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2nd International Day of Yoga (2016)

18 June 2016

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International Yoga Day is a day to celebrate and bring awareness of yoga to the community. We would like to take this opportunity to raise funds for the Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC) to support the various community yoga projects for the less previleged. AYC is a non-profit organization run fully by volunteers who are certified graduates of International Yoga Academy. AYC members are committed to sharing yoga with those who may not be able to afford classes, particularly those who have special needs or circumstances such as refugees, single mothers, overseas domestic workers to name a few. This event will celebrate the first International Yoga Day as well as to raise awareness about the benefits of yoga amongst the people of Hong Kong. It will increase the understanding of “yoga for all” to everyone we are teaching theme based classes. This event will also honor the volunteer leaders and volunteers who have been actively teaching in our AYC community for over a year. Let us share yoga with our loved ones to understand the benefits and how we can learn to unify the body, mind and soul through the practice of yoga. To register for classes please call: 2905 1822 or click here for online booking Venue: Anahata yoga, 18/F One Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
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Anahata yoga, 18/F One Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
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Dr.Yogananth Andiappan

Yogananth Andiappan, was born to India's famous Yoga Guru, Dr. Asana Andiappan. He started learning Yoga from his Father and Guru at the age of two. By the age of thirty, Yogananth is well qualified in the field of Yoga having completed two diplomas (Yoga and Naturopathy, Yogic Science and Education), a Bachelor and Master of Science in Yoga and Naturopathy from Manonmanian Sundaranar University in Chennai, India. He has completed his Ph.D thesis on the effect of yoga therapy and natural yogic diet on cancer patients with the Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University in India. He not only has won many State, National and International Titles in Yoga Championships but has also given workshops, demonstrations and conducts Teacher Training across different countries including Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and France. He is also appointed as the 'Honorary Professor' at Zhangzhou University in China. His contribution in the field of yoga from the very young age was appreciated by two presidents of India. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and Smt.Pratibha Devisingh Patil. Yogananth specializes in Thirumoolar's Ashtanga Yoga and Hatha Yoga. His passion and mission in life is to spread the benefits of Yoga to all those who are interested and open to its philosophy. In addition, he wishes to continue his research on the countless Asanas and its benefit. Yogananth published a high quality coffee table yoga book called 'Yoga from the Heart', and recently launched a DVD titled 'Thirumoolar's Ashtanga Yoga' which is a DVD for home practice. He is the Founder and Director of Anahata Yoga. a professional Yoga Centre in Hong Kong.

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