Bikram Hot Yoga (60 Minutes)
Based on a system of 26 postures and two breathing exercises executed in a slightly different sequence in a room heated to 35-38 degrees Celsius, and incorporates flowing several of the positions. This traditional yoga class is designed to build strength, stamina, and flexibility regardless of experience, skill level, or present health. The heat contributes to toxin disposal through sweat, increases blood flow, and speeds up metabolism, all of which contribute to a sense of well-being.
Bikram Hot Yoga (90 Minutes)
Bikram yoga is hot yoga, but even hotter. This system, created by yogi Bikram Choudhury, is a traditional Hatha yoga techniques derivative consisting of 26 postures and two breathing techniques. All poses are systematically done in a precise sequence.
Typically runs for a duration of 90 minutes, Bikram yoga is practised in a heated room of 35–42 °C (95–108 °F) with 40% humidity. The heat works systematically on every body part to stretch, cleanse, and reduce stress while ensuring that the muscles and organs stay in top shape.
While this may appear to be a strenuous fitness regime, Bikram yoga is a cleansing practise that improves strength, flexibility, and mental discipline.