Times-Picayune: Hurricane Katrina Blew A Yoga Trend Into New Orleans

“Six years after Hurricane Katrina left an entire city in desperate need of mind-body-spirit rehabilitation, there is mounting evidence that New Orleans has become one of the hottest yoga spots in America.

Sean Johnson, founder of Wild Lotus Yoga Uptown and in the Marigny, estimates the number of New Orleans studios has jumped from six pre-Katrina to 22 today. Yoga Journal, the largest-circulation yoga magazine in the country, cited that figure when it featured New Orleans among its “10 Fantastically Yoga-Friendly Towns” earlier this summer.” Read the full article here.