A collection of 29 posts
Borkha Kalita: From Being a Yoga Instructor to a Yoga Teacher
To most, an instructor and a teacher might be the same thing. But, for teacher-yogini Borkha these two terms mean two distinct identities. Perhaps this stems from her personal journey from being a skilled yoga instructor to a wholesome guru/teacher of body, mind, and soul.
Minakshi Shukla: Fitness and Its Changing Meanings for a National-Level Athlete
Meenakshi Shukla, a national-level professional powerlifting athlete. Her list of achievements is long - Ms. Fitness India 2019, Gold medal in kettlebell competition IKFF (International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation), ‘Mahila Prashikshan Sansthan’ as ‘Face of the Year 2019,’ and many more.
Ghanshyam Ukey: Reflective Past, Incredible Present, and Visionary Future
Age is, truly, just a number when it comes to the incredible stamina of Mr. Ghanshyam Ukey, who is almost 46-years-old. In his comparatively short but rapidly growing journey of fitness, he has participated in more than 200 marathons and triathlons, many of which he has won.
Coach Sandy: On Returning To Boxing
It has been rightly said that it is never too late to follow your passion and work towards living your dream. Coach Sandeep is an example of such dedication. Juggling between his passion for music, boxing, and his corporate job, he has been making progress in all three
Life Comes Full Circle: Ashish Reflects on his Journey as a Fitness Trainer
We have seen fitness find a place in our lives only after we are past a certain age. During our childhood days, fitness isn’t even one of the thoughts, let alone a primary concern. For our coach Ashish, however, things have been different.
From Pune to Europe: Gineel Journey with Fitness Training
A few years ago, when Gineel was touring in Germany, a girl came up to him in East Berlin and asked him to click her picture. Just when he was ready with the camera, she broke into a leg split, and Gineel, as he says, “was completely zapped.”
Aju Baji: Life Lessons from Calisthenics
Have trouble succeeding in the fitness goals that you've set for yourself? Maybe, it is time you question if you are setting the goals correctly or not. Aju, a fitness coach on SocialBoat has an interesting take on why setting the right goals is important. Plus, he also tells us