Practitioners say that hot yoga will improve both mental and physical health—that it will enhance mental clarity and concentration, increase flexibility, build strength, promote weight loss, flush toxins, make skin look better, ease back problems, and even cure asthma, heart disease, and other ailments.
Those who are devoted to the practice say hot yoga has all kinds of benefits. The one that’s touted most often is detoxification: heavy sweating is said to help flush toxins from the skin.The heat also allows you to go a little more deeply and safely into the postures
Working in a heated room also elevates the heart rate, which makes the body work harder.
If you have any injuries or health concerns, such as diabetes, cardiovascular or respiratory disease, or a history of heat-related illness, make sure to get your doctor’s OK before practicing hot yoga.