Maybe you like to pop in your earbuds before going on a morning walk. Or, perhaps, you prefer to multitask while enjoying lunch and keeping busy at work. You might also like to relax and unwind on the drive home, but instead of cranking up the radio to your favorite song or jamming out to a classic oldie, you tune in to your favorite podcast. Sound strange? Not so much.

Yoga students and instructors say people are dropping their preconceived notions about yoga being a mostly spiritual or even religious experience, and waking up the fact it can be a great way to build strength and release stress, all while working up a sweat.

Your boss wants to be your best friend. J.R. from HR insists on a karaoke duet. And Rita the receptionist is feeding you her famous double chocolate cookies.