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20 INTERESTING THINGS ABOUT YOGA


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20 interesting things about yoga

The statistics on yoga show that its popularity is growing every year, and more and more money is being spent on classes, clothing and equipment. It is a practice that is gaining more and more, which can only be a good news.


We have selected some interesting things about the practice of yoga, from the dozens that characterize this discipline:

  1. Yoga appeared in India 5,000 years ago

  2. Yoga is not a religion. It is a science of well-being and youth, whose purpose is to harmonize body, mind and soul.

  3. Until 1937, yoga was practiced only by men

  4. 72% of yoga practitioners are women

  5. Most practitioners are under the age of 44

  6. The name of men who practice yoga is "yogis", while the name of women who practice is "yoginis"

  7. There are over 100 styles of yoga worldwide, including Hatha Yoga or newer styles that are growing in popularity such as Hot Yoga, Yin Yoga or Aerial Yoga

  8. At any given time, there are over 60 million posts about yoga on Instagram

  9. Yoga can work every muscle in the human body

  10. Practicing yoga at least twice a week relieves depression and prevents cardiovascular disease

  11. Yoga helps in weight loss

  12. Yoga helps increase self-confidence

  13. Improves sleep quality

  14. Increases the body's flexibility and develops it harmoniously

  15. Reduces blood cholesterol levels

  16. Strengthens the bones and muscles of the body

  17. Global spending on yoga is estimated at $ 80 billion

  18. Research has shown that practicing yoga regularly can slow down aging

  19. Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung was among the first Westerners to study yoga in depth

  20. Yoga is considered one of the first and most successful products of globalization

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