Saturday 13th, July 2024
canara news

Outreach Program - International Yoga day at St Marys PU College

Published On : 22 Jun 2024   |  Reported By : media release


On June 21, 2024, the first-year M.Sc. Clinical Psychology students from St Agnes College, Mangalore, organized an outreach program named ‘seeds of change’ at St. Mary's PU College, Mangalore, in celebration of International Yoga Day. The program started at 10:45 AM and was attended by approximately 152 students. The event aimed to highlight the significance of yoga in promoting mental and physical health, fostering a holistic approach to well-being.

The program started with the principal, Mrs. Vijayalakshmi, inviting the guests and hosts to the stage, handed over the mic to the anchors- Sreedevi S and Anaina Martin, 1st yr Msc Clinical Psychology Students, Mangalore then the program officially started by prayer song led by one of a student of the St. Mary PU college. The anchors then introduced the guests for the day and briefed about the program.

Sandra Joshy, the student coordinator for this, delivered the welcome address. Her warm introduction set a positive and engaging atmosphere for the session. And the stage was handed over to the guest. The guest- Mr. Adithya Krishna M., Msc in Yogic Science with specialization in Yoga Therapy, First Rank and Gold Medalist, 2019 and also Teaching faculty at Mangalore University, he researches on the effects of yoga on metabolism, led a one-hour yoga session in two phases. The first half-hour was practical sessions, which included various yoga asanas, and breathing exercises. His assistant, Mr. Narayana Timalsina, a 2nd-year Msc Yogic Science, from Mangalore University, demonstrated the postures, providing clear and practical guidance to the participants. He explained the meaning of the term of the demonstrated yoga asanas which helped students to understand the concept behind the name of the asanas.

Following the practical session, Mr. Adithya Krishna M., conducted in the other half-hour class at 11:30 AM, discussing the brief history and significance of yoga. He explained 4 Ashramas and Purursharthas and explained how it has its importance in student life. He expressed the problems of todays lifestyle, comparing with how it was in the past and its impact on the human lifespan. He encouraged students to have stability, know the self, the duties and responsibilities of student life.

After the session as a token of gratitude, mementos were presented to the esteemed guests by the principal, Ms. Vijayalakshmi who honored Mr. Adithya Krishna M., and Mr. Narayana Timalsina. The program concluded at 12: 15 pm with a vote of thanks delivered by Meenakshi Nair, a student representative, who expressed appreciation to the guests, participants, and organizers for making the event a success and the program was officially ended with National Anthem.

 







More News

Little Rock ranked among the top 10 schools of India
Little Rock ranked among the top 10 schools of India
The Student Cabinet Inaugural for the academic year 2024-25 at St Agnes PU College
The Student Cabinet Inaugural for the academic year 2024-25 at St Agnes PU College
  Vanamahotsava was celebrated by ICYM Badyar unit
Vanamahotsava was celebrated by ICYM Badyar unit

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.