Yoga, this fruitful ancient Science / Art it is suddenly trending in our actual world of technology and creativity, getting adapted to the modern times in really weird ways.
Some of them I bet, go beyond your imagination!
As incompatible as it sounds, it is a total success in Germany (beer motherland) & growing rapidly in Australia.
Their followers do not find any contradition in joining their 2 biggest passions, Beer & Yoga, defending their both "centuries-old therapies for Body, Mind & Soul".
Learn More: Bier Yoga
Hoga is a deep practice of connection and interchange of energy with a horse.
It is believed to be born from ancient tradition of "Doma India¨ a really special taming practice of South America.
This new fad is growing so fast among horse lovers that there is already a whole 100h Holistic Equine Yoga Certification in Costa Rica! Participants will develop skills to Connect, Stretch & heal with your horse, among many others.
More information: Kindred Spirits Horse & Yoga Retreats
Many practicioners, specially from areas like California where marujiana is legalised, state that the "Conscious use of the Cannabis can enhace your practice" in many ways.
Dee Dussault, authour of the book Ganja Yoga & strong defender that cannabis had already enhance spiritual practice for millennia, gives us some clues about its benefits:
--->Why not? Noga just takes out of the equation any Lululemon last model or any outfit at all.
You just need to have a look at the instagram account Nude_Yogagirl to understand why thousands are falling for Nude Yoga and its freedom of expression.
Some of the treats? Freedom of movements, greater awareness of your skin and the beauty of the human body exploring its possibilities!
Learn More: Bold & Naked Studio
Laughter Yoga is one of the more developed unusual styles of Yoga, counting with its own world conferences and even its own " Laughter Yoga University".
Laughing increases our blood pressure, calories burning & endorphins releasing; stimulating brain and immune system.
Its "Fake it until you make it" exploration exercises can be seen as embarrassing at the beginning but... please never underestimate the power of Laughing!
Learn More: Laughter Yoga University
Do you feel funny? Give a try!
Joy is double when you share it! What better than practicing Yoga with your flurry best friend?
You can be impressed by your dog's capacity to learn asanas (& teach you!) & helping you to increase your balance and strength practising with them on top of you.
By far they are the best yoga teachers when it comes to Unconditional Love, Maximum Relaxation and Strength
Defy gravity and explore totally new sensantions by practicing Yoga hanging on a belt / hammock.
A fun practice with inmumerable health benefits, specially for your spine and to access advanced asanas in a safe and easy way.
Learn More: Aeroyoga Official Site
According to their practitioners, Goats brings tenderness to the practice and connect it with the slow-pace of the farm life.
But, without doubts, their favourite moment is when they perform poses as plank or without dog, making the Goats instinctly jumps on top of them.
"Goatasana" Coming soon?
Learn More: AZ Goat Yoga
The perfect match for sea lovers!
Practising on a stand up paddle surfing (SUP) usually in calm water can be a fully relaxing experience that improves your balance and your sense of connection throughout the infinitude of the ocean.
Learn More: SUP Yoga Bohol
Take out your Wands & Wizard costumes!
Get ready to practice magic spells in warrior pose, listening to passages of the Harry Potter Saga during the class and perform "Downward Dumbledore" (muggles call it Downward Dog)
Harry Potter sold-out classes created by Isabel Beltran, has opened big doors to any kind of themed yoga classes.
> Learn More: Isabel Beltran Site
"What could be better than men and women doing yoga in kilts?"
This is what Kilted Yogis like RedHeadedYeti stands for.
A Freedom mix of Scotish & Indian traditions that turns out they share common values like Strength, Serenity, Connection with Nature & Freedom.
Pacticing with your baby can be the best way to tone all your body after pregnancy.
Baby develops motor skills & the rocking motion of some movements (similar to the ones inside the womb) improves relaxation and makes sleeping easier.
But above all, this space of inner peace aims to deepen the connection & bounding between you both.
> Learn More: Ekhart Baby Yoga
Jennifer Pastilof is the creator of this particular yoga practice with a screen with lyrics accompanies the participants who harmonize their poses with their voices.
Why Karaoke Yoga? According to Jennifer, Yoga is taken too seriously. Singing your heart out connects with your inner Joy, lets go of all your fears and "needs for perfection".
It is about being the most you. Just about being authentic.
> Learn More: Jennifer Pastilof | Karaoke Yoga
A Yoga class shaking, screaming, foot-stamping and chest-thumping ??
According to Hemalayaa, the LA yoga teacher founder of Tantrum Yoga, "we are emotional beings and there are times we need to let go of emotions, especially old stuff that’s sitting in there, festering. Otherwise it gets stuck in our bodies and could turn into stress or disease, etc."
> Learn More: Tantrum Yoga News
Practicing Yoga with a Hula Hoop can be full of synergies.
Hoop Yoga is great to improve your coordination, creativity, figure and inmune system. And it is specially strengthening both your Core & inner Joy!
> Learn More: Hoop Yogini
Many would feel confused after discovering these Weird Yoga Styles, some of you may still have doubts about the Classic Yogi Styles (Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Kundalini...). You can just take this Fun & Smart QUIZ to find out which Yoga Style resonates better with you ;)