A village in China has set the internet abuzz because its elderly residents are yoga enthusiasts. Photo: SCMP composite
A village in China has set the internet abuzz because its elderly residents are yoga enthusiasts. Photo: SCMP composite

Elderly rural Chinese who embrace ancient art of yoga in region dubbed ‘The First Yoga Village in China’ become unlikely internet hit

  • One senior yoga enthusiast has attracted 160,000 followers after posting videos of highly difficult movements online
  • Rural residents thought village secretary was trying to start a ‘cult’ when he first introduced the ancient Indian discipline to them

A village in China has set the internet abuzz because its elderly residents are yoga enthusiasts. Photo: SCMP composite
A village in China has set the internet abuzz because its elderly residents are yoga enthusiasts. Photo: SCMP composite
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