Jo Ko’s Story of a Yogi

Jo Ko’s Story of a Yogi

I discovered Bikram Yoga at a young age, attending my first class back in 2006 when I was in my 20s. I liked the physical effects of the exercise even though I was never consistent. I would practice for a month, get back in shape, and stop. I repeated this over and...
Kelly McIntyre – Story of a Yogi

Kelly McIntyre – Story of a Yogi

It was 2014 when I first found Bikram yoga. I remember laying in bed at the end of the day, feeling very empty and lost. At that time, I was starting my recovery from anorexia. My battle with an eating disorder came at the age of 15, and throughout my teenage years, I...
Bikramjeet Joshi’s Story of a Yogi

Bikramjeet Joshi’s Story of a Yogi

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? My coworker asked me to go to a class with him in 2018, and I practiced for one month – that was my first time ever. After that, I wanted to do the 60 Day Challenge but never got the chance. I started again on October 30, 2023,...
Stephanie Chen – Story of a Yogi

Stephanie Chen – Story of a Yogi

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? In the summer of 2005, I was back home from college and going through a major depression. Every day, I felt hopeless. I felt trapped in my body and mind – I had zero control over anything, and my life had no purpose. One day, my...
Elle Leon’s Story of a Yogi

Elle Leon’s Story of a Yogi

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? As an avid runner, running friends suggested a yoga practice could improve my distance running. I researched a few studios in the area and saw that BYSJ offered a Groupon, which introduced me to the prescription my body and mind...