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Take your yoga off the mat and on to Lake Tahoe

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comMountain Lotus Yoga in Tahoe City takes it to another level: Lake level, that is.

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212;-Mountain Lotus Yoga, Tahoeand#8217;s only lakefront hot yoga studio, is offering the perfect yoga class for summer and#8212; stand up paddleboard yoga. Offered four times a week, this hour and a half class allows you to take your practice off the mat and onto Tahoeand#8217;s famed blue waters. The class starts inside the Tahoe City studio, then moves outside where students paddle out onto Lake Tahoe to perform floor postures (and standing postures if you want to practice your balance) on the board for an hour. After class is over, keep your board to paddle around the lake on your own for half an hour.

On Mondays and Fridays, students can also take yin-yang yoga, which focuses on balance, before the SUP class as a warm up. For students who want more studio time, all SUP classes are followed by either power vinyasa, hot yoga, or yoga sculpt classes.

Mountain Lotus rents stand up paddleboards for $20 a class, or $15 a class for monthly unlimited members. Buy a five-pack of SUP rentals for $50. You can also rent paddle boards for your own use outside of class.

Classes are $17 for drop-in or $109 for monthly unlimited. Locals first month is $55; vacationerand#8217;s special is two classes for $30.

Mountain Lotus Yoga is located at 760 N. Lake Blvd., Boatworks Mall, Tahoe City. Call 530-583-7500 or visit mountainlotusyoga.com for a full schedule of classes and rates.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com

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