The Bikram yoga is a variant of the ancient Hindu discipline increasingly capture more adherents in the world. With a strong requirement for energy, Bikram is considerably harder than other techniques of yoga, so it is not recommended for everyone, highlighting its benefits primarily to control cholesterol and lose weight.
Yoga is becoming a more and more popular activity in the Western world today. The number of places holding Yoga classes is on the increase and there is a plethora of different types of Yoga. With a choice of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Power Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and many more it can be easy to get confused.
It is best to start with a type of yoga that is appropriate for your own level of fitness, physical and spiritual goals and health condition.
The Bikram Yoga is a discipline that is practiced at 42 ° C and is based on a series of 26 postures, or asanas and two breathing exercises or pranayama that combine skills of concentration, patience, determination and self control.
Scientifically, the class of Bikram Yoga warms and stretches muscles, ligaments and tendons in the order they should be developed.
The Bikram is one of the last Yogas. This is a very physical yoga exercise consisting of a series of 26 postures, or asanas, but with a particularity: it is done in a room that is between 40 and 43 degree temperatures and a high degree of humidity. To get an idea, would like to practice yoga in a sauna.