From Our Editors
"I love the way Bikram Yoga makes me feel happy, energized, and healthy. I didn’t love the heat at first, but now I need to sweat everyday."
—Anastasia Magdalene, Bikram Yoga Saanich Instructor
It only took 26 yoga postures and a heated room to rid Anastasia Magdalene of her chronic back pain. That winning combination—the foundation of Bikram Yoga—has changed the lives of many of Bikram Yoga Saanich's instructors. Abbey Lee found a sense of community, while Owl won relief from anxiety, spinal issues, and other problems. Read more about the instructors, who were each trained personally by Bikram yoga founder Bikram Choudhury.
Bikram Yoga Saanich's studio features rubber flooring made with recycled materials, low-flow shower heads, and no plastic water bottles. The hot studio of Bikram Yoga Saanich makes for a happy planet Earth and a jealous planet Mars. Find out all the ways the studio stays eco-friendly.
Tips for First Time Students
Classes at Bikram Yoga Saanich accommodate all levels, including first-timers. Here are some tips for new students:
- Drink lots of water on the day of the class, and continue drinking during the session to stay hydrated.
- Dress in clothes that accommodate stretching and sweating.
- Take your next class as soon as possible.
- Read more tips on Bikram Yoga Saanich's website.