Foundation first!

Those wonderful glorious feet, unfortunately kept in containers (shoes) most of the day. Poor things have quite a responsibility in both our everyday walking/living life and particularly in our yoga practice. The foot foundation is useful in both. The feet are one of the first things I look at as it’s important to see what … Continue reading

To party or not?

We are pretty sure you have an opinion on drinking during practice. We wanna know what you think, what you do now–and what you aspire to do. Take our poll and tell us. Party. Time. Have a little sip of water. If you want it. (You don’t need it.) “If you don’t want it, skip … Continue reading

Bikram Yoga is the pure, original hot yoga!

It’s always hot! Bikram Yoga is the original hot yoga that’s been featured in the press and on television, famous for its miraculous healing ability. It is a very specific 90 minute series of 26 yoga postures and breathing exercises taught in 105′ heat. Each pose is a challenge based on personal abilities; each pose addresses a certain area of … Continue reading

Nothing loose and nothing hanging

How did you find Bikram yoga? What made you decide to give it a try? No matter why you came to your first class, you probably come back (at least in part) because Bikram yoga helps you to achieve–and maintain–a healthy weight. A regular Bikram practice melts away excess weight–and helps put on a few … Continue reading

Bizzaro Bikram

Today, I did something bad. Something very, very bad. (Sort of…don’t get too worried. It was only yoga.) I went to a bootleg Bikram class. There aren’t a lot of certified Bikram teachers here in South Africa. There’s only one official Bikram class each day. Except for Fridays. No Bikram here on Fridays. I taught … Continue reading