Bikram Yoga Southgate MI

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 Southgate, MI listed below.

Bikram Yoga - Grosse Pointe
(313) 331-9641
15000 Kercheval Avenue
Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Yoga Styles
Bikram yoga

Yoga 4 Peace
(734) 282-9642
13550 Dix-Toledo
Southgate, MI
Yoga Styles
Hatha & Meditation

Isha Foudation
(866) 424-4742
Hellenic Cultural Center
Westland, MI
Yoga Styles
Kriya Yoga

InZen Yoga
(734) 437-9250
19219 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Yoga Shelter Studio No. 1
(313) 884-9642
17000 Kercheval St
Grosse Pointe, MI
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Deighton Family Practive
(248) 849-3441
22250 Providence Drive, Suite 500
Southfield, MI
Services
Yoga, Women's Health, Stress Management, Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Obstetrics, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Internal Medicine, General Practice, Family Practice, Diabetes, Breathwork, Ayurveda, Addiction
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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by arrangement, in-home private lessons
e-mail only
Wyandotte, MI
Yoga Styles
eclectic; bikram and kripalu trained

Affirmations Gay and Lesbian Community Center
(248) 398-7105
290 West 9 Mile Ferndale
Ferndale, MI
Yoga Styles
Hatha Slow Flow

Yoga Practice Center
(734) 207-7988
9885 Ann Arbor Road West
Plymouth, MI
Yoga Styles
Iyengar Yoga

Reconnect with Food
(248) 336-2868
317 E. Eleven Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI
Yoga Styles
Hatha

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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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