The yoga world is complex and rich. With more beginners finding their place in the yoga world, more and more are discovering new styles and practices in the hopes of finding the perfect one for them. Power yoga is one of those buzzy styles that has been trending for as long as I can remember.
Many believe power yoga is the beginning of the “gym yoga” trend. However, this yoga style has its roots deep in Ashtanga and can be traced back to the 1990s. Fast forward to today, and there’s a Power Yoga class at every gym, and most yoga studios have a few slots for those yogis looking for a more fast-paced practice.
If you’ve been wondering about this style, you’re in luck. Here’s a quick, simple video that breaks down the key difference between power yoga and its more traditional style cousins.