23 Items Tagged

bikram yoga

Why I Will Never Do Bikram Yoga Again

I’m not resting peacefully; in fact, my heart is racing, and I'm struggling to breathe.

Emi Boscamp
September 3 2015

Why You Should Practice Breathing Through Your Nose (And Not Your Mouth)

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 to...

Reid Winick, DDS
May 6 2015

Why I'm Not Doing Bikram Yoga Teacher Training

No. 2: Practicing and teaching are vastly different things.

Low Lai Chow
September 13 2014

5 Things I Wish People Would Start Doing In Bikram Yoga

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 it might be helpful to...

Allyson Potrebka
May 15 2014

5 Things I Wish People Would Stop Doing In Bikram Yoga

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 do any of the...

Low Lai Chow
May 12 2014

How Yoga Helped Me Surf My Way To A World Record

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 felt walking out...

Garrett McNamara
April 15 2014

How I Ditched Yoga & Felt Better

Everyone understands that when you start something new, you’re going to encounter resistance. What becomes harder to figure out is knowing when the...

Kate Swoboda
October 14 2013

I Never Thought I'd Love Competitive Yoga

The first time I heard someone mention a “yoga competition,” I scoffed at the idea. 

Lauren May
February 7 2013

Profile of a Competitive Yogi

“Competition drives us to be the best we can be, but to be a champion requires the submission to results and outcome.”

Marina Chetner
September 4 2012

Yoga as a Sport & The Olympic Games

"A thought is an arrow shot at the truth; it can hit a point, but not cover the whole target. But the archer is too well satisfied with...

Marina Chetner
June 29 2012

Bikram Yoga's Other Half: A Conversation with Rajashree Choudhury

Just as the Moon is to the Sun, Yin is to Yang, so is Rajashree to Bikram – a balance in harmony.

Marina Chetner
June 19 2012

Hydration and Replenishment for (Hot) Yogis

We hear the tip frequently, ‘ensure you’re well hydrated’, but what does it really mean?

Marina Chetner
June 18 2012

6 Tips for Bikram Yoga Beginners

"The strength and determination it takes to do this pose will carry forth into every part of your life.”

Nicole Bailey
June 4 2012

5 Life Lessons Beyond the Yoga Mat

Do you apply your learnings from the yoga room, to your everyday life?

Marina Chetner
June 2 2012

5 Reasons Why I Love Bikram Yoga

No matter what stage of your practice you're in, there are so many reasons to get your yoga on with Bikram.

Lisa Consiglio Ryan
May 29 2012