Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Battling it with a smile and yoga

BANGALORE: They pledged pledged to defeat heart disease with smile and yoga. At the Art of Living ashram on Monday, hundreds of followers of spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar urged citizens to take care of their hearts and be a part of the 'Billion Hearts Beating’ campaign by Apollo Hospitals and The Times of India.

The mood at the satsang was full of life, people dancing and signing to their favorite bhajans. Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Dr P C Reddy handed over the pledge form to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

Dr Reddy said it was an 'electrifying experience’ to launch the campaign at the AOL ashram. "By 2050, India is likely to be the heart disease capital. The diseases which were seen in 60-year-olds is now seen in 30-year-olds. The incidence is five to seven times more than that of the western world. Read More from Times of India

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