• More Americans are practicing yoga and meditation, according to a new report.
  • Brands such as Headspace and Lululemon are helping to bring yoga and meditation mainstream.
  • Teachers are adding yoga and meditation to classrooms, while companies are offering subscriptions to employees.

If it feels like more people are meditating, you're not wrong.

Within the past five years, the number of U.S. adults and children practicing the mindfulness exercise has increased significantly, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. The study did not pinpoint reasons driving the trend, but people are searching for ways to de-stress, and brands such as meditation apps Headspace and Calm are helping to bring meditation mainstream.