New Delhi: Yoga is not just about asanas and exercises but also bringing out the latent power of the individual, according to a new short film that showcases thepower of yoga in young girl children. Journalist Jagpreet Luthra, who has won the Ladli UNDP award for sensitizing society to women`s rights has brought out a short 10 minute film "Emopowering the girl child through Yoga" that is set to be shown at various international anddomestic venues. Luthra, tracking her journalistic nose followed a story of young girls, children of maidservants and labourers attending a makeshift school in Gurgaon, set up by a bunch of affluent working women and housewives. "On a stray day I went to the makeshift school and saw how these children were provided with food and taught the basics of the language. My curiousity was kindled and I started following the story," Luthra told PTI in an interview. The makeshift school was later converted into a proper school Anand Vidyalaya for economically disadvantaged that is being run by Dhyan Foundation headed by Yogi Ashwini.
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