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Wellness course organised in Montego Bay

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Art of Living Foundation teacher Dushyant Savadia.
Audience in breathing and meditation exercise as part of the Art of Living training course.

WESTERN BUREAU:In a bid to help people manage stress and improve their mental and physical health, the Art of Living Foundation, through its Caribbean hub, recently staged a three-day course on wellness in Montego Bay.

Under the direction of teacher Dushyant Savadia, people got an opportunity to learn about the Sudarshan Kriya breathing technique to eliminate stress, practical knowledge to deal with the challenges of life, meditation, interactive exercises, yoga, stretching and relaxation exercises.

The Art of Living Foundation is a not-for-profit, educational and humanitarian non-governmental organisation engaged in stress-management and service initiatives. The organisation operates globally in 151 countries.

The organisation's programmes are guided by Sri Sri's philosophy of peace:"Unless we have a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, we cannot achieve world peace."

To help individuals get rid of stress and experience inner peace, The Art of Living Foundation offers stress-elimination programmes, which include breathing techniques, meditation and yoga. These programmes have helped millions around the world to overcome stress, depression and violent tendencies.

The Art of Living Foundation has spread peace across communities through diverse humanitarian projects, including conflict resolution, disaster relief, sus-tainable rural development, empowerment of women, prisoner rehabilitation, education for all, and environmental sustainability.