Hot Yoga


I had heard a lot about the many benefits of Bikram Yoga, commonly known as “Hot Yoga” so I thought I would give it a try. I LOVED my first class and was extremely pleased and surprised that I did not pass out in the 105-degree room! I left the class drenched in sweat… but feeling re-energized!

Yoga practitioner, Bikram Choudhury, developed the practice to help him heal after a weightlifting accident. He designed the series of 26 hatha yoga poses and breathing exercises to work the entire body in 90 minutes in a sauna-like environment.

The heat warms your muscles so they are more flexible and you can reach deeper stretches.

Benefits of Bikram Yoga are said to include:

  • toning, strengthening, and lengthening your muscles
  • strengthening your spine
  • increasing flexibility
  • improving circulation
  • flushing toxins from your body
  • improving digestion
  • reducing stress
  • improving cardiovascular health
  • helping with weight management