Hot yoga may allow you to burn a significant number of calories, but it also has several other benefits, some of which are difficult to measure. In addition to promoting flexibility and core strength, hot yoga
can help you reduce stress and manage chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and cholesterol. Losing weight is often a priority among exercisers, but there are superior exercises to hot yoga for burning calories. Still, the physical benefits of the practice may be outweighed by the mental and emotional satisfaction that comes with regular participation in Bikram.