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 poses where you are in a super hot room and sweat like crazy.
If you like doing it I am not saying you shouldn’t do it. I’m just saying … it ain’t real yoga.
Over the past year or so I believe I have become a self-proclaimed yoga snob. In terms of the type of yoga classes I take, the teachers I study under and even the way I am trying to develop my skills as a teacher.
When I first started taking yoga in 2007 it was solely for exercise. And there is nothing wrong with that.
About four years ago I started taking yoga at a yoga studio. I found different styles of yoga and different teachers I enjoyed studying under. And I found styles of yoga and teachers I didn’t enjoy.
My normal practice consisted of Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga.
Once I … Continue reading