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Chakras 101: Part II

Chakras 101: Part II

Thanks for tuning back in and desiring to learn more about the chakras. I hope you had an opportunity to check out Anne Van de…

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Why 90 minutes?

Why 90 minutes?

By Melissa Luyben Our time here on Earth is precious. Setting aside moments for self-care and exercise is critical and, yet, can be so challenging.…

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Chakras 101: What Exactly Are They?

Chakras 101: What Exactly Are They?

By Melissa Luyben and Anne Van de Water Over the last 20 years yoga has gained huge popularity and exploded in the West. When you…

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Discipline Through Breath

Discipline Through Breath

Written by: Ramona C. Bikram yoga changed my life. It’s helped me become physically stronger, more flexible, and thinner. But the life-changing part has nothing…

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The Practice of Radical Acceptance

The Practice of Radical Acceptance

By Melissa Luyben Dealing with resistance can be a big challenge during a Bikram yoga or hot pilates class. It’s main job is to lure…

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Focus forward, commit, transform. A little bit of Rosa in our lives!

Focus forward, commit, transform. A little bit of Rosa in our lives!

Written by: Melissa Luyben Believe it or not, Bikram Hot Yoga Long Beach has been serving the community since 2002! (Way before any of you…

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Yoga Elevates the Performance of Your Brain: It’s Science!

Yoga Elevates the Performance of Your Brain: It’s Science!

By Melissa Luyben If you’ve been practicing yoga consistently for a certain length of time, you might have begun to notice that your overall functioning…

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Teacher Spotlight: Rachael

Teacher Spotlight: Rachael

When was your first Bikram yoga class and why Bikram? My first class was on February 11th of 2010. I remember the exact date because I…

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Feeling Tipsy? How to Regain Your Balance

Feeling Tipsy? How to Regain Your Balance

Written by: Melissa Luyben Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Erika Figge about a subject we yogis know all too well: balance.…

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