Nouf Marwaai prefers to call yoga a “wellness sport”. Saudi Arabia’s first woman yoga master was awarded India’s civilian honor, Padma Shree, on 15 August 2018.
Nouf Marwaai was awarded India’s leading civilian honor, Padma Shree, on 15 August 2018. (Supplied)
Nouf sees yoga as a liberating factor that rids one of mental disturbances and psychological stress factors. (Supplied)
She has received Yoga Ratna award from Asian Yoga Federation and Yoga Person of the Year award from an Indian NGO. (Supplied)
A great honor
“I am very thankful for the trust Indian government has shown by giving me this award,” says Nouf Marwaai. (Supplied)
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Nouf to contribute in the campaign called Beti Bachao and Beti Padhaao (save and educate daughters). (Supplied)