Bikram yoga is a form of hot yoga which was originated by Bikram Choudhury. Most of the benefits of Bikram yoga are, therefore, same as hot yoga. It aims to increase general health, and students of this style have a belief that a heated room helps drive a deeper stretch while preventing injury. Benefits of Bikram yoga include enhanced flexibility, endless flushing of toxins due to increased perspiration and successful recovery from injury (due to deep stretching). Some of the major benefits of Bikram yoga have been listed below.
1. Weight Loss: Bikram yoga is quite beneficial for weight loss. It improves your digestion and metabolism. The heated conditions present in Bikram yoga environment, helps to burn fat more easily as it flushes and detoxifies the body. One session helps to lose around 500 to 1000 calories.
Therefore, with vast variety of benefits, Bikram yoga is quite useful for people of all ages. Youngsters look to gain flexibility, toned muscles and good looking skin, whereas elders look for a healthier body and a better control on sugar and blood pressure.