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Table 2 Yoga practice characteristics

From: Adverse effects of yoga: a national cross-sectional survey

Primary yoga style (alphabetical order), n (%)
 Ashtanga Yoga267 (15.7%)
 (Traditional) Hatha Yoga241 (14.2%)
 Iyengar Yoga143 (8.4%)
 Kundalini Yoga186 (10.9%)
 Krishnamacharya Tradition / Viniyoga161 (9.5%)
 Power Yoga71 (4.2%)
 Sivananda Yoga / Yoga Vidya381 (22.4%)
 Others252 (14.8%)
Use of props1074 (63.1%)
Practices yoga since (in years), mean ± standard deviation12.72 ± 9.95
Practice location, n (%)
 Yoga classes (as a student)1250 (74.1%)
 At home (repeating what learned at class)482 (28.6%)
 At home (self-study)1026 (60.8%)
Weekly yoga practice (in minutes), mean ± standard deviation
 Total249.79 ± 184.38
Location
 In class84.81 ± 98.58
 At home166.26 ± 174.42
Practice components
 Yoga poses124.51 ± 99.72
 Breathing exercises32.88 ± 35.56
 Meditation39.99 ± 53.54
 Relaxation25.81 ± 24.81
 Yoga philosophy24.98 ± 36.53