Key findings in the 2016 Yoga in America Study – conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance

Yoga is gaining popularity. The number of American yoga practitioners has
increased to over 36 million in 2016, up from 20.4 million in 2012. 28% of all
Americans have participated in a yoga class at some point in their lives.

Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance Study in 2016

Yoga is for everybody. There are more male and older practitioners than ever
before (approximately 10 million male practitioners and almost 14 million
practitioners over the age of 50 – up from about 4 million men and 4 million 55+
year olds in 2012).

Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance Study in 2016

Yoga supports the economy. Yoga practitioners report spending over $16 billion
on yoga clothing, equipment, classes and accessories in the last year, up from
$10 billion in 2012.

Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance Study in 2016

Yoga is appealing. 34% of Americans say they are somewhat or very likely to
practice yoga in the next 12 months – equal to more than 80 million Americans.
Reasons cited include flexibility, stress relief and fitness.

Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance Study in 2016
Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care – for Beginners and those of us with back challenges.

Top Two Reasons People Come To Yoga?
To Increase Flexibility and Reduce Stress.

Top Two Reasons People Come To Yoga - From the Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal 2016 Study - Yoga in America
Top Two Reasons People Come To Yoga – From the Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal 2016 Study – Yoga in America

Come try a free yoga class with me. I teach this class live on Wednesdays at 1 PM Central Time. Click on the above button to claim a free Mindbody online account, then “book” the class that I teach on Wednesdays.

Don’t worry, if you cannot make the live class, you can get a link to our current recorded yoga classes. I have about 10 yoga for healthy back classes in the studio!

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