Bikram yoga is a type of yoga which originated in India and became popular in the early 1970s. The founder of this yoga, Bikram Choudhury is also the pioneer of the Yoga College in India. He was born in the year 1946 in Kolkata and started practicing yoga at a very young age. Bikram Choudhury was a renowned champion of the All-India National Yoga Championship and is also known for his singing and writing talents.
Bikram yoga was created from the traditional hatha yoga techniques and follows a series of 26 postures. The yoga poses normally takes 90 minutes to conduct and is practiced in a room heated up to 40-degree centigrade, with a humidity of 40 percent. Along with the 26 postures, it also includes two breathing technique.
Bikram yoga allows the body to completely stretch out and sweat from all pores. It is a good technique to relief stress, pain in joints, body aches and heals chronic injuries. It also tones up your body, helps to reduce weight, lower blood pressure, revitalizes your body and increases life span.
Practicing Bikram yoga doesn’t have any side effects apart from the body being dehydrated due to excessive sweating. Therefore, it is advisable to drink plenty of water before you start the yoga session and even after to maintain the liquid in your body.
In this e-book I’ll show you how to perform the postures and why it is beneficial for your health to start practicing Bikram yoga today. Actually, this Bikram yoga benefits not only your body but also your mind and soul. When you start to practice this series of poses, by the end of it, you will feel unusually peaceful, complete and calm. You will be free of all tension and stress and will learn to relax in a totally wholesome way.
I’ll be dividing this e-book into seven chapters for quick and easy reading. The first chapter of Bikram Yoga e-book will let you know the basics and will prepare you for the yoga. The following five chapters will show you how to perform all the different postures of Bikram Yoga in the correct way and explain its benefits. So, let's get started!