Snowga, Broga, Doga and more! Check out these 9 yoga types with a twist
Yoga’s popularity has ensured its spread across the globe.
Since many years, yoga has taken many avatars which has made the practice more interesting and fun. Practice it underwater or in the snow, indulge your acrobatic side, or unleash the Madonna fan in you. Take your pick from the yoga trends that suit your style and wend your way to health and happiness.
Why do yoga when you can do acroyoga? A perfect combination of acrobatics and yoga, acroyoga combines elements of flexibility, strength and teamwork.
Feel uplifted with this form of yoga, where you can practice your asanas while suspended in the air, using a hammock.
Yoga is for everybody! To encourage more men to take up Yoga, there are now yoga websites which offer workouts specifically designed for the male body, including Broga Yoga, Man Flow Yoga and Dirty Yoga.
Take your yoga with a side of martial arts. Budokon Yoga is essentially a combination of martial arts, calisthenics, asanas, and animal movement.
Everything is better when done with a loved one. Why should yoga be any different? Many yoga workouts involving partner poses are being offered, seeking not only to strengthen the body and quieten the mind, but also to deepen bonds between individuals. This picture shows a couple doing acroyoga.
It is pretty much what it sounds like- Take-your-dog-to-workout day! You can partner with your pet, ensuring both of you stay fit, flexible and healthy.
Add the deep relaxation of yoga to the fresh bracing cold of snow, preferably in the Alps or the Himalayas. Simply put, Yoga + Snow= Snowga!
Practice your yoga moves under the sea. An off-shot of Jal-yoga, this is a form that requires greater breath control than terrestrially bound yoga.
Yoga is in vogue, yes, but is the vogue in Yoga? One might think that the stylish form of dance known as ‘vogueing’, popularised by Madonna, and the ancient art of Yoga have very little in common.