Category Archives: Student Profile

Student Profile: Chelsea B.

In a relatively short period of time – and despite the challenge of asthma – extraordinary BYV student Chelsea has advanced her Bikram Yoga practice by leaps and bounds. Found out how this competitive dancer did it (hint: you’ll be … read more

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BYV Student Profile: Rob W.

Starting Bikram Yoga a little later in life may not have been easy – but, for BYV regular Rob, it was a solid decision! Read on to discover why …  When did you start practising Bikram Yoga, and why? I … read more

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Bikram Yoga & Pregnancy

Bikram Yoga & Pregnancy In the lead-up to Mother’s Day, three regular practitioners and first-time moms-to-be talk about keeping up with Bikram Yoga during pregnancy. Noa: First Trimester   Q: When are you due? Do you know if you’re having … read more

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Bikram Yoga Student Profile: Aaron J.

By Noa Glow Aaron, 37, is a makeup artist and manager at MAC Cosmetics who loves cooking, reading about nutrition and doing Bikram Yoga. Find out how this front-row regular got hooked on hot in less than a year! When – … read more

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Physiotherapy & Bikram Yoga

  Lesley C. – profiled last spring with her mom and sister – is one of BYV’s regulars. A physiotherapist with Teamworks Health Clinic in Vancouver, she’s got some unique insight into what makes a healthy practice – one in … read more

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Student Profile: Alexis J.

By Noa Glow Alexis is a longtime BYV student who can often be seen practising in the front row. While her journey doesn’t include serious injury or illness, this yogi (who certainly has a way with words) credits Bikram Yoga with … read more

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Bikram BFFs: Sonya & Amber (Contest)

By Noa Glow On days when you need a little extra help getting to the hot room, a buddy can be the best motivation. Best friends Amber and Sonya have been practising Bikram Yoga together for years; find out what … read more

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Bikram Student Profile: Sandra S.

Tell us about your very first Bikram Yoga class … For years I’d been curious about Bikram Yoga but always felt too claustrophobic and afraid of not being able to complete the class. I was also nervous about how it … read more

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Student Profile: Ron Sombilon

[Photos courtesy of Ron Sombilon Gallery] Ron tells us how focusing on his Bikram Yoga practice helps him to develop his skills as a yoga (among other subject matter) photographer! Tell us about your very first Bikram Yoga class … … read more

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Bikram Yoga Student Profile: Janice P.

  Longtime Bikram Hot Yoga practitioner Janice has done us proud by bringing yoga into her Grade 1 classroom. Read our earlier post about the at-risk children she – along with extraordinary BYV teachers like Tanya Chernov and Lisa Pelzer … read more

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