Bikram Yoga works on you Outside & In

Which is more important? So what if you can’t get into the perceived “ideal” form of an asana? Many who receive benefits from Bikram aren’t necessarily those for whom something physically obvious or quantifiable by others is happening. The benefits and change do not have to be verified by others anyway! However the internal changes can be visible through a …

Thumbs Up!

Whist I was tightening up all my bits preparing for Part I Utkatasana today I suddenly became excessively aware of my THUMBS! I feel them, any movement, they feel strong, the skin, the pressure of the side of it against the index finger, I perceive it as something really important and powerful, more than my hand, my arm or any …

Yogi Trisha Thomas ~ 7 answers to 7 questions

I have been practicing Bikram Yoga since July 1998 with a 4 year hiatus somewhere in the middle. I took it up because of insomnia (see my piece on ‘girl meets Yoga’) but I continued to practice for the ‘head stuff’ 🙂 the mental hygiene, the ‘shedding’, the peace of mind. All this I got from my very first class. …