Deals to be signed to introduce yoga in major universities

Several agreements will be signed with major universities in Saudi Arabia to support and promote yoga over the next few months, according to Saudi Yoga Committee President Nouf Al-Marwaai, writes Saleh Fareed for Arab News.

The announcement was recently made in Riyadh during a forum titled “The Role of University Sports in Supporting the Kingdom’s Vision in Sports,” organised by the Saudi Universities Sports Federation in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.

A number of experts and international leaders in university sports, led by the president of the International University Sports Federation, Leonz Eder, and Paulo Ferreira, director general of the International University Sports Federation, attended the event. During her participation in the fourth session titled “Development and Promotion of New Sports Games in Universities”, Al-Marwaai explained that the committee was striving hard to introduce yoga to universities, emphasising the importance of practising it for health and wellness.
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