International Yoga Day 21st June 2020


Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated

in ancient India. Yoga is not a religion; it is a way of living that aims towards a healthy mind

in a healthy body. It helps manage stress, anxiety and keeps you relaxed. Not only does it

increase flexibility and muscle strength, it also tones the body, improves respiration, energy

and vitality.


Practicing yoga might seem like just stretching, but it can do much more for your body from

the way you feel, look and move.


Due to the current pandemic and lockdown, this year PCMRD celebrated Yoga Day in the form of Webinar. The guest for this webinar was Ms Anuradha Pandit, a Yoga Therapist and

Counselling Psychologist. She conducted a lecture-demo session where live ‘Yoga Asanas’

were demonstrated which are useful for the students and staff in current situation. She also

explained the relevance and significance of Yoga in today’s modern life. According to her,

Yoga asanas build strength, flexibility and confidence. Regular practice of yoga can help lose

weight, relieve stress, improve immunity and maintain a healthier lifestyle.



The lec-dem was well received and both faculty and students participated enthusiastically. The students and faculty also created a video montage of them celebrating International Yoga Day in the safety of their homes. All participants felt rejuvenated and energized after the session.


Decisions regarding your health and wellbeing and a free, happy life, are in your hands. Practice yoga regularly as it is easy to do and also helps in getting rid of certain serious health issues that are commonly found nowadays in our daily lifestyle.


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