The founder of Bikram Yoga Bikram Choudhury.
Already at a very young age he practiced many hours a day yoga asanas (postures). He saw practicing yoga asanas as a sport and it would be champion. That is succeeded by his 13th birthday.
Bikram Choudhury was a champion for several years in India; called yoga champion youth. He chose from his physical knowledge and experience to use 26 of the 1000 asanas. With these 26 asanas has its own form of yoga Bikram yoga put down. Because of his fame in India and for a certain target concept catching on. Bikram yoga is now being given worldwide to approximately 2,500 locations. The basic course Hatha yoga. Hatha yoga is good for overall health.
The particularity of Bikram Yoga is the practice of the postures at a high temperature. Bikram Choudhury claims that practicing the asanas in a heated studio allows for deeper stretching and injury prevention work at reduced while the stress and tension. Bikram claims that his system promotes health in every muscle, every joint and every organ of the body, which also increases blood circulation. This helps According to him, fail in the prevention of heart disease and organ. According to Bikram Choudhury, many people use only 50 percent of their lung capacity and the lungs are stretched by Bikram yoga. He says that by practicing physical pranayama (breathing form), he or she will eventually be able to improve oxygen uptake.
Be careful, because practicing the wrong pranayama can give a major failure. According to many yogi this should only be given by a teacher who has attained mastery and insight into what is happening with the student and what changes in the energy level!
Bikram Choudhury claims that blood circulation is affected immensely during Bikram Yoga . During the execution of a specific Asana, is pinched off a particular part of the body, so that the circulation is temporarily limited. This restriction of the circulation is believed to have the effect that the heart is pumping more blood in response to the shortage. The more pumps fresh blood is called extension.
Once the asana is complete and the individual comes from the stance stated that the new oxygen-rich blood to rejuvenate the arteries that were compressed. Many of the postures massage the lymphatic system and help to eliminate infections, bacteria and toxins. Other forms of yoga have this theory.
While many people enjoy practicing yoga at high temprature, there are health risks and the main reason is the extreme heat. Some athletes and professional dancers claim that Bikram yoga is just very good. Proponents claim that they feel very well here and with that they have much benefit.
Very drink lots of water is certainly very important to compensate for the excessive sweating and prevent dehydration. It is important also not too much, nor too little food, to the violence of the body. Beware of overheating of the body and listen to yourself and or your physical condition enough shape to practice Bikram Yoga and contributes to your health.
In several countries, there are races who the very best and this is why yoga as a sport. The organization behind Bikram yoga advocates that it should be part of the Olympics. Play many cases (especially in the USA) that the organization of the 26 asanas exercises claim as their invention. This of course does not mean that there are many people practicing Bikram Yoga with pleasure.