Weeklong workshop on ‘Yoga & wellness’ concludes at GCW Udhampur


UDHAMPUR: The weeklong workshop on ‘Yoga & wellness’ organised by Department of Sports, Government College for Women(GCW) Udhampur in collaboration with NSS wing, concluded here today.

Principal of the college Prof (Dr) Monika Sharma was the chief guest while Director Physical GDC Ramnagar, Dr Mukesh Sharma was the guest of honour on the occasion.

While addressing the workshop, Principal Dr Monika Sharma said that yoga is the way and expression of life in a real sense. In her address she said that Yoga is a powerful way for students to keep physically and mentally fit, and to create balance in students’ life and improve their ability to focus and concentrate.

Dr. Mukesh also spoke on the occasion, he emphasised on the importance of physical activity and yoga with Indian traditional education system perspectives and said how being fit, regular participation in physical activity and yoga was an inseparable part of ancient education.

In his welcome address, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Sanjay Kumar highlighted the seven day Yoga workshop. He said that in total despite the examinations going on, a total of 200 participants registered themselves for the workshop including staff and students of the college, whereas 102 participants had regularly attended the training sessions.

He further informed that the yoga training sessions were held in the College play ground from 7:45 to 10 am taken by Yoga Acharayas Rajnish Sharma, Yash Paul khajuria and Sudesh Kumar.

On the occasion, Students from Department of Music also presented a scintillating cultural programme which was highly applauded by the audience under the supervision of Head of Department Music, Dr. Seema Sharma and coordinated by the Assistant Professor Yash Kumar and Dr. Sanjay Kumar.

While addressing the gathering the organizing secretary of the workshop Dr Dinesh Kumar said how allopathic medical system is totally failed in eradicating hypokinetic diseases, which can only be treated by following active lifestyle and proposed the formal vote of thanks.

Later, the chief guest also distributed certificates among the participants in the workshop.

Among others, Prof. Seema Sharma HOD Music, Dr Kewal Kumar, HOD Chemistry, Dr Ashok Kumar, Associate professor of mathematics, Dr Mool Raj, HOD Urdu, Prof Arun Gupta, Librarian, Prof Sumita Rao Dean students welfare, Prof Sunil Singh, Prof Binny Kumar HOD Commerce, Prof Yashpal HOD History, Prof. Sumit Assistant Professor of English, Prof Yash Kumar, Assistant professor Music, Prof Sanjeev Upadhaye, MD Yonous, Shri Ram kishan, Shri Subash Chander, Shri Purshotam, Shri Shamsher, Shri Kuldeep Singh and the members of students council.