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Six girls from Assam develop biodegradable yoga mat, may save lakes from water hyacinth menace

A biodegradable and compostable yoga mat developed from water hyacinth by six young girls from a fishing community in Assam could turn this water plant from a nuisance to wealth.

Yoga works on a subtle level because we are all energy: Bijoylaxmi Hota

Reputed yoga therapist Bijoylaxmi Hota was the chief guest at An Author's Afternoon  organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation. With the nation under lockdown, the session was conducted online instead of in Kolkata. IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the Zoom interaction with the writer of All About Weight Loss

35% youth in corporate sector prefers Yoga to other fitness trends: Survey

New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS): Almost 35 per cent of fitness enthusiasts employed in corporate India prefer to take part in yoga classes rather than going to gym or other fitness trends like strength/body weight training, aquatic therapy, kickboxing, pilates, zumba and other dance workouts, noted a just-concluded random survey conducted by ASSOCHAM Social Development Foundation.  

Reebok in association with Ministry of AYUSH celebrates International Day of Yoga with community sessions

New Delhi/Kolkata, July 21 (IBNS): Taking forward the partnership with Ministry of AYUSH, Reebok India left no stone unturned in reaching out to yoga and fitness enthusiasts across the country on the occasion of International Yoga Day.

Shortage of 3 lakh yoga instructors in India: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, June 21 (IBNS): Fast growing awareness about the benefits of yoga and government encouragement, India today faces a shortage of about 3 lakh yoga instructors as against the requirement of over 5 lakhs yoga practitioners, says the ASSOCHAM paper released coinciding with the “International Yoga Day”.

Indian celebs tweet special messages on Yoga Day

Mumbai, Jun 21 (IBNS): Indian celebrities lit up Twitter on Wednesday morning by posting special messages on the occasion of Yoga Day.

Yoga reflects flow of cultures East and West

http://www.urbanbreathyoga.com/Yoga reflects a reality of globalization — the exchange of ideas that shapes cultures across our connected world, now more than ever. Jaime Dunaway and Emma Beyer from USA and Liza Gomes from India report ahead of World Yoga Day on June 21

'Yoga may help university students deal with stress'

New York, Mar 18 (IBNS): A faculty member of State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton "aims to prove yoga can help students battle the stresses of college life," according to a University release.

Smriti Irani asks UGC to consider Yogic Sciences for NET

New Delhi, Jun 19 (IBNS): Six Central Universities will have full fledged Yoga departments from academic session 2016-17 and the number would be raised to 20 within one year.