Friday 21 June 2024

International Day of Yoga - 2024

 Date: 21-06-2024

Time: 8.00 Am.

Venue: Swami Vivekananda Sabhagriham

No. of participants: 776

Presided by: Shri.M.Krishna Prasath, Regional Organiser, Isha Yoga Centre, Nagercoil

Master of ceremony: Kum.K.Esai Reshma, Teacher

“Yoga is not just a workout, it’s a work-in”.


          The programme was initiated sharply at 8.00 a.m. The gracious event was initiated by an invocation and it was done by the students of class VII.

Welcome Address:

          Kum. Nivedhini teacher, cordially welcomed the gathering.

Importance of the Day:

Smt.Nithya teacher shared the importance of the day. She also shared the viewpoints of Mananeeya Nivedita Didi.

Yoga Session:

Yoga session was organised by Smt.Jothi teacher. At first, loosening exercises were given to the students such as neck bending, neck rotation, knee movement, neck twisting etc. Then the clear cut explanation of various asanas were given by the teacher and the demonstration was done by the students.

          Yoga postures like, Padha-Hasthasana, Artha chakrasana, Therikonasana, Bathrasana, Artha ustrasana, Sasankasana, Vakrasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Savasana etc. were performed by the students enthusiastically.

Presidential Address:

          Shri.M.Krishna Prasath gave an inspirational speech about yoga and its purpose in our daily life. He also marked the importance of practising yoga for self-growth and brain development. Yoga relieves internal pain and diseases and yoga could also be included in our basic needs. He highlighted that in Isha yoga centre, they have Yoga Linga and Adiyogi statue. Maha Sivarathri is celebrated in full swing in Isha vidyalaya school for the poor and disabled students. He also appreciated our school to have yoga as one of the educational curricula.

          As a token of love, our correspondent presented him a momento.

Vote of thanks:

          Smt.Kalpana Parvathi teacher delivered the vote of thanks.

          The celebration concluded with Kendra prarthana.