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Bikram Yoga in Portsmouth, New Hampshire opened in 2002 and has seen tens of thousands of yogis on the mat, each person facilitating their own personal miracle.

These are their stories.

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  1. Dear Sara

    I thought I had replied to your answer but clearly I didn’t log it properly, so apologies for the delay in replying.

    Since we had contact, sadly my situation has got worse. I had to stop the Bikram classes because I was too drained and it was hampering my adrenal fatigue. To be fair, I was also very busy at this time so perhaps if I could do a class and rest I’d be ok.

    Unfortunately I didn’t continue with my back exercises because I was so depleted and tired. Then as I got a little energy I started to do some strength training (with a PT) to try and help my bones and build muscle again because I’m very weak. I also did a reformer class that I thought would help my back, but actually because I was fatigued it just aggravated it and because most Pilates instructors don’t understand how my nerve and pain works I overdid it and think the flexion postures finished my back off.

    That was 2 weeks ago and I have had increasing pain down my leg and in my glute ever since. It’s the worst it’s been in a long time so I’m off to see my Chiro on Tuesday. I’m pretty annoyed at myself for letting it get this far, however adrenal fatigue is a horrible disease – it affects you both physically and mentally and you start to lose the will some days.

    Anyway, I just wanted to reply to you because I appreciated your response. I will try and see if I can find a Bikram instructor in London who understands slipped discs as well as you do. I’m definitely unable to do a hot class but am trying to do some back bends every day. Although I’ve realised that my hyper-mobility makes it hard for me to know how far to go and what’s back strength and what’s flexibility.

    Thanks again Sara.

    All the best,
    Emma

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