CNN has a feature up about recession stress and how even more people are flooding yoga class in search of relief.
[Washington yoga instructor Kyra Sudofsky] says evening classes that normally host 18 to 28 students are now packed with more than 30 people, many of them looking for an inexpensive way to release anxiety in a rocky economy.
They also highlight the “pay-what-you-can” model that more studios seem to be adopting as of late, which we brought up a few weeks ago.
Besides that the article doesn’t really say anything new. But we like how they point out the self-reclaiming benefit of a yoga practice. Sure it’s great for relaxation, but yoga also gives you a centering, stabilizing sense of control, something we desperately seek in this spiraling world.
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