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CNN: Yoga a Little Luxury in Recession

in Recession Yoga, YD News

businessman_piggy-bankCNN 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.

Recession Relief – many are stretching for it [CNN]

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  • Yoga is great but remember what it is; i.e., the teachings and practices of Hinduism.

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