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DAV International School, Amritsar Celebrates 5th International Yoga Day.
Event Start Date : 21/06/2019 Event End Date 20/06/2020

DAV INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, AMRITSAR CELEBRATES 5th INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

To commemorate the 5th International Yoga Day Celebration, DAV International School celebrated a Yoga session on 21st June, 2019 on its premises. Keen enthusiasm for Yoga was visible from the fact that about 450 students & faculty members participated in this event. In this hour long session, the participants were acquainted with the innumerable benefits of practising Yoga in everyday life by the Yoga instructors – Mr. Vikram & Ms. Kiran Bala. The instructor also demonstrated various Asanas and simultaneously told about the benefits of each. The participants were also made to practise these asanas which included – Advasana, Agnistambhasana, Vajrasana, Kapalbhaati, Lom-Vilom, Dandasana, Garudasana, Sirsasana and Pranayaam.

Principal Dr. Anjana Gupta, in her address, remarked that the practice of Yoga dates back to thousands of years but got declined with the passage of time due to hectic lifestyle of people, which started resulting in physical as well as mental ailments for the humans.She recommended that, irrespective of age, Yoga should be practised by one & all to attain general well–being, and that’s why Yoga classes are compulsory in the school for teachers and students.

On this occasion, Chairman of the school, Dr. V P Lakhanpal, Regional Officer, Dr. Neelam Kamra, Manager, Dr. Rajesh Kumar and Principal Dr. Anjana Gupta extended heartfelt thanks to the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi for giving an opportunity to the schools to celebrate the International Yoga Day. The school was also thankful to CBSE and DAV CMC, New Delhi for making Yoga an integral part of the school curriculum.