5 Reasons Bikram Yoga is My Favorite Type of Yoga

yes. yes. yes 🙂

Karmalistic Health Blog

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I respect all yoga. But my true love is (and always will be) Bikram Yoga. As a practitioner for 7 years and a teacher for almost 6, I may be a little biased, but I have my reasons. Here are my top 5.

#1  It’s hot. Not luke warm, not sort of hot, HOT. 105 degrees and 40 percent humidity. The heat not only warms your muscles making them more pliable, but it also thins your blood allowing it to flow throughout your body removing toxins. The BEST part about the heat is the sweat. Drenching, detoxifying, and renewing sweat. Your clothes will be wet, your towel will be heavy, and your hair will be soaked.

#2  Consistency. Being a true, textbook type A personality, I really, really LOVE routines. In Bikram, there are 26 postures and two breathing exercises that take exactly 90…

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