List of 26 postures of Bikram Yoga and Benefits

Bikram Original Hot Yoga was founded by Yogiraj Bikram Choudhury. It’s a scientifically designed style of yoga guided by Bikram Choudhury.

Bikram hot yoga has a fixed sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, it lasts 90 minutes and done in a studio heated to a minimum of 41 degree Celsius to provide a full body work-out.

The 26 postures of Bikram Yoga and 2 breathing exercises

The 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises will also help you combat a variety of afflictions – from stress and insomnia to arthritis and back pain – and maintain exceptional health for years to come.

Benefits of the 26 postures of Bikram  Yoga

Here are some of the benefits you can experience by practicing Bikram Hot Yoga regularly.

  1. Benefits all internal organs by stimulating the heart to pump more oxygen to all parts of the body
  2. Weight loss and rapid body toning
  3. Tone and strengthen muscles
  4. Increase flexibility and balance
  5. Better sleep through regulation of sleep cycle
  6. Stress reduction
  7. Increases energy and vitality
  8. Slowing of the aging process

Treats and improves

  1. chronic diseases, muscular and skeletal-related problems such as:
  2. Alignment
  3. Asthma
  4. Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis
  5. Insomnia
  6. Diabetes
  7. Chronic Indigestion
  8. Heart Diseases
  9. High and Low Blood Pressure

List of 26 postures of Bikram Yoga

  1. Ardha-Chandrasana
    Half Moon Pose
  2. Pada-Hasthasana

    Hands to Feet Pose

  3. Utkatasana
    Awkward Pose
  4. Garurasana

    Eagle Pose

  5. Dandayamana-Janushirasana
    Standing Head to Knee Pose
  6. Dandayamana-Dhanurasana

    Standing Bow Pose

  7. Tuladandasana

    Balancing Stick Pose

  8. Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Paschimotthanasana
    Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose
  9. Trikanasana

    Triangle Pose

  10. Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Janushirasana

    Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose

  11. Tadasana

    Tree Pose

  12. Padangustasana

    Toe Stand Pose

  13. Savasana

    Dead Body Pose

  14. Pavanamuktasana

    Wind-Removing Pose

  15. Bhujangasana

    Cobra Pose

  16. Salabhasana

    Locust Pose

  17. Poorna-Salabhasana

    Full Locust Pose

  18. Dhanurasana

    Bow Pose

  19. Supta-Vajrasana

    Fixed Firm Pose

  20. Ardha-Kurmasana

    Half Tortoise Pose

  21. Ustrasana

    Camel Pose

  22. Sasangasana

    Rabbit Pose

  23. Janushirasana

    Head to Knee Pose

  24. Paschimotthanasana

    Stretching Pose

  25. Ardha-Matsyendrasana

    Spine-Twisting Pose

  26. Kapalbhati in Vajrasana

    Blowing in Firm Pose


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