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SALT HOT PILATES IS BRINGING THE HEAT TO SAN DIEGO WITH ITS INFARED FITNESS CLASSES

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EMILY TORRES

FEB 26, 2020

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You’ve heard of mat Pilates, and you’ve heard of infrared saunas. But have you ever seen the two methods combined?

Meet SALT Hot Pilates.

SWEAT FOR YOUR SANITY

A brand new, ultra-sleek studio in Hillcrest, SALT Hot Pilates is a mat-only concept that’s on a mission to make members sweat, get stronger, and put their bodies to the test in their signature heated classes.

And sure, the boutique brand focuses on the core tenets of Pilates: breathing, centering, concentration, control, flow, and precision.

But, there’s a twist.

The studio’s infrared classes—Salty, Spice, and Savor—are heated to a cozy 85–95º to get your heart pounding and your blood pumping. So, while you’ll be getting in a solid physical (and mental) workout, you’ll also reap the countless benefits of infrared heat, like increased circulation, toxin release, stress relief, and improved muscle recovery. Talk about multitasking at its finest.

Though, don’t sweat it if you’re not down with the heat. SALT also offers non-heated classes — perfect for beginners.

See, the studio operates on a “do what you can” philosophy with an emphasis on modifications and hands-on adjustments. So whether you’re the most experienced Pilates ma(t)ster or a mat newbie, you can rest easy knowing they’ll meet you where you’re at.

ZERO TO 100

SALT is best known for its classic 50-minute Salty class, which flows through the practice’s original 34 mat exercises in 90º cleansing heat.

But for all you HIIT junkies, there’s Savor, a full-body session that integrates interval work. For yogis, their Cure workout harnesses the strength training of Pilates and the restorative nature of a deep tissue stretch. And if you really want to feel that midsection burn, Spice will torch your abs with weights, resistance bands, and more.

Ready to see what the hype (and the heat) is all about? Rally your crew for a detox sweat date, and get in on that SALT lyfe.

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