04/11/19 11:26pm
Ina Pollifrone-Visich is opening So Matcha in her Wading River yoga studio. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

The North Fork is getting its first specialty matcha tea bar. 

So Matcha is celebrating its grand opening this weekend inside Solntse Hot Yoga in Wading River. The newly redesigned front end of the 1,000-square-foot studio — a dressing room a little more than a month ago — is now an open, sophisticated mini-café that is serving up matcha tea, both hot and iced.

06/08/18 6:10am

Owner Ina Pollifrone-Visich does a lunge with a twist in the Riverhead studio. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

East End yogis may be familiar with Solntse Hot Yoga in Wading River. The popular studio in the Shoppes at East Wind offers a variety of yoga, barre and meditation classes befitting of both beginners and advanced practitioners. (more…)

01/17/17 6:01am

Ina Visich Baiting Hollow

Ina Pollifrone-Visich strikes a tree pose inside the new Solntse Hot Yoga in Wading River. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Ina Pollifrone-Visich discovered hot yoga while researching treatments for fibromyalgia, a chronic disorder she was diagnosed with more than a year ago. The 27-year-old native of Belarus found that stretching under steamy conditions alleviated her symptoms, including headaches and fatigue.

The only problem? It was tiring to make the trek from Baiting Hollow, where she resides, to her favorite studio, Buddha Beach Yoga in East Moriches.

So Pollifrone-Visich decided to open a hot vinyasa studio closer to home. (more…)