New Students and FAQs

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Any burning questions? Here are our FAQs.

But don’t be shy! Our fully trained teachers and friendly receptionists are always there to help. Let them know of any questions you have and they will steer you in the right direction.

We are always more than happy to hear from you at support@hotbikramyoga.co.uk



  • What is Bikram Yoga?
  • I'm new to your studios, what do I need to know?
  • Why the heat?
  • I'm on an Intro Offer, can I come to every class?
  • Do I need to stay in the room for the full class?
  • Why the 20 day intro pass rather than a drop-in for first class?
  • What is a Beginner Workshop and why should I attend?
  • Will it keep me fit, is it cardiovascular & can I lose weight?
  • What are the benefits of Bikram Yoga?
  • What if I've never tried yoga before?
  • Are there any studio rules I should be aware of?
  • Do you have showers?
  • As a beginner on my Intro Offer are there any classes I cannot practice in?
  • How busy are classes?
  • What if I'm not flexible?
  • Do I have to be fit?
  • Am I too old?
  • Can I practice if I am pregnant?
  • Can I bring my children to class?
  • How do I book?
  • How long do the classes last?
  • What if I am late for class?
  • Do I need to drink a lot before and after class?
  • Should I eat before class?
  • What should I wear?
  • What do I need for class and are there lockers?
  • Is it important to learn from a Bikram certified instructor?
  • Why have you introduced shorter classes?
  • I thought Bikram yoga was 90 minutes?
  • I don't want to practice less than 90 minutes, what choices do I have?
  • I'm worried that I won't feel the full benefits of a Bikram workout in a class less than 90 minutes.
  • Should I still bother with a 90 minute class if I get a full workout in 60 minutes?
  • Does this affect how much I currently pay?
  • What's the difference between HB60 and HB50?
  • What's left out of the regular 90 minute class?
  • Can you tell me exactly which postures have one set?
  • What training have the teachers had for new classes?
  • I'm totally new: can I come to a short class first?
  • Are there any more changes to come?
  • I’m booked on yoga holiday, will there be 90 or shorter classes taught?