ISM Directorate organizes webinar on Yoga for Holistic Development of Children

 

Jammu: As part of the celebration of 7th International Day of Yoga and the webinar series being held in this regard, the Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine (AYUSH) J&K today hosted a webinar on the topic ‘Yoga for holistic Development of Children.’

Dr Sujata Sathu, Ayurvedic pediatrician, Ex-ADMO of the department delivered a lecture on how yogic principles and yogic practices can be inculcated among children of various age group.

She also emphasized that Yogic Principles need to be integrated in parenting and schooling to make children more receptive towards Yoga.

The resource person also briefed that in the prevailing situation of Covid-19, children are psychologically and emotionally stressed and their energies can be well channelized through Yogic practices. The webinar was attended by AYUSH fraternity with full fervor and zeal. Many veteran Medical Officers of the department also joined in the webinar and expressed their joy and satisfaction that the department is positively engaging different sections of the society in International Day of Yoga. The Resource Person and participants appreciated the initiative of the Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine for organizing virtual seminars on Yoga and its applications in different aspects of life like health, education and career.

Pertinently, as per the guidelines of Ministry of AYUSH amid the prevailing pandemic situation and current year theme “ Be with Yoga, Be at Home”, most of the activities of the week long celebrations are being organized on virtual platforms in collaboration with other departments and under the guidance of Director Indian Systems of Medicine, AYUSH J&K, Dr. Mohan Singh.

The purpose of conducting the webinar series is to promote Yoga in collaboration with various departments in different spheres of life.

 

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