Clothing for a hot yoga class should be made from the same moisture-wicking fabric used for outdoor exercise during hot weather. Running or bike shorts work, but some people find capri pants more comfortable because they... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga

Hot yoga, also known as Bikram yoga, is good for people who are looking to burn more calories and improve flexibility. However, there can also be drawbacks to this kind of yoga if the instructions given by trained instru... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga

The best clothing to wear to Bikram yoga is stretchy, form-fitting attire, such as cropped yoga pants, tights, shorts, sports bras, tank tops, swim trunks or swimsuits. Heavier clothing, such as sweat pants and t-shirts,... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga
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An average of 475 calories are burned per hour when practicing hot yoga. Hot yoga classes range in ambient temperature from 80 to 104 degrees. Temperature and humidity affect the average amount of calories burned. More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga

Bikram yoga is the formal name for hot yoga, according to Mayo Clinic. Hot yoga is performed in a studio that is heated to 105 degrees Fahrenheit with a humidity of 40 percent. A session of Bikram yoga lasts for 90 minut... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga

The benefits of yoga include increased flexibility, muscle tone, vitality, energy, cardiovascular and circulatory health, weight loss and athletic prowess. Yoga can also help control pain associated with arthritis, heada... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga

Patanjali is often considered the father of yoga. He authored "The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali," which offers almost 200 ways of incorporating the principles of yoga into a person's life. More » Health Fitness & Exercise Yoga