Table 1: Styles of Yoga.

West [USA, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Turkey]
Yoga styleBack painOther painCVDCancerTotalPercentage

Ashtanga VinyasaCade 201014%
ClassicalUlger 2010 1 4%
HathaGalantino 2004Pullen 2008Moadal 2007 6 21%
Pullen 2010
Saper 2009van Montfrans 1990
IyengarJacobs 2004Evans 2011 (IBS)Banasik 2011 8 29%
Evans 2011 (rheumatoid arthritis)
Williams 2005Garfinkel 1998 (carpal tunnel)
Williams 2009Kuttner 2007 (IBS)
Iyengar-inspiredCulos-Reed 2006 2 7%
Galantino 2012
Multiple perspectivesCox 2010 2 7%
Tilbrook 2011
Not statedda Silva 2007 (fibromyalgia)Cheema 2011 2 7%
TibetanCohen 2004 1 4%
ViniyogaSherman 2005 2 7%
Sherman 2011
Yoga in daily lifeKovacic 2011 1 4%
Yoga of awareness (Kripalu influenced)Carson 2011 (fibromyalgia)Carson 2009 2 7%

Asia [India, Thailand]

Comprehensive, no “stylistic details”Tekur 2008John 2007 (migraine)Banerjee 2007 6 40%
Raghavendra 2007
Rao 2008
Vadiraja 2009
KriyaAgte 2011 1 7%
Not statedTelles 2009 (musculoskeletal hand discomfort)Datey 1969 8 53%
McCaffrey 2005
Murthy 2011
Pal 2011
Patel 1976
Selvamurthy 1998
Yogendra 2004
Sum 15 100%

*Specific styles of yoga or specific programs.