1054 HL, amsterdam
life begins at forty degrees
At Forty Degrees they strongly believe in the power of yoga and they strive for each student to reach their personal fitness ideals. Their aim is to help each person to achieve a complete sense of health and well-being. Visit their website – fortydegrees.nl – to see the schedule and to learn more about the studio.
The studio is owned by Huub Verheij. He was first introduced to Bikram Yoga in 2005. In 2008 Huub completed his certification by training directly under Bikram Choudhury. Huub has taught at Bikram Yoga Amsterdam, Bikram Yoga Den Haag, Bikram Yoga Rotterdam and Global Yoga in San Fransisco. He has trained and competed at an international level in the Bishnu Gosh yoga asana championships and now dedicates most of his time, experience and knowledge to his studio and the local community.
Forty Degrees heats their yoga room to an average of 40 degrees Celsius, or 105 degrees Fahrenheit. They try their best to maintain a safe and enjoyable environment for every hot yoga student. They have flooring specifically for hot yoga. It is a high-quality sports floor system for a particularly high level of comfort. The material itself is hypo-allergenic, non-toxic and has been designed for hot yoga.
In 2015 evolation yoga will bring their teacher training back to Amsterdam. The training will be focused around the Forty Degrees studio. Click here to find out more.