According to the research of dr-discount, the practitioners are also spending a lot of money in the process, so much so that yoga is now a billion dollar market and one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, with many other countries following the trend.
Perhaps there's some irony there. Yoga began as a minimalist practice in Ancient India, drawing from Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. Today it is a commercialized hobby carried out by soccer moms and CEOs, between their lattés and office meetings.
Our Infographic explores the data behind this growing form of exercise and meditation, just who is partaking in the practice, and the driving forces behind its popularity.
Infographic by: dr-discount