Shifting focus towards individual wellness this yoga day
The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, one of the most distinguished addresses in the Capital celebrated International Day of Yoga with patrons and hotel associates as a part of its endeavour to encourage healthy and responsible living.
On the occasion, the hotel undertook various initiatives to bring focus on the ancient Indian tradition of Yoga and to encourage people to take up the discipline that ultimately leads to harmony and peace, both, within and outside oneself.
An hour-long yoga session for in-house guests was conducted at Longchamp, a stunning rooftop at the Hotel. The sessions for guests as well as the associates were led by Harjas Kaur, a certified hatha yoga teacher who has been practicing and teaching for the past 7 years. Post the session, guests savoured refreshing and healthy beverages prepared using fresh ingredients of the season such as banana and chia seed smoothie, lemon grass and grapefruit water, tender coconut shikanji complemented with some nourishing options like boiled egg with cous cous multigrain buns, Israeli cucumber with mint rye bread, granola bars, whole fruits, and amla candies.
To mark the occasion, the hotel also designed special wristbands from recycled material that were placed in-room as a turndown offering for the guests. The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi endeavors to contribute meaningfully to conservation and environmental protection through initiatives such as this.
Speaking on the occasion, Satyajeet Krishnan, Area Director – North and General Manager, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, said, "In recent times, the ancient Indian practice of Yoga has gained international recognition. It gives us great pleasure to encourage the discipline amongst our guests as well as our own associates. Our chefs have always encouraged healthy eating as a way to aid our evolving lifestyle and this is one more occasion where we bring focus on maintaining individual wellness."