Atul Ramesh Deshpande – 2017 SG Silent Hero
19 September 2017 • 2 mins read
Atul Ramesh Deshpande
Outstanding Adult Category Winner – 2017
Nominated by: Mr Selua Sundram
Yoga is a big business in Singapore. However Aturl Ramesh Deshpande looks at Yoga as a means to help others. For the past 20 years, Atul has been actively propagating Yoga in Singapore, bringing health and well-being to thousands of people.
To date, there have been more than 51,000 Hathayoga participants across Singapore and the number continues to grow. Free Hathayoga courses are conducted across 20 centres across Singapore. Inspired by Atul, more than 200 active and well-trained Hathayoga instructors have come forward to provide free training.
At these yoga sessions, special attention is given to those suffering from ailments. Specially trained instructors handle such ailments.
“There are amazing testimonials from those suffering from disorders like slip discs, spondylitis, body aches, asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, and heart disorders.”
Atul’s Nominator: Mr Selua Sundram
Video of Atul and his achievement in spreading Yoga all across Singapore for the pass 20 years completely free instead of turning into business.
Atul Ramesh Deshpande was nominated for the Outstanding Adult Category for the SSH Awards 2017. He was the selected winner and received award from Guest of Honour: Mr Chan Chun Sing – Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) at Shangri-La Hotel on 17th September 2017.
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Other 2017 Silent Heroes
Recognising humanity with an award that expresses gratitude of our society for their kindness towards fellow individuals, families, community and environment. Through this award, we look forward to inspiring more to become Silent Heroes. Someday soon, everyone shall be a Silent Hero, not only in Singapore but globally.