Yoga continues to emerge as a preeminent global health practice for its many benefits. A Web3 startup, HelloYogaWorld.com (link website), is taking the approach even further. The NFT project is a platform that connects the international yoga community to improve physical, mental, and social health– especially paramount in a post-pandemic world. While the Covid-19 mask mandates are removed, the residual fear and anxiety remain. Humanity is left to build anew after grief, death, and isolation.
HelloYogaWorld aims to unite and uplift people, countries, and continents to have fun while addressing global health issues individually, locally, and globally, as well as addressing environmental issues. Members purchase (mint) a Yoga World NFT (Non-fungible token) Passport for 1.08 Solana in their Phantom Wallet app. The utility NFT is a one-of-a-kind digital asset that can only have one official owner at a time. Owners receive access to global yoga events and earn rewards and eSTAMPS in their Yoga World NFT Passport. The NFT project additionally launched its Call to Action that engages members to participate in earth regeneration.
"Our goal is a happy, healthy planet and people. Yoga transforms in subtle and profound ways.”, says HelloYogaWorld co-founder Michael Smith, “It connects us to our bodies and breath, and to the realization that we are all part of one interconnected world. If we want to heal our planet, yoga provides us the tools to heal and strengthen ourselves and open our hearts to others.”
The yoginis and yogis stepping up as one of the first 11,111 members to mint into the HelloYogaWorld community often have little to no experience with Web3 or NFTs. However, they share a belief that perhaps they are the ones we have been waiting for to build a better world. Yoga is based on ancient wisdom and is a potent tool for personal transformation that unites one's body, mind, and spirit. Web3 platforms offer the newest and fastest technologies to unite people in communities of common interest IRL (in real life), VR (virtual reality), and the coming metaverse. HelloYogaWorld enrolls members every day from countries around the world. It has grown into a force for good with citizens practicing yoga locally and globally as a collective for individual well-being and the health of the planet.
Will the world ever unite and will humanity ever live as a planetary system committed to sustaining life on Earth and eliminating or reducing needless suffering? We experience politicians, governments, religions, and the media actively dividing us. Yoga is a global phenomenon. In 2020, there were 300 million people practicing to support the $84.1 billion industry with most people identifying as beginners. Countries like Japan saw a 413% 5-year-growth rate. In the US, yoga has grown from 36.7 million practitioners to 60 million in just the last few years. The word yoga is one of the top 15 most popular words in the UK and Europe. Perhaps our most significant and only hope is to connect diverse people from every country, culture, race, religion, ethnicity, orientation, socioeconomic status, ideology, and more, to engage in a dialogue and practice together.
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa
HelloYogaWorld harnesses the power of community with 11,111 yoga enthusiasts combining ancient wisdom with crypto-economics to elevate human consciousness and regenerate our Mother Earth. HelloYogaWorld combines the values of yoga with Web3 and is among the first to develop a yogic NFT. Discover HelloYogaWorld on Discord as well as our other social platforms. Be a part of the evolution of our planet. Learn more at https://helloyogaworld.com/