Posts Tagged Bikram Yoga

Ammonia Smelling Sweat

After my Bikram Yoga workout, Bill asked me if I’d been smoking a joint. No. So what is that smell then? You mean me who smells like a cat pissed all over? This smell was getting annoying during class as I’d lean down in a Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose and want to gag on the strong smell. I have no idea why I smell like this. My first thought was that I was just releasing toxins stored […]

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Addicted to Bikram Yoga … Why This Sport?

I’m still not sure why I’m addicted to this yoga. I mean really, a 102 degree room to do yoga. Yet, I go 3x a week, and would swear by it. I’ve stopped smoking and have NO CRAVING. It’s amazing how one can feel the body being realigned slowly and the back extended. Bill likes to crack my back, and many times, he is unable to because of how stretched out and aligned it is. I’d recommend it to anyone […]

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Run Faster with Yoga

Run Faster with Yoga

Half Moon Pose can make you run faster. “Get Out” I say, Elaine style. Yes. It’s true my friends. “How can this be?” You ask. There are several reasons: 1. Skeletal Alignment: Many years ago a running friend told me ‘You can run faster if you eliminate additional energy from bouncing around into moving forward.’ In Yoga, your body begins to align itself and when your running, these inefficiencies of the body are essentially removed. I feel very German at […]

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Bikram Sweaty Yoga is Lots of Fun!

Bikram Sweaty Yoga is Lots of Fun!

Bikram Yoga is the most delicious thing one can do for the body in the midst of a holy hot as shit room, smelly neighbors, and interesting positions. I believe some day; I will be able to stick my own foot up ny ass. Metaphorically, I am able to do this, but not yet literally, and I would like to achieve parity in my life between who I think I am what I can actually do. Bikram Choudhury says you […]

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