Adopting exercises from other cultures can help shake up a workout, which explains the growing popularity of that sport in which Scottish guys throw logs. Speak the universal language—sweating—with this Groupon.
- $39 for one month of unlimited bikram yoga classes ($80 value)
- During 90-minute classes, certified instructors guide students of all skill levels through the 26 poses and two breathing exercises of Bikram yoga. They heat the studio to 105 degrees to maximize flexibility and the removal of toxins through sweat. Merchant encourages clients to remain well hydrated before class by drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water. Click here for a class schedule, and here for tips on preparing for class.
Bikram Yoga Greensboro and Bikram Yoga Winston-Salem
Those who have just finished their 90-minute sequence at either Bikram Yoga Greensboro or Bikram Yoga Winston-Salem typically emerge drenched in sweat and refreshed after progressing through Bikram's signature series of 26 poses in 105-degree heat.
Yogis hone their form with the guidance of certified instructors who have studied under Bikram Choudhury himself during nine-week intensive courses. Teachers channel more than 500 hours of training each, which allows them to adjust postures and tips according to individual needs. To explain each pose, they follow the Bikram Dialogue, a script that calls for intuitive language instead of wordless, squeaky demonstrations with Barbie dolls. This simple and attentive style helps beginners and advanced practitioners properly position their stretches.