- In 2016, ‘yoga’ was one of the most searched words on Google in the UK.
- Some Christians churches are opposed to the practice of yoga as it can create spiritual confusion.
- Lenovo named a tablet ‘yoga’ due to its flexibility.
- Morning is the best time to practice yoga.
- Nouf Marwai contributed to the legalization of yoga in Saudi Arabia.
- According to ancient yogis, we are born with a limited number of breaths.
- Gaim, Manduka, Hugger Mugger, Jade Yoga and Lululemon are the top five equipment brand used in yoga studios.
- Yogis are often vegetarian since they practice ahimsa, non-violence.
- In San Diego at the Rady Children’s Hospital, oncology patients and their families practice yoga.
- Ayurveda is a healing system for the entire body complementary to yoga and meditation.
- During a Thai yoga massage session, the therapist guides the client into various yoga poses while applying deep muscle compression.
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