The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga opened it’s doors in 1983 making it one of the first Yoga Schools in the country! Jimmy Barkan, was Bikram yoga’s most senior teacher and he founder of The Barkan Method, a style of Hot Yoga!! We offer Yoga Classes 365 days a year! Fort Laud Schedule
He is considered to be one of the pioneers of yoga in the United States, practicing long before yoga became popular and mainstream. Jimmy began his yoga career under the guidance and wisdom of Bikram Choudhury and was honored when he became known as Bikram’s Most Senior Teacher, an accomplishment very few have since obtained. Jimmy’s first yoga studio opened in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in January 1983, Plantation, Florida in 2001 and Boca Raton Florida in 2012.
Since the establishment of The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga in 2002, Jimmy’s Level I Teacher Training programs, held in Fort Lauderdale, Fl., Raleigh North Carolina, Budapest, Hungary & Melbourne, Australia continue to be sought out by students from all over the world. There are national and international studios and teachers practicing The Barkan Method Hot Yoga including; Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, South America, Thailand, South Africa, Ireland, The United Kingdom and throughout the United States. Barkan also offers Level, II, and III Teacher Training programs throughout the year in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Costa Rica. Jimmy has also trained many of our country’s top professional athletes throughout the years including members of the NFL, NBA, NHL, the 1997 World Series Champions Florida Marlins and PGA Tour players.