Lara Dutta has left for a 10-day Art Of Living workshop trip to New Zealand, the Fiji islands and Australia. Says a source close to Lara, "She is an Art Of Living instructor and makes it a point to attend such events. She will attend the special convention called Youphoria Youth Forum in Auckland. The actress is promoting a form of meditation and breathing exercise that aims to rid one of unnecessary stress.
Youphoria will bring young people together and provide them with a platform to hear the inspirational experiences of celebrity speakers." Adds the source, "The workshops in breathing are being conducted by Art Of Living teachers Sangeeta Jani, Lara and Kunal Kapoor.
They will lecture on meditation, yoga and breathing exercises along with leadership development, physical training and communication skills. Lara has taken various advanced courses in Art of Living. She starts her day with meditation."
About the workshops, the source says, "The Art Of Living Foundation has taken the responsibility of running several service projects for the youth and helping them to live their life in a positive manner. Lara and Kunal will be interacting with thousands of young people and launching The Art of Living"s Youth Service Projects in New Zealand and Fiji. Many prominent people and sports stars like Olympic gold medalist Hamish Carter have lent support to the cause."