Hindus welcome Alabama public universities for embracing Yoga

Hindus have commended public universities of Alabama for offering various forms of yoga to their students; and have urged introducing yoga in the K-12 public schools of the state. Calling presence of yoga in Alabama public universities “a step in the positive direction”, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today; urged […]

Hindus welcome Catholic Creighton University using yoga to help Parkinson’s patients

Hindus have welcomed the reported use of yoga by Jesuit Catholic Creighton University in Omaha (Nebraska) to help patients with Parkinson’s disease. Creighton University physical therapy students are reportedly learning to improve patients’ (with Parkinson’s disease) function and way of life with techniques from yoga, reports suggest. According to reports, Creighton Pediatric Therapy hosts two […]

Yoga in Smithsonian: Hindus urge all US museums to hold yoga sessions

Hindus have welcomed Smithsonian Institution, “world’s largest museum complex and research organization”, for holding yoga sessions; and are urging all US museums to launch yoga on their premises. This hour-long Vinyasa yoga class is held in the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC and pairs yoga and art appreciation. Next class has been scheduled […]

Minnesota hospital holding yoga sessions on Xmas & New Year eves for “relaxing”


Windom Area Hospital, owned by the City of Windom (Minnesota) and managed by Sanford Health, was organizing special yoga classes on December 24 and 31, reportedly to help relieve the holidays stress. “Join us on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve for ‘Peace, Love & Yoga’…Take a break from the Holiday bustle and join us […]

Like Dunbar Cave Park, Hindus urge Tennessee to offer yoga in all 56 State Parks

Hindus have commended Tennessee State Parks of Tennessee Government Department of Environment & Conservation for launching yoga series in Dunbar Cave State Park from June eight to 29. “Enjoy the tranquil setting of the cool cave and the area’s wildlife all while flowing, stretching, and breathing in a yoga sequence!” an announcement says. “Registered yoga […]

University of Virginia offers “Medical Yoga for Health Professionals” course

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, public research university and tier-one research institution with a nationally renowned health system, is offering “Foundations of Medical Yoga for Health Professionals” in Fall this year. This three-credits course “will provide graduate students, medical students, and practicing health professionals with a foundational understanding of medical yoga to improve health […]

Mississippi University offering yoga course to reduce anxiety of public performers

University of Mississippi (UM), a public research institution, is offering “Yoga for Performers” course in its Music Department. Announcement for this one credit course says: “This class is designed to enhance the development of performers by employing yoga to maintain and promote physical and mental health. Yoga develops core strength, flexibility, coordination, and focus, while […]

Hindus welcome Utah Government promoting outdoor yoga in State Parks

Hindus have commended Parks and Recreation Division of Utah Government Department of Natural Resources of launching yoga series in its nine State parks from April 28 to November 17. An announcement posted at the Division’s website talks of reaping “both the physical and mental benefits of yoga”. At each stop in the series, participants will […]

Yale University affiliated hospital offering “Fertility Yoga” classes

Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut, affiliated with Yale University and Yale Medicine, is offering “Fertility Yoga” classes. If you are trying to conceive, this class will help prepare the entire endocrine and reproductive systems to be working as effectively as possible; an announcement claims; and adds: The yoga and meditation are part of the fertility treatment. […]

Arizona State University using “spiritual principles of yoga” to heal addiction

Arizona State University (ASU), a public research university headquartered in Tempe (Arizona), is offering Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Classes combining the “spiritual principles and practices of yoga” and 12-step recovery. These free seven-week long program for ASU students, staff and faculty; ending April 27; claims to offer “a safe space for healing and growth” if […]

W. Virginia University offers free yoga classes to reduce students’ stress

Hindus have welcomed West Virginia University (WVU), a public research-intensive university in Morgantown, for offering free yoga and meditation classes to reduce the increasing stress experienced by students; and are urging all US universities/colleges to offer such free yoga-meditation programs. “Yoga and meditation have been proven to reduce stress levels, help with academic performance, and […]

Hindus welcome Jewish Federation offering free yoga in Massachusetts for “Peace of Mind”

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires is offering free Chair Yoga to the community “for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of Mind” in Pittsfield (Massachusetts) on January eight. Announcement says: “Yoga is good for ALL BODIES.” Linda Novick, professional level Kripalu Yoga teacher, is the instructor. Her approach to yoga “encourages everyone to listen and love their […]

Hindus critical of Gwyneth Paltrow’s unnecessary push of expensive yoga-meditation stuff

Hindus are critical of Oscar winner Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow for unnecessary pushing of expensive yoga and meditation stuff through her lifestyle brand GOOP in its “2017 Holiday Gift Guide”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Paltrow, who had been known as “part yogini” and who had been […]

“Yoga on the Fly” at Denver Airport is just a trial

Recently opened “Yoga on the Fly” at Denver International Airport (DEN) was on a trial basis and temporary, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was informed on November 15. Stacey Stegman, Senior Vice President of DEN, responding in an email to Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, wrote: We will take what we […]

Denver launches fee based yoga

Hindus are critical of Denver International Airport (DEN) for fee assigned yoga practice in its recently opened facility. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that many US and world airports—San Francisco International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport, Frankfurt Airport, Miami International […]

Hindus welcome yoga at Duke University Chapel

Hindus have welcomed reports of yoga practice inside magnificent Duke University Chapel (DUC), which describes itself as “Christian church of uniquely interdenominational character”, on September 15. Welcoming DUC for hosting yoga, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged DUC to provide more opportunities of multi-beneficial yoga to students and others. […]

Lauding Dubuque Schools offering yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all Iowa schools

Hindus have commended Dubuque Community Schools (DCS) in Iowa for reportedly launching yoga in some of its elementary schools, calling it a step in the positive direction. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, applauded DCS for coming forward and providing an opportunity to students to avail the multiple benefits yoga […]

Hindus commend Connecticut town for allowing yoga at farm

Hindus, who earlier urged Manchester Town in Connecticut not to shut down yoga at a local farm, are now commending it for reportedly allowing this yoga. According to reports, the Town has now allowed Aussakita Acres Farm in the woods of Manchester to continue offering yoga after the Farm appealed on receiving a cease and […]