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I Went to a Bikram Yoga Class

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    I've been doing yoga for about 4 years now but I usually practice on my own and only go for about 30 minutes at a time.  I went to a Bikram yoga class tonight though, it's known as 'hot' yoga.  They turn the heat up to 98-100 degrees and you do a lot of balancing poses...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 16 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    WTF. My body is CRAVING a bikram class.  It's been over 4 months since i've taken a class because the studios around here are so insanely exspensive. I am unemployed and disenfranchised from the benefits of bikram. Haha, I tried to conduct my own class in my living room and...
    bellamia24 bellamia24 22-25 1 Response Dec 15, 2008

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    I've been practicing Bikram Yoga regularly (4-5x/week) now for over a month. In the relatively short amount of time I learned my body can do all sorts of amazing things. I'm kind...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 Jul 14

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    The first time I hear of Bikram Yoga was from one of my clients, he was singing its praises, so me being me, I signed up that same weekend. I was hooked from day one. The instant...
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    I really love the idea of doing yoga, being at one with myself, and being more healthy. I bought one of those yoga apps so that I could do it in my room on my mat. I just started...
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    I started yoga last year and went to a studio for a month, but then I stopped going. This year I tried to do it myself at home, but I almost never feel relaxed or refreshed. I've...
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    Hot Yoga saved my life! Ok, that's a little dramatic. But hot yoga has been the best anti-depressant/anti-anxiety treatment I've ever had. The focused breathing (I'm an asthmatic...
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    Today's yoga practice was a challenge. I overextended my back when I was bike riding over the weekend. Things were difficult however I greens a greater appreciation of what I...
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jun 26

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    A little post HIIT workout yoga is so relaxing and really calms my heart rate down. I love getting a good stretch in, feeling calm and building some muscle. Yoga has truly been a...
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    Namaste! I go to yoga regularly. The exercises are essential for my body. Strength creates a holistic remedy to time and circumstances.
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