To maintain a healthy and a peaceful balance between oneself and environment is necessary for every human and this is a reason why people suffer more stress, anxiety which is mainly due to improper lifestyle and physical exercise to tackle all this yoga plays a crucial role in everyone’s life.
Yoga is an ancient practice that has its roots in India and International Day of Yoga aims to highlight this around the world, this day is being celebrated since 21 June 2015.
Experts from the industry share their take on yoga and how they keep themselves mentally fit through the lockdown read on:
Gautam Mehra, Chief Data Officer South Asia and CEO Programmatic of Dentsu Aegis Network teaches his wife yoga that he used to follow for 15 years, “I’m teaching my wife a yoga routine that I used to follow for 15 years of my life while growing up. To be 100% honest though, I don’t do this daily, my wife is far more committed than I am on physical exercise, but when we do, it’s fun.”
Hareesh Tibrewala, Co-founder and CEO of Mirum India speaks on how yoga plays an important role in these times of quarantine, “Yoga and regular walks continue…at one of these two, happen every day. I also have been playing chess with my son.”
Mitchelle Rozario Jansen, Regional Head – Operations (West) of WATConsult highlights the importance of meditation in her life, “I have always found meditation to be relaxing. Given that WFH has clearly merged the boundaries between work & play, I have found yoga & meditation to be my stress relief in times of crisis management.”
Zameer Kochar – VP – Marketing & Member Engagement, InterMiles speaks on how meditation pushes away all the stress levels, “I am currently on a 1000 push-up challenge in a month and have been experimenting with various freehand exercise routines to increase my stamina, work on my core strength as well as push the stress levels away through meditation.”
All these inputs were taken from our recently concluded series BeyondWFH where experts shared their beyond work from home stories…