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Tag: Yoga

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First Ever National Yogasana Sports Championships Kicks Off In Odisha

Secretary General of NYSF, Jaideep Arya, said health and fitness should be of utmost priority and there is no better discipline than yoga.

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International Yoga Day 2021: Exploring Odissi & Yoga’s Interconnections

Classical dance forms of India have deep-rooted origins, same as the traditional, folk and tribal dance styles of the country.

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ITBP Performs Yoga At 18,000ft Icy Heights Of Ladakh

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed at the India-China border, performed Yoga at the icy height of 18,000 feet at the snow-covered Himalayan peaks on the Indian-China border on Monday.

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International Yoga Day: Yoga Remains A Ray Of Hope Amid Covid Crisis, Says PM Modi

At a time when the entire world has been fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said people's enthusiasm for Yoga Day has not diminished and Yoga remained a ray of hope amid the crisis.

Fitness Freak Anushka Sharma Performs Shirsasana During Pregnancy With Hubby Virat Kohli

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has been inspiring everyone with her pregnancy journey and the actor has kept her fans updated about her pregnancy by posting regularly on social media. On Tuesday, Anushka shared that she is doing Yoga asanas regularly even during pregnancy, except the ones restricted by her doctor. Anushka has shared a […]

Yoga, Ayurveda To Help Deal With Post-COVID-19 Difficulties: Shripad Naik
Yoga, Ayurveda To Help Deal With Post-COVID-19 Difficulties: Shripad Naik

Panaji: Yoga, Ayurveda and other systems will be greatly helpful for the entire world in dealing with the post-COVID-19 difficulties, said Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik. In a series of tweets on Saturday, Naik said a new model of healthcare delivery with more emphasis on preventive measures is needed for effectively countering […]

IMA Questions Govt On Ayurveda, Yoga-Based Treatment Of COVID-19

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association on Thursday questioned the scientific basis of the government’s recently released protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the prevention as well as treatment of asymptomatic and mild patients of COVID-19. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday released a protocol for the clinical management of COVID-19, that lists […]

Dubai-Based Indian Girl Breaks Yoga World Record

Dubai: A Dubai-based Indian girl has smashed a world record for doing a hundred yoga poses in a small box within three minutes, the media reported. This is Samridhi Kalia’s third yoga title, and the second in less than a month, the Khaleej Times reported on Saturday. The 11-year-old entered the Golden Book of World […]

Benefits Of Yoga: Practice To Improve Sexual & Reproductive Health

New Delhi: Yoga is an ancient method of relaxation, exercise, and healing that has gained a wide following across the world. It rejuvenates the mind, body and soul. It may come as no surprise, then, that yoga may also serve to enhance sexual function. According to a study published online in The Journal of Sexual […]

Pranayam Helps In Combating Stress, Anxiety & Depression

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, when people are battling stress, uncertainties and health risks — a study done by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has found that yoga- and meditation-based lifestyle intervention (YMLI) increases neuroplasticity and reduces the severity of major depressive disorder. The 12-week study, to determine the effects […]

Yoga A Divine Gift Of Bharat: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Sunday said Yoga is a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization. “Yoga is a union of human consciousness with super consciousness, a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization,” the Governor tweeted on the occasion of International Yoga Day. #Yoga union of human consciousness with super […]

PM Modi's Message Highlight Of International Yoga Day Celebration: AYUSH Ministry

New Delhi: A message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the highlight of the International Day of Yoga which will be observed on electronic and digital platforms on June 21, AYUSH ministry said on Thursday. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s International Yoga Day would be celebrated on digital media platforms sans […]

Yoga Provides Multi-Dimensional Solutions To COVID-19 Challenges: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said yoga provides multi-dimensional solutions to many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Urging people to observe this year’s International Yoga Day from the confines of their homes due to the pandemic, he said the deadly virus may have reduced mobility, but it should not affect enthusiasm. […]

Health Benefits Of Yoga: Practice For Physical & Mental Wellness

New Delhi: Recent research shows that physically active yoga benefits people with mental health issues, and eases depressive symptoms in them. However, it is not just not depression, yoga helps with a whole range of physical and mental wellness issues, especially during a global health crisis. “In our busy, stressful daily routine, amidst the hustle […]

Yoga Day to be celebrated on digital media platforms this year

New Delhi: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s International Yoga Day would be celebrated on digital media platforms and there would be no mass gatherings, the government said on Friday. This year’s theme will be ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family’. People will be able to join Yoga Day celebrations virtually at […]

Indoor workouts up by 40% in India as people stay home: Report

New Delhi: India witnessed 40 percent increase in indoor workouts in the first quarter this year and the trend only firmed up with lockdown and social distancing in March, a new report said on Tuesday. The report from US-based wearable major Garmin said the activity count for outdoor activities had an overall drop of 15.5 […]

Doing Yoga May Reduce Depressive Symptoms

New York: The benefits of yoga have been widely documented by scientific research and now researchers have found doing yoga is linked to decreased depressive symptoms. The study, published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, proposes that yoga can increase levels of Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the short-term and completing one yoga class […]

Yoga Improves Sleep, Reduces Lower Back Pain

New York: Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests. Published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the research from Boston University in the US, showed significant improvements in sleep quality lasting 52 weeks after 12 weeks […]

Right 'Doses' Of Yoga Can Reduce Depression, Anxiety

New York: If applied in right “doses”, yoga and breathing exercises can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in both short and long terms, reveal new research. Published in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, the study from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provided evidence that yoga can be a helpful complementary treatment for clinical […]

Over 59 % Residents In Bhubaneswar Physically Inactive: Study

Bhubaneswar: More than 59 per cent of over one million residents in Bhubaneswar are physically inactive, while only 16 per cent of the population practise yoga, a recent study has revealed. The research, funded by Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), also said that less than one-third of the population walk for ten minutes a day. “The […]

IITs, IIMs in UP to include yoga in curriculum

Lucknow: Leading management and technical institutions in Uttar Pradesh will now have yoga classes for students and faculty members. These institutes are incorporating courses on yoga, spirituality and human values to help future managers maintain equanimity under pressure. Talking to IANS, a senior faculty member of IIT Kanpur said that while several IIMs and IITs […]

G20 Summit: PM Modi hardsells Yoga, India's traditional healing measures

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used the G20 Summit here to promote India’s traditional healing measures, Yoga and his flagship Ayushman Bharat health scheme. Modi, who was in Osaka, Japan for the two-day G20 Summit, also took part in a special session on empowerment of women. The session witnessed an in-depth dialogue on […]

Indian, Chinese army soldiers perform Yoga on LAC in eastern Ladakh

Srinagar: Indian and Chinese army personnel on Friday observed the International Day of Yoga, performing Yoga ‘asanas’ on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of Yoga Day was conducted in Chushul and DBO sectors of eastern Ladakh, a defence […]

Gujarat government to set up 'Yoga Board'

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government will set up a board to popularise yoga among the masses, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced Friday as he expressed happiness over 1.50 crore people across the state joining him in the International Yoga Day celebrations. The state-level Yoga Day programme was held at Sardar Patel stadium in Ahmedabad in the […]

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China marks 5th International Yoga Day

Beijing: Yoga represents aspirations of the people from India and China that it is beneficial to work together in spirit of “friendship and cooperation”, Indian envoy Vikram Misri said Friday as he along with a large number of Chinese yoga enthusiasts here marked the fifth International Yoga Day. Hundreds of thousands of yoga enthusiasts across […]