Takeaways From My First Traditional Hot Yoga Class

Mukha Yoga
4 min readMay 31, 2022

Doing yoga half-naked in a sauna, drenched in your own sweat and with suspicious smells hanging in the air is not for everyone. For this yoga practitioner, however, it was an awakening.

As a yoga teacher-in-training, I had heard about both the benefits and the disadvantages of traditional hot yoga. But I couldn’t just take anyone’s word for it. I had to experience it myself.

What is hot yoga?

Thetraditional hot yoga series, also known as Bikram yoga,is made up of 26 poses plus two…

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