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Yoga gains popularity in China, more colleges to come up

A total of 50 branches would be set up to boost yoga education and teacher training, according to Chen Luyan, dean of the China-India Yoga College

Regular yoga practice can improve sperm DNA quality, reduce recurrent spontaneous abortion: Study

The study found that regular practice of Yoga by men can reduce the incidence of recurrent spontaneous abortion as it improves the quality of sperm DNA.


How a career in yoga will help you make money

"Combining the government and private sectors, over 10 lakh jobs will be created in India in coming three years," said Ishwar Basavaraddi, Director, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga

8-year-old yoga champion named 'British Indian of the Year'

Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a gold medal representing Great Britain at the World Student Games 2018 in Winnipeg, Canada, in June.

Yoga for stress relief: Celebrity fitness trainers Deanne Panday and Eefa Shrof give expert tips

Feeling stressed out? Incorporate yoga in your daily routine and see the difference. Learn from celebrity fitness trainers Eefa Shrof and Deanne Panday on how to go about it.

WATCH: This Japanese long-breathing exercise is actually an easy weight loss technique

Thinking how to lose weight faster? This two-minute Japanese long-breath diet helps you lose 13 kgs within a few weeks. Popularised by Japanese actor Miki Ryosuke, this method helps inhale more oxygen, thus burning more fat.


Daily yoga practice improves sperm quality: AIIMS study

The quality of genetic components in sperm are vital for birth of a healthy offspring, said Dr Rima Dada, Professor in-charge of Laboratory of Molecular Reproduction and Genetics, Department of Anatomy at AIIMS.

Meditation, yoga can sharpen your mind

The research showed that breathing, a key element of meditation and mindfulness practices, directly affects the levels of a natural chemical messenger in the brain called noradrenaline. They believe that the findings could have particular implications for research into brain ageing.

Yoga teachers to promote Indian culture overseas through diplomatic missions 

“The objective is to have trained yoga teachers and volunteers in all American states, who would then train others,” Mox Raj, teacher of Indian Culture at the Indian Embassy in Washington DC said.

Himachal university to give yoga tips to Chinese varsity students

Shoolini University has signed an MoU with Yunnan Minzu University under an exchange programme that will commence on International Yoga Day - June 21.

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India gears up to celebrate International Yoga Day

Though Yoga, which originated in India, has become immensely popular over the years around the world.

In the water, on the mountains: Yoga asanas at unique places in the world

From the freezing glaciers of Siachen to 35,000ft aboard a plane, here are some unusual venues that hosted the second International Day of Yoga.


Shilpa, Lara, Kareena, Lady Gaga: 21 celebrities who swear by yoga, and why

Here are 21 celebrities who've adopted yoga as a part of their lifestyle, for the better.

21 ways yoga is beneficial for you

If you are wondering what the yoga hype is all about, here are 21 benefits of regular yoga practice you could use.

Step-by-step breakdown and health benefits of the Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar is a holistic way to stay fit as its twists and bends encompass all major muscle groups and organ systems. Here are the benefits of a few daily rounds of Surya Namaskar.

BKS Iyengar: He inspired through his yoga and his words

You know a person has had immense influence on the world if a Google doodle honours their life. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundarraj Iyengar is credited with bringing yoga to the West and making it the force of fitness it is today. Iyengar Yoga is now practised in 70 countries. It isn't limited to just flexibility bending physical asanas. Meditation for better mind-body harmony is an important component of his teachings. Iyengar had immense faith in yoga as having all the answers. Upon being asked why he practised yoga, he replied after some thinking, "I want to make a good death."


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Modi govt. has failed to bring back black money: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Reacting on the black money statement of Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, Congress leader Shobha Oza on Tuesday said the Modi government, which had black money as an important issue in their election manifesto, has now gone silent on the matter. She further said that PM Modi has failed on his promise to bring the black money back. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudesh Verma said that necessary steps were being taken by the government on black money and assured that the results would come soon.