One of the hottest yoga exercises that you can do to improve your overall well-being is Bikram Yoga. It is ‘hot’ not just because you only get to do 26 postures during the whole exercise routine but because it is indeed being done in a hot room with a 105°F temperature with a humidity of 40%, making it known as a hot yoga.
Even though it is not like the classic yoga, the 26 postures of Bikram Yoga still work systematically for every part of the body and gives all the internal organs, muscles, as well as veins and ligaments all the things that are needed to keep them functioning well and ensure that you’re at your best health. But before you enroll in a Bikram Yoga class, why not try to familiarize yourself with the first five postures done in this exercise and know the benefits that you can get from each.
Standing Deep Breathing
When you do this form of Bikram Yoga, it can help your body keep warm even after the whole set of yoga postures are done. This posture can furthermore help you prevent respiratory problems such as bronchitis, emphysema as well as shortness of breath.
Half Moon Pose
The second phase of the yoga exercise is the half moon pose that can make your abdominal muscles powerful and at the same time strengthens your spinal flexibility. Other benefits that you can get from this is that it helps keep your kidneys to properly function and also helps in curing liver enlargement.
Hands to Feet Pada
To do this yoga form, you have to fold both your arms in an upright position and then afterwards bringing them down closer to your knees. Doing this helps increase spinal flexibility and improves blood circulation, too.
This is a chair like position wherein your main focus is correcting the postures of your back, chest and pelvis. By doing this, you tone and shape your legs and could also give you relief from rheumatism and arthritis.
This pose can greatly benefit you as doing this gives you the chance to open the 14 largest joints in your skeletal system. Aside from that, the eagle pose also improves hips and ankle flexibility as well as proper blood circulation throughout the reproductive system.
These are just some of the benefits that you can get from doing Bikram Yoga. If you decide to do the full 26 postures of this exercise, you would surely be able to gain a lot more and be on your way to a wholistic health that you’ve always wanted to achieve.