Instead of going to Disney World after winning gold in the women’s snowboarding slopestyle event, Jamie Anderson said she’ll be headed to Wanderlust — a yoga retreat on the North Shore of Oahu — to celebrate.
Anderson credits yoga practice with helping her stay physically and mentally strong, and she’s not the only one who feels that way in Sochi. In fact, we discovered so many Olympians-cum-yogis that if the United States Yoga Federation ever succeeds in making yoga asana, or posture yoga, an official Olympic sport, we’ll most likely see some cross-sport competitors.
As the below images illustrate, women athletes tend to share their practice more on social media, but they aren’t the only ones benefiting from yoga. America’s coed luge team, for instance, is partnering with Indian rival Shiva Keshavan in order to gain stretching tips. Continue reading >> HuffPost