Bikram Yoga Memphis 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 Memphis, TN listed below.

Midtown Yoga
(901) 270-5373
524 S Cooper
Memphis, TN
Yoga Styles
ALL

Simply Divine Yoga
4285670
3233 Kinderhill Ln
Germantown, TN
Yoga Styles
vinyasa

Evergreen Yoga Center
(901) 726-1115
1541 Overton Park Ave
Memphis, TN
 
Better Bodies Yoga
(901) 685-1931
692 W Brookhaven Cir
Memphis, TN
 
Memphis Massage
(901) 761-4700
5007 Black Rd
Memphis, TN
 
Yoga @ Hope Presbyterian Church
(901) 853-1321
8500 Walnut Grove Road
Cordova, TN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Yoga Teacher
(901) 240-1133
216 Catalpa Drive
Marion, AR
Yoga Styles
Iyengar Yoga

Bikram Yoga Memphis
(901) 682-9940
5101 Sanderlin Ave Ste 125
Memphis, TN
 
Breeze Yoga Memphis
(901) 537-0012
627 S Mendenhall Rd
Memphis, TN
 
Nirvana Yoga
(901) 684-1524
475 River View Rd
Memphis, TN
 

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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