Only £55 
If you are new to yoga, then a Intro to Yoga 4 Week course is the ideal way to begin your practice. You will be alongside other beginners, discovering yoga in a safe and fun space. The practice builds week by week, providing a solid foundation and inspiring you for classes or a course at the next level. 
 
INTRO TO PILATES FOUR WEEK COURSE WITH CLAIRE THOMPSON  
STARTS 10th October - Only £55 
A Pilates Beginners Course is the ideal way to begin your practice. You will be alongside other beginners, discovering Pilates in a safe and fun space. The practice builds week by week, providing a solid foundation and inspiring you for Level 1/2 classes. 
 
YIN YOGA WITH KAREN BOYLE 
15th September / 17th November  
90 MINUTES - 18:30 - 20:00 £15 
Learn how the deep, meditative stretches of Yin Yoga can balance your everyday Yang.  
Join Karen for 90 minutes of balancing and restoring Yin Yoga. Calm your mind and stretch your body in this slow paced class with variations of seated and supine postures held for longer than normal to access deep into the body. While still challenging, you will leave feeling calm, relaxed and nourished. No experience is necessary, bring comfy warm clothes and socks.  
 
CANDLELIGHT HOT YOGA WITH CLAIRE THOMPSON  
29th September / 27th October / 1st December 
90 Minutes - 18:30 - 20:00 £15 
The deepest stretch out there. Suitable for beginners and advanced students alike, this is an alignment class, both motivating and relaxing. Floor-based, allowing us to drop any desire to “perform” and connect deeply with body and breath. Designed to realign postural issues and release stress, the slower pace allows time to work with injuries, learn correct alignment and work on flexibility. *Key benefits deep hip opening, leg stretching, learning alignment, and developing flexibility. 
YOU WILL NEED: 
* A towel to practise on. We rent towels 
* Bottled Water - We sell water 
* Yoga Mat - We rent mats 
STUDIO RECEPTION 
The studio reception team are available 9:00am to 13:00pm Monday to Friday. Please give us a call to discuss classes and booking schedule. 
 
GIFT CARD 
Treat a loved one to the Rebel Gift card. Purchase the perfect gift the five or ten card any class pass. Pop into the studio and our reception team can package the card and register your gift. 
 
CANCELLATION POLICY 
12 hours notice is required for all cancellations. Starting from September clients will be charged the full class fee for NO Shows and late cancellations. We are a small studio with limited mat space, unfortunately due to too many no shows and late cancellations we now need to charge. Please cancel your space in the requested time to allow other members to book and enjoy sessions. Thank you for understanding our time is valuable. 
 
PARKING 
Parking is at the front of the premises away from the double yellow lines and Red Lion car park.  
 
NEW MEMBER INTRO OFFER 
£35 for 30 days of unlimited classes. Come as much as you like for 30 days and try Fierce Grace Hot Yoga / Ashtanga / Beginners Yoga / Pilates / Barre. WE offer a 7-day schedule with classes to suit eveyone. 
NEW PILATES TEACHER 
Diane Daniels - Joins the Rebel Team - Diane has a wealth of experience having spent the last 32 years working in the Fitness Industry. She has delivered Pilates both group and one to one for the past 18 years andhas a broad range of experience of working with clients with many different conditions. She is experienced in teaching groups of all levels and abilities. She has a unique clinical approach to Pilates with a special interest in functional stability, postural alignment and core stability. She is a qualified Pre and Post Natal practitioner. DIANE TEACHES PILATES 11:00am WEDNESDAY.  
NEW CLASSES  
YOGILATES 
Yogilates presents the very best of Yoga and Pilates for health and fitness. Yogilates is yoga practice with the core-stabilising, functional and regenerative dynamics of pilates to strengthen, tone, increase flexibility and enhance good posture focusing on breath awareness to rebalance the nervous system and relieve stress, calming the mind and detoxifying the body. STARTS 11:15 SATURDAY 13th MAY with Claire  
 
BEGINNERS YOGA 
If you are new to yoga, then beginners yoga is the ideal way to begin your practice. You will be alongside other beginners, discovering yoga in a safe and fun space. The practice introduces breath, asanas, and mediation and relaxation every week, providing a solid foundation and inspiring you for other classes on the schedule. STARTS 10:45 EVERY THURSDAY with Lily 
GIFT CARD 
Treat a loved one to the Rebel Gift card. Purchase the perfect gift the five or ten card any class pass. Pop into the studio and our reception team can package the card and register your gift.  
 
STUDIO RECEPTION 
The studio reception team are available 9:00am to 15:00pm Monday to Friday. Please give us a call to discuss classes and booking schedule.  
TEA PIGS  
We offer the best chamomile, peppermint, lemon & ginger and green tea. Fresher than any teabag you will ever taste before. Matcha Green Tea drinks our perfect grab and go version of matcha, available in 2 fruity flavours. Enjoy your Matcha tea station. 
FIERCE GRACE LEEDS 
ABOUT FG - Fierce Grace is a new yoga system, and a new brand. They led the UK in the Hot Yoga revolution, by bringing Bikram Yoga to London in 1994. Now they bring practitioners the chance to achieve the ultimate blend of strength and flexibility for both body and mind. Based on classical hatha yoga, Bikram and Ashtanga yoga, and sequenced in ways that adhere to ancient yogic principles as well as the latest cutting-edge research on attaining optimum results in the minimum amount of time, Fierce Grace is a unique series of 6 different classes based on the same core poses and principles, each with a different emphasis, duration and intensity. 
 
