Suresh Wadkar, a Padma Shri awardee and classical vocalist, paid a magnificent musical homage to Dr. Hansaji Yogendra.
In the presence of several renowned yoga gurus and experts, the Yoga Institute, Mumbai, honoured the birthday of its world-known Director, Dr. Hansaji Yogendra, at the institute grounds today with a heart-warming classical voice recital by Padma Shree awardee Shri Suresh Wadkar.
This will be followed by a free Yoga camp for women at the institute this evening to honour and celebrate Dr. Hansaji’s principles and aspirations.
- I have always admired Dr. Hansaji’s contribution in the field of Yoga: Wadkar, Suresh
- Dr. Hansaji’s 75th Birthday Celebrations were attended by a galaxy of renowned Yoga gurus and experts
- Celebrations to conclude with a free Yoga Camp for Women at The Yoga Institute premises
The festivities honour Hansaji’s lifelong contributions to the growth and development of Yoga, as well as her selfless, lifelong service to society.
“I am honoured to have been a part of Dr. Hansaji Yogendra’s 75th birthday festivities, I’ve always admired Dr. Hansaji’s work in the field of Yoga, and my performance today was a little tribute to her efforts. I have had a strong emotional connection with The Yoga Institute Mumbai since my first visit.”
remarked Shri Suresh Wadkar.
“Yoga has always been relevant, from antiquity to present, as it meets people’s bodily and mental well-being needs across generations,”
Dr. Hansaji Yogendra remarked.
“Yoga has taught us the value of moderation and balance in life, Yoga is a companion, philosopher, and guide that helps everyone decrease the impacts of stress and concern and enables people to live well-rounded, cohesive, and enjoyable lives.”
she said, adding,
“Modern living frequently shows a mismatch between the emotion and the intellect, which causes great distress,” Dr. Hansaji remarked. A healthy balance of the two is essential for living a happy life.”
Dr. Hansaji Yogendra, is a great tool for introducing balance and mindfulness into modern living.
Dr. Hansaji Yogendra, Director of The Yoga Institute in Mumbai, is a modern-day Yoga visionary, spiritual guru, wellness mentor, and thought leader. She received the Prime Minister’s Award for her contributions to yoga.
Her words, ideas, and body of work in Yoga, wellness, and mindfulness span a lifetime have influenced countless lives.
Dr. Hansaji J. Yogendra received the Bharat Gaurav Award from the UK House of Commons in the British Parliament in London for his remarkable commitment to and excellence in the field of Yoga.
She has led over 100,000 yoga sessions and has received the Prime Minister’s Award for her contributions to the world of yoga.
Dr. Hansaji has a prolific and powerful online presence across many social media platforms, connecting with millions of viewers around the world. She has also been published as an author and writer.
She serves on various national and international bodies that develop yoga curriculum and policy. Dr. Hansaji Yogendra has created health systems, specific procedures, health camp programmes, and well-being modules for people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders.
Her life exemplifies dedication to social well-being. She is a global symbol of peace, balanced life, and yogic living. She is the ideal of elegance and wisdom.
Suresh Wadkar, a Padma Shri awardee and classical vocalist, paid a magnificent musical homage to Dr. Hansaji Yogendra as part of her birthday celebrations. The event was also recognised by the organising of a free Yoga Camp for Women between 6 and 8:30 p.m. at The Yoga Institute.
The camp was well-received and had passionate participation from women from all areas of life.This is in line with Dr. Hansaji Yogendra’s vision of making Yoga accessible to every member of society.
Shri Yogendraji, the venerable yoga guru known as the Father of the Modern Yoga Renaissance, founded the Yoga Institute in 1918. On December 25, 2018, the Yoga Institute celebrated its centennial anniversary.
Shri Ramnath Kovind, Former President of India, and M. Venkaiah Naidu, Ex-Vice President of India, attended the Institute’s 100th anniversary celebration.
Recognizing Dr. Hansaji J. Yogendra’s humanitarian work, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, presented The Yoga Institute with the Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion and Development of Yoga.
The Yoga Institute is the world’s oldest organised Yoga centre and a non-profit organisation.
The Institute has a long history of pioneering work in the field of yoga, including the “householder yoga” movement, as well as various social projects such as Annam Brahma (free meals for the destitute), free medical health camps, and blood donation drives, wellness and mindfulness programs, yoga for the armed forces and police, holistic health programs, yoga programs for municipal and western railway staff, and much more.
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