Pilates, yoga and tai chi still hot

Mind-Body-Spirit News:

Pilates, yoga and tai chi grew in popularity more than any other fitness activities from 2002 to 2003, according to the 2004 SGMA Sports Participation Trends report from the Superstudy® of Sports Participation. In 2003, 9.469 million people participated in Pilates training, representing a 102.7% increase from 2002. In the same year, 13.371 million people participated in yoga or tai chi, representing a 20.4% increase from 2002. Yoga is among the top five programs offered at fitness facilities, according to an International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association member survey. n

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Shirley Archer, JD, MA

IDEA Author/Presenter
Shirley Archer, JD, MA, was the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spi... more less
October 2004

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