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Online Live-Streaming of All Instructed Classes

Because – just like when the world is “normal” –  there is still NO excuse not to practice Bikram Yoga!! 

(Yes, it is that good, and that important.)

All of our classes listed on the SCHEDULE (click here) will be live-streamed, personally instructed, and accessible at no charge to all active members.

For those with an active membership or package: please CONTACT US to receive instructions for live-streaming classes until we are permitted to operate in-person classes.

For New Students, Former Students, or those with expired packages, you may purchase a regular membership to support the continued availability of Bikram Yoga in mid-Michigan.

Or you are welcome to purchase an ONLINE-ONLY Yoga Membership (at the rate of $5/class).  Click on one of the options below to proceed with your purchase:

Up to 20 live-streamed classes for $100 – click to purchase

Up to 10 live-streamed classes for $50 – click to purchase

When I see the receipt come through for your purchase, I will send you an email with the link to join the classes and instructions on how to sign-in to class. New students will receive an online waiver and new student form to fill out and return.

Please triple check that your email address is correct in our online system when you make the purchase.
Please allow 24 hours to receive set-up instructions. 

Classes are streamed LIVE, as they are happening in real-time.  So if you try to join the class when class is not in session, you will not see anything.

In the future, if and when live-streaming is no longer being offered, any remaining funds from online punchcards can be:
1) donated to our BYCA Scholarship Program or
2) converted to credit towards regular punchcards only. 
  • Refunds will not be available. 
  • Unused credit cannot be used towards merchandise, nor towards Flex/Commitment/Optimum memberships nor any unlimited memberships.

For those who are unable to financially support a yoga community and live teaching at this time, you can always access our recorded Bikram Yoga class on YouTube here!

Bikram Yoga Class Size Limited to 26 | How to Reserve a Space |

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How to Reserve a Space

Effective immediately (March 15, 2020), ALL classes will be limited to 26 students.

  • 20 spaces for those with active memberships may be reserved in advance by texting 517-862-8939 with your First and Last Name.
  • Students who do not have access to texting may leave a voice mail at the same number. PLEASE DO NOT use voicemail unless it is an absolute necessity.  I am a one-person administrative department. 🙂
  • Reservations will only be taken within the 3-hour time window between one (1) and four (4) hours prior to the listed class time.
  • For a 9:00 am class, that means you may reserve between 5:00 and 8:00 am.  For a 5:45 pm class, you may reserve between 1:45 and 4:45 pm.  For an 8:00 am, between 4:00 am and 7:00 am.  The 10:00 am window is between 6:00 am and 9:00 am.  The 4:00 pm window is between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
  • Reservations made outside of this time window will NOT be accepted. 
  • You may only reserve for yourself and a maximum of one same-household member who also has an active membership.
  • Reservations who have not arrived by 8 minutes prior to class will automatically forfeit their reservation.
  • Six (6) non-reserved spaces for each class will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
  • As usual, doors will open 20 minutes before listed class times.

Whenever possible, please try to attend the 9:00 am or very early morning classes, as these will be unlikely to fill up completely.  The 5:45 pm classes, however, may fill to capacity.

wind removing Bikram Yoga East Lansing MichiganStay Tuned: Online Live-Streaming of All Instructed Classes Begins Monday, March 16, 2020.

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Ann Chrapkiewicz Representing Michigan at USA Yoga National Championships

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East Lansing, Michigan – July 21, 2017 –

Ann Chrapkiewicz – Lansing-area yoga practitioner and native of Dearborn, Michigan – will represent the state of Michigan in this year’s USA Yoga National Championship.   Ann took 3rd place in the MidWest SuperRegional Championships held in Chicago in May 2017, and 1st in the state of Michigan.

The national event will take place as part of the Meijer State Games of America on August 5 and 6, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Sixty sports are represented at the State Games – including bocce ball, archery, figure skating, swimming, and more.  Those interested in attending the event may find detailed information here.

What happens at the championship?

Invited athletes each have a maximum of three minutes to demonstrate a routine of six postures.  Each asana must be held in stillness for at least 5 seconds to attain maximum points.  In addition to technical details of posture form, participants score points if they demonstrate a range of strength, flexibility, and balance in their routines.

Video examples of qualifying routines can be found here.

Four of the postures come from compulsory categories (forward bend, backward bend, stretch, and twist).  Participants choose the two additional postures from a list of several dozen of varying difficulty.  For complete rules and championship structure, click HERE.

Who Participates?

Athletes from around the country qualified at one of four Super Regional championships.  Top scorers in each region were invited, as well as representatives from each state.  Links to the list of invitees, scores, and qualifiers can be found here.

In the senior category (50+), 14 men and 15 women will participate in the national championships.

In the Adult Men’s category (18-49), 29 athletes are scheduled.  And in the Adult Women’s category, 50 are scheduled.

There will also be 9 participants from the Youth Category (ages 11-17).

Click here for championship event information from USA Yoga and for links to event tickets.

Click here for the schedule and to see all of the states represented!


Frequently Asked Questions:

What is USA Yoga?

USA Yoga is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and promoting Yoga Asana as a sport.  Rajashree Choudhury founded the organization to inspire youth to cultivate a yoga practice.  USA Yoga is not affiliated with any particular yoga school or tradition and seeks to include practitioners of all hatha yoga backgrounds.

Read more about its purposes and Rules structure here.

Are Asana championships competitive?

In yoga we learn that whatever we bring to a situation determines the nature of how we operate in that situation.  Many people see asana championships as competitive, but this is a limited way of seeing them.   B.K.S. Iyengar, one of the most well-known yogis in the past century, supported asana demonstrations and championships as a way to inspire others to take up a hatha yoga practice (read his letter of support here).

For more on Ann’s personal philosophy and the approach of many participants, read here.