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Stop sleeping with cellphones


Chennai: Do you leave your cellphone next to your pillow and pop in a pill to sleep? If yes, you may be breaking your ‘sleep cycle’.
Doctors at the Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical Colleg

Free yoga awaits US voters on election day


A yoga studio in Washington has said it will give free classes to anyone who casts his or her ballot in next week's US elections.

Flow Yoga Center said it was throwing open the doors to its Astanga M

VIP prisoners find solace in yoga, books

Once a business tycoon who had the Midas touch, found relaxation in music, and enjoyed reading about Indian culture, Nimmagadda Prasad now spends his time in Chanchalguda prison finding solace in yoga

No laughing matter as Mumbai yoga gigglers banned


They are designed to reduce stress and improve well-being, but one laughing yoga club in Mumbai has been ordered to stop its early morning giggling sessions after complaints from grumpy neighbours.


Beacon of hope teaches many skills


C. Krishnamurthy started living alone when he was just 10 years of age after the separation of his parents. Coming from the fishermen community, Krishnamurthy found that his area, Srinivasapuram, Patt

Ex-cop survives surgeries, brain stroke

With 80 per cent of his stomach removed, three major surgeries and a brain stroke could not diminish the will power of a 63-year-old retired police officer from Hyderabad city. Even though 80 per cen

6,000 Chennaiites do surya namaskar


The Marina beach, a favourite haunt for early morning joggers, turned into an arena to showcase Surya Namaskar. As the dawn broke, over 6,000 persons gathered to perform the sun salutations in absolut

Yoga could be future Olympic sport!


A yoga organisation in the US, which apparently seeks to give the unconventional practice an Olympic status, is organising a yoga asana, or posture, competition.

Looking for the perfect pose will

Meet the woman who teaches yoga at 93 even after hip replacement

A 93-year-old yoga teacher continues to get up at 5 am to teach her students, despite having undergone a hip replacement surgery.

Apart from practicing yoga for over 70 years, Tao Porchon-Lynch also

Indian turns yoga into million dollar business in China


When Manmohan Singh Bhandari, who has turned yoga into a multi million dollar business in China, visited the country in 2003 to conduct yoga classes he was shocked to hear questions like how the spiri

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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