Why Men Do Yoga

Listen to Willie Tell You Why! 20 years ago, you’d see hardly any men in a yoga class. Today, as more men see the benefits of yoga, you’ll see even half a class filled with men of all ages, shapes, and conditions. Why? Listen to Willie, who at the age of 64, has been practicing…

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Hot Yoga for Stress and Hypertension

Research study at Texas State University hints at hot yoga benefit for blood pressure The first research study on a 60-minute hot yoga class shows a benefit for reducing blood pressure and relieving stress. Regular, room-temperature yoga has been shown to have a positive effect on blood pressure. But researchers at Texas State University in San…

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Original Hot Yoga Therapy

Ghosh Yoga College of India The Original Hot Yoga system of 26 postures in a 105 degree room was derived from the yoga therapy system of Bishnu Charan Ghosh in the 1930’s. Ghosh was the younger brother of Paramahansa Yogananda, the renowned spiritual leader and founder of the Self-Realization Fellowship. Yogananda focused largely on the…

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The Tradition of Ashtanga Yoga

The Tradition of Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga yoga is a system of yoga transmitted to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009). This method of yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures—a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is…

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Inferno Hot Pilates. Not Your Ordinary Workout!

Not All Workouts are the Same. What Makes IHP Unique? Inferno Hot Pilates uses the principles of the high intensity interval training “Tabata” method developed by Japanese Professor Izumi Tabata. This training regimen consists of 20 seconds of high intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated 8 times for a total of 4…

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The Case for Hot Yoga

Not All Hot Yoga is the Same! Here’s Why… At 105 degrees and a set 26-posture sequence, the “Original Hot Yoga,” first created in Calcutta, India and Tokyo, then popularized in the United States as Bikram Yoga, has continued on in its authentic form at PURE Yoga Texas since 2003, locally owned by Mardy and…

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Welcome to PURE Yoga Texas! Since 2003, we've been building a thriving community of like-minded people looking to better their lives through yoga and exercise. We bring the Original Hot Yoga, a 26-posture set sequence in a 105 degree room, in its purest form taught by certified Original Hot Yoga Association and Bikram Yoga teachers. We also deliver Ashtanga yoga, Yin yoga, and Inferno Hot Pilates, in their most authentic forms, to respect and preserve each lineage of teaching. We carefully curate our teachers to bring you only the best! Locally owned and locally loved in Austin, Cedar Park and Dallas, we were voted First Place Yoga Studio in the 2019 Best of the Best Austin American-Statesman and Austin360's Official Choice Awards.