Living in London can sometimes deplete you of your vitality and inner spirit, especially with the early darkness which throws itself at you before you’ve even thought about heading home from your working day. It can all be a bit depressing. All you have to rely on is an army of upbeat UK and American TV shows to see you through the cooking of meals and the washing up.

I could have taken a trip abroad to see if that would improve my well being but instead I decided to try Hot Bikram Yoga which I’d heard much about.