Bikram Yoga Jackson TN

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 Jackson, TN listed below.

Yoga Center of Jackson
731-664-6633 or 731-424-6128
368 N. Parkway Suite # 4
Jackson, TN
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Kali Yuga Yoga
(615) 260-5361
1011 Fatherland St.
Nashville, TN
Yoga Styles
Hot Yoga, Vinyasa, Restorative, Prenatal

Mountain Athletic Club
(423) 886-0971
1309 Taft Hwy
Signal Mountain, TN
Yoga Styles
Power and mixed

Essential Therapies
(423) 392-4325
112 West Main Street
Kingsport, TN
Yoga Styles
Various

French Broad Studio
(423) 487-0128
176 Riviera
Newport, TN
Yoga Styles
Iyengar

Hot Yoga House
(615) 448-6694
826 Wren Road
Goodlettsville, TN
Yoga Styles
hot/vinyasa/power/Iron Yoga with Weights

My Hot Yoga Place
(615) 822-9642
393 East Main Street #4
Hendersonville, TN
Yoga Styles
Hot Yoga/Vinyasa

Centre Energique
(615) 347-1036
4219 Hillsboro Road, Suite 338
Nashville, TN
Services
Yoga, Yeast Syndrome, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Geriatrics, General Practice, Functional Medicine, Energy Medicine, Diabetes, Chelation Therapy, Bio-identical HRT, Biofeedback, Ayurveda, Auriculotherapy, Arthritis, Aromatherapy, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Breathe Y'all Yoga and Massage
(931) 224-9539
875 Dyer Circle
Morrison, TN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Talley Ho Inn
(800) 448-2465
8314 State Hwy 73
Townsend, TN
Yoga Styles
Yoga Flow, Piyo

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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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