Yoga is arguably one of the most versatile activities — and there’s no greater example of that than its prevalence across the world.
The ancient practice has been around for thousands of years for good reason. Studies show yoga can reduce stress, help ward off weight gain, lower blood pressure and so much more. It’s just as much of a workout for your mind as it is for your body. It doesn’t matter if you’re 15 or 50, or if you’re abroad or here at home.
To celebrate the International Day of Yoga, we rounded up several stunning snapshots of people participating in the practice all over the world as a way to pay tribute to its overwhelming benefits. Take a look at them below:
We want you to share your yoga experience with us. Did the practice help you with anxiety? Did you meet your best friend in a class? Let us know how yoga changed your life in the comments below.