Padma Shri 2018

Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India. It is awarded by the Government of India, every year on India’s Republic Day.

Women Empowerment Award 2018

Nouf was invited to attend the International Women Empowerment Program and received the Women Empowerment Award in Dubai from them in 2018.

Yog Ratna Award 2018

The Yoga Ratna award is a group of honorary awards given annually by the SHWAASA organization to recognize excellence in Yoga.

Honourable Mentions

Mentions Year Description

Indian Council for Cultural


2018 Nouf was a speaker at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in 2018 and she spoke about transforming India forum
Breast Cancer and Yoga 2015
Gold’s Gym –
Breast cancer survivor Nouf Almarwaai and 6 yoga teachers led a yoga session to honor breast cancer survivors and told her inspirational story.
International Yoga Day 2016 Nouf gave a lecture on the 2016 International Yoga day and was recognized for it in international media. A class was also led by her students
Yoga Master Graduation 2015 The Indian Consulate in Jeddah celebrated the newly graduated yoga masters certified by Nouf.
Yoga Day Recognition 2015 Saudi Gazette – Indian Consulate presents a certificate to Arab Yoga Foundation. Nouf Almarwaai received a certificate honoring her foundation for its role in participating in marketing International Yoga Day with the Indian Mission.
International Yoga Day 2015 International Yoga day 2015 celebrated in the Indian consulate in Jeddah and led by Nouf Almarwaai and her students. She was later awarded by the consulate for her efforts.
International Referee 2012 Nouf has been an international referee for youth yoga championships over the world since 2012.
Yoga Person of the Year Award 2018 Nouf has won the yoga person of the year award this year from an the Indian NGO.