Renowned Yoga Guru Bharat Thakur undertakes ‘Yoga Chakra’- Taking yoga back to its roots
A mega cyclathon from Kathmandu to Kanyakumari for world peace and harmony
Hyderabad, April 12, 2016: ‘Yoga Chakra’, is a 90 day mega cyclathon led by renowned yoga exponent and founder of Artistic Yoga, Bharat Thakur and his team. A dream project of the Himalayan Master, the endeavour seeks to reach out and spread the message of yoga and world peace through the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent, by touching the heart of the nation and taking yoga back to its roots.
Yoga Chakra began on February 14th, 2016 from Kathmandu, in the lap of the Himalayas and through the course of the cyclathon is travelling through 2 countries, 11 Indian states, covering a distance of approximately 5000Kms, culminating in the tip of India – Kanyakumari.
57 days after the flag off from Kathmandu, Bharat Thakur and his team have reached the city of the Hyderabad. His team is now ready to embark on their next phase and leave Hyderabad on their way to Bengaluru. Bharat Thakur and his team will be flagged off from Hyderabad by Telegu superstar and film producer, Akkineni Nagarjuna.
After the flag off from Kathmandu by His Excellency Shri Ranjit Rae, Honorable Ambassador of India to Nepal on14th February, the team travelled through Gorakhpur, Etwah, Lucknow, Agra, Delhi, Kota, Jaipur, Bhopal and Nagpur to reach Hyderabad. His forthcoming leg would include Bengaluru, Mysore, Cochin and continue further.
The tour is peppered with road shows, talks, demonstrations, workshops and interactions with large gatherings promoting the empowering possibilities that Yoga has for the human being.
Part of Mr. Thakur’s vision of spreading the practice of yoga and healthy living among the masses, touching India’s striving metropolis and the rural life alike. The key cities covered by this marathon include Kathmandu, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Kota, Bhopal, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mysore, Cochin, Allepy and Kanyakumari. This mega yogathon has be joined by local icons, prominent personalities and citizens from various walks of life, making it a mass movement throughout the country.
On the endeavor, Bharat Thakur said “Getting in touch with our inner cord and invoking the roots of the Indian subcontinent has always intrigued me. My attempt through Yoga Chakra is to take a step towards reaching out to a lager section of the society by creating awareness among people with lesser access, about how Yoga is a complete way of life. Yoga works on the individual and better individuals will form a better society and country. I hope this cyclathon helps me reach a step closer to my ultimate vision of spreading yoga, peace and harmony.”
The Yoga Chakra team invites cycling, fitness enthusiasts and people at large to join the cyclathon at various legs of the journey.
Artistic Yoga is a form of yoga that combines the findings of exercise physiology and bio mechanics with the classical practices of asana, pranayama and kriya of yoga. It is a unique form of yoga that aims at giving the practitioner a complete fitness experience that will not only help you shape up an beat stress, but also work on losing weight, improving muscle tone and work on improving your fundamental health parameters like blood pressure, sugar, cholesterol, triglycerides.
BHARAT THAKUR ARTISTIC YOGA
The company Bharat Thakur’s Artistic Yoga that came into being in 2002, which has branches in India, UAE, Russia and UK, has created a movement of young trainers from both urban and rural centers of the country and revolutionised the way Yoga was perceived by the masses. Dr. Bharat Thakur has been instrumental in attracting people from all age groups and all walks of life to take up yoga as a way of life and in attracting lot of educated graduates and even professionals to take up Yoga teaching as preferred career.