Once in a while, while scrolling through Facebook, you might spot a video of a bunch of people doing yoga exercises with cats, dogs and even goats hanging around with them. Or sometimes, you will see people doing yoga with a glass of beer/ wine in their hands. Bizarre, right? These are just a few of the many unusual yoga trends that have been popular on the internet. Want to know what they are? Scroll down…
Wine yoga
 

Wine yoga

Wine yoga a.k.a vino and vinyasa combines the practice of sipping on wine as you work out. The idea is to incorporate your senses of sight and smell, and use them together as you work out. It’s a given that you use your sight and touch, but you also use your sense of smell to enjoy the aromas. The sessions include tasting of various types of wine where you’re supposed to swirl it and then sip on it lightly.

Cat yoga or mewga
 

Cat yoga or mewga

Several cat shelters started hosting yoga sessions wherein people would be joined by a bunch of felines during their workouts. Some experts have said that doing yoga with cats around has the ability to keep all the negative energy at bay! Where do we sign up?

Yoga rave
 

Yoga rave

This trend started when a group of Art of Living volunteers from Argentina decided to do something for youngsters to distract them from drugs and alcohol, but with a unique twist. Imagine going to a party where you have fun but instead of alcohol, smoking and dancing, you do yoga. The idea is to let your body be stimulated by music and meditation.

Nude yoga

This trend was huge on Instagram some time ago and was started by an account by the name of ‘Nude yoga girl’. This was started to promote self-love and body positivity and there are a number of group nude yoga classes that are conducted in the west. These are mainly done to remove any shame or negativity that you might have about your own body and turn you into someone who embraces what they have without any fear.

Goat Yoga
 

Goat Yoga

This recent yoga trend is all sorts of adorable wherein yoga is practiced with a bunch of goats. Experts say that the goats bring out the best in people and they tend to have a really good time. Practising yoga with affectionate goats is said to make people happy in so many ways and there’s barely anyone who has had a bad experience with it.

Alien Yoga
 

Alien Yoga

This insta-famous yoga trend gets its name ‘Alien yoga’ as your stomach takes the shape of an alien when you perform it. It’s also called as ‘nauli’ which is a traditional practice of yoga that helps cleanse your internal organs and strengthens your abdominal area. It also helps rejuvenate your skin and get rid of acne. It’s the latest WTF yoga trend to hit the internet and everyone’s talking about it.

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