Bikram Yoga – The Hot One

Bikram Method Yoga, more commonly known as Bikram Yoga which is widely known as hot yoga. Bikram yoga has roots in Hatha yoga which was designed to heal the mind and the body. Bikram Choudhury was the founder of Bikram Yoga. He was a founder and a yoga practitioner. He developed Bikram Yoga after injuring himself in […]

Ashtanga Yoga – What Is It?

Ashtanga vinyasa yoga or Ashtanga yoga as it’s more commonly known was first recorded by the sage Vamana Rishi in the Yoga Korunta and introduced to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. This method of yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures—a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles […]

Hatha Yoga: What You Should Know

Hatha yoga is by far the most popular style of yoga in the West and several other styles of yoga originate from it including Power Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, and Kundalini Yoga. The word “hatha” comes from the Sanskrit terms “ha” meaning “sun” and “tha” meaning “moon”. Thus, Hatha Yoga is known as the branch of […]

Yoga: A Cure for Modern Day Stresses?

Could it be true? Could Yoga, a 5,000-year-old Hindu discipline of mind and body that first became known in Western society during the hippie generation of the Sixties and early Seventies be the cure to modern day stress? Yoga’s image as a mystic practice started disappearing as fast as the stressful aspects of the Eighties appeared and suddenly […]

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