6 Reasons Behind The Magic of Hot Yoga

Salomé Gómez-Upegui
4 min readDec 7, 2018

Traditional Hot Yoga is a practice in which you go through 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, at 105ºF (40.5ºC), absolutely drenched in sweat for 90 minutes. A lot of people read that description, cringe, and immediately think WHY?! Why would someone put their body through that?

The answer is actually quite simple: because it feels incredibly good! Like, NEXT LEVEL good, not just physically…