- A 98-year-old woman has stunned the world with her very difficult yoga poses
- The grandma is recognized to be the oldest yoga instructor in India
A 98-year-old grandma simply identified as, V Nanammal, has shocked the world after she executed different yoga poses without breaking a sweat.
Nanammal learned the ancient art of yoga from her father when she was just 8 years old.
It was gathered that her father who was a martial artist had taught her the basics of the yoga art. She continued to learn the practice under the guidance of her grandfather.
NAIJ.com gathered that Nanammal who is recognized as the oldest yoga instructor in India, started teaching the art after she got married.
She expressed that she has been in good health because she never stopped practicing yoga.
The yoga instructor claims she has not taken medicine or been to the hospital in the last nine decades of her life.
She said: “I never stopped practicing yoga at any point in my life. That’s the secret of my health.”
Nanammal executed difficult yoga poses including the peacock, the raised lotus, the bridge, the headstand, and the halasana.
According to her, she holds classes for at least 100 students every day at her house in Coimbatore.
Nanammal said. “I do yoga before I go to bed and I do yoga with my students when I get up in the morning. As far as my body is concerned, it keeps me flexible. I will stiffen up terribly if I didn’t do it.”
One of her students told the Deccan Herald that the old instructor can do poses the young ones struggle to do. “She can do things we still struggle to do even after several years.”
Her son, V Balakrishnan, who is also a yoga instructor expressed that his mother can execute all sorts of difficult poses.
He said: “My mother can do all the difficult asanas, including the painful “peacock” asana where the body is held in a horizontal position by the strength of the arms alone.”
V Nanammal has won multiple gold medals and trophies in yoga competitions in India.
Watch her pose
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