About The Event
In today’s fast-paced world, filled with stress and anxieties, people are increasingly turning to holistic practices to achieve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Among these practices, yoga has emerged as a powerful tool for self-transformation. Rooted in ancient traditions, yoga offers a profound and comprehensive approach to harmonizing the mind, body, and spirit. 21 June is internationally recognized as International Yoga Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. The objective of this day is to increase awareness regarding the advantages of engaging in yoga and to foster its comprehensive approach to promoting health and well-being.
On 21 June, 2023 International Yoga Day was observed at KICMA B School. A visit was organised for students and faculty members to the Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Neyyardam. The ashram is located amidst the lush greenery of nature, providing a serene and peaceful environment. The participants attended a yoga and health class conducted by Mrs. Reshma, a staff member of Sivananda Ashram and a former student of KICMA. The class began with a brief introduction to yoga and its origins. The teacher then discussed the numerous health benefits of regular yoga practice, such as increased flexibility, improved balance, enhanced mental focus, reduced anxiety and stress, and a stronger immune system. Different yoga asanas were demonstrated. The yoga expert explained the importance of breathing techniques and explained how it can help in reducing stress. Various asanas like Surya Namaskar, Shavasana, were also demonstrated. The class emphasized his teachings on the four paths of yoga – Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, and Jnana Yoga. The porgramme was attended by Dr. Rajesh S. Pyngavil, Director and faculty members Dr. Rakesh Kumar S, Dr. Balamuraly S. S, Dr. Vishnunath V. G, Dr. Suja J, Mrs. Pravitha V.P., System Administrator, and Mrs. Deepa A.P., Librarian. The events and activities organized on this day highlighted the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of yoga, inspiring people to integrate yoga into their lives for holistic well-being.
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