Today on June 21, 2018 students of std. II and III performed few yoga assanas on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Ms. Ashwini Shinde began the program with a Sanskrit prayer followed by Parvatasan, bhadrasan, tadasan, ardhachakrasan and padhastasana. All the students performed the yogic exercises with great enthusiasm and zeal.
A special assembly was organized to commemorate the occasion. The programme comprised of a yogic prayer in Sanskrit, followed by a speech about the origin of Yoga, its significance and the origin of the celebration of this day. Subsequently, students enumerated the various benefits of yoga for school children, along with demonstrations in which Teachers and 1600 students of STD II -XII participated. A special Yoga session was also organised for the staff IV employees. The benefits of the various asanas for students to overcome stress, stiffness, anxiety, improve concentration and obesity was explained . The programme concluded with pranayama being performed by all the Teachers and students, followed by meditation and oath taking or ‘Sankalp’ by all the students. A rousing rendition of the National Anthem culminated the celebrations.