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How Your Hot Yoga Class Can Help Your Heart

It’s not the yoga practice alone—or even the heat by itself—that seems to lower blood pressure, but the unique combination of them. Unlike other types of fitness done in the heat, like a summer bootcamp class, yoga emphasizes breathing exercises and flexibility, as well as isometric contractions. When combined with heat exposure, it intensifies the advantages of each.

Stacy Hunter, Ph.D., an assistant professor and director of the cardiovascular physiology lab at Texas State University

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Bikram Yoga: The Real Fountain of Youth

Bikram Yoga enthusiasts have long espoused the practice as a cure-all. Now Western medicine is agreeing with them.

Sourced from Robert Irvine Magazine

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The Vagus Nerve - a secret piano key under our skin to press internally and calm us down

The vagus nerve is essentially the queen of the parasympathetic nervous system — a.k.a. the “rest and digest,” or the “chill out” one — so the more we do things that “stimulate” or activate it, like deep breathing, the more we banish the effects of the sympathetic nervous system — a.k.a. the “fight or flight,” or the “do something!” stress-releasing adrenaline/cortisol one.

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Bone structure - using Bikram Yoga as Therapy

Core Yoga Shifts

Require a non opinionated approach to your own process. The attachment of ‘dislike’, and even ‘like’, is only serving up until a point.

Enter into a core base line shift with a non personalized approach to your practice.

Meaning a state of non comparison of oneself with ones expectations. The Deep Core Yoga Shift filters through a state of non resistance….

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