Raving for more

Tracking the year’s biggest lifestyle trends & taboos in the search for a healthier way of life.

Rave parties are synonymously associated with drugs and alcohol, and don’t exactly fall under the parameters of “fit” or “healthy”. However, a new concept called Yoga Raves has slowly and steadily been making waves around the world. This unusual concept was pioneered by the Art of Living Foundation, and the Indian edition debuted in Surat, Gujarat, earlier this year.

So, what is exactly is a yoga rave, you wonder? Well, it essentially blends several genres of music that set the mood and tone, whilst one does a number of stretches and yoga poses to invigorate and rejuvenate the body, and get the blood pumping with some dancing as well. The focus is on getting a ‘high’ the natural way, and not by substance abuse.

Yoga Raves are popular in Latin America, US and parts of Europe. Getting fit has just found itself a fun and healthy way of burning those calories.

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