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International Day of Yoga 2024 at RC, Port Blair

21 June, 2024


On 21st June 2024 IGNOU RC Port Blair has celebrated 10th International Day of Yoga at Regional Centre, Port Blair, VIP Road, Opposite Air Cargo Complex. The program was attended by Regional Director Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Jacob, ARD Dr Sudarshan Raja, ARD Dr Uday Kumarand all other staffs of the RC, Port Blair. Dr. V. Aruna, bachelor’s in naturopathy and Yogic Science and a certified Yoga teacher instructed the participants about the methods of yoga. Dr. Shweta, who had PhD from IIT Roorkee, 3 times Gold Medalist in Yoga & Certified Yoga Teacher has delivered talk on the need of yoga in the present-day scenario with an emphasis on the theme of the year ‘Yoga for Self and Society’. She also explained how practice of Yoga in everyday life change an individual and people around them. The program started at 07:15 am at the Multi-Purpose Hall of Regional Centre, Port Blair. RD Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Jacob, ARD Dr Sudarshan Raja and ARD Dr Uday Kumar also delivered talk on yoga.Dr. Aruna has started the practice session by introducing about types of Asanas, their origins and importance in contemporary life. She conducted the yoga session for more than an hour and practiced us various asanas. At the end of the program, a light snack was also provided to all the participants.