OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY
21st JUNE, 2018
International Yoga Day was observed at Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida on 21st June 2018 in association with Sri Sri School of Yoga, Bangalore. The Yoga Session was conducted by Ministry Of Ayush Certified Trainer, Ms.Ragini Singh and Prof. Rajneesh Khare, a spiritualist, associated with Sidhyog Ashram, which saw active participation from the students, teachers and staff members. The aim of the program was to inculcate the habit of Yoga & Meditation amongst the youngsters so that they can enjoy peace of mind and self-awareness, which is essence of stress-free existence.
The session started with the floral welcome of Ms. Ragini Singh and Prof. Rajneesh Khare by Prof. Ashish Soti, Hon’ble Director, Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida. While addressing the audience, Prof. Soti emphasized on healthy development of mind, body and soul by mastering certain yoga postures.
Ms. Ragini Singh demonstrated various asanas such Urdtadasan, Vrukshasan, Trikonassan,Urdchakrasan, Vajrasan, Shashkassan, Urdhmachudrasan, Padahastasan, Urdhhastasan, Shetubhadasan,Pawanpuktasan and Shawasan. She explained the manner in which these asanas should be performed, the precautions to be taken and the likely effect they have on body and mind.
Prof. Khare highlighted the importance of Yoga and Meditation and said that meditation is relaxation and not concentration. The overall benefits of meditations include a calm mind, enhanced concentration, improved clarity and communication and relaxation of mind and body. He advocated regular practice of meditation which has a profound impact on the core three areas of our existence - physical, mental, and spiritual.
The event concluded with memento presentation to Ms. Ragini Singh. The participants pledged to practice Yoga and even motivate others.
The program was coordinated by Dr. S.K. Srivastava, DGI-NSS Program Coordinator along with NSS team members Ms. Devangi Grover and Mr. Prassan Sharma.
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