What is Bikram Yoga?
Bikram yoga is a variation of Hatha yoga, a traditional school of yoga that incorporates both postures and breathing. But it’s more than a style; it’s a unique experience, Every session has the same 26 postures, is taught by a Bikram-certified teacher, and takes place in a 105-degree studio.
This yoga is designed to bring broken bodies back to health.
This is a practice for everyone who thinks they can’t do yoga because… they use a wheelchair or walker, have arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes, a bad back, injured knees, are overweight, or have limited mobility.
Benefits of Bikram Yoga
This yoga practice is designed to create a balance between strength and flexibility in the body, to increase (or maintain) range of motion while simultaneously building the strength needed to support that range of motion.
Although practicing yoga in a hot setting can be difficult, some of the benefits may be worthwhile, especially if you want to improve in one of the areas listed below.
- Stress reduction
- Improved strength
- Increased range of motion
What are the 26 Bikram Yoga Poses?
The twenty-six position movements of Bikram Yoga progressively transport fresh, oxygenated blood to every organ and fiber in your body, returning all systems to healthy operating order, just as nature intended. Weight loss, muscle tone, vigorous excellent health, and a sense of well-being will all happen on their own.
Bikram’s Beginning Yoga Class is a twenty-six asana series designed to warm and stretch muscles, ligaments, and tendons in the proper order. The 26 hatha yoga poses and their advantages are shown below.
- Standing Deep Breathing: Pranayama
- Half Moon Pose
- Awkward Pose
- Eagle Pose
- Standing Head-to-Knee Pose
- Standing Bow
- Balancing Stick Pose
- Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose
- Triangle Pose
- Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose
- Tree Pose
- Toe Stand
- Corpse Pose
- Wind Removing Pose
- Sit Up
- Cobra Pose
- Locust Pose
- Full Locust Pose
- Bow Pose
- Fixed Firm Pose
- Half Tortoise Pose
- Camel Pose
- Rabbit Pose
- Head-to-Knee Pose and Stretching Pose
- Spine Twisting Pose
- Blowing in Firm
Why Choose Yoga Cure for Yoga in Troy?
At Yoga Cure we have a strong yoga community to keep you inspired and connected. We hire world-class instructors so you can be sure you are getting the best instruction. We are committed to YOUR personal growth and wellness.