Bikram Yoga Helps You Survive and Even Thrive During the Holidays Today I am excited to feature guest-blogger Missy Jones on Bikram Yogi Talk.  I met Missy through the yoga community here in Florida and in my home state, Georgia.  As an accomplished yogi, she is quite inspiring and I love her sunny personality and [...]

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Bikram Yoga and Union

December 11, 2012

Bikram Yoga Brings People Together… And Puts YOU Back Together Lately while I’ve been teaching class, I’ve noticed how much I use the word “together,” and how often it appears in Bikram’s dialogue.  It’s no surprise really, because the actual Sanskrit word “yoga” means to yoke, join, unite, or attach.  Yoga means union.   In Bikram [...]

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Bikram Yoga: What I Learned From Bikram

December 3, 2012

Bikram challenges the yoga community with his outspoken personality Today I was reading an article by Barney Calman on Daily Mail about Bikram yoga.  This wonderful article starts with an interview of the amazing Joseph Encinia, the 2011 International Yoga Asana Champion, and ends with the author’s visit to Bikram Yoga Teacher Training in L.A., where [...]

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Bikram Yoga Travel Photos: Puerto Rico

November 29, 2012

Bikram yoga with a pretty Caribbean backdrop Greetings from Puerto Rico!  I still have several days left here in my “second home” Caribbean paradise before I head back to Florida.  A couple days ago, the waves were no good for surfing so my awesome boyfriend Mark shot some yoga pics of me.  I plan to [...]

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Bikram Yoga “Home” Practice

November 26, 2012

Can’t Make it to the Studio?  You Can Still Do Your Bikram Yoga! Greetings yogis!  I am currently away from home, at my “second home” in Isabela, Puerto Rico, for a 2-week surf trip.  As you might have guessed, I’m kind of crazy about Bikram yoga and it’s tough being away from my home studio. [...]

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Bikram Yoga: Five Things I’m Thankful For

November 23, 2012

‘Tis the week of giving thanks.  To honor that, I thought I should write a post to express my thankfulness about what Bikram yoga has done in my life.  I’m not even sure I can limit myself to a five-thing list, but here goes nothing I’m thankful to Bikram yoga for: Fixing my broke-down athlete [...]

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Bikram Yoga: Five Things For the Price of One!

November 15, 2012

  Bikram Yoga: You get so much more than you can imagine out of one 90-minute class! Yesterday, I was sore from surfing and thought of how nice it would be to have a massage.  Then I remembered: I don’t need a massage, I’m going to yoga tonight!!  I started thinking about all the things [...]

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About Bikram Yoga: Savasana, aka Everyone’s Favorite Pose!

November 13, 2012

Oh, Savasana.  Also known as Dead Body Pose or “everyone’s favorite pose.”  ;)  As with any form of Hatha Yoga, it is essential to know about Savasana to know more about Bikram yoga. First of all, what IS Savasana?  If you already practice Bikram yoga, you’ve done it a million times.  Savasana is a yoga [...]

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Bikram Yoga: It’s Good for What Ails You!

November 6, 2012

Whatever’s Wrong, Bikram Yoga is Your Cure One of the major benefits of Bikram yoga is that it is good for WHATEVER ails you.  The 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises are specifically designed to address EVERY part of your body, resulting in: restoration of health in all organ systems correct alignment of the skeleton [...]

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About Bikram Yoga: Pranayama Standing Deep Breathing

November 5, 2012

Mark Learns More About Bikram Yoga Pranayama Deep Breathing A few days ago, my boyfriend and I went paddleboarding around the Thousand Islands where we live in Cocoa Beach, FL.  It was a beautiful morning and we had a wonderful time paddling in nature.  During the paddle, we were discussing one of our favorite topics: [...]

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