International Day of Yoga celebration at Shanghai University of Sport

International Day of Yoga celebration at Shanghai University of Sport (Jun 2, 2015)

Consulate General of India Shanghai celebrated the International Day of Yoga at Shanghai University of Sport on June 21, 2015. This event was organized with support of Shanghai University of Sport and 3 Yoga centers from Shanghai. Local TV Celebrity Ms. Wan Dini was the brand ambassador for this event. The Vice-President of the University Prof. Mao Lijuan was the chief guest apart from Consul General. Yoga expert Mr. Balachand Bamboriya from India lead the session.

Topper of National Institute of Sport Yoga in 2004, he holds a diploma in yoga from Kaivalyadhama International Yoga Institute, Maharashtra, which is a pioneer institute in research, training and therapy in Yoga in India. He has been teaching yoga for the past 9 years. Mr. Bamboriya has participated at Yoga Competitions & has won various awards.The event was open to general public and saw an enthusiastic participation of close to 600 persons from Shanghai.Earlier, In the run up to the IDY celebrations in Shanghai, the Consulate teamed up with local celebrities. These included video endorsement messages by

(i) Mr. Wang Baoqiang - a Chinese cinema actor (he provided the voice over for Hindi movie PK Chinese release);

(ii) Mr. Ding Junhui - Chinese snooker player who has been world champion and the only champion from China;

(iii) Dragon TV celebrity Ms. Wan Dini not only provided messages for our social media, but also attended the main event organized by the Consulate with Shanghai University of Sport.

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