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BYT Student of the Month April 2015 – Silvia Echavarria

“For the larger part of my life, I had always worked so hard to take care of the needs of my husband, my children, my friends. I constantly gave all of my energy and time to others, yet never took …

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BYT Student of the Month March 2015 – Bradley Anderson

We’re happy to announce that Bradley Anderson has been selected as Bikram Yoga Temecula’s Student of the Month for March 2015. His strong focus and determination made him a likely candidate. Bradley’s enthusiasm and energetic personality can be both inspiring …

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BYT January 2015 Student of the Month….Kasha Fadaie!

A hearty congratulations to Kasha Fadaie for being selected as BYT January’s Student of the Month! Kasha, 40 years old and a father of two, has been practicing at Bikram Yoga Temecula with an unwavering dedication of four to five …

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BYT Student of the Month Dec 2014 – Abby Joseph

“I hadn’t ridden my road bike in over seven years, which I really love to do and my husband and I rode 50 miles through Valley Center, Rice Canyon, Rainbow this past summer in 100 degree weather and I tell …

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Bikram Yoga Postures

Standing Deep Breathing (Pranayama)

  • Good for the lungs and respiratory system
  • Helps lung reach maximum expansion capacity
  • Good for asthma, shortness of breath, and nervousness
  • Increases circulation to the body

Half moon (Ardha Chandrasana)

  • Gives quick energy and vitality
  • Heats up the body
  • Trims stomach, buttocks, hips and thighs
  • Improves flexibility of the spine
  • Promotes proper kidney function
  • Cures enlargement of liver and spleen

Hands-to-Feet Pose (Pada Hastasana)

  • Improves blood circulation to the brain and legs
  • Increases of flexibility of spine and sciatic nerves
  • Strengthens the biceps of thighs and calves
  • Strengthens rectus abdominus, gluteus maximus, oblique, deltoid and trapezius muscles

Awkward pose – (Utkatasana)

  • Strengthens and firms muscles of thighs, calves and hips
  • Increases flexibility of hip joints
  • Firms upper arms
  • Relieves joint and muscular pain
  • Increases circulation to knees and ankles
  • Relieves rheumatism, arthritis and gout
  • Helps cure slipped disc and lumbago in lower spine

Eagle pose (Garurasana)

  • Flushes out the kidneys
  • Brings blood to sexual organs
  • Improves sexual vitality
  • Firms calves, thighs, hips, abdomen, and upper arms
  • Improves flexibility of the major joints in the body (hips, knees, ankles)
  • Strengthens latissimus dorsi, trapezius and deltoid muscles

Standing Head to Knee Pose (Dandayamana Janushirasana)

  • Develops concentration, determination and patience
  • Good for cardiovascular system
  • Tightens abdominal and thigh muscles
  • Improves flexibility of the sciatic nerves
  • Strengthens tendons, biceps of thigh muscles, and hamstrings in legs

Standing Bow Pose (Dandayamana Dhanurasana)

  • Increases circulation to heart and lungs
  • Improves elasticity of the spine
  • Creates marriage between strength and balance
  • Activates digestive system

Balancing Stick Pose (Tulandandasana)

  • Increases blood flow all over the body at the same time
  • Allows all arteries of the heart to receive blood flow
  • Preventative for cardiac problems
  • Relieves stress from spine
  • Builds strength in lower extremities
  • Works all muscles of spine and lower extremeties

Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose (Dandayamana Bibhaktapada Paschimottanasana)

  • Good for depression, loss of memory, constipation and abdominal obesity
  • Increases circulation to adrenal glands
  • Increases circulation to brain
  • Strengthens diaphram
  • Releases tension in lower back muscles

Triangle Pose (Trikanasana)

  • Works all muscles, joints, tendons and internal organs
  • Revitalizes nerves, veins, and tissues
  • Compression good for kidneys
  • Firms upper thighs and hips, slims waistline and improves muscles upper arms
  • Cadiovascular benefit with little movement

Standing Separate Leg Head-to-Knee Pose (Dandayamana Janushirasana)

  • Good for digestive and endocrine systems, metabolism, body chemistry and immune system
  • Slims abdomen, waistline, hips, buttocks and upper thighs
  • Increases the flexibility of the spine and the sciatic nerves and of most of the tendons and ligaments of the legs, and strengthens the biceps of thighs and calves.
  • Improves blood circulation in the legs and to the brain, and strengthens the rectus abdominus, gluteus maximus, oblique, deltoid, and trapezius muscles.

