1. The Origin of Hot Vinyasa by Jimmy Barkan

    Hey Guys... In the Ghosh, Bikram, Barkan Hot Yoga World, the Sanskrit word Vinyasa is not used. Our lineage originates from northeastern part of India. The term Vinyasa, which means a continuous flow of Yoga Postures came from the Krishnamacharya…Read More

  2. How To Do Triangle Pose!! By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Guys, One of the most important and sometimes challenging postures in Hot Yoga is the TRIANGLE POSE! Yoga Journal did an article a few years ago featuring SIX different Triangle poses from SIX different styles of Yoga! In this week's YouTube Video…Read More

  3. Time your breath in the Hot Yoga Room!!…By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Guys, Do you ever struggle to catch your breath in the Hot Yoga room? Do you find it difficult going into and especially going out of certain Yoga postures? In this week's YouTube video we'll go over in detail how to properly TIME your breath to t…Read More

  4. My Yoga Altar…..Personal Tour…By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Everyone, I frequently talk about the importance of creating a Sacred Space in your home especially for Meditation. Over the years I've collected numerous statues & artifacts that are very sentimental and sacred to me on my Spiritual Journey o…Read More

  5. 10 Minute Restorative Hot Yoga Class….By Jimmy Barkan

    HI Everyone, In this week's YouTube video we slow it dooooown!!! YOUTUBE VIDEO If we are consistent in our Hot Yoga practice we need to give the body a chance to re-energize, re-vitalize and RESTORE!   With the help of Janice & Elena, we do just…Read More

  6. 3 things missing in Bikram Hot Yoga…By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Guys, I hope everyone is having a wonderful week! As most of you know I taught Bikram yoga for the first half of my career. During that 20 year period, along with practicing and teaching Bikram's beginning class (26 postures & 2 breathing exer…Read More

  7. 20 Minute Bikram Yoga Flow

    Hi Guys, Don't have time to go to class? Here's a 20 minute Bikram Yoga Class! In this week's YouTube video we'll  be following the exact Bikram sequence with a few exceptions. YOUTUBE VIDEO In order to get it down to 20 minutes I cut out a few sta…Read More

  8. Yogananda & Hot Yoga??…By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Guys, Paramahansa Yogananda & Hot Yoga???? How do they go together?? Hot Yoga can sometimes have a not-so-great reputation in the non-hot Yoga world. They don't like the heat, not crazy about our back bends and now with the recent Netflix docu…Read More