1. There are 19 types of yoga.
  2. inyasa yoga is commonly referred as “flow yoga”.
  3. Doga is a type of yoga where the participants practice yoga with their dogs.
  4. Chair yoga allows seniors and people with disabilities to practice yoga.
  5. Hot yoga and Bikram are practiced in rooms heated to 40°C (104°F) and 40% humidity.
  6. Hasyayoga or laughter yoga can be used as a complementary therapy for chronic pain.
  7. Paddleboard yoga (SUP yoga – stand up paddle board yoga) is a practice of yoga on a paddleboard in the center of a body of water.
  8. In Yin Yoga, the participants hold the poses for three to five minutes.
  9. Acroyoga is a combination of yoga, acrobatics and Thai massage.
  10. The largest yoga class took place in Kota, India on June 21th 2018 and had 100,984 participants.
  11. Nada yoga is the yoga of sound.
  12. Yoga nidra, a conscious state between waking and sleep, reduces anxiety and stress.
  13. In Oregon, one can practice goat yoga. There is a waiting list if you are interested.
  14. Black yoga is a type of yoga practiced on heavy metal music.
  15. In Germany, one can practice ‘Beer yoga’.
  16. Moksha yoga was founded in 2004 in Canada by Ted Grand and Jessica Robertson.
  17. BKS Iyengar is the founder of the style Iyengar Yoga, a style of hatha yoga.
  18. Kundalini yoga practitioners wear white clothing as it promotes purity and peace.
  19. Karma yoga is the yoga of action and of selfless service.

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