On the fourth International Yoga Day, the institute organised special activities to join in the festivities. The entire IITGN community, including students, faculty, staff and their family members, enthusiastically participated in the morning demonstration and practice of yoga asanas by Mr Dinesh Parmar, Sports Coordinator and his team. The participants were also apprised of specific benefits of the asanas alongside.
Yoga was followed by a presentation of informative videos from the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India as per the protocol. A combined lecture and demonstration session on Yoga: personal experiences and perspectives was also organised. Yoga instructor Hemant Shah guided the participants on various topics such as correct ways to practice yoga and pranayama, specific yoga asanas for diabetic patients, how to do time management for regular yoga practice ,etc.
Teaching associate Mana Shah shared her experiences on benefits of yoga in today’s stressful lifestyle.
The institute has been organising Yoga Day as an annual event ever since its announcement in the year 2015, with an aim to create greater awareness about benefits of the ancient Indian science in day-to-day life. The event motivated everybody, old and young, to practice yoga regularly for a healthier life.