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Posts Tagged ‘bikram yoga’

I sweated a lot in a Bikram yoga class

Let me say that I realize this post may cause dislike, disagreement, possibly anger … But this is my opinion and my feelings on hot yoga. And you are allowed to disagree. I don’t believe Bikram yoga (hot yoga) is real yoga. After experiencing it I will say it is some form of exercise? … yoga […]


Let’s celebrate National Yoga Month

September is National Yoga Month. I know that. But the weird thing is I am having a hard time finding a lot of current information on this. In honor of of this month I thought I would FINALLY respond to a request from my friend Rosie. Months ago she asked me for advice for someone […]


You get biscuits instead of Bikram

I was planning on doing a post on Bikram Yoga. But I have been busy tonight and it is almost 9:30, which is sadly about my bedtime. I get up at 5 during the week so I like to try to be in bed by 9:30 and be asleep by 10. But just for you, […]


Not quite Bikram

I fairly regularly take a Sunday morning yoga class at the studio near my house. It is an intense Vinyasa Yoga class, which I just love (and hate). I didn’t realize that Sean actually cranks up the heat for class until today. After class I asked him what the temp is during class. He told […]


Bikram Yoga eases chronic pain

Guest Post: Jen C. Ten years ago a truck ran a red light, t-boned my Honda and left me to a decade-long battle with chronic pain. Both sides of my neck were whipped around, concentrating the pain in my neck and shoulder muscles–and radiating out to the connecting head, facial and jaw muscles. The pain is […]