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Musicians join yoga instructor's chorus of concern against sex trafficking

A host of live acts took centre stage at Grappa's Cellar for the Women Stop Traffic event. Claudia Whitney, a popular yoga instructor in Hong Kong, championed the event to raise awareness and money for a worthy cause.

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012, 12:00am

Anti-capitalist protesters turn to yoga for the day

An anti-capitalist protest camp became a yoga den for the day yesterday, as Occupy Central campaigners stretched their limbs, meditated and gave each other massages.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Yoga instruction stretches enjoyment of keeping fit

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22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Yoga, yoghurts and a shrinking pie

Many people are obsessed with their health, but not all health crazes generate enough revenue to make business viable. This is especially true in Hong Kong with its high rent and herd mentality. As soon as something seems to sell, everyone jumps on the bandwagon.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Seventh yoga centre goes bust

Yet another yoga centre closed yesterday - the third this year and the seventh since 2009. Karma Yoga in Central, which had only opened in September and had about 500 members, held its final classes yesterday.

Owners blamed the high rent and difficulty in finding new members, but said their financial commitments to members had been honoured.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

New brand of yoga outfits keeps fashion and function in fine balance

Harmony and balance in mind and body is nice, but looking good is what counts for yoga instructor turned yogawear designer Tanya Boulton (above left).

The American, who was born in Hong Kong, celebrated the launch of her own line of exercise clothes, tanya-b, on Monday at the Candace Collective on Hollywood Road.

15 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

HK yoga team show their skills in India

Who knew yoga was a competitive sport? Last month in Pondicherry, India, Hong Kong apparently made quite a showing at the 16th annual International Yoga Competition. Led by Pure Yoga's Master Sudhakar, his team of seven female students - Jenny Cheung, Sue Ling Chu, Elaine Lam, Selina Mak, Madoka Nakajima, Vikki Ng and Jennifer Tu - stretched and bent their way to great success.

17 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Talkback

Should a watchdog be set up for yoga?

I refer to the report 'Government told to flex its muscles to keep yoga safe' (September 13). Concern has been expressed about the safety of members of the public while taking yoga classes.

20 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

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28 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Yoga lessons open up a whole new world of serenity

When sometime in 1997 a Hong Kong civil servant took her first yoga lesson, she was precipitating more change for herself than she could have ever imagined. But her destiny unfolded gradually.

Ella Yu developed such a liking for yoga sessions at a local facility that she decided that she wanted to learn the language of this ancient art from a 'native-speaker'.

15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

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