Hatha yoga, or the yoga of postures has been known used for thousands of years. As it gained popularity in the West, new forms and methods have been developed and used, primarily as marketing tools for American fitness and rehabilitation. Of these new forms of Hatha Yoga, one of the most popular is what is known as Bikram Yoga.
Before enrolling in a hot yoga class make sure to delve more intimately into what it entails as it may not be your cup of tea unlike it is for others. hot yoga can be exhausting but it does have its perks giving results. Your health is so very important thus making yoga a number one priority to be taken seriously to take claim of a fit mind body and soul.
‘Enlighten Up!’ starts off introducing Kate who has been doing Yoga for 7 years – and producing documentaries for 9 – and her idea behind the film. In a nutshell, she decides to follow a novice through the Yoga path – discovery, practice and enlightening – and the approach seems to be a way to validate her own belief. The guinea pig is a stubborn, skeptical journalist from NYC – Nick Rosen – who immediately admits to be somewhat “intimidated” with the idea. He declares himself to be a “slow” student and throws himself into the different studios around town trying Kundalini Yoga, bikram yoga, Ishta Yoga and then some.
Bikram yoga will make you look and feel better and as you are losing weight this type of hot yoga poses will also help lower your stress levels. While training the body you are also training the mind with this type of exercise as Bikram yoga helps to build self control, patience and concentration.
The hard work paid off, as Madonna brought down the house with an energetic half-time show that featured performances by Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., Cee Lo Green and LMFAO.