YYOGA WELLNESS CENTRES
Vancouver . BC . Canada . 2008-2009
Michel Laflamme, Donna Toppings, Ron Mikulik.
New York Times "A Weekend in Vancouver"
To design multiple sustainable and unique wellness centres that are focused on the practice of hot yoga, while using similar design elements.
By reducing the colour palette to white and grey, the focus shifts to movement and stillness. By using materials that are conducive to touching, sensorial awareness awakens. By eliminating distracting details, the mind expands and the body reconnects with the regulating rhythm of breathing.
Hot yoga room; 2 regular temperature yoga rooms; 4 treatment/massage rooms; infra-red sauna; chill-out lounge; eco-boutique.