Jiva, the award-winning wellness brand from IHCL has curated a one-of-a-kind yoga series for its guests and followers this International Yoga Day. Celebrating Indian wellness traditions, professional yoga practitioners will showcase holistic healing techniques through a three-part virtual wellness series taking place from 19th to 21st June. These experts will take guests through the principles of Ashtanga Yoga – the Eight Limbs of Yoga. Focusing on physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, the virtual sessions will be live-streamed from some of the most stunning Taj hotels across the country.
The soulful and tranquil ambiance of the beach at Taj Fisherman’s Cove makes an ideal location to demonstrate the first few principles of Ashtanga Yoga, focussing on physical well-being. This will be streamed on the 19th of June 2020. Dr. Rajneesh, Ayurveda Physician, and trained Yoga expert will give guests an introduction to Ashtanga Yoga, followed by a discourse on Yama and Niyama and a demonstration of the Pawan Mukta series.
The next part of the series will take place on 20th June at the magnificent Taj Falaknuma Palace. Perched 2,000 feet above the city of Hyderabad, Taj Falaknuma exudes romance and grandeur, blending together colonial and Indian designs with a piece of history. As part of the session, National Gold Medallist in Yoga, Sandeep, will focus on mental well-being, introducing and demonstrating Pranayama, while hosting a discourse on Pratyahara.
The live sessions will conclude on 21st June in Rishikesh, the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, at the Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa. Located by the banks of the holy Ganga and at the foothills of the Himalayas, the hotel is the perfect location to celebrate International Yoga Day. The last session on spiritual well-being will be hosted by Yoga instructor, Kapil Kumar, who will briefly introduce Dharana and Dhyana, before moving on to meditating on the banks of the Ganga. The three-part series will end with a Ganga Aarti.
Each of these three sessions will be hosted live on Taj’s official Instagram handle https://www.instagram.com/tajhotels/ at 5:30 PM from 19th-21st June. They will last for close to 30 minutes and are open to all participants.
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