1st National Yoga Sports Competition

The 1st National Yoga Sports Competition will be held in Singapore in 2017. The objective of this Competition is to bring together the Yoga Community in Singapore, through a healthy competition.

 

Winners and high achievers at this competition will also be given the opportunity to join the Singapore National Team, to represent the country at the upcoming 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship, which will be held in Singapore from 28th – 30th July 2017.

Event: 1st National Yoga Sports Competition
Venue: IAEC, The Serangoon Community Club, 10 Serangoon North Ave 2, Singapore 555877
Date: Sunday 28th May 2017
Time: 9.00 a.m till 6.00 p.m
Entry Fee: SGD25 per competitor, per entry

 

To confirm your entry into the competition, please bank the appropriate fee (SGD25 per competitor per entry) to:

Account name: Yoga Sports Singapore
Bank: DBS Bank
Account No: 019-905861-6

Please forward a copy of the banking confirmation to singaporeyogasports@gmail.com

Competition Structure

Categories:

  1. Yogasanas
  2. Artistic Yoga
  3. Artistic Pair Yoga
  4. Rhythmic Yoga
  5. Free Flow Yoga Dance
  6. Professional Yogasanas

 

YOGASANA SPORTS COMPETITION

  • Separate Yogasana Competitions for male and female competitors will be held in the following SEVEN AGE GROUPS.

(i) SUB JUNIOR GROUP – (A) – 08-11 Years Boys and Girls

(ii) SUB JUNIOR GROUP – (B) – 11-14 Years Boys and Girls

(iii) JUNIOR GROUP – 14-17 Years Boys and Girls

(iv) SENIOR GROUP – (A) – 17-21 Years Men and Women

(v) SENIOR GROUP – (B) – 21-25 Years Men and Women

(vi) SENIOR GROUP – (C) – 25-35 Years Men and Women

(vii) SENIOR GROUP – (D) – above 35 Years Men and Women

  • Competitor will perform 7 Asanas out of 10 of their choice as per the syllabus of their respective age groups.
  • Competitor will maintain in each asana for 15 seconds during the competition.

 

 

NATIONAL ARTISTIC YOGA COMPETITION

  • The Artistic Yoga Competition will be held in Junior (8-17 Years) and Senior (above 17 Years) Age Groups Males & Females separately.
  • Artistic Yoga consists of presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward and backward bending, balancing, lying postures, sitting postures, etc. performed with music.
  • It is synchronization of body movement with music (without break).
  • Number of postures performed should be 8-10 of competitor’s choice.
  • Time duration for the presentation will be 120 to 150 seconds.
  • The competitor will maintain each posture for at least 3-5 seconds during the performance.
  • The transition from one posture to another posture should be slow & Artistic

 

NATIONAL ARTISTIC PAIR YOGA COMPETITION

  • The Artistic Pair Yoga Competition (either both Girls or both Boys or a Boy and a Girl) will be held in Junior (8-17 Years) and Senior (above 17 Years) Age Groups.
  • Artistic Pair Yoga consists of presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward and backward bending, balancing, lying postures, sitting postures etc. including pyramid making, performed with music.
  • Both the participants will perform two different postures at a time. Performing same posture will be a disqualification.
  • Body touch is allowed in the competition as per the discretion of the competitors.
  • Making of pyramid will be given preference.
  • Synchronization of body movements with music will be given top preference.
  • Number of postures performed should be 8-10 of competitor’s choice.
  • Time duration for the presentation will be 120-150 seconds.
  • The competitor will maintain each posture for at least 3-5 seconds during the performance.
  • The transition from one posture to another posture should be slow, Artistic and Synchronized.

NATIONAL RHYTHMIC YOGA COMPETITION

  • The Rhythmic Yoga Competition (The pair may consist of either both the boys or both the girls) will be held in Junior (8-17 Years) and Senior (above 17 Years) Age Groups.
  • Rhythmic Yoga is also known as pair Yoga. Rhythmic Yoga is the presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward bending, backward bending, balancing, lying postures etc. performed with music.
  • The same posture should be performed by the pair together.
  • Number of postures performed should be 8-10 of competitor’s choice.
  • There should not be any body touch between the two participants.
  • There should be perfect synchronization of body movements with the music.
  • Time duration for the presentation will be 120-150 seconds.
  • The competitor will maintain each posture for at least 3-5 seconds during the performance.
  • The transition from one posture to another should be Slow, Rhythmic and Synchronized.

NATIONAL FREE FLOW YOGA DANCE COMPETITION:

  • The Free Flow Yoga Dance Competition (The team will consist of 5 players either all boys or all girls or boys and girls mixed) will be held in only one open Group (mixture of all age groups).
  • It is the presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward bending, backward bending, balancing, lying postures etc. performed in dancing movements with music, preferably with some theme.
  • The team can perform same postures/different postures / pyramids/ free flow movements.
  • There should be perfect synchronization of body movements with the music.
  • Number of postures (sequence) performed should be 10-12 Combination of Asana of competitor’s choice.
  • Time duration for the presentation will be 180-210 seconds (3 to 3½ Minutes).
  • The competitor will maintain each posture for at least 3-5 seconds during the performance.
  • The transition from one posture to another should be Slow, Rhythmic, Synchronized and in dancing movement.

Note:

  1. No Prop will be allowed during the performance of Artistic Yoga Competition, Artistic Pair Yoga Competition, Rhythmic Yoga Competition & Free Flow Yoga Dance Competition.
  2. The performer can start with movement or can stay in posture. In any case time should start when the music start.
  3. The time should stop when the movement stops.
  4. If the performer stays in a posture at the very beginning that posture should be counted

 

National Professional Yogasana Competition:

  • Separate Professional Yogasana Competition for male and female competitors will be held in One Open Age Group only.
  • Only Yoga teacher of any age group can participate.
  • Competitors will perform 7 Asanas out of 10 of their choice as per the syllabus of their group.
  • Competitor will maintain in each asana for 15 seconds during the competition.