World renowned Yoga Guru-Swami Ramdev to visit the Midlands

World renowned Yoga Guru-Swami Ramdev to visit the Midlands

His Holiness Swami Ramdevji, the worlds leading exponent of Yoga returns to the UK this summer to host another series of inspirational yoga events across the country. Following the amazing success of his visits to the UK in 2006 & 2007, when he attracted over 10,000 attendees to his unique yoga camps in London, Bolton, Glasgow and Coventry, he is set to bring his popular method of teaching to Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham.

Inspired by Swami Ramdevji’s belief that ‘good health is humanity’s birth right’, the event has been organised with the support of UK-based charity Patanjali Yog Peeth (UK) Trust in association with the people of Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham with the sole aim of promoting yoga and good health.

Sanjay Jagatia of Patanjali Yog Peeth Trust UK said “Swami Ramdevji’s impact in India is without doubt inspiring – he has revolutionised yoga, leading to millions of people incorporating it in their daily routines with businesses taking yoga breaks and schools making it a part of their daily assemblies.

Currently, Swami Ramdevji is probably the most well known person in India, admired and followed by people from all walks of life, from politicians and Bollywood celebrities, to housewives and rickshaw drivers.

With India conquered and committed to improving their health and daily lifestyle, Swami Ramdevji has extended his message to people across the globe. Swami Ramdevji has successfully conducted over one hundred, week-long workshops around the world which have been attended by over 15 million people. Under his guidance, a large number people have claimed to have improved health and found relief from stress and persistent ailments”.

Sanjay Jagatia continued “The secret to Swami Ramdevji’s success is his ability to simplify the techniques of Pranayam Yoga and teach it in a way that makes it easy for everyone – young or old. The impact of his teachings are evident across India, where you can often find men rubbing their nails in hopes that it will prevent them going bald and elderly people trying to improve their memories by breathing through alternate nostrils.

To fresh eyes, some of the exercises may seem slightly odd, but each has a purpose as are clearly explained by Swami Ramdevji and supported by his followers”.

To experience the teachings of this extraordinary man, and to start learning the intricacies of Pranayam Yoga, you are invited to the unique and inspirational FREE yoga events at:

Date: Saturday 9th August 2008
Times: 2.00pm to 5.00pm (FREE HEALTH CHECKS)5.00PM to 7.30PM an Audience with Swami Ramdevji

Date: Sunday 10th August 2008
Venue: Gurudwara, Gurpanth Prakash, 19 Ashford Road, Leicester, LE2 6AA
Times: 7.00AM to 9.00AM

Date: Sunday 10th August 2008
Times: 12.30PM ¬ 3.00PM (Free Health Checks)
3.00pm to 5.00pm An Audience with Swami Ramdevji

Make MIDLANDS Healthy:
Health Awareness & Healthy Living Campaign

Good health and fitness are becoming increasingly important in today’s health conscious society but unfortunately staying fit is not a prevalent agenda for the Midlands public. However, Patanjali Yog Peeth UK Trust a registered charity in the UK in association with the people of Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham is on a quest to deliver improved health and fitness through inspiration from legendary Yoga veteran Swami Ramdevji. This International master of Pranayam (breathing) and Aasanas (posture), a form of yoga practised worldwide, continues to inspire people all over the World who have initiated a strategy to adapt his methods of teachings.

Inspired by Swami Ramdevji’s belief that ‘good health is humanity’s birth right’ the unique FREE Yoga event have been organised with the sole aim of promoting yoga and good health in the Midlands.

Patanjali Yog Peeth UK Trust intends to present the results from our highly successful Yog sessions to the PCT, NHS and the local Council, with an aim of providing Yoga and pranayam on the mainstream NHS as well as in schools, hospices and day centres.

To help raise awareness of healthy living and health awareness in the Midlands,
To promote Yoga as a preventative and curative healthcare measure,
To promote health and healthy living,
To promote unity in the Midlands through good health and healthy living.

To promote Yoga in local communities as a preventative healthcare measure and in control of ailments and diseases;

To help make the Midlands’s future healthier through promoting good health and healthy living to younger generations by adopting Yoga as a preventative health care measure;

To propagate pranayam as a “free” medicine through in-depth research in accordance with the parameters of modern medical science, so that everyone may avail its benefits in order to attain sound health;

To create an environment in departments of Education, Health, Forces, Administration, Industry and Business to inspire them to adopt Yoga as a regular and necessary practice;

To build bridges between communities by establishing a healthy environment that creates greater understanding towards diverse cultures, social environments and religious beliefs;

To educate local communities on establishing a healthy lifestyle (e.g. healthy eating, dieting etc).

About Swami Ramdev:
Swami Ramdev was born as Ramkishan Yadav in Alipur, in the Indian state of Haryana. After school he joined a yogic monastery (gurukul) in a village called Khanpur and studied Sanskrit and Yoga, following this he entered into monastic living and took on the name Swami Ramdev.

Swami Ramdev is well practised in Sanskrit Grammar, Ayurved and Vedic philosophy. His practical approach to yoga, research in the field of Ayurved and his devotion to social service has earned him widespread respect and has made him a living symbol of Indian culture.
With a key message that “a healthy lifestyle is humanity’s birthright”, Swami Ramdev’s core aim is to promote and encourage healthy living.

His yoga camps are broadcast across the world on popular south Asian channels including on Aastha TV in the UK that is available on Sky.

About Patanjali Yog Peeth:

Patanjali Yog Peeth is a charitable trust founded in 1995 by Swami Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishanji. Patanjali Yog Peeth Trust has many visionary aims and objectives all focussed around one key aim – to make a disease-free world through a scientific approach to Yog and Ayurved.

The charity has built several institutions across the world to help people learn about yoga and spirituality and also provides facilities that promote the practice of Ayurveda.

Swami Ramdev has envisioned a Rs 100 crores dream project entitled Patanjali Yog Peeth, to build a free treatment hospital at Bahadrabad. According to him, it is expected to catapult Yoga and Ayurveda to its zenith, and lead to mental, spiritual and physical development of people. To be completed in three years, it is an ambitious project with a Yoga university, a naturopathy department which can handle 1,000 patients at a time, a residential complex of patients, a hall for 5,000 people to practice Yoga and the world’s largest hospital ward to treat 5,000 patients a day.

About Pranayam Yoga:

This particular form of Yoga is non-religious, non-political and non-competitive.

This way of life teaches relaxation of the mind and body, enabling the individual to eliminate mental and physical tension. The unique sequences of breathing and physical exercises are especially designed to improve concentration and circulation.

The philosophy of Yoga is centred around achieving complete harmony between our body and mind through special exercise (posturing), breathing and meditation.
The aim of Yoga is to live a healthy living and attain self-enlightenment.

For further information and details please contact:
Sanjay Jagatia: 0780 5054776

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