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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The SECRET to being consistent in your Yoga Practice

    Hi Guys, So you wanna get better at Hot Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Barkan Yoga? Do you ever wonder, how many days a week should I be coming to class? How can I stay motivated? In this week's YouTube video I discuss my own personal journey and SECRET to havin…Read More

  6. Names of Yoga Postures!…By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Guys, Ever wonder how the Yogi's in ancient times came up with the names of Yoga Postures? Did you ever take a Yoga class and the teacher calls a posture one name and then take someone else's class and the teacher calls the same pose something dif…Read More

  7. How to do Fixed Firm Pose!! By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Everyone, How to do Fixed Firm Pose!! Do you have bad knees and avoid this pose?? Did you know this pose can actually help heal your knee?? Fixed Firm pose also known as Reclining Diamond or Reclining Hero Pose.! In the Hot Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Gho…Read More

  8. HOT YOGA IN COSTA RICA!!

    Hi Everyone, It seems like Yoga Retreats & Yoga Teacher Trainings in Costa Rica have been going on forever! 2022 will be our 22nd year in Costa Rica!! Check out this week's extra added YouTube Video: YOUTUBE VIDEO Join me, Lana Vogestad and my se…Read More