KMC prepares to teach yoga in schools

January 15, 2024 16:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is preparing to teach yoga in schools.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The government is going to promote the concept of Vipassana with the aim of developing positive thinking among inmates who are accused of being involved in criminal activities.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will play an important role to teach yoga from the school level.

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on Sunday lifted her sister Shamita Shetty as part of her workout. Shilpa shared a photo on her verified Instagram account where she can be seen lying down in a garden over a yoga mat.

How to become more flexible

February 7, 2020 12:38 pm

Many people—even ones who exercise regularly—often overlook the advantages of increasing their flexibility. Flexibility—alongside cardiovascular activities and strength—is one of the six pillars of fitness. (The other three are nutrition, rest and meditation.) Being more flexible can improve your balance and stability, reduce your chances of being heavily injured (even after a serious accident) and prevent arthritis in the long run. Additionally, flexible muscles are also the ones that get stronger quicker and help you exercise more effectively. Here are some tips that will help you improve your flexibility.

Valley cities go for more fitness spaces

November 21, 2019 08:34 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Keeping the health and well-being of the public in mind, all metropolitan cities and municipalities in Kathmandu Valley have started going for fitness spaces and public parks in their respective areas.

Infographics: ALL YOU NEED IS YOGA

June 29, 2019 00:05 am

Yoga by the numbers.

Yoga for health

June 20, 2019 01:00 am

Yoga exercises reduce back pain, make spine stronger and flexible and also keep our digestive and reproductive systems healthy

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Embassy of India, Kathmandu, organized a Yoga Event at Namche Bazaar — the gateway to the world's highest peak, Mt Everest — on Sunday.

HARIDWAR, June 12: Three years ago, Indian yoga guru and entrepreneur Baba Ramdev was riding high.

Beginner's guide to yoga

December 14, 2018 12:15 pm

We have all heard stories of how beneficial and effective yoga is, for fitness and good health. But for those of us who have never tried it before, it can all feel a bit too intimidating. Where do you start? How do you go about it? There’s just too much information on the internet.

In a quest for yoga-land

November 3, 2018 10:30 am

Angela Chronis, a resident of Virginia, USA, has been learning Yoga at Nepal Yoga Academy, Bhaktapur. She wakes up early and starts her daily ritual followed by chanting mantras and bhajan. Post that, she joins the other yoga practitioners and does different yoga exercises.

Yoga for weight loss

July 6, 2018 08:59 am

Not getting the required results even after spending hours at the gym? Maybe you should give yoga a try. Apart from improving flexibility, reducing stress, and strengthening your muscles, yoga can also be an extremely effective way to shed some kilos.

Yoga: Benefits and limitations

June 21, 2018 11:50 am

Yoga is a lifestyle, and people who want to do Yoga must also change their lifestyle

KATHMANDU, June 21: Acting Prime Minister Iswor Pokharel has said the government will put efforts to gradually develop Nepal as a hub for health, spiritual and yoga.

Anxiety, depressions, suicidal tendencies are the common mental problems among the youths. To promote mental stability, and enhance physical fitness, many have resorted to yoga. Experts also claim that regular practice of yoga improves both mental and physical health.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Indian Embassy geared for the 4th International Day as it organized a Yoga session at India House Lawns (Embassy Premises) today morning. The International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015.

At 99 years old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest yoga teacher, and she's proving that age doesn't limit us from doing what we love.

Work pressure, stress, and tension are a part and parcel of our everyday lives. The hectic urban lifestyle that most of us lead has made us vulnerable to various health problems. Among them, headaches and insomnia are two of the most commonly seen disorders.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The Second South Asian Yoga Sports Competition is being organized in Pokhara.

Fighting depression with yoga

December 29, 2017 08:32 am

Depression is certainly a very complicated disease that may occur due to various psychological, emotional, sociological, and biological factors.

KATHMANDU: On the occasion of International Yoga Day, actress Manisha Koirala recalled how yoga changed her life in a talk show organized at the Shangri-La Hotel in Lazimpat, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU: We have a tendency to continuously drift between the present and the past. Rarely do we live for the present, without really regretting the past or being anxious about the future. Similarly, qualities of our lives are dependent upon external variables. For instance, if something does not go according to our plan or goes haywire, we get disturbed inside and shelter negative emotions that impact the lives, sapping our energy in the process.

International Yoga Day today

June 21, 2017 16:47 pm

KATHMANDU, June 21: The International Day of Yoga is being observed across the world, highlighting its importance for life-long health and well-being of the people.

Yoga necessary at school level: PM

June 21, 2017 10:09 am

KATHMANDU, June 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today said the knowledge of yoga and its exercise must be taught to students at the school level.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Government is going to mark the third International Day of Yoga on June 21 nation-wide with several programmes with an objective to highlight the significance of yoga to human health.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal Yoga Sports Association (NYA) is organizing the 1st South Asian Yoga Sports Championship from May 6 to 9 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal Student's Union (NSU) has urged the authorities concerned to consider incorporating yoga concepts in school curriculum.

BIRGUNJ, Nov 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that yoga was indispensable in human life as it makes human life healthy.

Yoga for beginners

November 17, 2016 23:30 pm

We work too much, party too hard, get little to no sleep, and don’t pay attention to our diet. Our bodies suffer a lot on daily basis and sadly, there might not be much we can do about it. But then, there’s yoga. This age old traditional practice provides a holistic approach to well-being and can be done by anyone, anywhere.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 23: Preparations for declaring Bhaktapur district the first ever Yoga district in the country are over, according to Bal Mukunda Suwal, Secretariat member of the Secretariat of the Yoga District Declaration Main Organizing Committee, Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, June 23:The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu observed the second International Day of Yoga on Tuesday amid a function in the capital on Tuesday. In the function presided over Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, instructors from Patanjali Yogapeeth demonstrated yoga practices based on the Common Yoga Protocol.

Infographics: International Yoga Day

KATHMANDU, June 21: International Yoga Day (IYD) is being observed across the country Tuesday with various programs.

KATHMANDU, June 21: International Yoga Day (IYD) is being observed across the country Tuesday with various programs.