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Business travelers are getting their ‘om’ on at airports, hotels, and even on planes

Excerpt from New York Times

Jan 15, 2013 9:08 am

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Ed Michael Reggie, a health care executive from New York, is even more devoted to his yoga practice on the road than he is at home.

Mr. Reggie, who spends 30 percent of his time traveling domestically for business, says he looks for classes in yoga studios in cities he visits but occasionally practices yoga in his hotel room or spa, if equipment is available there.

Hotel companies, and even some airports, are beginning to cater to people like Mr. Reggie as more and more Americans take up yoga. Hotels are providing yoga equipment and videos in guest rooms, as well as classes, often for no charge, while airports are offering yoga studios to passengers in transit.

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