Why is the room heated?
It is heated to warm your muscles, prevent injuries and allow for a deeper workout.
What if I am not flexible?
This is the most common misconception that prevents people from coming to a yoga class.
Yoga is not about how flexible you are, but about strenghtening your body and spine in all directions.
Everyone's body shape and size is unique and should not be compared to others.
All you need to do is try the yoga postures correctly (we give you all the explicit instructions every time) and you will get 100% of the benefits.
What are some of the benefits?
There are unlimited benefits to Bikram yoga. It reduces stress, increases blood circulation, and improves strength and flexibility. Regular practice (at least three to five times per week) can reduce the symptoms of many chronic diseases (e.g. arthritis, back and neck pain, emotional disorders).
It also promotes relaxation and....
awakens, rejuvenates and invigorates the entire body
increases willpower and regulates body weight
promotes optimal physical health
releases accumulated emotional and physical tension
detoxifies and cleanses the bloodstream
tones, activates and massages all the body's systems
strengthens the respiratory, circulatory, digestive, spinal, nervous, reproductive and immune systems
helps balance mental, emotional and physical energy
improves coordination, balance, concentration and endurance
improves posture, overall fitness and state of mind
increases blood circulation and stimulates glands
increases strength and flexibility of the spine, muscles and joints
improves overall tone and suppleness of your body