Yoga Day Diaries

Yoga Day Diaries

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YogaDay Diaries – How Upa-Yoga Transformed Millions

In the weeks leading up to the 2nd International Yoga Day on June 21st, 2016, thousands of Isha volunteers conducted Isha Upa-Yoga sessions in a… Read Article

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Peace for the Petrified: Yoga at the United Nations, Geneva

‘Free Yoga for Peace’ at the United Nations, Geneva

Michelle, an Isha Hatha Yoga teacher and volunteer in Switzerland, shares her experience of teaching yoga at the UN campus, Geneva, leading up to Yoga… Read Article

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100,000 School children in Mumbai Learn Isha Upa-Yoga

100,000 School children in Mumbai Learn Isha Upa-Yoga

For this year’s International Day of Yoga, 500 Isha volunteers are training 800 school teachers in Mumbai, to teach Isha Upa-Yoga to 100,000 students. Read Article

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Upa-Yoga Sessions in Rajasthan Schools

Upa-Yoga Sessions in Rajasthan Schools

Snehal and Monika, two volunteers conducting Isha Upa-Yoga sessions for schoolteachers in Rajasthan, tell us how change is happening in the “land of kings”. Read Article

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When a Student Became My Teacher

When a Student Became My Teacher

Jyoti Basu, an Isha volunteer, tells us how an invaluable lesson was learned from a student during an Isha Upa-Yoga session. Read Article

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Danish Kaneria Learns Isha Upa-Yoga

Danish Kaneria Learns Isha Upa-Yoga

Pakistani spinner, Danish Kaneria, currently on a pilgrimage in India with his family, learned Nadi Shuddhi - a powerful Isha Upa-Yoga practice. Read Article

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A Russian Revolution?

A Russian Revolution?

Ten Russians spent several days at the ashram attending two yoga programs. Here’s the story of their transformation from tourists to yogis! Read Article

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Isha Upa-Yoga in Noida’s Rural Schools

Isha Upa-Yoga in Noida’s Rural Schools

Students and teachers in Noida’s rural schools are stepping in, to help make the Isha upa-yoga sessions a success. Read Article

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Yoga For All

The Turning Point in My Life?

Pavan, a hairdresser from Noida, shares how attending an Isha “Yoga For All” session is the best thing he has done in his life. Read Article

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Khushi – The 11-year old ‪‎Yoga‬ Teacher from Chandigarh‬

Khushi, The 11-year old Yoga Teacher from Chandigarh

Meet 11-year-old Khushi, who is taking Chandigarh by storm with her upa-yoga classes. Read Article

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India’s Youngest Yoga Teachers?

India’s Youngest Yoga Teachers?

Isha Vidhya Students head to the front of the class to teach free Upa -yoga sessions at Isha Yoga Center in preparation for International Day… Read Article