Navigating the minefield of daily life with the grace of a gazelle and artfully dodging the tiny stress grenades tossed during body-mind warfare requires limber limbs and a zen-like calm. Make sure you’re ready for the next bout and pay R99 for one month of hot Bikram yoga with Indian Ocean Yoga.
Whether you’re already versed in the ways of Pranayama and Camel Pose or you’re pretty sure Asana is the name of your hair-dresser, yoga is one of the easiest exercises to get into. The only authentic hot Bikram yoga studio in KZN, Indian Ocean Yoga offers ninety minutes of one of the world’s favourite ways to get fit and flexible. With trained teachers certified by yoga-yogi Bikram Choudhury and a relaxed environment, the classes are suitable for everyone regardless of age, experience or level of flexibility.
Bikram yoga is the original hot yoga – which isn’t to say that it dances around in tiny shorts or makes suggestive gestures at strangers. Performed in a heated room which allows the body to stretch more easily and deeply without worrying about strains and injury, it literally is hot – like the Sahara or the steam-room at your local gym. comprising of twenty-six postures and two breathing exercises, Bikram yoga offers an intense workout, and a better detox for the body and mind than that lemon, maple syrup and cayenne pepper some nutritionists peddle – it also offers better fat burning, weight-loss and metabolism increase than the lemon drink does.
All the stretching helps to increase flexibility, stamina and lung-capacity. The mental detox that occurs when you’re switching through poses and breathing through the burn also aids you in avoiding ERROR 404 – SLEEP NOT FOUND and the general anxiety and depression that can sometimes come with having a job, living life or having to breath air. Combine better sleep, less anxiety and improved health, and Bikram yoga is the perfect recipe for greater powers of concentration, a sharper mind and a generally new and improved You Version 2.0Yoga Fact: Yoga was originally invented by locals of a small Canadian village as a moose-luring dance.