Bikram Yoga

Confessions Of A Yoga Mama

Harriet McCafferty | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Parents
Harriet McCafferty

The more you practise, the deeper you go, you begin to break patterns in life that no longer serve you, you find a deeper peace in life as you take your practise out of the hot room and all the alignment you find in the yoga, you bring to your daily life.

Everything You Need to Know About Trying Hot Yoga

Danielle Richardson | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Richardson

Hot yoga has been a, er, hot fitness trend for a while now, and that's because it's a challenging but fun way to give your muscles a good old stretch, and give your mind a rest from the mentalness of everyday life. If you've never tried it before, the thought of stretching in a very hot room probably seems a bit daunting, so here are some tips to ensure you turn up prepared...

Brogan Driscoll

Fierce Grace: The New Hot Yoga Practice Suited To Everyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With yoga becoming increasingly popular over the past decade - there are believed to be between 300,000 to 460,000 yogis currently practising in the U...

The Only Way Is Bikram

Hannah McFaull | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah McFaull

With two weddings to prepare for next summer, my family are on a bit of a health kick at the moment. My sister and her bridesmaids, of which I am one of five, decided the best way to spend the heatwave was to sign up to 30 days of unlimited bikram yoga classes. The irony of this is lost on no-one.

Brogan Driscoll

Is It Possible To Do 90 Minutes Of Yoga, At 40C, Everyday, For 30 Days?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A little over a month ago I put a question to myself. Could I, a 25-year-old Londoner with a demanding job and even more demanding social life, co...

Bikram Yoga and the Game of Life

Ambi Sitham | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

A few years ago spurred by a friend I signed up for the 30 day Bikram yoga challenge. Having only ever tried yoga classes (Ashtanga) a couple of times before and intensely disliking the experience I was somewhat sceptical.

Trials By Bikram

Amy Dawson | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Dawson

Contorting into a backwards bend in 43 degrees Centigrade humidity, inhaling a rancid-insole smell and concentrating hard on just trying not to vomit, faint or topple into the person next to me... my first Bikram yoga session was shaping up to be an all-out BLAST.

Gym-Maniacs: Health and Fitness is Not All About the 'Burn'

Collette Walsh | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Collette Walsh

Goodbye January. Perhaps the over-enthusiastic gym newbies can calm down now? Every year I observe with a wry smile - but more often frustration - as my local health club is packed to the rafters with sweating 'January gym-maniacs'. But why the frenzy at all? Going hell for leather, be it on treadmills or in spin classes etc, is never a good idea.

Is Yoga Bad For You?

Anna Chapman | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Chapman

A recent New York Times article called How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body has caused quite a stir in the yoga community pointing out all the ways that yoga can injure and saying that most people shouldn't do it. But before you roll up your mat and head for the gentler delights of pilates, read this.

Bikram Yoga: Is It Worth the Sweat?

Olivia Solon | Posted 04.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Solon

Yoga. The very word conjures up a picture of smug serenity accompanied by a faint whiff of mung beans. One variant, however, had always appealed: Bikram yoga. This was the most badass of yogas; 90 minutes of exercise in a room heated to 42 degrees centigrade. If Chuck Norris did yoga, it would be Bikram.