At the Circular No. 11/2016/TT-BVHTTDL dated November 08, 2016, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have specific regulations on conditions for organization of yoga training and competition – is a combination of physical exercises and postures (Asana) and breathing exercises (Pranayama) to promote better health, prevent and cure diseases.
Accordingly, organizations and individuals that organize Yoga training and competition in Vietnam must satisfy the conditions such as floors shall be flat and slip resistant; the distance from the floor to the ceiling shall be not lower than 2.7 m; ventilated workout space and a necessary luminance of at least 150 lux shall be provided; there are restrooms, dressing rooms, personal storages, medical cabinets and first aid instruments; there are internal regulation boards at least containing: Training hours, entities eligible for workout, entities ineligible for workout, outfits, safety assurance measures and other regulations…
On equipment, each learner is provided an individual yoga mat or a big common yoga mat on the floor; with regard to Yoga fly (antigravity yoga): Silk hammock shall support at least 300 kg of weight and is hung down on a hanging system capable of ensuring safety of the learner. The length of the hammock can be adjusted to fit each learner’s postures; instrument supporting yoga exercises must be safe and not dangerous for learners.
Particularly, each person shall be provided at least 2.5 m2 of floor and each instructor shall cover no more than 30 learners in a class.
This Circular takes effect on January 01, 2017.
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