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My memory of Bikram yoga is kneeling in Child’s Pose, forehead to the floor, arms outstretched in front of me. I’m not resting peacefully; in…

We all remember Mom telling us to chew our food slowly. Why? Because it promotes proper digestion by allowing the digestive enzymes in the saliva…

The next Bikram Yoga teacher training begins this month in Khao Lak, Thailand. Only two months ago, I was convinced that right now, I would…

Everyone I know who has done Bikram yoga either loves it or hates it, and those who love it often reach a point of addiction…

Recently I read a post about what to stop doing in a Bikram yoga. The piece stirred some strong emotions in me, and I thought…

Turning up for a hot Bikram yoga class is one thing. Keeping your cool and observing proper etiquette in one is another. Try not to…

About 25 years ago, following a major back injury, I took a yoga class, thinking it would help my flexibility. I still remember how I…

Everyone understands that when you start something new, you’re going to encounter resistance. What becomes harder to figure out is knowing when the resistance isn’t…

Not so long ago, during a sweaty yoga class, while moving laboriously between a Warrior One and a wobbly Eagle pose, the thought came suddenly…

In June 2012, I was a first-year yogi, and my enthusiasm for the practice led me to attend the Solstice in Times Square. Held on…

I recently attended the 2013 USA Yoga Asana championship in New York City. As a Bikram enthusiast, I was curious to see what it was…

When my previous article (" I Never Thought I'd Love Competitive Yoga ") went live, I hadn't expected many of the negative comments that it…

The first time I heard someone mention a “yoga competition,” I scoffed at the idea. But yoga isn't about competition! For years in Bikram classes…

The list of dos and donts is ever expanding when it comes to Bikram Yoga. The beauty of the practice is that the more you…

Since discovering and consistently practicing Bikram yoga , I've deliberately integrated my practice into my day-to-day life. That's the whole point, right? To use our…