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...
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...