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Know all about Nouf Marwaai, the woman behind Yoga in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday declared Yoga as a sport and approved teaching of Yoga in the Muslim kingdom. The credit goes to 37-year-old Yogacharini Nouf Marwaai, who since 2005 approaching the Arabian government to make Yoga official in the middle east country.


  |  Updated On : November 14, 2017 06:50 PM
Know all about Nouf Marwaai, the woman behind Yoga in Saudi Arabia.

Know all about Nouf Marwaai, the woman behind Yoga in Saudi Arabia.

New Delhi :  

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday declared Yoga as a sport and approved teaching of Yoga in the Muslim kingdom. The credit goes to 37-year-old Yogacharini Nouf Marwaai, who since 2005 approaching the Arabian government to make Yoga official in the middle east country.

All about Nouf Marwaai

# Marwaai is a businesswoman and a leading practitioner and official promoter of Yoga and Ayurveda in Saudi Arabia.

# She has been practising Yoga since 1998. Marwaai also practices Ayurveda and is also a clinical psychologist.

# Marwaai has been titles with Yogacharini — a title awarded in Yoga practitioners in Kerala.

# She launched her first medical centre for Yoga, Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine therapy in 2009.

# She is founder of Saudi Arabia Yoga School and Regional Director of Yoga Alliance International in the Gulf region.

# Marwaai also holds a Master’s degree in Psychotherapy and Lifestyle from Shobhit University, India, and a Diploma in Medical Yoga, Delhi, India.

 

First Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 06:42 PM


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