Bikram Yoga Beginners

  • For first-timers, please arrive 30 minutes before class to complete your registration.
  • Remember your goal is to stay in the room for the whole 75 and or 90 minutes.
  • Never be afraid to kneel down when you need to as a beginner but know that your goal is to do all the postures for maximum benefit.
  • Feeling dizzy, nauseous or light-headed is normal when you first get started.
  • Don’t feel self-conscious; it’s helpful to realise that people’s focus is on themselves.
  • Take your second class within 24 hours, although you may experience discomfort such as muscle aches.
  • Drink plenty of water after the class.

Make Sure You Have:

  • An empty stomach – don’t eat 2 to 3 hours before the class.
  • A clean body – no perfumes or aftershaves.
  • Proper hydration – drink plenty of water (1-2 LITRES) throughout the day before the class.
  • Yoga mat
  • 2 towels, one for class and one for showering after class.
  • Plastic bag for your wet clothes.
  • Bottle of water for class.


  • Wear light and fitted clothes.
  • Yoga pants, shorts, singlets, tank top for the ladies.
  • Running sports shorts or board shorts for the gentlemen.
  • Avoid thick long sweat pants and heavy t-shirts (our room is 37ºC hot!).
  • Please remember your yoga mat & towel.

Most of all…. Have an open mind and a good positive attitude – Be prepared to work hard!