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Dr. Kumar in Geneva

June 23 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

International Yoga Day at the United Nations in Geneva led by Dr Kumar, followed by a one week lecture tour.

Following on from a successful lecture tour last June, we have the pleasure to announce that Dr Kumar has been invited back to the United Nations, this time to lead International Yoga Day Celebrations on 23rd June 2018 and to give a series of talks in Geneva.


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“Yoga means getting on well with everything in life, getting on well with the food we eat, the air we breathe, the environment we live in, the people we live with and the work we do.”-Dr Kumar

International Yoga Day  

Save the Date -23rd June 2018

10am -1pm at The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.

Registration required to attend:

Dr  Kumar is an authority on the science of yoga and its diverse traditions and systems, an inspirational meditation teacher and an award-winning scientist. His teaching is informed by his extensive experiential and theoretical knowledge, developed through his education in more than 37 schools of Hatha yoga and 50 traditions of meditation and progressed through decades of self-practice. He has brought the mental and physical health benefits of yoga and meditation to hundreds of thousands of people in India, UK and US.

Dr. Kumar has been honored with the Homi J. Bhabha award for his excellent contribution in the field of Nuclear Science & Technology and Rajiv Gandhi Excellence award for his meritorious services in the field of Yoga.

Dr Kumar teaches that a correct understanding of yoga methodologies can lead to realising ones’ true potential to become a successful human, a happy human and a good human. He explains how training the mind, not only helps us to be more efficient in our work but it creates an unparalleled level of peace within by balancing various neurotransmitters and hormones that govern our emotions, to promote positive mental and emotional wellbeing.

“When we clear the clouds that are fogging the mind, a sun comes out” 

READ MORE about Dr Kumar


Dr Kumar’s lecture tour 24th to 30th June.

More details below and to follow. Please visit regularly for latest updates.

Celebration of International Day of Yoga 2018 in Berne

Universal Postal Union (Weltpoststrasse 4, 3000 Berne 15)

25th June, 5pm 

Embassy of India in Berne and Universal Postal Union in Berne invite you to join for the celebration of the International Day of Yoga 2018 in Berne. The celebration will include a philatelic exhibition and Yoga practice for 45 minutes by Dr ALV Kumar.

Admission is by registration only. Please register at

Let’s Pledge to make YOGA an Integral Part of our Daily Life.


Present Changing Reality

Indian Association

Quark Hall, 13 Avenue de Mervelet, 1209 Geneva

27th June, 18:00

At a time of rapid change in the world, how can the ancient wisdom of yoga be applied to enable the individual and society to adapt and respond positively? How can ancient ethical values ensure that the direction of change is towards a happier, healthier and more peaceful world? How can we train our own minds to truly understand and accept the phenomenon of change?


Practical Techniques to Overcome Stress

World Trade Organisation

27th June, 12.45 to 14:00

Dr. Kumar will introduce the principles of stress reduction and some simple techniques that can be practiced regularly to keep the body and mind healthy and balanced.

Experience how the working with the breath can balance neurotransmitters and hormones to promote positive mental and emotional wellbeing.


Wellbeing for the working world, how to bring back the balance

International Labour Organisation

Room XI (Indonesian Room)

28th June, 10.30-12.00

Yoga means unity. At a time of imbalance and disharmony in the world, how can the wisdom of yoga be applied to bring harmony to the individual, to society and to the world?

Dr. Kumar will introduce the ethical principles of yoga, and discuss how particular types of meditation offer a practical, secular method to transform the mind to experience deep and lasting  inner peace.


Yoga for Concentration and Stress Relief

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Route Cantonale, 1015 Lausanne

30th June, 16:00

Dr. Kumar will introduce the principles of stress reduction and some simple techniques that can be practiced regularly to keep the body and mind healthy and balanced.



Eight Week Meditation Course

Led by Norma Potter, a Geneva based yoga and meditation teacher trained by Dr. Kumar. The classes will include guided meditation recordings by Dr Kumar and participants will be given a set of these recordings following the course for home practice.

Eight Week Course, ILO and WTO Geneva


ILO Yoga Workshop June 2017


June 23 @ 10:00 am
June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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