Yoga is an ancient discipline which seems to be getting hotter and hotter. The newly released 2016 Yoga in America Study Conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance shows that the number of US yoga practitioners increased to over 36 million in 2016, up from 20.4 million in 2012 and 15.8 million in 2008
Here are some of the significant findings:
• More than 80 million Americans say they are somewhat or very likely to practice yoga in the next 12 months
• Practitioners are much more involved in many other forms of exercise, such as running, cycling and weightlifting, than non-practitioners
• The top 5 reasons for starting yoga are: flexibility, stress relief, general fitness, improve overall health, and physical fitness
Check out this infographic to learn more about Yoga trends in America.
An Infographic by Prama del Mar.