Monthly Archives: January 2007

Yoga Students Raise RM30,000

PETALING JAYA: A yoga charity session has raised funds to help flood victims.

Yoga students put up stalls selling food, pottery, yoga mats and T-shirts and raised RM30,000 forThe Star‘s Help a Family campaign at the Saujana Kuala Lumpur Resort in Subang.

The charity was organised by the resort and Manasa School of Yoga with contributions from Peremba Group and Subang Parade.

Manasa founder Manoj Kaimal said yoga promotes selflessness.

Originally published in The Star …

Yoga in the Himalayas

This is the story of 40 Malaysians, led by their yoga instructors Manoj Kaimal and Sandhya Manoj, who went on a maiden yoga trip to India, the land of mysticism, clashing colours, and that most popular of exports – yoga (or is that curry?).

Ouryatra(Sanskrit for “journey”) took place in December and comprised five days of monastery-style living in anashramin Rishikesh, the gateway to the Himalayas and reputed yoga capital of the world.

To balance this monastic experience, a couple of days …