– April 2016 | Inside the fast growing world of male yoga

Reading time: < 2 min – April 2016 | Inside the fast growing world of male yoga

Personal Trainer in London – The Tab Online recently featured Marc’s expert advice on the rise of men doing yoga. Published online by, April, 2016.

Marc Dressen, MSc (Sport scientist and personal trainer)


“It’s not just stretching

It’s a Wednesday lunchtime, and I think I’m going to pass out.

I’m dripping with sweat, every muscle in my body is shaking and I’m focusing all my energy on not faceplanting onto the floor. My mind, however, is focused on a single question: who said yoga was easy?

For years the domain of linen-trousered hippies, men have finally started to reach yoga enlightenment – a Sport England survey found that the number of men practising yoga every week increased by 55 per cent between 2010 and 2014, and it’s only getting more popular. The fact of the matter is, men are starting to realise that there’s a hell of a lot more to it than stretching in spandex.

According to Fitness First PT Ambassador Marc Dressen, it’s been a long time coming: “Advertising in the West has made us believe it’s a girly exercise, but in actual fact if you were to visit India you’d find that most master yogis are typically male.” By: Bobby Palmer

Read the full Article on the Men’s Health website >>> Click Here <<<

Marc Dressen, MSc
Personal Trainer London

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