Bikram Yoga is a unique sequence of 26 hatha yoga postures including two breathing exercises.
The Bikram series includes the most medicinal hatha yoga postures to help reshape and heal your body. In order to be effective, yoga must be practiced daily or on a regular basis with no long lapses between lessons. A minimum commitment of 10 classes in 30 days is required for the student to derive the maximum benefit from this program. You will find that you will want to do yoga. It is fun and it works. Your time and effort will return to you tenfold.
The 26 "Live" Posture Photos Here
Supta-Vajrasana . Padangustasana . Dandayamana-Dhanurasana .Half Tortoise Pose 22.Rabbit Pose 24. Pavanamuktasana . Sasangasana .Standing Bow Pulling Pose 7.Triangle Pose 10.Dead Body Pose 14.Spine Twisting Pose 26. Ustrasana .Locust Pose 18. Tadasana .Cobra Pose 17.Toe Stand Pose 13. Khapalbhati .Fixed Firm Pose 21.Standing Head to Knee Pose 6.Half Moon pose with Hands To Feet Pose 3.Tree Pose 12.Eagle Pose 5.Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose 9. Salabhasana .Awkward Pose 4. Janushirasana with Paschimottanasana .Bow Pose 20.Camel Pose 23.Balancing Stick Pose 8.Names of the 26 Postures
1. Ardha-Kurmasana .Sit Up 16.Blowing In Firm Pose
. Ardha-Matsyendrasana . Utkatasana .Head to Knee Pose with Stretching Pose 25. Sit up . Dandayamana-JanuShirasana . Trikanasana . Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Paschimottanasana . Garurasana . Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Janushirasana .Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose 11. Pranayama Series .Full Locust Pose 19.Wind Removing Pose 15. Bhujangasana .Standing Deep Breathing 2. Dhanurasana . Savasana . Ardha Chandrasana with Pada-Hastasana . Poorna-Salabhasana . Tuladandasana .
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5. Awkward Pose . helps correct high blood pressure 7. Standing Bow Pulling Pose . Half Moon/Hands to Feet .1. Pranayama Breathing . toe & ankle joints. tendon & internal organ in the body. Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose . strengthens lower limbs and firms upper arms
4. and buttocks
3.increases circulation to all parts of the body. joint. increases circulation in the knee. upper body and arms
6. frozen shoulders. good for kidneys
10. thighs. abdominal obesity and hyperacity. increases hip flexibility. buttocks and upper thighs 8. strengthens and firms the abdomen. Balancing Stick Pose . hips. thighs. Triangle Pose . strengthens and firms arms. relieves tension in neck and shoulders. increases hip flexibility. Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose -
.Develops concentration. hips. increases flexibility of the spine. Standing Head to Knee . builds focus and prepares the body for practices 2. scoliotic deformities. increases circulation to the brain. determination and patience. works pancreas. strengthens and firms abdomen. opens the shoulders.Helps to alleviate lower back pain. improves flexibility and strength of the lower back.brings fresh oxygen to entire body.improves every muscle. legs. stretches and strengthens the sciatic nerve
9.Relieves arthritis and gout in the legs.Increases circulation to the heart and lungs.Improves flexibility of all 12 major joints. kidneys and spleen.helps constipation. Eagle Pose . bronchi distress.
increases strength through the entire back.strengthens and tightens the abdomen. thyroid. Toe Stand . alleviates lower back pain 15. increases flexibility of spine 16. gout. hips. helps to develop core strength 20. Cobra Pose . strengthens leg and gluteus muscles. helps to cure sciatica.improves posture and balance. shoulders.massages internal organs. opens chest and shoulders. opens chest and major energy centers of the body. increases flexibility of hips. Camel Pose . helps with arthritis. alleviates headaches. blood sugar balance. strengthens internal oblique muscles 12. improves flexibility of the entire length of the spine
.returns circulation to normal. helps to develop core strength 18. teaches relaxation 14. knee problems or gout 13. strengthens leg and gluteus muscles. Bow Pose . Full-Locust Pose .increases strength in the middle back. realigns the hips.strengthens and improves flexibility of lower spine.increases strength in upper back. Dead Body Pose . helps abdominal obesity. knees. and varicose veins 21. Locust Pose . helps to develop core strength 17. and ankles. opens shoulders and stretches spine 22. stretches the lower part of the lungs. strengthens leg and gluteus muscles. increases flexibility of ankles. sciatic nerve
11.develops patience. Half Tortoise Pose . diabetes.strengthens muscles in the back and shoulders. knees.increases strength in lower back. Wind Removing Pose.stimulates all areas of the intestines & aids the digestion process. and hips. Tree Pose . Sit-up . improves flexibility of the spine. relaxation. Fixed Firm Pose .mild inversion increasing blood flow to the brain. strengthens stomach muscles. strengthens leg and gluteus muscles. helps to develop core strength 19. good for mental clarity. opens chest and shoulders.
improves flexibility of entire spine and hip joints. massages and increases circulation to abdominal muscles and organs. improves digestion 26. increases flexibility in hamstrings. abdominal muscles. increases circulation and nutrition to spinal nerves. helps sciatica. strengthens. energizes and revitalizes
. calf muscles and achilles tendon 25. pancreas. Spine Twisting . Kapalbhati .23.helps rid body of toxins. Head-to-Knee with Stretching Pose . nurtures the nervous system
24. good for respiratory system. improves kidney function. increases circulation to liver. spleen.helps balance blood sugar levels. and intestines. good for thyroid. good for immune system. Rabbit .creates maximum extension and stretches entire spine.