1. 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

  2. Bikram Vs. Barkan…What’s the difference?…By Jimmy Barkan

    Hi Everyone, What's the difference between Bikram Yoga and The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga? Hot Yoga comes from Bengal, India, starting with Paramahansa Yogananda and his younger brother Bishnu Ghosh. Bishnu Ghosh was Bikram Choudhury's Guru, the found…Read More

  3. Can I do Yoga if I’m Injured? The Healing Mode!!!!

    Hi Everyone, I've been getting this phone call for 40 years: "Jimmy I hurt my back so I can't do Yoga for a couple of weeks!" In this week's YouTube episode I talk about the extraordinary healing power the Yoga postures possess! YOUTUBE VIDEO` Bishnu…Read More

  4. Half Moon Pose By Jimmy Barkan (Hot Yoga Master)

    This is what we call “Half Moon” or “Ardha Chandrasana”. Other styles of Yoga have a completely different Pose with the same name! We used to call this “Pars Ardha Chandrasana” or “ Side Half Moon” when we go over to the side. Buddha …Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Happy Halloween Party

    Halloween Party all Day at The Barkan Method Fort Lauderdale! Treats....Candy...Best Costume Prize...Fun!!! See you on the Mat!!!! The Barkan Method is a style of Hatha Yoga that originated from a lineage in Calcutta, India. Jimmy Barkan, founder/own…Read More

  8. Yoga Fort Lauderdale

    The Barkan Method was the first Hot Yoga Studio to open in Fort Lauderdale; January 20th, 1983! Jimmy Barkan was Bikram Yoga's most senior teacher but in 2002 Barkan and Bikram split and Jimmy went on to create his own approach to Hatha Yoga called T…Read More