Designed to balance the male and female forces within the body, Fierce Grace meets strength with flexibility to promote health, emotional harmony and mental clarity. A combination of classical Hatha, Bikram and Ashtanga yoga, designed by Michele Pernetta the system (four types of class at RebeLs17 Studio - see below for a breakdown). The classes are conducted in a hot room (approximately 38 degrees) to allow optimum results in the minimum amount of time.  
 
Claire Thompson trained under MIchelle in September 2015 and is the only studio in Leeds that offers the Fierce Grace system.  
 
Fierce Grace (90 minutes) 
Our user-friendly general level class. This class combines the central poses of Bikram, Hatha and Ashtanga with core strengthening, ‘super slow’ wisdom, body sculpting, breathing techniques and deep relaxation. With deep twists, groan inducing abdominal strengthening, hip openers, plus floor stretches to relax body and mind, this class develops your sense of adventure, experimentation and personal discovery. Performed to relaxing music to help you get out of your mind, it is eighty minutes with optional 10 minutes relaxation/meditation. Suitable for all levels. 
 
Classic (90 minutes) 
Our version of the traditional Bikram class with more alignment, hip opening, and upper body and core strengthening. There are 39 poses; 4 traditional Bikram poses have been removed (such as Rabbit Posture) and have been replaced by 18 postures (including Pigeon Posture). A user-friendly general level class; arms, abs and bum toners are combined with deep hip, shoulder, spine and leg stretches to build cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility and realign the musculoskeletal system. Based on 20 years experience, the additions to the well known Bikram system allow the student some freedom to explore, to move into some pose variations and have some fun. Suitable for all levels. Be prepared to work hard and sweat. 
 
The Fix (50 mins) 
Half the Classic class this is a supercharged 50 minutes to get you fitter faster. This 50 minute class whips you into shape faster than you can say Namaste. For the motivated person on a tight schedule, it is an effective no-frills yoga fitness class combining cardiovascular sweat inducing poses, strength, flexibility, body sculpting, and stress release through breath and relaxation. Thirty minutes standing, 20 minutes floor work. 
 
Core (75 minutes) 
Master the building blocks of a great practice. Suitable for beginners and advanced students alike, this is an instructional, deep class with lots of hands-on corrections designed to teach you how to use your body, resolve postural issues and injuries. An intense warm up prepares you for long, deep stretches to create lasting changes and open you on every level. Realign, resolve and release. 
 
NEW SCHEDULE  
We have added new classes to our April schedule. Please visit our schedule page to book your sessions. Or you can download the RebeLS17 App from Glofox.  
 
NEW TEACHERS  
Charlotte Plowright - Joins us a Fierce Grace hot yoga teacher. As a professional dancer she has always been interested in health, fitness, wellbeing and nutrition. She first discovered her love for Yoga in 2012 and has recently achieved a lifetime goal of completing her 200-hour yoga teacher training in London. Having spent many years performing internationally on various tours and onboard cruise ships, Charlotte is excited to be back in Leeds and teaching at RebeLs17 Studio. Charlotte teaches Fierce Grace Classic - 18:00pm Tuesday & 10:00am Sunday
Lily Klymenko - Joins us a Vinyasa yoga teacher. Lily is an enthusiastic Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga teacher. Lily enjoys teaching a dynamic practice with a hint of meditation, body awareness and ujjayi breathing. She completed her teacher training in Goa, India and she is registered with Yoga Alliance UK. Lily has taught at many studio’s across Leeds and is excited to be joining Rebels studio to teach Vinyasa. Lily likes to spend her free time practicing Ashtanga, meditation, pranayama and often practices outside with nature. Lily teaches Vinyasa Yoga - 10:45am Thursday
REBEL CLOTHING SALE 
Rebel Clothing Autumn / Winter 16' Now 50% Off.  
NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTORY OFFER 
£35 For 30 Days - Come as much as you like for 30 days and try all of our classes. This includes Fierce Grace Hot Yoga with studio owner Claire Thompson.  
TEA PIGS 
Our Monthly Memberships include complimentary Teapigs Herbal Tea. Choose from chamomile flowers, peppermint leaves, lemon & ginge & mao feng green tea.  
Changes to the schedule due to Matt Goode leaving us as he prepares to move overseas for work and travel commitments, his last class is Friday 24th February and we wish Matts lots of love and luck on his new adventure. We are delighted to announce that Dave Kane will be joining Rebel Studio to teach Ashtanga yoga on a regular basis. He replaces Matt on a Monday at 10:45. Tuesday 9:30 Vinyasa will change to Ashtanga and will be taught by Dave.  
 
Dave Kane discovered Ashtanga yoga whilst travelling in Thailand in 2008. He practiced under Joey Miles at Ashtanga yoga Leeds and was taught the traditional 'Mysore Style' Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga system, in accordance with 'Parampara' - this is the principle of knowledge based on direct and practical experience passed in succession from teacher to student and this is the foundation for his own practice.  
PILATES  
Pilates Level 1 - Tuesday 11:00am - Will now be taught by Steph who joins us from Australia. Friday 11:00am Pilates is now a Level 2 class. We will be launching Power Pilates on Wednesday's starting in March. We will update you and the schedule.  
 
FIERCE GRACE 
We are delighted to announce that Charlotte (one of our studio rebels) is attending the Fierce Grace March teacher training and will be back in April to teach Fierce Grace and Classic. We wish her lots of luck on this exciting adventure. She will be amazing and she will practice under Michele Pernetta and her senior team.  
REBELS17 STUDIO - £49pm Unlimited Classes  
 
WHY SO MANY STUDENTS ARE JOINING : 
• Exclusive 
• Senior Teachers 
• Location 
• Value for money / Membership Option / Commitment / NO Commitment 
• Variety 
COMING SOON - Kids Yoga by Claire Thompson. 
Rocket Yoga New to RebeLS17.