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Yoga Meets Melody: Wockhardt Hospitals’ Musical Yoga Session Promotes Fitness and Serenity on International Yoga Day



Mumbai, June 21, 2023Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central, celebrated the  International Yoga Day by organizing a rejuvenating session of Musical Yoga for its doctors, nurses, and support staff. This unique form of yoga aims to enhance the overall well-being of individuals by combining the benefits of music and exercise.

Yoga has long been recognized as a powerful practice that revitalizes the body, mind, and soul. International Yoga Day, observed on June 21 every year, serves as a reminder to raise awareness about the profound impact of yoga on one’s health. With a history spanning 5,000 years in India, yoga encompasses mental, physical, and spiritual aspects, providing individuals with a pathway to inner calmness, confidence, and courage for a better life.

According to Dr. Virendra Chouhan, Centre Head, Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central, “Yoga is our ancient tradition. It manifests the unity of our mind and body, thought and action. On World International Yoga Day, we at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central have organized Musical Yoga for the overall well-being of the doctors, nurses, ward boys, and support staff. We are reminded that our mental and physical health is more important than anything else—and it’s essential to take some time out of the day to nourish ourselves with yoga.”

Musical Yoga, designed for people of all ages, offers a comprehensive cardiovascular workout that improves strength, endurance, and agility. By incorporating rhythmic movements to the beat of carefully selected music, this form of yoga accelerates fat burn, aids in weight loss, promotes flexibility, and enhances mental strength.

Renowned yoga therapist Vrinda Thakker, who holds a BA in Yoga, conducted a one-hour session for the hospital staff. Commenting on the session, she stated, ” Music and dance are the best forms of stress relievers, and both are enjoyed by people of all walks of life. Bringing this routine which is scientifically designed to maintain the heart rate for maximum fat burning and into your daily schedule. Musical Yoga also has a powerful action on the metabolism.”

Some of the general benefits of Musical Yoga include:

• Induces deep relaxation in the body
• Reduces stress levels when accompanied by suitable music
• Enhances mental alertness and fosters a positive mindset
• Enables synchronized breathing with the music, facilitating smooth transitions between poses
• Improves physical, spiritual, and mental well-being
• Enhances overall body flexibility
• Increases muscle strength and tone
• Boosts respiration, energy levels, and vitality
• Regulates metabolism for balanced functioning
• Aids in weight reduction
• Supports cardiovascular and circulatory health
• Enhances immune system strength, minimizing the risk of injuries

Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central, takes pride in promoting holistic well-being among its healthcare professionals. By embracing the transformative power of Musical Yoga on this International Yoga Day, the hospital aims to foster a culture of vitality and resilience in its staff members.

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