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6 things about controversial yoga guru Bikram Choudhury

Bikram Choudhury, who founded the Bikram yoga practice, has been ordered to pay US$924,500 (S$1.32 million) to a former legal adviser. Ms Minakshi Jafa-Bodden, Choudhury’s former personal attorney, said that she was fired for investigating sexual misconduct charges against her employer. The guru faces further lawsuits from women who allege …

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How to Survive a Bikram Yoga Class

For years I avoided Bikram Yoga like the plague. Ninety minutes,105°F in a room packed with people, and an intense yoga sequence? All I saw was the hype, and all I heard were the countless stories that started with “I almost collapsed in class…” But then, one day, I decided to …

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10 Things NOT to Do in Bikram Yoga

It feels like it’s 130F, sweat is stinging your eyes, you’re itching for a sliver of cool air… actually, jumping into an pool ice cube filled pool would be your idea of heaven right about now. It’s inevitable that thoughts like these cross our minds if we’re struggling through a …

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5 Reasons You Should Brave the Heat and Try Hot Yoga

Hot yoga (or Bikram yoga) began to make its way west to the United States in the 1970s and hasn’t lost any steam since then. Devotees swear by the added intensity of a heated room while performing traditional yoga postures, claiming deeper flexibility, increased mindfulness, and clearer skin. Three experts …

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Bikram yoga founder ordered to pay $7.4 million

Bikram yoga founder reacts to sex assault allegations 06:37 Story highlights Bikram Choudhury is ordered to pay $6,471,878 in punitive damages and $924,000 in compensatory damages “It’s about time somebody stood up to this defendant and it’s too bad it took a jury,” says attorney Choudhury, who denies wrongdoing, has …

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Are Bikram Yoga Poses Energizing Like Sleep?

Regular practice of yoga, whether Bikram or other styles, can result in a number of noticeable improvements, from more refreshed and youthful-looking skin to improved functioning of internal organs. If you’ve been feeling fatigued or groggy lately, you may want to try incorporating a Bikram yoga class somewhere into your …

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Search Results Side Effects of Starting Bikram Yoga

Bikram yogis perform an intense, 26-posture series in a room heated to about 105 degrees with elevated humidity. Founder Bikram Choudhury has said he incorporated the heat component both to replicate the climate of his native India and to facilitate the body’s ability to stretch and cleanse itself through sweat. …

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How to Practice Bikram Yoga Poses

Named for its founder, Bikram Choudhury, Bikram yoga consists of 26 postures that are sequentially performed in a studio or room heated to 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Adapted from Hatha yoga, Choudhury believes that the 26 poses collectively work, strengthen and repair all muscles, organs and body systems. The order of …

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