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Teacher Feature: Inspiration From Michael Fine

  Here’s Michael’s story, shared with permission from Michael:   My name is Michael Fine and I practice this magical 26 & 2 yoga series almost daily and have done so for practically 6 years. This beautiful series figuratively and literally saved my life!   I was rescued by this healing, therapeutic yoga after living…

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Why You Need Trace Mineral Supplements

    One of the biggest concerns I hear from students is about muscle cramps.  You know, the one you get in your foot during Cobra Pose when your teacher keeps saying, “Point your toes!”  And you’re like, “Ow.  No.  Can’t.  Point.  Toes.”   I swear by trace mineral drops for this problem.  It sounds…

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7 Reasons To Practice Yoga

One time during a class, the teacher asked me, “Kai, why do you practice yoga?”   There was a long silence.  Followed by a bit more silence.  And then everyone just started laughing.  I was hoping that people weren’t thinking I didn’t know why I practiced.  Especially as the studio director.  What was really going on…

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Four Things You Aren’t Incorporating Into Your Practice

  The Refinement Workshop this past weekend was a total success.  We gathered a great group of dedicated yogis and had an interactive clinic where they got many of their questions answered.   I had originally put together this workshop because I found many students not showing up to class after having some sort of…

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4 Reasons Our Best Package Is The Best For You

The price tag for a One Year membership to any boutique fitness can be jaw-dropping.  Ranging anywhere between $1,000 to $2,000, it can be intimidating to most.  In the beginning, at BYF, we actually hesitated to offer this type of membership.   But the Yearly Unlimited is our best selling package now, and for good…

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3 Things To Do For Happily Locked Knees

  Contrary to popular belief, the term “lock your knee” is not just a cute, fun thing that Bikram Yoga teachers like to say.  Over and over again.  Until you hate them.   It is a real (and important) element of keeping the yoga practice safe and therapeutic.   In locking your knee, you bone…

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How To Ride A Camel

Camel Pose can be one of the most intimidating postures when you first start practicing Bikram Yoga.  Unless you’re a bat and you are used to the sensation of being upside down.  For the rest of us, getting on the camel can take a few tries.     Fear, anxiety, lightheadedness, dizziness, that feeling of…

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Save Money By Doing Yoga

    Realistically, I wouldn’t pay a hundred something dollars a month to go to a gym, especially if it only offered one class.  I pay $40 a month to go to a 24 Hour Fitness Super Sport that offers a variety of 30 minute – 60 minute classes, swimming pool, sauna and steam room. …

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