Science of Hot Yoga

By March 15, 2019 Allen Events

Focus is on hot yoga science and techniques to better understand the sequenced postures. Learn the science to cultivate your practice as a tool to feel great in your own body. Class/Lecture is done at low heat but come prepared to sweat!

BRIEF SUMMARY:
In this 3-hour workshop we perform one set of each of the 26 postures & 2 breathing exercises with tutorials that utilize the work of the world’s top Bikram Yoga researchers, including: Zoe L. Hewett, Dr. Brian Tracy, Dr. Stacy Hunter and others.

WE FOCUS ON:

  • Proper respiration
  • Leg strength
  • Endothelial improvement from the Bikram heart study
  • Components of sweat
  • Cardiovascular effects of heat training
  • Caloric & metabolic expenditures
  • The effects of the series on the autonomic nervous system
  • The original Jibananda sequence
  • Proper posture cycling
  • Yoga’s effect on beneficial neurotransmitters
  • Nobel prize winning work on age reducing enzymes
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