Experts around the world have been advocating beer’s nutritional benefits for quite a time now. Nutritionist Veda Gavhane says, “Though the calorie count in this alcohol beverage is high, beer is still said to reduce the risk of heart attack
Are you a yoga lover? Or a Beer fan? You must be thinking what a weird combination right? But what if I tell you that you can enjoy both yoga and beer at the same time! Yes, Beer yoga has gone international and people are going crazy after hearing about this. Everyone wants to take a shot at beer yoga. It is term is not new it’s been there since 2014, Beer yoga or brewery yoga is a form of yoga in which a person drinks beer while performing different yoga moves. Who started beer yoga is not certain but instructors such as Mikki Trowbridge of Yoga+Beer have been hosting yoga classes at breweries since late 2013! Germany’s Bier Yoga A.K.A Beer yoga defines themselves as the “marriage of two great loves- beer and yoga. Both are centuries-old therapies for mind, body, and soul” according to their website. “BeerYoga is fun but it’s not a joke,” founder and yogi Jhula mentions. “We take the philosophies of yoga and pair it with the pleasure of beer-drinking to reach your highest level of consciousness.” Beer yoga is becoming a fitness trend in Australia, Germany, London, and even India. People want to know and adopt this cool combination of fitness and fun in to their fitness regime.
Over the last few months, this fusion fitness form has gained popularity in Delhi and Mumbai and sessions were held at pubs such as Raasta and Rabbit hole. And in Mumbai, Café Zoe, Kaitlyn’s Beer garden, and Harvana also initiated beer yoga sessions. Yoga professional Nashi Venkataraman says, “Each class incorporates beer drinking into yoga poses. So, basically it’s about balancing the bottle on your head or taking a few sips while settling into a pose. It is believed to be an old therapy for the body, mind, and soul.” You must be having doubts about the health benefits of beer? Right, but let me make it a little bit clear for you. Experts around the world have been advocating beer’s nutritional benefits for quite a time now. The nutritionist Veda Gavhane says, “Though the calorie count in this alcohol beverage is high, beer is still said to reduce the risk of heart attack and can also protect against diabetes. Sometimes, it is also prescribed to those who run marathons as a recovery drink. So, when you combine it with a fitness form like yoga, it can work for your body.” Some people are against this form of yoga, claiming that doing proper yoga requires empty stomach and that this new trend is a health disaster. If you want to discover the truth behind all of this why not try beer yoga yourself and let us know what you think about it.