National Ayurveda Panchakarma and Yoga Centre to be set up

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Department of Ayurveda under the Ministry of Health is to establish an international-level National Ayurveda Panchakarma and Yoga Centre at Budhanilakantha in Kathmandu district. Panchakarma, according to Ayurveda, is primary purification and detoxification treatment to cleanse the body of toxins. The proposed Rs 1 billion Centre will be built on 14 ropanis of lan...

Yoga necessary at school level: PM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today said the knowledge of yoga and its exercise must be taught to students at the school level. During a yoga camp held to mark the International Yoga Day here, PM Deuba insisted that the practice of yoga must be taught at school level mindful of its mental and physical benefits, and the balance it creates between heart and brain. "...

Govt to observe third Int Day of Yoga on June 21

KATHMANDU, June 19:  Government is going to mark the third International Day of Yoga on June 21 nation-wide with several programmes with an objective to highlight the significance of yoga to human health. At a press conference organised jointly by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Patanjali Yogpeeth Nepal here today, the organizers shared that that the day would be observed with a spe...

Foundation stone laid for National Panchakarma and Yoga Centre building

KATHMANDU :  The foundation stone has been laid for the construction of the building for National Panchakarma and Yoga Centre in Budhanilkantha Friday.  The building will be spread in around 13 ropanis of land.  Yoga related different five activities will be conducted at the centre. Minister for Health Gagan Thapa while inaugurating the building said that the Ayurved and alternate treatment...

Yoga Park inaugurated

KATHMANDU, March 8:Yoga Park and Yoga centre that lie in Shankhamul Bank of Bagmati river were inaugurated jointly by Spiritual leader Shree Shree Shree Rabi Shankar and Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narsingh KC monday. According to the High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of Bagmati Civilisation the park and centre were both built by Art of Living for HPCIDBC. HPCIDB...

Morning rally held on Yoga Day

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A morning rally was taken out from Shantibatika at Ratna Park in the Capital today morning marking the second National Yoga Day. Inaugurating the rally organized by the Main Organizing Committee, Committee's Chair and Minister for Education Dhaniram Poudel stressed wider publicity of Yoga from Nepal where, he argued, orientated the yoga. The rally that commenced through Shah...

Prez Bhandari inaugurates yoga camp in Birgunj

BIRGUNJ: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that yoga was indispensible in human life as it makes human life healthy. Recalling that the United Nations has been observing National Yoga Day respecting the importance of yoga, she said that yoga based on Ayurveda therapy makes human life healthy. President Bhandari also wished that the yoga camp would give a healthy and peaceful Birgunj, sayi...

Yoga Fest returns to Dubai

UAE:From chanting in Arabic to classes for men, there are more than 100 yoga and natural healing classes packed into this year’s two-day Yoga Fest Middle East. The festival, which begins on Friday at Dubai Internet City Amphitheatre, was launched by Dubai yogi Elaine Kelly in 2010. It has grown from a one-day event attended by about 300 people to a gathering of 4,000 people eager to try out...

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO 8 MAJOR STYLES OF YOGA

Skimming the class schedule at your gym for a good yoga class can be a real exercise in confusion. How can you tell the difference between Anusara and Ashtanga? Or hot yoga and hatha? Below is a cheat sheet to the many different styles of yoga being taught today. May it help you find your way to a class you love. 1. ANUSARA Developed by American yogi John Friend in 1997, Anusara yoga is a rela...