Tree pose (Tadasana)

  • Creates hip and knee flexibility
  • Creates total body traction
  • Releases abdominal tension
  • Good for arthritis, rheumatism, circulatory disorders and lower extremity weakness
  • Preparation for lotus pose

Toe Stand (Padangustasana)

  • Develops psychological and mental powers-especially patience
  • Physically, it helps to cure gout and rheumatism of the knees, ankles and feet.
  • Helps cure hemorrhoid problems

Wind-Removing Pose (Pavanamuktasana)

  • Cures and prevents flatulence which is source of most chronic abdominal discomforts
  • Improves flexibility of hip joints
  • Firms abdomen, thighs and hips

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

  • Good for digestion, kyphosis, scoliosis, low back pain, blood pressure, menstrual disorders, spondylo-arthritis of lumbar spine
  • Increases spine strength especially in the lower spine

Locust Pose  (Salabhasana)

  • Good for gout, back pain, lumbago, blood pressure, sciatica, scoliosis, kyphosis, slipped disc, spondylosis, tennis elbow, varicose veins
  • Increases spine strength especially in the upper spine

Full Locust Pose (Poorna Salabhasana)

  • Good for low back pain, low blood pressure, scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylosis, varicose veins
  • Increases spine strength especially in the middle spine

Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

  • Good for anorexia, bronchitis, constipation, diabetes, low back pain, obstructive lung disease, scoliosis and kyphosis
  • Increases strength of entire spine

Fixed Firm Pose (Supta Vajrasana)

  • Increases circulation to the lower limbs
  • Strengthens and improves the flexibility of the lower spine, hips, knees and ankle joints
  • Good for lower back pain, sciatica, gout, rheumatism and varicose veins
  • Helps prevent hernia
  • Strengthens psoas muscules

Half Tortoise Pose (Ardha Kurmasana)

  • Good for indigestion, flatulence, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, anorexia, diabetes and low back pain
  • Stretches the lower part of the lungs (good for asthma)
  • Increases flexibility of the hip joints and muscles of the shoulder joints
  • Relieves neck and shoulder tension, low back pain and firms abdomen and thighs
  • Increases blood flow to the brain (good for memory and mental clarity)

Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

  • Excellent for postural alignment
  • Creates maximum compression of the spine which stimulates the nervous system
  • Improves flexibility of the neck and spine, relieves backache, helps kypho-scolitic deformities and cervical spondylosis

Rabbit Pose (Sasangasana)

  • Creates maximum extension of the spine increasing the mobility and elasticity of spine and back muscles
  • Good for depression, headaches, insomnia, diabetes and respiratory illness
  • Good for thyroid and parathyroid glands
  • Relieves tension in neck, shoulders and back muscles

Stretching Pose Paschimotthanasana

  • Improves flexibility of the sciatic nerve and joints of the ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows and wrists
  • Increases flexibilty of the last five vertebrae of the spine
  • Excellent for the immune and lymphatic systems
  • Increases circulation to the liver, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, thymus and intestines
  • Good for allergies and arthritis

Half Spinal Twist Pose (Ardha Matsendrasana)

  • Improves flexibility of the spine and hip joints
  • Relieves back pain and helps prevent slipped discs
  • Good for lumbago, rheumatism of the spine, kyphosis, scoliosis, cervical spondylosis and arthritis
  • Increases circulation to the spinal nerves, veins and tissues
  • Calms the nervous system

Blowing in Firm Pose (Kapalbhati in Vajrasana)

  • Strengthens all the abdominal organs and increases the circulation
  • Strengthens the abdominal wall and trims the waistline
  • Allows the body to release toxins through the respiratory system