Month long celebrations for 7th International day of Yoga to culminate on June 21
Chandigarh, June 20, 2021:
The Department of AYUSH, Chandigarh Administration in collaboration with Government College of Yoga Education and Health, Sector 23, Chandigarh is going to commemorate 7th International Day of Yoga (IDY) on 21st June, 2021.
In prelude to the same and keeping in mind the theme of this year’s IDY that is ‘Yoga for Wellbeing’, many activities are being organized at digital platform to create awareness among the citizens highlighting the importance of the International Day of Yoga.
In addition, yoga sessions and holistic health services are offered to the residents of the city beautiful all-round the year at Government Schools, Sports Complex and Health and Wellness centres which are being run by the Department of AYUSH and supervised by Government College of Yoga Education and Health.
In the run up to the main event, a series of activities were held including a curtain Raiser webinar by Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi, Director Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga on “Understanding the Science of Yoga” 24th May apart from college You Tube channel (http://www.youtube.com/c/GCYEH) hosting the Surya Namskar challenge starting from 12 minutes to increase by 1 minute on daily basis, from May 24th till June 21st.
Since 1st June, month long preparatory sessions for Common Yoga Protocol by the Yoga Instructors of the College (Morning & Evening) are being conducted on the college’s Face book Page and You Tube Channel while from 7th to 12th June, 2021, a weeklong online National Workshop on Yoga- An Elixir for Holistic Health and Well Being was organized with eminent speakers from across the country in collaboration with Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.
Similarly, from 14th to 17th June, 2021, Inter-College competitions on Poster/Collage making, Quiz contest, Declamation Contest, Surya Namaskar Yoga asana competition for participants from all parts of country were held through online mode and Three day workshop on Home Yoga for Parents and their Children is being organized in college premises from 18th to 20th June, 2021.
A Webinar by Dr. Mohit D. Gupta, Prof. of Cardiology, GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi on “Magic and Power of Yoga for Health and Happy Life” was organized on 19th June 2021 on college You Tube Channel. On the same platform, the second volume of the college’s e-journal ‘The Yogic insight’ and the college’s e library was released.
On the last day of the event i.e. June 21st, 2021, the live streaming of the celebration of International Day of Yoga on You Tube Department of AYUSH, Chandigarh Administration and Government College of Yoga Education invites one & all to join in the celebration of 7th International Day of Yoga.