Revisiting Yoga: Past, Present And Future On Wednesday's Access Utah

Aug 22, 2019

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Yoga is growing in popularity in the U.S.  There were 36 million practitioners (or ~9% of the population) in 2016, up from 20.4 million in 2012, and 28% of Americans have participated in a yoga class at some point in their lives. (Yoga Journal 2016 U.S. Market Research Study). We’ll talk about Yoga, past, present and future on Tuesday’s Access Utah. Our guests include Emily Perry, Director of Yoga Studies at USU; Chantel Gerfen, Owner of Transcend Yoga Studio in Logan; Jennifer Sinor, USU Professor of English, who has been practicing yoga for ~20 years; and Michael Sowder, Poet, USU Professor of English, and affiliated faculty member in USU’s Religious Studies Program and its Yoga Studies Program, where he teaches a course on the History of Yoga.