1. Take Inventory

    Hi Everyone,     I notice students, even advanced practitioners can sometimes get complacent especially if one is practicing consistently. A great way refresh the practice is noticing subtle changes that occur on a daily basis. After at least six m…Read More

  2. Barkan Student of the Month

    Please Help us Celebrate our Barkan Student of the Month: Gustavo Pineiro:   I started doing yoga over 15 years ago as a stress reliever from the daily morass of work and life. Realizing the health benefits, including flexibility, strength, stamina …Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Honor your Level

    You may hear Yoga Teachers say in class "Honor your Level". Usually they are reminding beginners to be mindful avoiding possible injury! This is a very important mindset, listen to your body!! But there's another side to this statement. It can also b…Read More