“Glo-Yo” or “Glow Yoga” is the latest trend among yoga lovers across the nation. This quirky concept originated in Boston where one edgy yoga instructor, Goldie Graham, decided to promote health and relaxation through soft beats and the glow of a black light.
Here is everything you need to create the perfect Glo-Yo experience yourself:
- Black Light
Of course this is the obvious: rent a black light or two and aim towards the center of the yoga studio. A good rule of thumb is, if your yoga studio is about half the size of a gym, you would benefit from having two black lights shining in your studio – one at each end.
2. Neon and Fluorescent Clothing
Encourage your yoga classmates to wear bright colors that shine under UV lighting. In this “hipster” millennial era, it’s not hard to find bright neon clothes and tights. Don’t forget white also shines beautifully under black light. Have some spare plain white t-shirts available to share.
3. Colorful Uplighting
Add even more color and pizzazz to the yoga studio with some colorful uplighting. Place about 4-8 uplights across the back wall for a gorgeous look that adds the perfect glow-flow ambience.
4. Body Paint
Before you start your warm up stretches, practice a relaxation of the mind and spirit by using glow-in-the-dark body paint and letting your creativity run wild. Let your body be a piece of art while you move and groove.
About the author:
Maria Posada is an Assistant Operations Manager at Rent My Wedding, loving wife, and animal lover. She loves to watch Notre Dame college football (when it’s football season), playing with her cute Beagle, and spending time with her family. When she’s not helping someone plan their dream event, she’s out looking for her next great adventure!