This year’s yoga day celebration was held at MIT VGS Barshi with great enthusiasm . A large number of students, teaching and non-teaching staff attended the event this year.
The theme for this year’s yoga day was “Yoga for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals “. Various asanas were followed by omkar chanting. Warm-up exercises, sitting and standing asanas were performed. The school Yoga trainers gave us a short class about the benefits of yoga. The students discussed the importance of yoga and also exhibited yoga postures. A workshop was conducted for parents on yoga at 6.00 am to 6.45 am.
Various asanas help in improving concentration and in attaining inner peace. It helps a person improve life physically, mentally and spiritually as well. Yoga Day is usually celebrated every year on 21st June.
This day is the longest day of the year also known as the summer solstice. They gave a brief history of the origin of yoga. It is a gift of India’s ancient tradition. Yoga is said to have been practiced from the 5th century.
This was passed on to future generations. Yoga was actually done by sages as a holistic approach to God. Later on, it was passed to the common people. The event helped us feel confident and content physically, mentally and spiritually.