10 Bikram Yoga Tips from a 10-Year Bikram Veteran

1 Feb

challenge: january 2014

bikram yoga

Bikram Yoga is a 90 minute, hot and sweaty class.  The room temp is usually 105 degrees with 40% humidity.  You sweat.

There are 26 postures and two breathing exercises.  You do the same postures in the same order each class.  All but a few postures are repeated twice.

Did I mention you sweat?  Like a lot?

Here is what I suggest you do:

  1. Invest in good quality yoga clothing.  Search for clothing that is wicking, breathable and repels the stink of the sweat.  My suggestions are Shakti Activewear, Mika, and Lululemon. I am telling you, you will waste more money tossing out cheaper clothing because you cannot get the musty stink of sweat out of them, despite numerous washings, than if you are to invest in good quality clothing.
  2. If you are female, wear a sports bra.  If you are a man, do not wear a shirt.  It…

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