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Student Feature: Patricia

By Pepper | Feb 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Student Feature: Patricia

Meet Patricia.  She is one of BYF’s most dedicated.  She has practiced Bikram Yoga for nine months and consistently attends class 5 to 6 times a week. Here’s how Bikram Yoga is changing her life: “I am married, and a mother of three boys.  It is a full time job to take care of the…

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Happy Game Day

By Pepper | Feb 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Happy Game Day

It’s Game Day.  Big, bad football players.  The best vs. the best.  Who knew they also did yoga?  Check out this NFL video about Keith Mitchell, all-star turned underdog.  Underdog turned all-star.  Football player turned yoga teacher.  Say what?    Take note, you DO NOT need to get injured to begin practicing yoga.  You can actually do…

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Yoga Is Not Aggressive

By Pepper | Feb 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Yoga Is Not Aggressive

Pull! Push! Stretch! Twist! All things you will hear in a Bikram Yoga class, which may or may not be accompanied by claps and snaps. I’m not sure the exact point in time when these things came to mean “huff and puff, and violently rip your limbs out of their sockets to gnarl your body…

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Headaches After Class?

By Pepper | Jan 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Headaches After Class?

“I had a massive headache after my first class!!”   We hear this, regrettably, all the time after someone’s first Bikram Yoga class. The class was great, they got a little dizzy towards the end, and felt amazing after class. When they arrived home, however, a pounding, monster-of-a-headache sets in.  Measures CAN be taken to…

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Why You Will Fall In Love With Acroyoga

By Pepper | Jan 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Why You Will Fall In Love With Acroyoga

Guest Blog By Michelle Andrews Acroyoga has become one of the latest fitness and acrobatic trends for many reasons. From a fitness perspective, it changes up your workout by using your muscles in ways you don’t use in everyday activities or in a regular yoga or gym setting. As a base, you will get a great…

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5 Reasons You Should Bring a Friend to Community Day

By Pepper | Jan 20, 2016 | Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Should Bring a Friend to Community Day

1. Doing yoga with a friend is always better. Is it just me or does yoga seem like more fun when done with a friend? Your inside joke about how the heat intensifies the smell always gets you a few good laughs during class, which seems to intensify the quick passage of time. 2. Doing…

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Teacher Feature: Phong

By Pepper | Jan 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Teacher Feature: Phong

  Husband, father of two, UCI Counselor, psychologist, MMA fighter, soon-to-be ultra marathoner, and yogi.  Phong has been practicing Bikram Yoga for 11 years. Read on and see why. Catch Phong’s class Saturday mornings at 8am at BYF this January. What major change have you noticed in your practice?  I used to push myself to…

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Student Feature: Patrick

By Pepper | Dec 1, 2015 | Comments Off on Student Feature: Patrick

Patrick practices yoga every single day and you will find him getting his sweat on at least 3 times a week at Bikram Yoga Fullerton. Yoga has brought immeasurable meaning to Patrick’s life. He is a university professor and shares his love for yoga with university students through his yoga and Tai Chi class at…

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Student Feature: Evangeline

By Pepper | Nov 1, 2015 | Comments Off on Student Feature: Evangeline

Wife, mother of three, survivor of breast cancer, determined yogi. These are all ways to describe Miss Evangeline, who has been practicing yoga for 2 1/2 years, and has practiced at BYF since its grand opening in 2014. Fitting yoga into her schedule, along with her children’s schedules, work, and a social life is a tough…

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