Previously known as Bikram Yoga Birmingham, Kiva Hot Yoga is a studio focused on traditional Bikram yoga. The “Classic 26” class will follow the Bikram yoga sequence, with a series of 26 postures in a room heated to 105 degrees offered in a 90-minute format and “Express” 60-minute format. Kiva also offers additional classes: “Contemporary 26” combines standard Bikram and meditation; “Glowga” is an 80 minute Hot Yoga practice done under black-lights with upbeat music; the “Karma Class” is a 90 minute 26 posture class that is donation based and beneifts a local non profit.
The practice room features warm orange walls, mirror at the front, and the expected lines across the carpeted floor. The rest of the studio’s interior is a tranquil blue. Kiva boasts contemporary bathrooms with multiple showers to freshen up after practice.
Kiva Hot Yoga is located in Southern Birmingham, about 7 miles away from the recommended Courtyard hotel on Colonnade Parkway.
A single class is $20. Water, mats, and towels are available for rent and purchase.
Since they offer a variety of classes and levels, we suggest checking their website or calling ahead for more detailed information, otherwise their general Classic 26 schedule is as follows: Sunday 9:30a, 4:30p; Monday 8a, 9:30a, 4:30p, 6:30p; Tuesday 6a, 5:30p, 7:30p; Wednesday 9:30a, 12p, 4:30p, 6:30p; Thursday 6a, 9:30a, 4:30p, 6:30p; Friday 9:30a, 4p, 5:30p; Sat 7:30a, 9:30a, 4:30p.