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Are there added benefits of Bikram yoga compared to other types of yoga?

The high temperature (105 degrees Fahrenheit) in the room is believed to improve flexibility, increase circulation, and reduce stress. However, these benefits are often seen with other types of yoga as well. The benefits of Bikram yoga appear to be similar to other types of hot yoga. The heat can be difficult to get acclimated to initially, and it is imperative that you are in good overall health before starting Bikram yoga. 

 

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