Saudi Yoga Committee takes part in 100-day countdown campaign to International Yoga Day 2022, World News
To commemorate the 100-day countdown campaign to International Yoga Day, 2022, the Saudi Yoga Committee has announced the launch of an 81-day yoga awareness program in Saudi Arabia.
The announcement was made by Nouf Al-Marawaai, Chairman of the Saudi Yoga Committee, after participating in the virtual opening event held on April 1, announcing the start of the Countdown to 100 campaign. days organized by the National Institute of Yoga Morarji Desai under the ministry of Ayush with the participation of 100 international countries.
The event was organized to give wider promotion and publicity to the various dimensions of yoga and also to promote the 100 Days Countdown to IDY-2022 campaign under the theme “Health, Wellness and Peace world”.
The virtual meeting saw an opening speech by Al-Marwaai and then MDNIY Director Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi.
Later, the meeting included health yoga protocol, yoga class with Fisal Alawaji, vinvasa yoga class with Samah Diab, Pranyama with Bhola Shanker and meditation class with Bhola Shanker from The Himalayan Meditation Tradition.
In her speech, the Chairperson of the Saudi Yoga Committee said, “We are honored to be part of Yoga Mahotsav 2022 and the International Yoga Day 2022 100-Day Countdown Campaign. As we prepare for celebrating the International Day of Yoga, it is very important to highlight the message of yoga for health, well-being and peace in the world. With today’s challenges across the world, the promotion of yoga is most needed.
She pointed out that the practice of yoga is growing remarkably in the kingdom due to its importance for physical health, and its trainers and practitioners are spread in the thousands across all parts of the country.
Director of MDNIY Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi noted that the practice of yoga is only related to human interest, releasing the world from tension and spreading the message of love, peace, unity and good intentions.
He also praised the role of the Saudi Yoga Committee led by Nouf Al-Marwaai in supporting and developing the sport of yoga in Saudi Arabia.
He announced that the International Yoga Day 2022 campaign will focus on 100 days, 100 cities and 100 organizations until June 21 across the world. “The campaign program will include yoga demonstrations, workshops and seminars in India and around the world,” he said.
It should be noted that the participation of the Saudi Yoga Committee in this global event is part of the joint cooperation agreement that was recently signed between the Saudi Ministry of Sports represented by the Leaders Development Institute and the Department of international cooperation with the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia.
The agreement aims to activate and organize the sport of yoga with the aim of setting its own standards and raising the quality of trainers working in the field of yoga.