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Yoga Daily News 01st July 2015

By |July 1st, 2015|

Dear Yogis, we are going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)

 

Yoga made comuplusary for Indian paramilitary forces

As per a latest directive issued by the Union Home Ministry, Yoga will now be a incorporated into the daily physical drill of the India’s elite paramilitary forces – the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles. The mandate is set to be implemented on a priority basis at all active duty areas like border posts and Extremist affected states of the country, where even the reserve or off-duty troops and officers would be asked to perform Yoga. Read more here>> […]

Yoga Daily News 29th June 2015

By |June 29th, 2015|

Dear Yogis, we are going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)

 

Gujarat government  plans to make yoga mandatory subject from Class IX

The Gujarat government is planning to introduce yoga in the curriculum of all 15,000 secondary and higher secondary schools across the state from 2016. This move comes in line with the recent announcement by the Union governments. A special committee led by the State Education Minister, recently introduced a series of radical campaigns in all state run schools  “ … (in) an attempt to make students as well as teachers understand about social issues … (that) can percolate down to the society and help in bringing a change in the longer run as children are the future (sic).” Read more here >> […]

Yoga Daily News 23rd June 2015

By |June 23rd, 2015|

Dear Yogis, we’re going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)

 

Yoga to be part of curriculum in all Centre-run schools in India.

The Central Government announced that yoga will now be a part of the school curriculum in all the Centre-run schools across India. Yoga will now be taught as an academic subject at primary and secondary school levels, complete with theory and practical sessions. This move comes in the wake of the grand success of the first ever International Day of Yoga, a movement which was spearheaded by the Indian PM, Narendra Modi. Read more here….  […]

Yoga Daily News 22nd June 2015

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Dear Yogis, we’re going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of Inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)
Nearly 36,000 People Set a Record In India for the World’s Biggest Yoga Session
The world unfurled its yoga mats on Sunday, with millions across the globe turning out to celebrate the first International Yoga Day.

People gathered in large numbers to practice the ancient physical and spiritual discipline, everywhere from New York City’s Times Square and the Eiffel Tower in Paris to locations in Afghanistan, South Korea, China and Kazakhstan. But no gathering was larger than the one in India’s capital New Delhi — a massive affair led by none other than Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose brainchild International Yoga Day was. Read more here>>
Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to Times Square
   About 17,000 people set out their mats and stretched into yoga exercises in New York’s Times Square, including the United Nations’ leader, to celebrate the first International Day of Yoga.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, dressed in white, joined the yoga gathering late in the morning in one of the most recognizable squares in the world.

Ban hailed the many benefits the ancient exercise could bring to people around the world.”To all of you I say: Namaste!” the UN leader told the crowd. Read more here >>

 
Doggy-style, breast asanas: Poonam Pandey invents Yoga poses that you don’t want to miss out… ?

Model-turned-actress Poonam Pandey has now come up with her own Yoga poses that include the “doggy-style”, “breast […]

Daily News 18th June 2015

By |June 18th, 2015|

Dear Yogis, we’re going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of Inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)

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BENGALURU: In  Karnataka government has decided not to mix politics or religion into the International Yoga Day (IYD) to be celebrated on June 21, with chief minister Siddaramaiah participating in a big event planned at the Kanteerava stadium in Bengaluru on that day.  Read more here>>

 

 

 

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Sky Yoga  

Yoga Day 12,000 feet above sea level, as part of the preparations, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day (IYD) on June 21. Read more>>

Tomorrow we have more exciting stories for you to read !

Jagdeep Dosanjh-Badwal

Yoga News Daily – 10 June ’15

By |June 10th, 2015|

Dear Yogis, we’re going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of Inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)

 

Yoga is perhaps India’s greatest contribution to human civilisation after zero. So it is terrific that after all these years, we finally have a government that is eager to showcase this non-religious, non-Hindu, secular health and fitness practice on a global stage. Not that yoga is not already the world’s favourite floor exercise but as any patriotic (non-resident) Indian would tell you, it is a different kind of thrill to have the world’s top 175 nations co-sponsor a U.N. resolution to make June 21 the International Day of Yoga. With the world’s first International Yoga Day round the corner, the NDA government, which is headed by an ardent yoga aficionado, is pulling out all stops to make it a truly historic day. Plans are afoot for a massive yoga demonstration at Rajpath on June 21. >> Read more here 

 

 

Isha Foundation has proposed to impart free yoga sessions at one lakh locations across the world to mark the International Day of Yoga (IDY) as declared by United Nations. The yoga sessions will be imparted throughout the month of June. Speaking to media persons, Jaggi Vasudev said that this is the first time ever that 177 countries unanimously voted ‘yes’ on the issue which indicates the stage is set for a resurgence of Yoga. The yoga sessions have been specially designed so that they are accessible to the general public. These […]