A new experience in hot yoga - Modo Yoga Portland - begins April 16th

Thursday, April 14, 2016 Mental Health News J E 4

PORTLAND, Ore., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A new experience in hot yoga has just landed in Portland.  Modo Yoga Portland is celebrating their Grand Opening on April 16th.  All classes on Saturday will be FREE!  Located at 400 SE Grand Ave. just adjacent to Next Adventure.  Join us at 5 pm for a Live DJ Flow class, followed by celebrations from 7-10pm.  The event will be sponsored by Base Camp Brewing Company, Cooper's Hall Wine Bar, Bella Faccia Pizzeria, Eatin' Alive, Greenleaf Juicing Co., Evo, Lululemon, Manduka and more.  XRAY fm will be spinning beats throughout the night, with raffle prizes and giveaways from amazing local sponsors.

Modo Yoga Portland is co-owned and operated by two sisters, Jennifer and Amber Reed, in collaboration with co-owners of Moksha Yoga Montreal and Modo Yoga NYC, including Arcade Fire's violinist, Sarah Neufeld.

Modo/Moksha studios are a community of independently-owned hot yoga studios that originated in Toronto, Canada, with over 70 studios in North America.  Modo Yoga Portland is the 12th studio open in the U.S.  Modo/Moksha classes are an accessible form of hot yoga (98-101 degrees Fahrenheit) designed to strengthen and tone muscles, detoxify the body and calm the mind.

As a collective community, there is a large focus on outreach and karma yoga, which includes national and international fundraising initiatives.  Each week, each studio takes the entire proceeds from their karma classes and donates to a local or international charity.  For March and April, Modo/Moksha studios are participating in a nationwide Grow Your Yoga campaign, which aims to raise $150,000 towards climate change initiatives, including the Masaii Wilderness Conservation Trust Fund, David Suzuki Foundation,, and Pull Together.  Over the past 10 years of Modo/Moksha studios in operation, the community has raised over 3 million dollars donated to charities.

Modo Yoga Portland is a new edition to the blossoming Central Eastside community.  With a 7,000 square foot facility, complete with 22' high ceilings, an open-air concept, large windows, luscious plants, spacious change rooms complete with lockers and cedar showers, and a partnership with Greenleaf Juicing Company; this is a yoga facility like no other in Portland.  Classes begin as early as 7 am through 8:30 pm, and with a wide variety of classes on the schedule, including Vinyasa, Yin, Yang/Yin and the hatha-based Modo sequence, there is something for everyone. 

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