this morning i participated in my first bikram yoga (aka "hot" yoga) class. i was a little nervous about the thought of roasting in 110 degree heat for 90 minutes while attempting to strike awkward poses, but to my surprise it was very therapeutic. the instructor was extremely encouraging and you set the pace of your own work out. not only did i enjoy the class, i also thoroughly enjoyed the design of this new studio which was once a house now converted into a chic, zen, yoga retreat. if you're in napa stop by bikram yoga napa valley!