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The Sunday Indian
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Get Physical

December 2011 - January 2012

Supplementary Issue


Lest we train in vain...

Prashanto Banerji

Death! It’s not my favourite word, especially when I’m trying to write something to make you pick up this issue, then some weights and then maybe someone you like, for the sheer joy of it. And yet, it keeps coming back to me...


The Yoga river flows west... And east!

Spriha Srivastava

I have been studying yoga for 40 years with numerous teachers in a wide variety of different paths of yoga. These teachers included many Indian yoga teachers such as BKS Iyengar, TKS Desikachar, Pattabhi Jois, and Gurumayi Chidvilasananda. In the course of my own personal evolution of my yoga practices, I had reached a juncture where the philosophy and method of my yoga practice had significantly deviated from my earlier paths.

Want big guns..?

Aakanksha Malhotra

I just kind of fell into it actually. I was always interested in theatre. I was a very shy boy, and my teachers recommended me to go out and do something rather than sitting and reading. I started doing theatre when I was about nine. I just kept at it. It became a very interesting and warm way to meet people.

Pole Dance

Sexy and fit? Take a pole!

Spriha Srivastava

A hectic job and the added responsibilities of marriage had eaten away all of Sakshi’s time. She had been a dancer, very fit and flexible, but a year’s gap had turned her body brittle and the weight she’d gained stung her eye and her confidence.

20 minutes and methods

20 Min Recipes for Health and Happiness


He has served the Queen and Hillary Clinton, has worked on some of the best cruise liners like Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Victoria II, hosts cooking shows, and has travelled the world over to perfect the culinary arts.

20 minutes and methods to help you live, look and love Better


Sexual connection is integral to a happy relationship between couples. Get this – men need sex to have an emotional bond while women need romance & emotional connect to get cosy. Sexual needs change over time as the relationship moves ahead. Keep communicating with your partner about it.