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Revathi Murugappan

educate@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Revathi Murugappan

23 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Let the rhythm move you

It’s time to step up efforts to introduce dance education as a subject in the national school curriculum.

Dr Zimmerly conducting a lecture-demonstration on Mapping Movement. — Nusantara Performing Arts Research Center
10 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Getting fit in the city

YOU can live in the city and still be a slacker but if you are an energetic type, there are a swarm of fitness activities and events to participate in.

The first obstacle involved stepping on four blocks without the foot landing on the floor. — Photos: SYED AZAMUDDEN/The Star
22 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Health fair off to a great start

KUALA LUMPUR: The Govern­ment is promoting a calorie-conscious society to reduce the high incidences of non-com­mu­nicable diseases among Malaysians.

Joining in the fun: (From left) Kan, Dr Subramaniam and Kua trying the mini curling game at the Great Eastern booth at the FitForLife KL 2017 fair at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre.
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21 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Step up and get down to health fair

PETALING JAYA: The nation’s biggest health fair kicks off today with a wealth of wellness tips, information, products, offers and activities – and even the chance to try a little iceless skating.

Getting ready: A construction crew member setting up a display for the iceless skating rink at the Mid Valley Exhibition.
21 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

An easy game to learn and play, dodgeball spells loads of fun

IF YOU have these four basic skills – throwing, catching, dodging and blocking a ball coming at you, then consider yourself nimble.You just might have an aptitude for dodgeball.

Although it is an easy game to play, dodgeball involves tactical and physical skills. — filepic
31 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

The journey of odissi to Malaysia

Datuk Ramli Ibrahim has been widely credited as the doyen of Malaysian odissi.

For three decades, Sutra has groomed a generation of Malaysian dancers to reach out to national and international audiences. — Sutra Dance Theatre
25 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Free cholesterol checks at fair

PETALING JAYA: One in two Malaysians has high cholesterol but is unaware that the condition is a risk factors for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the country.

Healthy partnership: (From left) A Nestle ambassador, Nestle’s consumer marketing manager, milks business unit, Chris Chan, Nestle’s senior brand manager, milks business unit, Alesha Mah and Star Media Group’s advertising and business development general manager Chua Chee Beng at a sponsorship presentation ceremony held at Menara Star.
23 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Health fair to offer exciting deals

PETALING JAYA: It’s still a month to the sixth instalment of Malaysia’s biggest health fair and exhibitors are already busy prepa­ring to showcase their best offerings.

Choice picks: (From left) Columbia Asia Hospital’s marketing communications manager Sakinah Aljunid, Jinie, Vikram and Max Health & Living Worldwide sales and marketing manager Ken Lee Kien How selecting their booths at a balloting session at Menara Star.
14 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

Sazzy: control is easier with healthy diet

PETALING JAYA: Actress and TV host Sazzy Falak (pic) was only in her mid-20s when she had a health scare.

30 Oct 2016 | 7:00 AM

‘M’sians not bothered about diabetes’

PETALING JAYA: Des­pite a rise in the incidence of type 2 diabetes, many Malaysians remain apathetic when it comes to taking care of their health, said the executive chairman of the National Diabetes Institute.