Flow 60


This class is taught by:

Nathan Espinoza

Nathan is a small town boy who made his way to the "big city" in August 2011. He moved to Albuquerque to further his experience as an elementary school teacher and to find what he didn't know he was looking for at the time. Shortly after moving to Albuquerque, he started experiencing back pain. It was during this time that a co-worker invited him to a hot yoga class. He went and fell in love with his first class. He knew since that day that he wanted to teach yoga one day. It took five years and two yoga schools to make his dream a reality. In August 2016, Nathan completed his 200 hour yoga teacher training at Sweat Yoga Studio. He hopes to help bring light into the lives of his elementary students, his family, and his yoga community.

Carrie Post

Carrie has been practicing yoga for over ten years, but truly found her passion for vinyasa in 2009 when she first started practicing Hot Yoga. She was immediately hooked on the energy of the flow along with its healing power and signed up for Jimmy Barkan’s hot vinyasa teacher training. Carrie graduated from Jimmy’s level one training in 2010, and did both of his level two trainings that year as well. In the spring of 2012, Carrie began the Five Elements Vinyasa teacher training with Janet Stone. In 2015 Carrie became 500hr certified by Janet Stone Yoga. Carrie is happy to be a member of SWEAT yoga school’s staff and loves witnessing the transformative power of studying yoga. She is also an intuitive bodyworker and a holistic health coach and is passionate about helping people find their paths to deep wellness and joy.

Shannon Lucero

Shannon discovered yoga in August of 2013. She felt a sense of peace, safety, internal and external healing and a deep challenge both mentally and physically with every class she took. She immediately looked forward to making it a part of her daily routine. After losing her job of 19 years and enjoying the many benefits of my practice and the inspiration of those around me, she wanted to learn more so she enrolled in Inspire Yoga training in August of 2014 and received her 200 RYT, not knowing she would begin teaching immediately thereafter. Shannon loves teaching as it affords her the opportunity to watch poses connect with the mind, body, and spirit of students. She wants people to leave their mat with a smile and look forward to rolling it out again. Outside of yoga, Shannon received my certification as MOM 20 years ago and has the privilege of raising three boys. She is honored to be a part of the SWEAT family, and is excited to guide and practice alongside this community of fellow yogis.

Jessica Dyer

Jessica was introduced to yoga at a young age, practicing in her grandparents’ living room to Rodney Yee on VHS when she was 8 years old. For the next 15 years, yoga remained a key part of her life. Jessica appreciates all styles of yoga and truly believes there is no “wrong” way or reason to practice. She thinks of yoga as a way to immerse yourself fully into whatever life has to offer, on and off the mat. Jessica completed her 200 hour teacher training here at SWEAT, which confirmed her desire to teach and take her practice to the next level. She feels so grateful to be able to be a part of SWEAT’s amazing team to share her passion with students and the yoga community at large. She is excited to contribute to the future of yoga and believes it will only grow from here.

Nicole Hightower

Nicole was first introduced to hot yoga in May 2009 by a friend who invited her to a class. It was not only her first hot yoga class but her first yoga class in general. Immediately, yoga became a big part of her life and her livelihood. Prior to practicing yoga, Nicole was a pilates student for years and an avid runner. However, she had not yet found her true passion until she found yoga. After attending a workshop by Jimmy Barkan in January 2010, Nicole was inspired to pursue her passion even further by signing up for the Barkan Method Hot Yoga Teacher Training. She completed her level one 200 hour teacher training in July 2010 and her level 2 training in April 2011. Nicole has a background in education and enjoys the teaching aspect just as much as the practice of yoga. She is excited to join the SWEAT family!

Meredith Gee

Meredith found hot yoga in 2010 with some work out friends and was immediately hooked! The initial rush simmered and the calming effects kicked in and in 2011 Meredith completed her 200 hour RYT training with Sacred Hot Yoga. Since then, Meredith has found her creative side to keep each class different yet accessible to new and experienced yogis. She has been known to say, "I don't want anyone to feel intimidated by a pose or class. Everything can be modified!" The flexibility that comes with teaching yoga is the time that I have to participate in my daughter's life, both school and sports, and the time I have to just run with my dogs. Meredith is excited to join team SWEAT!

Monica Coshenet

Monica has been a fitness junkie for her entire life, always finding new classes or sports to give her that wonderful endorphin high. And that’s exactly how she got hooked at SWEAT, falling in love with the hot room and the challenging classes! Although she first began her hot yoga practice in 2008, she only found consistency with it when she started attending SWEAT in 2013. Monica initially only sought out the physical aspect of hot yoga but has since realized the profound benefits it’s had on her mental and emotional health as well. Because of that, she was eager to join SWEAT’s yoga teacher training despite having just given birth to her first child, Opal! Although teaching at SWEAT has always been part of her goal, she also hopes to use her training in yoga and her background as an Occupational Therapist to make yoga accessible to all people despite any physical or cognitive challenges that they may have. Bottom line is, Monica is beyond excited to be a part of the SWEAT family and the yoga community!

Lisa Duncan

Lisa first discovered hot yoga while training for an ironman in 2010. She added hot yoga to her ironman training program to help with recovery and mental focus, which was instrumental in ultimately finishing the ironman. In 2015, Lisa completed her 200 hour training program at SWEAT Yoga Studio. Lisa loves inspiring healthy lifestyles and sharing the beauty of yoga. Lisa truly believes anybody can do yoga and believes everybody can develop a deeper connection with their mind, body, and spirt. Lisa’s goal for every yoga class is for all students to leave feeling good about themselves with a sense of accomplishment and full of energy. Lisa is a physical therapist that specializes in neurological patients ranging from strokes, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries. Lisa is excited and grateful to be a part of the SWEAT family and thrilled to share her passion of yoga.
In a flow class, postures are strung together in multiple series. As the name suggests, a practitioner can expect to “flow” from one posture to the next in this style of class, synchronizing the breath with the movement. The pace of this class is generally quicker than a static sequence, leaving less time for focus on form and alignment, but providing a vigorous cardiovascular workout. Expect up-tempo music and a more playful atmosphere. Generally, this wouldn’t be the best choice for your first yoga class, but new practitioners are always welcome. This is a great complement to a static practice because it offers variety in addition to greater focus on upper-body and core work. In the 60-minute version, expect to be on your feet almost the entire time. The 90-minute version will include a floor series. Environment – 98.6 degrees/70% humidity

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Jun 23 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Nathan Espinoza
  • Fri Jun 23 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Carrie Post
  • Sun Jun 25 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Shannon Lucero
  • Mon Jun 26 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jessica Dyer
  • Mon Jun 26 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Nicole Hightower
  • Mon Jun 26 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Carrie Post
  • Tue Jun 27 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Meredith Gee
  • Tue Jun 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Meredith Gee
  • Tue Jun 27 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Shannon Lucero
  • Wed Jun 28 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Monica Coshenet
  • Wed Jun 28 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Meredith Gee
  • Wed Jun 28 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Nathan Espinoza
  • Thu Jun 29 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Lisa Duncan
  • Thu Jun 29 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Lisa Duncan
  • Thu Jun 29 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm with Carrie Post