Bikram Yoga Elberton GA

The benefits of Bikram yoga include removing toxins from your body and encouraging healthier habits. Bikram yoga is also known as hot yoga because the temperature in the room is between 95 to105 degrees Farenheit, which is great for loosening the muscles and improving the Bikram yoga postures. People can use Bikram yoga as part of a successful weight loss plan. Please scroll down to learn more and get access to all the related products and services in Elberton, GA listed below.

Yoga Union
(706) 202-4952
1960 Main Street
Comer, GA
Yoga Styles
Hatha

High Mountain Healthcare & Life Wellness
(706) 745-2229
63 Pleasant Hill Road
Blairsville, GA
Services
Yoga, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Fitness/Exercise, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Yoga of India
(404) 771-1006
Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs, GA
Yoga Styles
Satya [True] Yoga

R & R Resorts
(888) 767-7375
PO Box 1496
Conyers, GA
Yoga Styles
Yoga Retreat Center

Naya Jeevan Yoga Studio
(404) 277-9916
6105 Atlanta Highway
Flowery Branch, GA
Yoga Styles
Pranakriya

Yoga on Vine
(912) 596-3322
12 E. Vine Street
Statesboro, GA
Yoga Styles
Iyengar, Power, Gentle Yoga, Tai Chi

Various Locations
(706) 955-7285
4850 High Meadows Dive
Grovetown, GA
Yoga Styles
Hatha

THE YOGA SOURCE STUDIO
(678) 377-1991
2268 Fountain Square Business Center
Snellville, GA
Yoga Styles
Hatha & Kundalini

Clear Conscience Yoga
(404) 909-4401
920 Reinhardt College Pkwy.
Canton, GA
Yoga Styles
Mandala Vinyasa

Balanced Body Wellness Centre
(770) 425-6068
5150 Stilesboro Road
Kennesaw, GA
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga

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Bikram Yoga

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By Jay Clark

Hot Yoga came into my life when I was searching for balance. I had exhausted my body from overexercise; every day I lifted weights, ran 6 miles, and erupted into random sequences of Tae Bo, when I should have been relaxing more. I needed a change in routine. I needed to sweat out some of my obsessive-compulsive personality.

So I packed my towel and lightweight clothing for a trip to the yoga studio. At the studio’s recommendation, I tried not eating anything beforehand, but en route my car veered uncontrollably into a gas station and left an empty bag of Twizzlers in its wake. Not to worry—Hot Yoga promised to rid me of any toxins resulting from my bad dietary decisions.

I entered the 105-degree room and found a spot in the corner for the 90-minute session. I took out my towel and immediately noticed it didn’t cover my mat completely. I shrugged, thinking it wouldn’t matter. But then the drip-fest began. Buckets of sweat poured down me, and my body and mat became perilously slippery. The annoying guy next to me had enough towel surface area to woo Princess Jasmine, and in comparison, my bathroom’s best looked like a doormat. To distract myself from towel envy, I focused on finding my center instead. I tried to soar, like a majestically sweaty eagle, to a place where I could forget my surroundings. Unfortunately, the loud “plops” of perspiration pouring from my neighboring downward doggers brought me back to reality. And that reality contained a metallic ceiling lined with furnaces above me. And the soggy butt of the person in front of me.

We launched into a series of harder poses. The instructor encouraged participants who were dizzy to sit down if necessary. Of course, as a dedicated type A personality, I recognized this as an opportunity to compete. Despite my light-headedness and the gooey red licorice sloshing in my stomach, I refused to take sit-down breaks like the people around me. This competitiveness fueled me through the rest of the session.

Afterward, I wasn’t proud I had resorted to exactly the type of unhealthy, obsessive behavior I was trying to moderate in the first place. But competitiveness aside, I discovered Hot Yoga wasn’t for me—though it did give me enough peace of mind to figure that out. I would have to find my balance and restoration elsewhere.

Author: Jay Clark

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