26 Bikram Yoga Poses

Every Bikram Yoga class is taught by a certified instructor and follows the same scripted 26 poses sequence developed by Bikram Choudhury. Each pose can be modified to fit a student's skill level.  (Model: Audra Williamson, Photographer: Jon Brown)

Pose no 1 HALF MOON Benefits: Half Moon Pose strengthens every muscle in the body’s core, especially in the abdomen, and flexes and strengthens the latissimus dorsi, oblique, deltoid and trapezius muscles. It increases the flexibility of the spine comprehensively, from coccyx to neck; promotes proper kidney function; and helps to cure enlargement of the liver and spleen. Half Moon also firms and trims the waistline, hips, abdomen, buttocks and thighs.  

Pose no 1 HALF MOON

Benefits:

Half Moon Pose strengthens every muscle in the body’s core, especially in the abdomen, and flexes and strengthens the latissimus dorsi, oblique, deltoid and trapezius muscles.

It increases the flexibility of the spine comprehensively, from coccyx to neck; promotes proper kidney function; and helps to cure enlargement of the liver and spleen.

Half Moon also firms and trims the waistline, hips, abdomen, buttocks and thighs.

 

HALF MOON

HALF MOON

Strengthens the muscles of the abdomen and improves kidney function.

Pose no 2 HANDS TO FEET BENEFITS: Stretches the spine and strengthens the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the legs.

Pose no 2 HANDS TO FEET

BENEFITS:

Stretches the spine and strengthens the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the legs.

Pose no 3 Akward BENEFITS: Tones and shapes the legs and cures arthritis and rheumatism of the legs.

Pose no 3 Akward

BENEFITS:

Tones and shapes the legs and cures arthritis and rheumatism of the legs.