For dedicated devotees struggling through their Yoga certification, here’s one small silver lining — at least you don’t have to practice yoga on the water. The latest wrinkle in the “off the mat” yoga practice: stand up paddle board yoga. As of 2013, almost 20 million Americans practiced Yoga regularly, but there’s no data yet on how many do so on the water.
Some instructors call it Liquid Yoga, and they train their students to perform their poses on large surfboard-like water craft. And Liquid Yoga practitioners say it ups the ante — one wrong move and the student could go plunging into the water.
“It’s the same type of practice, just at a different level,” said Lora Charmaine Saul