We will be going through basic yoga props which originally comes from Iyengar Yoga lineage ND understanding how the props can help with better alignment and sometime in relaxing our body in our yoga practice.
Dr. Nidhi Choudhary
An Entrepreneur cum Researcher, Passionate About Yoga for Woman Wellness.
Dr. Nidhi Choudhary (Founder Yoga Plus pvt ltd) has vast knowledge in the field of yoga for women’s health. Her Masters and Ph.D. in yoga sciences, coupled with an experience of fifteen years of yoga teaching, provided her a platform to explore the health restorative effects of yoga for PCOS, antenatal care, Infertility and Menopause. Dr. Nidhi’s doctoral work on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome was funded by Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, and was a landmark publication in the field. This was the first ever study to estimate the burden of PCOS in India, and also to propose and demonstrate that yoga could prevent, and resolve PCOS. A leading book ‘The principles and practice of yoga in healthcare’ that has compiled evidence for yoga in various illness conditions, has noted that till date, the study done by Dr Nidhi, is the only robust evidence available for the efficacy of yoga in PCOS.
Dr Nidhi has 15 such studies, on the mechanism and clinical applications of yoga for various health conditions, published in international indexed peer-reviewed journals. publications and the endocrine system in adolescents with PCOS”, and
Dr Nidhi Choudhary has also completed the “Integrative Medicine research training Program”from the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Dr. Nidhi has championed yoga programs at many infertility and PCOS clinics and helped hundreds of patients, while mentoring post graduate and doctoral research activities at SVYASA Yoga University, which is amongst the best yoga research institutions of the world.
She has conducted highly sought after women’s health workshops in USA, Singapore, and Japan.
She has also liaised with Govt. of India, as part of the team that was instrumental to the first
International Yoga Day, development of the curriculum for yoga certification by Quality Council of India and is a regular faculty at the World Yoga Festival, held at Rishikesh.
Sophia has been a journalist for over 15 years, and she has been practising hatha yoga for 20 years. She completed a yoga and Vedanta course at the Sivananda Yoga and Vedanta Ashram in Netala, and she's been practising hatha yoga in the Iyengar and Krishnamacharya systems. She is currently studying Indian philosophy and is a regular journalist