Hot yoga is described as performing yoga exercises under hot and humid conditions. Hot yoga is often associated with Bikram style. Now, most of the yoga styles using hot yoga to increase an individual’s flexibility in the poses. Hot yoga often seeks to replicate the heat in colder climates and humidity of India.
Many yoga schools practise a fixed series of traditional poses in a 90 minute session, in a room with an air temperature of 105 degrees and 40% humidity. Many yoga schools and studios tinker with the above formula in order to offer their own versions of hot yoga.
The heated environment increases the blood flow and makes you feel more flexible than you really are.
BENEFITS OF HOT YOGA
- Relaxes the body and mind.
- Focuses on renewal.
- Increase strength
- Helps to improve the balance
- Helps to improve heart health.
- Reduces the stress.
- Helps to cure the blood pressure.
- Helps to cure low back pain, arthritis and insomnia.
- Slowdown the aging
- Improves the concentration.
- Improves the flexibility
- Enhance the overall posture
- Detoxify the whole body
- Helps to practise the poses effortlessly.
- Increases the balance.
- Restorative pose soothes the nervous system.
- Calms the mind.
- helps to release the tension
- Reduces the depression.
- It encourages the mindfulness.
- Helps to increase the attention.
- Cures many stress related diseases.
- Great pose to recover from chronically illness.
- Increases the immune system.
DO’S, DONT’S & TIPS FOR HOT YOGA
Practise this yoga daily, will yield the better results.
It’s good to do this pose in the morning with empty stomach.
Always listen to your body, and know your limits. While practise, if you find any pain or discomfort, please exit the pose and ask for the expert’s guidance and doctor’s advice.
Please practise under the expert’s guidance.