About Bikram Yoga
Below is a group of web pages that aim to answer the most commonly asked questions. What is Bikram Yoga? Who is Bikram Choudhury? How will Bikram Yoga benefit me?
About The Yoga
Bikram Yoga is a series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. Each posture stretches and strengthens specific muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints needed for the next posture.
Bikram Choudhury's Story
Bikram Choudhury was born in the city of Calcutta (now Kolkata), in the year 1946. At the tender age of only four years old, Bikram began yoga training under the strict guidance of Bishnu Ghosh, one of the most popular physical culturists of that time, at his 'College of Physical Education'.
Postures & Benefits
Bikram Yoga's twenty-six posture exercises systematically move fresh, oxygenated blood to one hundred percent of your body, to each organ and fiber, restoring all systems to healthy working order, just as Nature intended. Proper weight, muscle tone, vibrant good health, and a sense of well being will automatically follow.
Whether looking for a good book to read about Bikram Yoga or maybe a studio to get a practice in when out of town we've put together a nice list of resources to help you in your quest.