Yoga practisers in India are increased day by day. The new trend is hot yoga or Bikram hot yoga. Hot yoga increases endurances of your muscle and reduce the muscle stiffness and decrease the muscle and joints inflammation.
When you practise hot yoga or Bikram hot yoga in the studio everything looks great. After some time when you want to practise the same at your home, you face the problem about how to make the room hot. The yoga studios have dedicated room heater arrangement to make the large room enough hotter for the whole class. But you are planning to do hot yoga in your small room? Many people have asked what type of heaters to buy for Bikram hot yoga? What is the best room heater for hot yoga?
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Yes they are not good for hot yoga. Because halogen or quartz or infrared room heaters do not increase the room temperature. They act on your skin and make you feel warm. Three is a mixed opinion on this. But they needs to be very closer to get the enough heat. By nature these halogen room heaters surface tends to get very hot and dangerous to touch. so practising yoga movements by sitting or standing closer to halogen room heaters is not safe at all.
They are good room heaters but not the best. First Oil filled room heaters are very costly. The basic price starts from 10,000 Rs. The important reason is it takes some time to heat the room. You have to wait for at least 15 minutes till the whole room gets heated up. Instant heat is not possible. You cannot focus the heater on your yoga mat area, hence the energy is used to heat the whole room. In short, they are costly, and cannot be focused and cannot provide instant heat. Read our artilce Oil Filled Room Heater advantages and disadvantages to know more.
Fan heaters are the best choice for hot yoga or bikram hot yoga. They are also known as convection room heaters and blower. Air is passed through the hot ceramic coil and pushed out with the help of fan, hence they are known as blower.
Fan heaters provide instant heat, and you can focus the room heater toward your yoga practising area. They are safer to touch and you can keep them at some distance as well. All these factors are making them the perfect choice for hot yoga.There are two types of fan based room heater.