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1443-Pregnant-Woman Yoga Sets a New Guinness World Record
Lead: On the afternoon of October 25, 2015, 1443 expectant mothers were doing yoga together in 11 venues including Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Xi’an, Wuhan and two other cities etc. creating the new Guinness™ world record, the world largest-size expectant mothers yoga class (multiple venue).
The 2015 the world largest-size expectant mother yoga class (multiple venues)
Guinness World Record challenge was successfully held on October 25. 1443
expectant mothers from 11 different venues in different cities such as Beijing,
Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Xi’an and Wuhan were doing yoga together,
creating a new Guinness World Record, and the class became the world’s
largest-size expectant mothers’ yoga class by far. It is reported that this
challenge was jointly organized by the Guinness World Records, Harmonicare
Medical Holdings Co., Ltd. and www.ci123.com. Guinness World Record official
witnessed the creation of the record at the main venue in Beijing during the
Guinness World Records certification officer issued the certificate to the sponsor representative
Exercise in pregnancy is helpful to natural delivery
Harmonicare Medical successfully held the first expectant mothers yoga challenge in 2014, creating the Guinness world record of 853 expectant mothers doing yoga together. Success of the event has enabled more pregnant mothers to recognize the importance of scientific movement during pregnancy, and also made pregnant mothers more determined to insist on natural delivery. In 2015, Harmonicare Medical again launched the expectant mothers yoga challenge for Guinness world record, hoping to promote more pregnant mothers to participate in the exercise in the form of pregnancy yoga and enhance their physical fitness, which is helpful to a smooth delivery.
Pregnant mothers in the main venue are practicing under the guidance of yoga instructor
Li Jianhui, the Teaching Director with FORKISS Expectant Mother Club is invited as the principal teacher of the challenge. As reported, she has participated in Guinness world record challenge for three consecutive years. Li Jianhui said, pregnancy yoga is the most suitable exercise a pregnant mother in addition to swimming. After practicing pregnancy yoga, the pregnant mothers’ delivery speed and capacity to respond to labor analgesia are significantly better than other expectant mothers. In addition, pregnancy yoga also helps pregnant mothers to have better control of blood pressure, thereby reducing the risk of pre-eclampsia.
Yoga Instructor Li Jianhui leads pregnant mothers to practice yoga in the main venue
Remote teaching with sharing of high-quality resources
The event adopted live video mode for teaching, which is in line with the development trend of pregnancy guidance education and enables pregnant mothers across the country to share domestically best medical education resources. According to the sponsor, they will invite more health care experts to provide quality guidance for pregnant mothers nationwide through the Internet in the future, so as to help expectant mothers to spend their pregnancy smoothly and realize public benefit ideal of “maternal & child health and happiness to everyone”.
Synchronous instruction in 11 venues
Full guard to ensure the safety of expectant mothers
The Reporter found that each venue was provided with professional health care team and security team, which maintained the order at the scene and dealt with emergency situations in the entire process. In the main venue, a number of senior obstetricians and gynaecologists as well as maternity ambulances were on call to ensure the safety of expect participating ant mothers. The sponsor said in addition to a major yoga instructor, each venue was arranged with 6-12 assistant yoga instructors, who were responsible for the caring 20 expectant mothers around them. Once any participant was found to be found or uncomfortable, they would provide assistance. To ensure the safety of all participating expectant mothers was the top priority of this event, to say the least.
The ambulance standing by outside the main venue
State guest reception highlighting the high-end brand image
Beijing Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, the center of the international prominence, was chosen as the event’s main venue center. According to the sponsor, they hoped to provide the pregnant mothers participating in this challenge the state guest experience and enjoyment so the venue was set here. Diaoyutai State Guesthouse is not only featured by high standards, but also boasts very beautiful environment in the garden, where the pavilions and waterside pavilions, and the numerous sceneries make it very suitable for pregnant mothers to take a walk and go sightseeing. This reception at state guest level and the brand positioning of Harmonicare Medical, which is committed to providing high-quality services for women and children, complement each other.
The outdoor scene of Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, the main venue in Beijing
Harmonicare Medical, as a listed company, ranks the first in terms of
industry position and market returns among all private maternity hospital groups
in China, and as the largest private obstetrics and gynecology specialist
medical group in China, Harmonicare Medical has opened and operated 11 hospitals
seven one-tier and second-tier cities, becoming China’s leading brand in
high-end healthcare industry. The sponsor stated that the launch of challenges
for two consecutive years and constantly renewing the record is Harmonicare
Medical’s consistent pursuit of “continuous innovation and providing customers
with better services”.
Lisa, a certification officer from Guinness World Records witnesses at the scene