An Interview with Dr. Rolly Wali Sapru – Yoga and Lamaze Childbirth Educator
Rolly and I happened to meet at a women’s networking meet. She had a presentation to give, I was amazed with her energy and clarity of thoughts.
Many of you will already know her, for those who don’t know her, she is a Health consultant, certified Yoga & lamaze instructor and a believer in the power of nature to heal, nurture and grow.
Let’s read on here what Rolly has to share with us about her Life, success, yoga and pregnancy.
NJM: Please tell us about yourself and your family.
Rolly: My name is Rolly Wali Sapru, I originally belong to the valley of Srinagar, Kashmir, now settled in Mumbai. I’m 51 years old, have four people in my immediate family—my husband, two daughters and I.
I am a true believer in the power of nature.
NJM: How did yoga happen to you?
Rolly: Yoga attracted me from childhood, I was very active in sports and back then, seeing on Television & magazines I used to try different yoga poses. I also bought yoga books wherever I found them those days, I would buy Yoga books from the Wheeler book stalls at railway stations, whenever we travelled.
NJM: How does the day begin for Yoga Instructor Rolly?
Rolly: My day begins with a good stretch when I get out of the bed, freshening up followed by sitting in silence for some time, and then it’s time for me to go for my first class which begins at 6 am.
NJM: What lifestyle tips would you give to new moms?
Rolly: find out time to do some stretching and exercise to keep yourself fit and consciously eat healthy food at regular intervals because if you are physically well, you will have strength to take care of your baby, and as the saying goes- “sound mind in sound body”; so you can be mentally strong too to deal with the pressures of new motherhood, which are aplenty.