Bali United's interfaith soccer team showed the world that they can work together towards a common goal. Three players used various postures of prayer to celebrate the team's victory.
11-year old Tabay Atkins, son of former NHL player Larry Atkins, is the youngest certified yoga teacher in the USA. Atkins teaches donation-based classes to help families with cancer.
Mike Adams thought his career in the NHL was over. But after signing up for regular yoga classes, he is able to extend his career in American Football.
Yoga has been derecognized as a sport in India. The decision was made by the Sports Ministry 14 months after previously categorizing yoga as a priority sport.
National badminton player, Yuva Dayalan, shared with young aspiring badminton players that they should take up yoga to improve their performance. Yoga, he says, not only helps with recovery but helps them develop speed, stamina, and balance that is crucial in badminton.
The New York Knicks are the latest basketball team to embrace yoga as part of their post-practice training. Yoga has helped athletes recover from injury more quickly and keep their muscles loose and in form during off-season.
Hockey players are beginning to see the benefits of yoga as part of training. Players for the Washington Capitals are incorporating Hot Yoga into their off-season training.
The Miami Dolphins held a special event on Oct. 4 to do yoga and help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Yoga is gaining recognition from oncologists as a beneficial exercise for cancer patients.
The Toronto Raptors basketball team will incorporate yoga in its training program. The team hopes that yoga will help the Raptors recover and re-center after rigorous sports training.
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