I have been a yogi for many years and I often practice at Grass Valley Bikram Yoga. I also have the pleasure of knowing Kelly as a member of one of Nevada County’s most prolific mastermind groups. Here she is in Friday’s local edition of The Union newspaper. Go Kelly!
Here is an excellent snippet from the article:
TU: What is the exact temperature in the room during sessions? KS: It’s 105 degrees and then between 45 to 55 percent humidity. That’s what makes it so sweaty — the humidity. TU: What does the heat do? KS: There are three things that it does. One is that the ultimate goal of Bikram Yoga itself is the detoxification that happens throughout the body. So every posture either detoxifies an organ or reduces inflammation. Your skin’s your largest organ, so the more you sweat, the more you’re cleansing that. The second thing, if your body is in a warmer environment, it’s actually safer to stretch. Read More