What is Bikram Yoga?

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Starre Vartan continues her series, ‘Exploring Yoga Styles,’ with ‘What is Bikram Yoga?’  I often hear yoga students talking about a Bikram yoga class that they took, when they often mean a ‘hot yoga’ class.  Bikram yoga is often referred to interchangably with the term “hot yoga,” but they aren’t exactly the same thing. Bikram refers to the style of yoga popularized by yoga master Bikram Choudhury, which includes a specific sequence of 26 poses — the Bikram name is trademarked and copyrighted — and there have been several lawsuits over use of the name and sequencing.  Read the full story on the Mother Nature Network.

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