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Netflix's New Documentary Sums up the Problematic Message Behind Bikram Yoga


Those who have spent 90 minutes sweating out half their body weight in Bikram Yoga are painfully aware of what the class entails — participants will hold a total of 26 postures in what the brand refers to as "torture chamber" studios, that swelter at over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

And while the practice aims for peace of mind and good health, the founder of the Bikram — named Bikram Choudhury — has actually been labeled a "predator."