Yoga college to expand training across China

(UNI) With yoga gaining popularity in China as a healthy lifestyle choice, the China-India Yoga College in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, has decided to expand its training facilities beyond the the city.
A total of 50 branches will be set up in the future to boost yoga education and teacher training, according to
Nearly 100 yoga teaching and training centers will also be built to provide teacher training courses, yoga workshops and non-profit courses, said Chen Luyan, dean of the China-India Yoga College.
The China-India Yoga College, founded in June 2015 as part of a China-India cultural exchange programme, opened its first branch on Saturday at Yunnan University in the city of Lijiang as part of its nationwide partnership with universities in cultivating high-level yoga professionals, reports Xinhua.
The College recruits undergraduates and postgraduates at Yunnan Minzu University.