More Hotels Rolling Out the Yoga Mat

In addition to Wi-Fi and fitness centers, more and more hotels and resorts are adding yoga to their amenity list according to The New York Times.

Although yoga retreats at wellness-focused spas and resorts have been offered for some time, yoga is now showing up at more mainstream hotels such as Marriott and Hyatt. According to the article, yoga has become a "must-have amenity" and there's definitely a financial reason for the travel industry quickly adapting:

As the ancient stretching and meditation practice gained popularity, the travel industry began seeing dollar signs in sun salutations. Soon, yoga classes were showing up on the on-demand channels in Hyatts and Marriotts, and at the Kimpton hotel chain mats and straps were available to guests who asked. Spas and resorts began to tweak their yoga programs by hosting weeklong retreats with yoga masters like Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman, who attracted a cultlike following.

You can read the full article at The New York Times here.

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