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April 12, 2017 by
Jay Medley
Yoga is a practice that’s been around for quite some time. And, according to research conducted by The Huffington Post, it is a $27 billion industry.

Yeah…it’s kind of a big deal. There are over 20 million practitioners, 83% of those being women. In short, yoga has become a nation-wide phenomenon that is not going anywhere any time soon. After all, it’s fun and beneficial to mental and physical health – which makes it more than appealing.

Along with yoga as a whole, there are many crazes that have taken hold – allowing the practice to appeal to even more people on a wider level. Take a look at some of the latest and coolest ones below!

Yoga Crazes Worth Knowing About

BeerYoga

If you haven’t heard about this craze, you’re definitely going to want to keep reading. It’s maybe one of the more out there yoga crazes – but nonetheless, it’s pretty cool. This involves – you guessed it – drinking beer while you strike a pose (a yoga pose, that is).

This craze originated in Germany and is beginning to spread. Talk about something different and fun! While this isn’t exactly a detoxifying routine, it’s definitely one for the books!


Voga

If you’re a lover of hit pop tunes and dancing, this yoga craze has your name written all over it. Created in London, this routine combines Madonna’s hits of the 90’s (and other fast paced songs like them) with traditional yoga poses. It was created in order to make a yoga routine more cardio-centric – and not to mention more fun! Originating in Europe, it’s set to make it’s US debut in New York soon.

Emoji yoga

The whole world seems to be obsessed with these fun little icons we can text, tweet, and write with electronically. But did you know they’ve even spilled into yoga? Well – it’s true! This genre of yoga revolves around poses that mimic emojis. It’s sure make you laugh, smile, and have a whole new perspective on these fun additions to your text messages.


Surfboard or Paddleboard Yoga

If you thought balancing on a balance board was hard, you’d be hardpressed to find something more tricky than balancing on a surf or paddleboard as it floats along on the water. However, it’s a new craze that’s taking the yoga world by storm!

For those enjoying a dose of vitamin sea and the tropics, this is a fun – albeit challenging – way to squeeze in a workout while simultaneously enjoying your surroundings. Totally radical, dude!

While these crazes probably have you thinking, “what will they think of next?!”, these are only some of the yoga phenomenons that are out there, attracting millions of practitioners.

At the end of the day, yoga is a healthy and extremely beneficial way to exercise that will leave you feeling mentally refreshed and physically fitter – no matter which method of the sport that you choose!

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