CorePower studios are modern, friendly and upscale. The South Loop (University Village) location on the top floor of a parking structure is no exception. The 2 practice rooms, spacious shower and changing areas and lobby are stylish and calming. There is even a fireplace in the lobby and both practice rooms boast great views. And with wood flooring, there is none of that hot yoga stink you often find in carpeted rooms.
In terms of directions, the studio is right off the 90/94 Expressway and a block west of Canal. Parking is available on the 5th floor of the parking garage at Jefferson and Roosevelt and the studio validates. Hooray! In terms of our recommended hotels, the studio is within 1-2 miles of most.
CorePower is well equipped. Shampoo and toiletries are supplied in the locker rooms and towels, mats and water can be rented/purchased for $2. Drop-in classes are $26. Classes are offered throughout the day and are 60 or 75 minutes long. Check the website for specific class times, but in general weekday classes start bright and early at 6a and the last class of the day is at 9p. Weekends it's 8a and 7:30p.
ABOUT THE YOGA
CorePower Yoga offers a variety of classes catering to all levels. If you haven’t practiced at a CorePower studio before, your first week is FREE. Visit the website to print the coupon.
With the exception of the beginner C1 class, all classes are heated to about 90 or 95 degrees with humidity. You’ll be warm and cozy and will quickly work up a sweat. CorePower classes are 60 or 75 minutes in duration, physically challenging and set to music. Classes offered: C1, C2, and C3 are the company’s proprietary heated “power yoga” classes; Hot Yoga follows the Bikram sequence; Hot Power Fusion combines the Hot poses with the Power Yoga poses; Yoga Pilates which combines yoga poses with Pilates mat exercises, Yoga Sculpt is a Vinyasa flow combined with weights. CoreRestore is a restorative yoga practice. Not all studios offer all class types.