Yoga-John Fife-Flickr

John Fife – Flickr

One of the world’s most popular forms of exercise is yoga, a practice that was born in India. Yoga is a way to work the mind, body, and spirit, and there are various forms to practice: hatha yoga, bikram yoga, power yoga — the list goes on. The country is peppered with ashrams for those who wish to become yogis.


Community Spaces Fund - Flickr

Community Spaces Fund-Flickr

Despite the frigid weather, outdoor fitness parks have become a trend in Sweden the past few years, with many opening up around the country and in popular city areas like the hipster kingdom of Sodermalm. The gyms aim to promote a health-conscious economy by making fitness available to all.