Bikram Yoga Becomes Popular in Alabang

Bikram Yoga Becomes Popular in AlabangBikram Yoga has become highly popular in Alabang as thousands of people in Alabang, Muntinlupa are practicing the postures and breathing exercises of the yoga. The Bikram Yoga Alabang opened in the beginning of this year and is the newest Bikram-certified studio in the Philippines. The studio is popularly known as "the south's newest health enclave" in the region.

About 1,500 yoga practitioners, especially moms, young professionals and athletes come to the studio everyday and spend 90 minutes performing a series of postures and breathing exercises in a room heated up to 40 degrees Celsius.

Studio Director Ginger Diaz, who attended Bikram teacher training in Hawaii said, "What actually makes any studio unique or special is the kind of community it cultivates, we are constantly working on ways to make our growth a positive one for each and every member of the community".

Ms. Diaz also said that they are looking forward to establish a strong community of yoga practitioners in the entire country.

Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and George Clooney, and pop star Lady Gaga are among the popular followers of Bikram yoga. Some of the celebrities practicing Bikram Yoga in Philippines include actress Bea Alonzo and socialite Tessa Prieto-Valdes.

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