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The business of yoga

World Health Organisation is working with India to incorporate yoga into universal healthcare.

Updated: June 22, 2015 4:14 am
yoga-day-rajpath bn: Value of the yoga industry worldwide. According to Centre’s Make In India report, the wellness industry in India is worth Rs 49,000 cr.

* Rs 12,000 cr Annual turnover of AYUSH sector (ayurveda, yoga, naturopathy, unani, siddha and homeopathy).

* The US market Yoga, in the US, is estimated to be a $27 bn market in 2014, with more and more Americans turning to the ancient fitness regimen for health benefits.

Capture* 20.4 mn Americans reportedly practice yoga, a significant increase from the 15.8 million yoga practitioners in 2008.

* $11 bn: Spending per year by Americans on yoga classes and gear in 2014, up 88% from 2008, according to media reports. Bikram, Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga studios can be found all across America, but are more concentrated in some states than others.

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    Jun 22, 2015 at 7:41 am
    Every thing given by NATURE was made into BUSINESS by the West. India NEVER charged anything to EDUCATE. Gynaan and Vigynan are knowledge to be distributed free. The British started to DESTROY this concept after the so called "LORD" Macaulay tabled his report of India back just 185 years back (1830) !!! Politics is MADE A PROFITABLE BUSINESS by every one....The first and foremost DEGREE one must have in this Profession is "BE A GOONDA FIRST".....All this should stop. Consumerism of the West has consumed the Consumer. Look at the U.S.A nd Greece. The entire West THRIVES on the EAST...like parasites.