Merry Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. Do you feel frustrated falling out of standing balancing postures? Does the hot room make you feel anxious? Are you distracted by other students, or by your reflection in the…

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Texas Yoga Retreat

An Inspirational Weekend Yoga Retreat Mardy and Jeff presented several sessions at the Texas Yoga Retreat in October. Invited by founders Charles MacInerney and Ellen Smith, two of Austin’s longest and most beloved yoga teachers, it was an opportunity to rest, relax, and share our asana practice and PURE Action, Inc. community yoga outreach with…

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Why Men Do Yoga

Listen to Willie Tell You Why! 20 years ago, you’d see hardly any men in a yoga class. Today, as more men see the benefits of yoga, you’ll see even half a class filled with men of all ages, shapes, and conditions. Why? Listen to Willie, who at the age of 64, has been practicing…

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Hot Yoga for Stress and Hypertension

Research study at Texas State University hints at hot yoga benefit for blood pressure The first research study on a 60-minute hot yoga class shows a benefit for reducing blood pressure and relieving stress. Regular, room-temperature yoga has been shown to have a positive effect on blood pressure. But researchers at Texas State University in San…

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The Tradition of Ashtanga Yoga

The Tradition of Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga yoga is a system of yoga transmitted to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009). This method of yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures—a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is…

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Inferno Hot Pilates. Not Your Ordinary Workout!

Not All Workouts are the Same. What Makes IHP Unique? Inferno Hot Pilates uses the principles of the high intensity interval training “Tabata” method developed by Japanese Professor Izumi Tabata. This training regimen consists of 20 seconds of high intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated 8 times for a total of 4…

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Welcome to PURE Yoga Texas! Since 2003, we've been building a thriving community of like-minded people looking to better their lives through yoga and exercise. We bring the Original Hot Yoga, a 26-posture set sequence in a 105 degree room, in its purest form taught by certified Original Hot Yoga Association and Bikram Yoga teachers. We also deliver Inferno Hot Pilates, Ashtanga yoga, and Yin yoga classes in their most authentic forms, to respect and preserve each lineage of teaching. We carefully curate our teachers to bring you only the best!
Locally owned, locally loved in Austin&Cedar Park since 2003. Our family grew in 2016 with PURE Yoga Dallas, our new sister studio.
We were voted First Place Yoga Studio again in the 2019 Best of the Best Austin American-Statesman and Austin360's Official Choice Awards.