Alexa has been studying and practicing movement of the body her whole life. She began dancing at the age of 2 and is currently working as a dance teacher and choreographer all over California. As a dancer, Alexa was constantly overusing her body and ran it into the ground. Due to many injuries, she was desperate to find a practice that rehabilitated and rejuvenated her body all while keeping it in shape, This is where yoga came in. Alexa fell in love with yoga and how therapeutic it was. After a couple of years of committing to her practice, she decided to take her passion a step further and become a certified instructor. She recently completed her 200 hours in vinyasa flow and is continuing her education and building her practice through multiple extension programs. Alexa is also currently enrolled in the Yoga Therapy RX program at Loyola Marymount University where she hopes to continue growing as both a student and an instructor, as well as a healer for those in need. Her goal is to provide a challenging, safe, and rejuvenating environment for all her fellow yogis.
Alexa Palminteri instructs the following:
Sculpted Warrior - Hot
Sculpted Warrior. Offered in the hot yoga room and non-heated yoga room. Rock out to upbeat tracks as you boost metabolism and build lean muscle mass. You’ll combine the Warrior Flow 2 sequencing with free weights and cardio to intensify each yoga pose while mixing in strength-training moves like squats, lunges, planks and bicep curls. This dynamic resistance-training yoga method uses compound movement with your own bodyweight, weights, blocks, bands and sliders to provide a full body workout.
Exalted Warrior - Hot
Exalted Warrior. Set sequence. Offered in the hot yoga room. With a series of specific yoga postures performed in systematic order, Exalted Warrior blends the detoxifying and meditative qualities of hot yoga with the intensity of power yoga. This harmonious practice strengthens the mind and body and when performed consistently deepens ones yoga practice. Exalted Warrior works to detox your body, strengthen your muscles and increase flexibility and balance.
Warrior Flow 2 - Hot
Warrior Flow 2. Offered in the hot yoga room and the non-heated yoga room. Looking for the yoga class to get energized while helping you build strength and flexibility? This upbeat, creative yoga practice, seamlessly linking breath and movement, will keep you present as you learn to move gracefully in and out of poses. Utilizing Sun Salutations, strength building and connected movements, Warrior Flow 2 will build endurance and help you stay present and centered. Great for the more experienced yogi.
Candlelight Exalted Warrior - Hot
Exalted Warrior. Set sequence. Offered in candlelight in the hot yoga room. With a series of specific yoga postures performed in systematic order, Exalted Warrior blends the detoxifying and meditative qualities of hot yoga with the intensity of power yoga. This harmonious practice strengthens the mind and body and when performed consistently deepens ones yoga practice. Exalted Warrior works to detox your body, strengthen your muscles and increase flexibility and balance.
Tranquil Warrior - Non - Heated
Tranquil Warrior. Offered in warm yoga room. Reboot and rebuild with a series of holding postures that focus on stretching and breathing. This class is designed to alleviate soreness, work the connective tissues in your body and give your mind a well-deserved moment of reflection and relaxation. Restorative yoga is about healing the mind and body through simple poses often held for a longer time, with the help of props such as block, pillows and straps.
Warrior Flow 1-2 - Non-Heated
Good choice for beginners or intermediate practitioners . Offered in the hot yoga room and non-heated yoga room. Warrior Flow 1-2 is a slower-paced vinyasa flow class offering posture breakdowns and opportunities to deepen your practice with new postures. This class will keep you energized while helping you build strength and flexibility. You’ll flow continuously through strong sequences of traditional Sun Salutations and standing postures, linking breath with movement and building awareness around alignment. Warrior Flow 1-2 will build endurance and help you stay present and centered. Unroll your yoga mat for an invigorating full-body flow.
Hot Mat Pilates
Hot Mat Pilates. Offered in the hot yoga room. Hot Pilates strengthens muscles and burns fat — all without the pounding of a high impact workout. Using Pilates principles, Hot Mat Pilates is a challenging, full body, low impact, high intensity workout. Your entire core, glutes, and upper body will receive special attention. This energetic class is paired up with up-beat music to keep you motivated. Not to mention health and flexibility of the spine to train your muscles to work together; which will lead to good posture & strength throughout your body. It is performed on a yoga mat in a heated environment.