Health and Wellness Program
Sewa International has partnered with Vyasa Houston & Yoga Bharati (US based Yoga Institutes affiliated with S-Vyasa University) to offer this program in U.S.A. through its local chapters to improve public health, in particular those having diabetes and pre-diabetes.
What is Stop Diabetes Movement?
It is a customized Yoga module designed to prevent, manage and control Type II Diabetes.
This Yoga module was developed by a team of Medical Doctors and Yoga Therapists lead by Dr. R. Nagarathna at Swami Vivekanand Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University (S-Vyasa University) in Bangalore, India after many years of research.
Stop Diabetes Movement - Yoga Workshop:
Yoga Workshop Includes:
Structure of Yoga Workshop
14 Sessions – each 1.5 hours, alternate days
10 Session – each 2 hours – consecutive days
In 2019, Dr. R. Nagarathna was selected by American Diabetes Association for Association’s Vivian Fonseca and Nagendran Family Diabetes Research Award for the abstract submitted to the Scientific Sessions:“Diabetes Prevention through Yoga-Based Lifestyle” - A Pan India Randomized Controlled Trial Nagarathna R., Venkat Ram, Rajesh S.K., Amit Singh, Nagendra Ramarao Hongasandra Bengaluru, India, Hyderabad, India, Bangalore, India. The Vivian Fonseca and Nagendran Family Diabetes Research Award recognizes diabetes research focused on the South Asian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander populations and/or research by a scientist from these areas of the world.
Currently this program is being offered in various cities of Bay Area & Metropolitan Los Angeles in California; Phoenix, Arizona; Houston, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Atlanta, Georgia, Washington DC & Virginia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Due to its proven benefits, this program is being expanded to other states via Sewa’s local chapters.
Please refer to each Chapter page for details of the Stop Diabetes program and upcoming workshops.