role players

Nupur Tewari

Heal Tokyo and HealIndya Movement

Nupur Tewai is currently living in Tokyo, Japan for last 16 years, and has evolved to become a multifaceted personality and finds her roots in India where she plans to set up healing center across the country. She is currently involved in her flagship philanthropy project – ‘Heal Tokyo’ which is helping kids across urban slums in India.

Born in the eastern state West Bengal, she graduated in Tourism and Travel Management with top grades from the prestigious University of Calcutta. Nupur owns the honor of working with international agencies across India and Japan. Over the past many years, the internationallyacclaimed Nupur has established her identity as a well-known yoga specialist & trainer as well as a motivational speaker.

Heal Tokyo is a socially motivated movement by Nupur Tewari focusing on the core problems of people in Japan and India. Education and work stress being the core problems of India and Japan respectively, Heal Tokyo is a unique way of addressing them at once. Nupur runs her Heal Tokyo project in Tokyo where she teaches Yoga across companies, public places, university campuses and international events, and also holds motivational sessions without charging the participants anything at various places in Japan. The participants immensely feel physically and mentally rejuvenated through yoga and meditation techniques, and offer to contribute generously on their own for the noble cause. Nupur spends the contributions received from them to impart education to under-privileged school kids across India.

Nupur is also a prominent training member of International Yoga Day events held across Japan. Her plan also includes preparing a team of yogis (Yoga and meditation experts) who would spread the healing message and make more and more people healthy and hearty. She was also awarded the honour of being Yoga ambassador of International Yoga day in Japan. Her total stint in yoga teaching spans over 14 years. Nupur who has been associated with philanthropy activities in Japan and India, is seen with great respect as a modern social reformist by Indian Media that covered her events widely during her visit to India recently.

Nupur has been an ambassador of tourism in Kyushu region of Japan and has been involved in hosting multiple TV and cultural shows in Japan in last 13 Years. Nupur’s endeavors in travel and tourism along with her rhythms in Indian culture made her a loved figure in various academic campuses in India. She has been a guest speaker at prestigious campuses of Indian Institute of Travel Tourism and Management in Gwalior, Noida and Bhubaneshwar in India. Nupur has been Cultural Ambassador of India in Fukuoka for 14 years - from the year 2003 to 2017, before moving to Tokyo.Nupur believes in positivity and charm, and that made her realize her own dream of doing movies, dramas and fashion shows. Her latest endeavor is to organize India's first talk show on TV to host people from rural areas for their stories of change and motivation.

Nupur travelled to various cities during her 18-day stint in India in December–January 2018, when she held yoga and motivational sessions for thousands of youths in various institutions like Amity University, JC Bose science and technology university, Punjab University, Agra University and LNIPU University. Nupur also chose to spend New Year eve with homeless people sleeping on road pavements to offer them blankets to save them from chilly cold. She also went around teaching yoga to underprivileged children gaining education in street charitable schools and motivated them as well. Her India tour took off with her visit to Agra, the city of world famous Taj Mahal. Here Nupur tossed up a new concept of Yoga Tourism when she visited the Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management of Dr. B R Ambedkar University. Inspired by her, the university announced to include Yoga into the university curriculum soon.

However, Nupur’s motivational address at the Rotary Public School in Gurugram near New Delhi turned up as the true manifestation of her magical healing touch. Also the Womanity Foundation and SBI Foundation presented to her the special Recognition of Innovation towards Social Change for the Heal Tokyo initiative. She also held yoga and motivation sessions at Lakshamibai National institute of Physical Education, Gwalior. Nupur chose to kick start the year 2019 on a divine note. When the world was busy celebrating New Year festivities on December 31 night, she led a group of young volunteers, hit the dark streets of Gurugram near New Delhi to spend time with homeless poor people shivering in bitter cold, and offered them the warmth of blankets and food. Before leaving for Tokyo, Nupur also visited religious sites including Bangla Saheb Gurudwara and Akshardhaam Temple to offer prayers