Julia Anderson’s Story of a Yogi

Julia Anderson’s Story of a Yogi

I first discovered Bikram Yoga in 2002. My sister and I took our first Bikram class together, and we still practice almost daily. We’ve always been best friends, and this yoga has added another layer of awesome to our relationship. My yoga practice brings me so much...
Charles Bombelyn’s yoga story

Charles Bombelyn’s yoga story

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? For my birthday, my friend Purshina gifted me an intro to a Bikram studio in Reston, Virginia. I went and spent 90 minutes with the teacher, little Reggie, yelling at me for the whole class; it felt that way. Then he would sing...
Min Wu’s Story of a Yogi

Min Wu’s Story of a Yogi

How did you first discover Bikram yoga? I have been physically active my entire adult life and primarily enjoyed cardio-intense activities such as running, hiking, and cycling. Yoga was never on my radar until 2018, when, during a solo trek in the Himalayas, I took a...
Story of a Yogi – Lien Pham

Story of a Yogi – Lien Pham

BYSJ member Lien Pham shares the story of her yoga journey. How did you first discover Bikram yoga? Knowing about BYSJ via an advertisement, I bought a Groupon in 2011. However, I didn’t activate it until a year later and only practiced once. I returned a couple...
Story of a Yogi – Jayki Levy

Story of a Yogi – Jayki Levy

BYSJ member since 2021, Jayki Levy shares her yoga story. How did you first discover Bikram yoga?  I have always been active and became bored and tired of the gym. I desired a challenge and was looking for something incorporating a mind-body-spirit connection. My...
Tribute to my father and gratitude for BYSJ

Tribute to my father and gratitude for BYSJ

This holiday season, my family and I said goodbye to an extraordinary man who graced this world with his presence for 99 incredible years. He was a husband, a father, a doctor, a hero, a WW2 veteran, and my mentor. For the last month of his life, he struggled; not to...