The beginning of yoga goes back 2,500 years and was passed on by Patanjali to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for helping us all in our quest to maintain stability in mind spirit and soul. Most importantly it is the healthy outlook on life (mentally/physically) it gives. Hot off the press, word has it this form of exercise has taken the world by storm and still continues to do so and will for a long time to come.
Believe it or not hot yoga is a type of exercise people are practicing on such a large scale that it is becoming a craze. Hot yoga is a combination of different poses carried out in a special heated room of which the temperature is normally between 95-105 degrees.
Think sauna – think perspiration when this routine is performed. Having a towel handy is a good idea to wipe your brow or other parts of the body in order to avoid slipping and to keep your vision clear.
Light clothing like shorts to practice hot yoga will make your experience a more comfortable one, no winter wollies please they are not needed.
Involving your self in hot yoga is a fabulous way of cleansing the body and ridding any toxins on the inside.
Be sure to drink plenty of fluid (water) during lessons. Bring your own thermos or bottled mineral water, by doing this you can quench your thirst thus stemming off dehydration. Before taking part in hot yoga remember that it is not advisable to consume food at least two hours before. The reason being is you have nominated your body to take part in a strenuous workout.
Cholesterol and fat levels are lowered through sweat loss, so if slimming is on the agenda then it is certainly worth checking out our Hot Detox and Hold Level 1 and 2 Classes.
Moves and postures differ greatly so choosing which class is for you could prove to be a problem. Do a little research or talk to a teacher in the field of yoga who can advise you on what is best for your needs, whether it is a health matter, slim down or just to claim peace of mind.
Before enrolling in a hot yoga class make sure to delve more intimately into what it entails as it may or may not be your cup of tea. Hot yoga can be exhausting but it does have its perks giving results. Your health is so very important thus making yoga a number one priority to be taken seriously to build a fit mind, body and soul.
Feeling good about your self is a step forward in leading a better life. Consult your doctor on any health concerns you may have before he points you in the right direction of easing your symptoms with a dose of yoga.