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Yoga & Naturopathy

24-year-old qualifies to judge international yoga exams

NASHIK (TOI): Durga Jadhav (24), a yoga and Judo teacher from Nashik has been awarded the International Jury Certificate in a competition conducted by the government of Karnataka recently. The certificate qualifies her to be on the panel of judges for international yoga exams.

Durga also won an International Yoga certificate for the International Yogasana and Title Championship 2012. Around 1,000 people of various ages from India, Hongkong, Malaysia and Thailand participated in the competition. Durga stood fifth among the 18 participants in the 21-25 age group for the International Yogasana and Title Championship 2012 conducted by SGS International Yoga Foundation College and Research Centre, India, in collaboration with the department of AYUSH ( ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homeopathy) and the department of youth services, government of Karnataka.

“For the asana competition, nine participants were shortlisted from the 18 and I stood fifth among these nine,” said Durga. She secured a B grade in the exam for International Jury Certificate. The exams were held between February 6 and 9 at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bangalore. The international yoga conference was held between February 9 and 13. For the jury certificate, the participants were judged on their knowledge about the various aspects of yoga.

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