Hersha Chellaram (fourth from left), co-founder of Yama Foundation, teaching a yoga class in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Special needs yoga: from disabilities to chronic illness and cancer, the group making yoga accessible to all

  • Hong Kong’s Yama Foundation teaches yoga to children and adults with various disabilities and illnesses who might otherwise not get to practise it
  • Since 2016, the foundation has provided more than 450 free classes to 900 people across nine districts in Hong Kong
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Hersha Chellaram (fourth from left), co-founder of Yama Foundation, teaching a yoga class in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Bhakti Mathur

Bhakti Mathur

Bhakti took to writing in 2010 when she created the popular Amma, Tell Me series of children’s picture books about Indian festivals and mythology. After a long stint as a banker, she now juggles her time between her writing, her passion for yoga and long-distance running, and her family.