Bikram Yoga is a style of yoga developed by Bikram Choudhury who is one of the pre-eminent yoga masters living today.
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So I am currently a little Bikram obsessed, or so I am told. I am of course reviewing the studio which is one of only two that I have tried so I don't have a great reference to compare it to, but I really love this place and am spending increasing amounts of time here which must count for something. It is a very small space but I think that they have made really good use of it. The studio...more
supposedly lady gaga went to one of their studios? not sure if this was the one...
anyway, they have a 10 day deal for... i think 25pounds? there are certain classes you can't attend, so check the schedule if you don't have a lot of availability. you get a nice little card you can just swipe when you get there!
you don't need a yoga mat (they provide those). i liked the floor they used which...more
Oh how I wish I was in my yoga studio in HK. Where labour is cheap, so you get "free" towels, "free" water, "free" happy receptionists who knows about yoga, the wooden floor disinfected with dettol between classes, the studios smells clean (or free of sweat at least) and many types of hot and non hot yoga classes. Oh and yoga teachers who asks you what you want to do at the beginning of the...more
I've only tried a couple of Bikram classes in the past. When I was thinner and fitter. But a friend and I tottered off to a Sunday morning class this weekend and I was pleasantly surprised. Not at my lack of fitness, but I did like this studio a lot. Why?
1. the floor. The last studio I went to had carpet. Imagine - fifty sweaty bodies a 40 degree room, five times a day. Sohot has some kind...more
I still can't touch my toes, but I'm getting closer.
My sister recommended that I try this Bikram stuff, so I gave it a shot. Being gainfully unemployed, I was able to make the most of the 10-day all-you-can-yoga entry deal, going 8 times in that span.
The yoga itself is pleasantly torturous. Sweaty, strict, and scripted, it requires a fair bit of masochism to enjoy it. By the end of a...more