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Belgium’s Khan brothers show EU the yoga way

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Jun 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Brussels, June 19: Ten years back Feroze and Sameer Khan opened their yoga centre in Brussels, starting initially in the auditorium of the Indian embassy. Today, they are household mes in the European Union (EU) circles on yoga. In a run–up to the Intertiol Day of Yoga on 21 June, Sameer Khan led a special yoga session in Berlaymont, the headquarters of the European Commission, in the Belgian capital on Thursday. Among those who participated was Cecilia Malmstrom, the EU’s trade commissioner. Feroze and Sameer Khan hail from Pune and learnt their yoga from the famed BKS Iyengar. They are certified yoga trainers from the Bikram Yoga College of India in the Los Angeles and are affiliated yoga instructors at the European Commission since 2006. As Feroze Khan heads to New Delhi to participate in the Intertiol Conference on Yoga being organised to mark the Intertiol Day of Yoga, alysts opined that their role in extending India’s soft power in Europe will certainly be acknowledged. (IANS)

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