Bikram Yoga is an intelligently designed sequence of 26 postures (asanas), practiced for 90 minutes in a heated room of 35 to 42 degree celcius with a humidity of 40%.
The increased room temperature aids in warming the muscles and increasing the flexibility of the body tissues, allowing for deeper stretching and helping to prevent injury. Toxins are released through the breath and skin by sweating. The end result is an unparalleled feeling of mental and physical well-being and relaxation.
Bikram Yoga is the best way to lose weight and get in shape for people of all ages and abilities, especially beginners. You can burn 600 to 1,000 calories per class at Bikram Yoga Middle East, depending on your work rate. Bikram Yoga works 100% of your entire body, from the inside out.
The series of stretches and compressions exercise your muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons, organs, nerves and glands. Upon release of a posture, fresh oxygenated blood travels through and rejuvenates the vessels and tissues that were being compressed.
Bikram Yoga is an effective lifestyle component for losing weight and increasing your overall health and well-being. Bikram Yoga is also effective in rehabilitating old injuries and complementing peak performance training.
The benefits of hot yoga and the heat allows you to achieve greater flexibility and ease getting into the postures, which means you get the benefits from the postures more quickly, and it is safer to push yourself further into the postures.
Your heart will beat faster creating the same effect as any aerobic exercise, which makes your body burn fat more effectively. It creates a challenging cardiovascular workout.
Your pores and capillaries dilate, which oxygenates your body from the inside out, which flushes out toxins and waste products. You sweat! Your body uses sweating to detoxify, and it makes your skin glow.
Your metabolism speeds up, which helps breakdown glucose and fatty acids. The increased metabolism improves your digestive system.
Hot yoga helps your nervous system function better. Messages are also carried more effectively to and from your brain!