What if I’m 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 strengthening your body and spine in all directions. If you try your best and go to your personal “edge” you will get 100% of the benefits.
Why is the heated room?
The room is intentionally heated to warm your muscles and allow you to work deeper and safer. The heat also heals, helps prevent injuries, and promotes sweating which flushes toxins from your body.
Is Bikram Yoga a cardiovascular workout? Will I lose weight?
No matter what your level of fitness, you will find Bikram Yoga very challenging. Each posture combines flexibility, strength and balance to work your whole body from your bones to your skin! With persistence, patience and dedication, you can lose inches and develop muscle tone and strength that might never come from other forms of exercise.
What are some of the benefits of Bikram Yoga?
There are unlimited benefits to Bikram Yoga. It reduces stress, increases blood circulation and improves strength and flexibility. Regular practice (at least three times a week) can reduce the symptoms of many chronic diseases (i.e. arthritis, diabetes, and thyroid disorders). It also promotes relaxation.