Yoga is constantly gaining popularity among people. According to statistics, more and more people are now indulging in yoga and spending their money on clothes, equipment, classes and essentials after discovering the huge amount of benefits.
Keeping in mind that the yoga industry is growing constantly, we decided to come up with some interesting and unbelievable facts about yoga.
· Instagram has close to combined of one billion yoga hashtags #yoga, here’s to increasing one more!!!
· There are currently more than 300 million yoga practitioners worldwide.
· Yoga industry is worth $80 billion or more currently.
· Yoga practice is more than 5000 years old.
· In India, prisoners can reduce their sentences by getting the highest grade in yoga.
· Yoga is now dominated by females with 72% of practitioners being women.
· There are more than 100 styles of yoga such as, nude yoga, goat yoga, Broga, etc.
· Only 3% of yoga posts on Instagram refer to traditional teachings. And ours is one of them!! Proud face.
· Yoga is found in one of the oldest texts in the world that is Rig Veda.
· There are 196 aphorisms/ Yoga sutras.
· The longest yoga lesson is recorded at 56 hours!