Linda Gojenola – Story of a Yogi

Linda Gojenola – Story of a Yogi

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? A friend told me about it in late 2007. It sounded like an intense workout, so I decided to give it a try. I took my first class (taught by Michele) in January of 2008. What have you gained from your yoga practice? I’ve learned...
Ravi Tadwalkar – Story of a Yogi

Ravi Tadwalkar – Story of a Yogi

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? Singing has always been my passion and hobby since my late mother (a semi-classical singer/teacher in Bombay, India) taught me just before her death in Sept 2020. Two years of a nasty divorce took its toll on my mind and body. I...
Story of a Yogi – Tami Chau

Story of a Yogi – Tami Chau

“I want to skip Camel pose” is my initial instinct in every yoga class. For the first week, I avoided it altogether. However, my lower back started to ache, so I decided to give Camel pose a try. To my surprise, my back pain lessened, and I came to realize that each...
BYSJ Posture Talk – Pranayama – Standing Deep Breathing

BYSJ Posture Talk – Pranayama – Standing Deep Breathing

Our BYSJ Posture Talks are in-depth discussions and demos that detail each Bikram Yoga posture’s form and intention. Let’s kick it off with Pranayama – Standing Deep Breathing! Michele Vennard and Matt and Sarah Newman explore the importance and purpose of...