BBC called Yoga ‘Fad’, Hindus upset

Hindus have criticized British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for labeling “yoga” as “fad”. BBC News-World website posted a video on January 10 under its “Watch/Listen”, which was titled as “Man behind yoga and other new age fads”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, pointed out that terming yoga as one of the […]

US National Institutes of Health video reveals “Science behind Yoga”

United States National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of the world’s foremost medical research centers, has released a video which reveals “science behind yoga”. An NIH release announcing this has said that “there is a growing body of evidence that yoga may be beneficial for low-back pain”. “Due to a growing body of evidence-based research, […]

An American art museum offers yoga classes

Now one can enjoy yoga surrounded by beautiful art. The Noyes Museum of Art, the only fine arts museum in southern New Jersey (USA), is offering “No Sweat Yoga” classes. “Relax & reduce your stress level”, yoga class announcement says. Naida Burgess is the instructor. Welcoming the well known museum’s move to offer yoga classes, […]

Yoga is so popular at Brigham Young University of Provo, Utah in USA

Yoga seems to be very popular at Brigham Young University (BYU), a prestigious institute of USA sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Its “Yoga on the Edge” class, offered every Tuesday and Thursday evenings, is so popular that BYU has to put a special “note” on its website, saying: The […]