Foot Loose

At a time when stress levels are high,all of us are looking for ways to de-stress. Offering help is the all-new I-Yoga or Individualized Yoga.

Written by Aanchal Saluja | Published:March 3, 2009 4:50 am

Look who’s Here!:We caught actor Aditya Pancholi cooling his heels at the Hotel Mountview’s swanky Oxy Gym on Monday evening. “He was here for a day and really appreciated the new gym,” mentioned owner Munish Bajaj

Getting personal
At a time when stress levels are high,all of us are looking for ways to de-stress. Offering help is the all-new I-Yoga or Individualized Yoga. In town to conduct a one of a kind I-Yoga camp is Swami Lalji Maharaj,president of the Delhi-based Mukti Marg Mission and ‘Pradhaan Yogacharyadev’ of 25 state Yog Sabhas. A fourth generation Yoga Guru,Swami Lalji believes in the philosophy of selfless social service and therefore the three-day camp is open to all and will be conducted from March 6 to 9 at Yog Divya Mandir,Sector 30,Chandigarh. Talking of various ‘aasans’,Swami Lalji explained the various healing abilities of yoga. “I-Yoga is like going to a specialist doctor who can provide with a precise solution to specific problem. At an ordinary yoga camp,a large number of people are mindlessly instructed unlike an I-Yoga camp where individuals will be educated on asanas that suit their age,gender,body condition and requirements,” informed Swami Lalji.

Designer stitch
Karen Bahia,a Delhi-based designer is exhibiting her collection of hand and machine embroidered suits in a variety of styles. On offer are both stitched as well as unstitched,formal and semi-formal suits priced in an affordable range. With embroideries as her USP,Karen uses it innovatively in suits and sarees. The designer is exhibiting at Hotel Aroma till March 3.

Full house
Whirlpool has opened its second exclusive showroom in Sector 40. Spread across 650 sq feet,the store will showcase newly launched products like Whirlpool ‘Mastermind’ range of air conditioners and the Whirlpool ‘Professional’ range of refrigerators,washing machines,microwaves and water purifiers (RO). Tamal Kanti Saha,vice-president,sales,Whirlpool of India Ltd,said,“Chandigarh is an important market for Whirlpool. While,we had launched our first exclusive showroom last year,this one will serve as a one-stop destination for the entire range of Whirlpool products.”

In fond memory
The atmosphere was poetic,nostalgic and romantic all at once as Urdu poets came together at a function organised by Haryana Urdu Akademi,Panchkula to remember writer Majaz who made commendable contribution towards the enrichment of the modern Urdu poetry. Majaz was one of those progressive writers on whom very little research work has been done. Sheba Liaquat Ali,niece of Majaz flew in specially to pay tributes to him and she also shared a few lines from her book ‘Majaz Ki Battain’. The Akademi has organized this two-day international seminar on Majaz,which was formally inaugurated by Governor of Haryana Dr A R Kidwai. The occasion also saw two books ‘Ehsaas Aur Bandini’ by Amandeep and ‘Diwan-e-gafil’ by Omprakash Sharma being released along with a newsletter in Urdu – Khabarnama. Many Nazams and Ghazals were recited to add to the mood.

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