The room is heated to 105 with 40% humidity. The heat combined with the sequence of the postures is what makes Bikram yoga so special. The heated room allows you to work deeper in a shorter amount of time, realizing quicker results. Heat makes stretching easier as well helps prevent injuries. Yoga is not just about working muscles: you are massaging deep tissues, glands and organs as well. Sweating helps flush toxins from your body giving your skin a beautiful glow.