International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21st June since its inception in 2019. An International Day for Yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Yoga is a Physical, Mental and Spiritual practice originated in India.
“Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being:
In our school, the International Yoga Day was celebrated in a grand manner. The programme began sharply at 8.00 a.m.
We initiated our programme by an invocation song sung by the music teacher Sri.Manikumar of V.K.V.
The welcome address was presented by our teacher Smt.S.Prema. The performance was led by Smt.Vijaya Nirmala, Physical Education Teacher of V.K.V. The Students and Teachers performed the number of asanas such as Tadasana, Vrikshasana, UttanaMandukasana,Bhijangasana,Makarasana and Vakrasana. She also explained the benefits of each asana.
The importance of the day was delivered by our teacher Kum.Babitha. We had a great personality Smt.SKrishnamani, M.A.,M.Ed.,Headmistress of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Virudhunager who addressed the audience.
She illustrated the benefits of Yoga. She spoke about the saint Pathanjali who introduced Yoga in eight steps. She instructed the students to practice Yoga. By that they would gain Physical, Mental and emotional development. She also insisted the students to practice Yoga in their daily life.
Aadharniya Nanda Kulkarniji presented the memento to our honourable Chief Guest Smt.S.Krishnamani.
The vote of thanks was proposed by our teacher P.UmaSelvi. Finally the programme was concluded with our Kendra prarthana.