Podcast: Bikram Yoga Research: Vascular Health and Glucose Tolerance: Clinical Evidence’s Mark Anthony hosts PURE Action Research Director, Dr. Stacy Hunter to discuss research found found by studying Bikram yoga as it relates to cholesterol, arterial stiffness, and more!  Click here to listen to the Podcast!’s goal is to bring yoga to people in a simple and direct way and “strive to be a clear and reliable source of information about yoga.”


Bikram Yoga Research: Vascular Health and Glucose Tolerance: Clinical Evidence

Bikram Yoga is one of the most widely practiced yoga styles in the world, yet there has not been significant clinical research until recently. Dr. Hunter has done several clinical studies and is completing new research. Please join us for a discussion about the new research, the results and the benefits of Bikram yoga. Dr.Hunter also discusses her personal yoga practice and offers advice to people interested in practicing Bikram and other styles of yoga.

Dr. Hunter is the Research Director of a non-profit focused on bringing the benefits of yoga to mainstream medicine through research, education and community outreach. Dr. Hunter has published several studies on the impact of yoga on cardiovascular health and glucose tolerance. Pureaction is hosting a Yoga Research Conference in Austin, Texas, July 22 through July 24th 2016, details can be found at

An overview of Dr. Hunter’s research can be found in the PURE Action research library.


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