Sewa Collaborates with City of Houston to Manage and Control Diabetes

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Melanie Gilmore, (Health Planning Chief at City of Houston) with VYASA and Sewa Volunteers outside the DAWN center where SDM camp is starting this week.

Stop Diabetes Camp using Yoga Therapy at City Of Houston DAWN Center

HOUSTON: VYASA and Sewa International are starting the 4th SDM (Stop Diabetes Movement) Camp at D.A.W.N. center of City of Houston in downtown Houston from this week in partnership with Health department of City of Houston. The camp will offer free classes covering  Integrated approach of Yoga Therapy to manage and control Diabetes for 20 hours. More than 15 participants are expected to take benefit of this camp starting on November 6.

Earlier, successful camps were conducted in Katy, Alief and Woodlands area where more than 60 participants have been benefited so far. Sewa International, a non-profit organization servicing Houston Community ( is offering this camp with expertise of VYASA.

Stop Diabetes Movement originated at SVYASA, Yoga University in Bangalore, India. Through systematic research of 30 years, comprehensive yoga modules have been established that have shown measurable improvement in the various complications associated with Diabetes. The program has been proven to reduce cholesterol and reduce dependence on medicines as well as reduce anxiety and depression associated with the disease.

Sewa International and VYASA centers in Houston, Los Angeles and Boston have started similar programs on a pilot basis. Based on the efficacy and success of this program in these cities, it will be expanded to other cities in USA.