HOT YOGA: Raises Body Temperature to Help Fight Infections

How many times have you or someone you know said they were going to yoga or spinning to "sweat it out," it being that nagging cold they just can't shake. It isn't an uncommon statement and, in theory, sounds great just like Bikram's next claim. However, how many times have you felt "under the weather" … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Raises Body Temperature to Help Fight Infections

HOT YOGA: Is A Better Cardiovascular Workout

Since when do we do yoga for a cardiovascular work-out? Aren't we going into the yoga room to become enlightened, to de-stress, to breathe?  Isn't the physical practice of yoga a moving meditation?  Don't misunderstand me here, I walked into the yoga room because something inside me knew I was not emotionally or spiritually okay. When I first started … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Is A Better Cardiovascular Workout

HOT YOGA: Protects The Muscles To Allow For Deeper Stretching

When I talk about yoga to the general public, I usually get the response "I would go to yoga but I am not flexible."  Well, I hate break the news to you, but yoga is not about being flexible, it is about balance.  All yoga asanas (the physical practice of yoga) is hatha yoga.  "Ha" … Continue reading HOT YOGA: Protects The Muscles To Allow For Deeper Stretching