IIT Gandhinagar celebrated 7th International Day of Yoga in virtual mode
Gandhinagar: To increase awareness about the importance of a healthy mind and body and multiple health benefits of yoga, the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) celebrated the 7th International Day of Yoga today in virtual mode. Considering the need for social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute arranged a special guided yoga session online.
The entire IITGN community, including students, faculty, staff, their family members and children enthusiastically participated in the early morning virtual yoga session. Mr R L Sharma, and Ms Bharti Makwana from IITGN guided the participants with online demonstration and practice of yoga asanas. The participants were also informed about the specific benefits of various asanas, pranayama and meditation, and how to perform them.
IITGN has been organising Yoga Day celebrations as an annual event ever since its announcement in the year 2015 with an aim to create greater awareness about the benefits of this ancient Indian science in day-to-day life.