Purple Yoga

7.5

Variety in classes

7.5/10

Atmosphere

7.0/10

Location

8.0/10

Pros

  • Friendly, professional instructors
  • Lots of classes to choose from
  • Clean and modern facilities

Cons

  • If you arrive late to class you don’t get in
  • Poor noise insulation in the classrooms
  • Nowhere to fill your own water bottle

This is a review about Purple Yoga studios, located in California, US.

About Purple Yoga

Purple Yoga is a yoga studio in California, established in 2009.

Studio provides yoga classes from beginner to advanced students. They have regular and hot yoga classes with over 125 classes per week.

The studio offers a fun environment with modern design and amenities to support yoga practice and boosts a strong sense of community.

  • Two yoga rooms
  • Changing rooms with showers
  • Relaxing meditation room
  • Yoga boutique

Bring your own yoga mat, towels and a bottle of water. You can rent towels and mats or purchase them from Purple Yoga shop.

What the owner says about Purple Yoga: “We specialize in helping all levels of students feel welcome, especially beginners.  We hope you will find our teachers and staff friendly and knowledgeable.”

 

Purple Yoga Locations

Purple Yoga Long Beach, California

Address: 6535 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803

Purple Yoga Fullerton, California

Address: 140 W Amerige Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832

 

Purple Yoga Class Descriptions

Purple Yoga offers classes for all levels of students. The classes are physically challenging, so it’s important to work at your own pace and be persistent. Each class has a color or theme and generally has a temperature associated with the class.

Purple’s classes include the Vinyasa form, which incorporates the breath with movement. This dynamic flowing style uses asana (postures), pranayama (breath), and meditation that will leave you feeling invigorated and relaxed.

Blue

Yoga class that are held at 78 degrees and are a slower pace than the other hot classes they offer.

This set sequence includes classic poses with a slower pace. The first part of class includes longer-held standing and balancing poses; the second part includes seated and twisting poses.

Red

Temperature: 100. Intense and energizing workout builds on the Blue Series and includes inversions and arm-balancing poses. This class is great for weight loss and will help improve strength, stamina, and flexibility.

Green

Stretch and strengthen in Green. This demanding series of postures works the muscles, ligaments, and joints in a specific sequence, acting synergistically and cumulatively.

Other yoga classes available: Gentle Flow, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra and Yin Yoga.

 

Good to Know about Purple Yoga

Member Services

Purple Yoga Intro Package

Valid for new students only. 2 weeks of unlimited access to Purple Yoga studios in Fullerton and Long Beach as well as unlimited access to Pedal location in Fullerton.

 

Deluxe Intro Package

Deluxe intro package is valid for new students only.

Get 2 weeks unlimited access to all Purple Yoga studios, plus a 30 minute private with yoga instructor.

 

Memberships

You can pay your membership with auto-pay or monthly payments. They have a minimum of 2 month commitment and after that you can cancel your membership with 30 day written notice.

Class packs for 10 or 20 classes that you can buy. Class packs don’t have expiration date. They also have 30 day pass.

Memberships work at all centers.

 

Community Classes

Community classes cost $10

 

Membership Discounts

15% off all class packages for students (full time, under 25), teachers and military personnel.

The discount cannot be applied to Community Classes or Intro Package.

 

Reward Program

Purple Yoga has a reward program with Perkville. You can collect points from attending class, workshops, retreats or teacher training. You can get points from tweets and facebook posts too. Perkville points can be redeemed for T-shirts, free workshops and classes.

 

Purple Yoga Studio Etiquette

  • Arrive to the studio 15-20 minutes before your class. Late arrivals may not be admitted.
  • Turn your cellphone off for class.
  • If you’re late from class or have to leave early, be mindful and courteous of your fellow students.
  • Practice savasana (final cooldown for 2-3 minutes) after class.
  • Remember to drink plenty of water before and after class.
  • Don’t have a heavy meal before class.
  • Notify your yoga instructor before class if you have any medical conditions, injuries, you are pregnant or have other limitations.
  • Practice yoga barefoot. Don’t bring shoes in the studio.
  • Take a bath or shower both before and after yoga class. It refreshes both body and mind.
  • Don’t wear perfume or cologne to the class.
  • Wear comfy clothes to the class. Lightweight clothes are best, along with supportive underwear.
  • Be thoughtful and pick up after yourself. If you rent mats or towels, replace them in an organized fashion.
  • When the class begins, please refrain from talking.
  • Be patient and progress at your own pace.

 

Purple Yoga work-study program

Purple’s front desk and supervisory positions require one work shift per week (4-6 hours), with an ability to commit for minimum of six months.

Work-study applicants must be reliable, prompt and responsible.

Work-study’s are able to participate on unlimited classes for free. They also get a 15% discount on the teacher-training program, workshops, and a retail discount on all items in the shop (excluding beverages).

The work-study program applicant should have attended Purple Yoga classes for at least three months. They should be able to commit to the job for at least six months.

How to apply to Purple Yoga work-study program?  Fill an application at the Purple Yoga website:  Work-study

 

Purple Yoga Teacher Training

Purple Yoga studios has a Yoga Alliance certified Teacher Training program

The teacher training program is a complete 200-hour course. It is suitable for would-be teachers and dedicated students looking to extend their yoga practice and knowledge.

Anyone can apply, the training program doesn’t have any preliminary requirements.

2017 Tuition is $3900, 10% discount off tuition if paid in full.

Purple Yoga teacher training has a payment plan available

 

Program Tuition Includes:

  • An annual Purple Yoga membership ($1500 value)
  • A three night retreat
  • Course binder and class materials
  • Certificate of completion
  • Required reading book list

 

Teacher training includes following modules:

  • Study of history and philosophy of yoga
  • Asana (yoga pose) practice and theory
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Teaching Yoga
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Yoga as a business

 

How to apply for Purple Yoga Teacher Training?

Fill out an application here

 

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