Burn Up to 600 Calories

Posted on Feb 3, 2014 in Health & Fitness

Burn Up to 600 Calories

It can help you find your bliss, and some say yoga may also help you shed those extra pounds. It’s true most types of yoga don’t have anything near the calorie-burning power of aerobic exercise. A 150-pound person will burn 150 calories in an hour of doing regular yoga, compared to 311 calories for an hour of walking at 3 mph. But it is exercise, after all, and many practitioners believe yoga can indeed help people take off extra pounds. “Bikram Yoga is a phenomenal way to put you in touch with your body the way nothing else can, and yes, it can help you lose weight”. Bikram’s Beginning Yoga series is the original “Hot Yoga” in order to facilitate muscle relaxation and flexibility, yoga rooms are heated with a specialized system to 105 degrees with 45 percent humidity. This allows you to go deeper and safer in to the various postures. One of Bikram Ashburn’s certified Bikram Yoga Instructors will give you step-by-step instructions for trying the postures, giving you information on the benefits of what you are doing and reminding you to breathe, relax and achieve. In one 90 –minute Beginning Yoga series class, it is not uncommon to burn up to 600 calories! With each class, you get stronger, increase your flexibility, balance better, focus more, listen better, flush toxins and create the famous glow in your skin all in just ninety minutes. In each class you are gradually improving both your physical health and your life- one posture at a time. This significance of this series is that no matter what condition you are in, what chronic disease you may have or how old you are, the solution to your physical and mental problems is in doing these twenty-six postures and two breathing exercises....

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