A study done by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018 has placed yoga as one of the top 10 fitness trends in 2018. that surveyed near about 4,000 fitness professionals across the globe.
According to the ACSM, yoga is an ancient form of exercise that rejuvenates you from within.
"The sustained popularity of yoga seems to be that it reinvents and refreshes itself every year making it an attractive form of exercise. Based on ancient tradition, yoga utilizes a series of specific bodily postures. practiced for health and relaxation. This includes Power Yoga, Yogalates, Bikram, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Kripalu, Anurara, Kundalini, Sivananda and others," ACSM said.
The countries that were a part of this survey include:
Mexico, Chile, Columbia, Venezuela, Portugal, Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil, Serbia, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, India, Italy, Taiwan, Switzerland, Jamaica, South Africa, Bermuda, Greece, Ireland, Finland, Kenya, New Zealand, China, Barbados, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Spain, Sweden, and the United States.
In a statement of Nevada (USA), noted religious statesman Rajan Zed, said that it is pleasing for Hindus to witness the fast and tremendous growth of yoga worldwide.
Talking about Yoga, he added
"Although introduced and nourished by Hinduism, was a world heritage and liberation powerhouse to be utilized by all."
According to Patanjali, yoga was a methodical effort to attain perfection through the control of the different elements of human nature.
If this didn't amuse you, then did you know that according to a survey conducted by ‘2016 Yoga in America Study’, nearly 37 million Americans including celebrities started practicing Yoga?
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