Hydration! Super important for all yogis, and is an essential part of a yogi’s routine to properly nourish and fuel the body. Hydration is key to progress in your practice staying hydrated helps in maintaining your performance during yoga practice but also as well for maintaining your mood and recovery from exercise2. The following tips are focused on Bikram yogis but are also applicable and high relevant to all types of yoga classes, especially where you are going to work up a sweat. (more…)
We are a couple in mid-thirties
We started practicing hot yoga in April 2016. Our New Year resolution for 2016 was to focus on our health, eat healthier, be active, lose weight and make important changes in our lifestyle. With that in mind we decided to buy the intro offer at Kula and see whether yoga is for us. (more…)
May on Practicing Yoga With Michelle..
Practicing yoga together means that we can encourage one another and keep up the momentum and motivation.
There are days when you don’t want to leave the house and your mind is occupied by all sorts. Or work has taken over your time and invaded the mind. Life, family and friends too can be demanding. So having a friend, partner in crime within your yoga classes is such a good way forward. (more…)
Annemiek (left of the picture) on practicing with Sammy
Yoga together with my friend is getting recharged, having fun and having a proper workout all together. The best thing is afterwards when you are so happy you’ve looked after yourself, your body & your mind & each other. You sit down in the chill area, we have a little chat and we enjoying that big bottle of water that suddenly tastes better than the best G&T. It’s just a treat to share a passion like this and it makes yourself & your friendship grow stronger and stronger. (more…)
If you are reading this you are either researching the best ways to rehab, currently rehabbing or just plain curious.
An Anteriror Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction of the knee joint is one of the most common surgeries and the recovery time can be up to a year. That is a long time for anybody and even after the instructed rehab has finished for many the pain can still be a problem as surgery doesn’t always mean a pain free life.
This is where Bikram Yoga comes in as an aid for your ACL reconstruction rehab. (more…)
Bikram yoga may take a few classes to get used to. Once you have adjusted to the heat and your body has gone through the initial opening up and detoxification stages you will start feeling the incredible health benefits this miraculous system offers. The postures are always the same but you are different both physically and mentally every time you practise. (more…)
Before the boom of Bikram Yoga, yoga was not the number one choice of exercise by the younger generation of the western world.
The image of sitting in a room with old people, doing funny movements and postures – oooing and ahhhing was the typical the stereotype, and the emergence of Bikram Yoga changed this whole perception. (more…)
Keeping still is one of the hardest things for us to do, especially in that heat! 60 seconds of absolute stillness can seem like 20 minutes and there will always be something distracting you right?!
Savasana is sanskrit for Dead Body Pose and once we actually get to that place we will not be moving a muscle! So there is no doubt this is hard to do when we are live and kicking, however it is one of most important postures in Yoga and for some it takes years to master and for others it may be a walk in the park. (more…)