List of 26 postures of Bikram Yoga and Benefits

Bikram Original Hot Yoga was founded by Yogiraj Bikram Choudhury. It’s a scientifically designed style of yoga guided by Bikram Choudhury.

Bikram hot yoga has a fixed sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, it lasts 90 minutes and done in a studio heated to a minimum of 41 degree Celsius to provide a full body work-out.

The 26 postures of Bikram Yoga and 2 breathing exercises

The 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises will also help you combat a variety of afflictions – from stress and insomnia to arthritis and back pain – and maintain exceptional health for years to come.

Benefits of the 26 postures of Bikram  Yoga

Here are some of the benefits you can experience by practicing Bikram Hot Yoga regularly.

  1. Benefits all internal organs by stimulating the heart to pump more oxygen to all parts of the body
  2. Weight loss and rapid body toning
  3. Tone and strengthen muscles
  4. Increase flexibility and balance
  5. Better sleep through regulation of sleep cycle
  6. Stress reduction
  7. Increases energy and vitality
  8. Slowing of the aging process

Treats and improves

  1. chronic diseases, muscular and skeletal-related problems such as:
  2. Alignment
  3. Asthma
  4. Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis
  5. Insomnia
  6. Diabetes
  7. Chronic Indigestion
  8. Heart Diseases
  9. High and Low Blood Pressure

List of 26 postures of Bikram Yoga

  1. Ardha-Chandrasana
    Half Moon Pose
  2. Pada-Hasthasana
    Hands to Feet PosePada-Hasthasana -Bikram Yoga Vedyou
  3. Utkatasana
    Awkward PoseUtkatasana Pose Vedyou
  4. Garurasana
    Eagle PoseGarurasana-Pose
  5. Dandayamana-Janushirasana
    Standing Head to Knee PoseDandayamana-Janushirasana
  6. Dandayamana-Dhanurasana
    Standing Bow PoseDhanurasana Pose
  7. Tuladandasana
    Balancing Stick PoseTuladandasana Pose
  8. Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Paschimotthanasana
    Standing Separate Leg Stretching PoseDandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Paschimotthanasana
  9. Trikanasana
    Triangle PoseTrikanasana Yoga Pose
  10. Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Janushirasana
    Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee PoseDandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Janushirasana
  11. Tadasana
    Tree PoseTadasana Yoga
  12. Padangustasana
    Toe Stand PosePadangustasana Yoga Pose
  13. Savasana
    Dead Body PoseSavasana Yoga Pose
  14. Pavanamuktasana
    Wind-Removing PosePavanamuktasanaWind-Removing Pose
  15. Bhujangasana
    Cobra PoseBhujangasana Yoga
  16. Salabhasana
    Locust PoseSalabhasana
  17. Poorna-Salabhasana
    Full Locust PosePoorna-Salabhasana
  18. Dhanurasana
    Bow PoseDhanurasana Pose
  19. Supta-Vajrasana
    Fixed Firm PoseSupta-Vajrasana Yoga
  20. Ardha-Kurmasana
    Half Tortoise PoseArdha Pose
  21. Ustrasana
    Camel PoseUstrasana Camel Pose
  22. Sasangasana
    Rabbit PoseSasangasana Rabbit Pose
  23. Janushirasana
    Head to Knee PoseJanushirasana Head to Knee Pose
  24. Paschimotthanasana
    Stretching PosePaschimotthanasanaStretching Pose
  25. Ardha-Matsyendrasana
    Spine-Twisting PoseArdha-Matsyendrasana
  26. Kapalbhati in Vajrasana
    Blowing in Firm PoseKapalbhati in VajrasanaBlowing in Firm Pose