Clinical Trial

The Effects of Hot Yoga on Vascular Function

Study Description

The Effects of Hot Yoga on Vascular Function

This study will examine the effects of a 12 week hot yoga intervention on vascular health in adults between the ages of 20 and 65. The investigators are seeking individuals with slightly elevated blood pressure and stage I hypertension who are not currently taking blood pressure medications or exercising regularly. Participants will receive 12 weeks of free yoga for their participation.

Location

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Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Hot Yoga

Bikram or hot yoga is a standardized series of 26 postures with two breathing exercises. Classes will be performed at local yoga studios in Austin, Texas and participants will be required to sign in for each session. All participants will receive 12 weeks of free classes for their participation.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

The Effects of Bikram (Hot) Yoga on Vascular Health in Hypertensive Adults

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03993184

ParticipAid ID

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