Month: August 2013

A trinity of women: Emmy, Mary, Raj

In early August, two hundred women from around the country traveled to Austin, Texas, to study with three leaders in the Bikram community: Emmy Cleaves, Mary Jarvis and Rajashree Choudhury. Joining them was Dr. Lisa Ellis (a dedicated Bikram yogi, who often recommends the…

Intense exercise, sweat, and meditation: the cure for modern-day anxiety and pain

Every wonder why you feel SO much better after Bikram? The practice feels so powerful…and mysterious…that senior teacher Chris Fluck describes it as ‘alchemy’. Here, a pain specialist, Dr Giresh Kanji, carefully explains the causes of–and cures for–modern-day anxiety and pain. He describes Bikram…