1. Yoga means Yoke

    Yoga means Yoke Six thousand years ago the Shamans were the first to intuit the subject of Yoga . They choose the word Yoga or Yoke because it best described the solution to a problem. The Problem: people were suffering from the illusion they were se…Read More

  2. Yogi of The Month…Wendy Castorena

    Please help us celebrate our Yogini of the month! After moving to Fort Lauderdale a year ago, I was looking for a yoga studio - searching for an outlet to destress, calm my mind, and continue my practice. My first class at The Barkan Method Studio wa…Read More

  3. Honor your level!

    Hi Everyone!   Just got back from visiting Adelaide, Australia for our 10th Teacher Training of the year! That's a record for trainings in one year for The Barkan Method. This time I traveled the long way through Doha Hamad, Qatar, which meant two 1…Read More

  4. The Curve of Hot Yoga, By Jimmy Barkan

    Excerpt from our Barkan Method September Newsletter! Hi Everyone,     In the west we tend to live in a very competitive, performance oriented society. When I first started practicing Hot Yoga my teacher set the bar extremely high. My training consi…Read More

  5. The Bigger Picture

    Yoga Concepts: The Bigger Picture! The first people to intuit the teachings of Yoga, six thousand years ago, were the tribal leaders, the Shamans! They saw people suffering and realized the people were under the illusion they were separate beings. Se…Read More

  6. Bishnu Ghosh the founder of Hot or Ghosh Yoga!

    July 9th,1970 Bishnu Ghosh, the founder of Hot Yoga, also known as Ghosh Yoga passed from this world! He was perhaps one of the first cross-trainers! His philosophy was to combine Hatha Yoga with modern day athletics. Besides being an expert at Hatha…Read More

  7. The Summer Challenge is back!

    Our Summer 5-Day a Week Challenge is back!! Sign up anytime in July! Complete 40 classes in 60 days and along with the tremendous Physical, Mental & Spiritual Benefits you will earn 5 free classes or a $50.00 gift card! Simply sign your name on o…Read More

  8. Summer is Sizzling at The Barkan Method

    Hi Everyone, We had an extraordinary time in Costa Rica last month! Celebrating our 20 year anniversary at Pura Vida Spa! The graduation and final ceremony epitomized what Yoga is all about, union and connection. Amazing individuals coming together i…Read More