Saudi woman instructor to lead Yoga Day event in Dubai

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Indian Consulate announces events from June 20 to 22 to mark 4th International Yoga Day

Dubai: Nouf Marwaai, Saudi Arabia’s first certified yoga instructor who India honoured with a Padma Shri award, will lead Dubai’s International Yoga Day celebrations this year.

Marwaai, the founder of Arab Yoga Foundation, will be the chief guest at the main event held to mark 4th International Yoga Day on June 21, it was announced on Tuesday.

She will lead thousands of yoga enthusiasts performing yoga to mark the day at Dubai’s Zabeel Park, said Consul-General of India in Dubai Vipul.

He said Marwaai will demonstrate the common yoga protocol on stage. The common yoga protocol involves various asanas popularised on social media this year by the Ministry of Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) of India.

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