ALIGARH : The Ahmadi School for Visually Challenged, Aligarh Muslim University organized a three-day Yoga workshop to mark the International Day of Yoga.
Addressing the opening ceremony of the workshop, chief guest and eminent paediatrician, Dr Hameeda Tariq said Yoga is one of the best ways to maintain a balance between mind and body and connect with nature. It needs a balanced body and control over diet, breathing and body postures and a Yoga performer achieves a healthy way of life through it.
The guest of honour, Mrs Tanveer Badar urged the students to adopt Yoga as a regular habit and perform it every day in the morning to attain a healthy body and lifestyle.
Earlier, welcoming the guests with a bouquet, Dr Naila Rashid (Principal of the school) said Yoga offers physical and mental health benefits to people of all ages. It helps in strengthening social attachment and reduces chances of stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia. It is more than a physical activity and the best way through which we can feed our soul, mind and body.
Mrs Sana Raza (Incharge, Sports Events) highlighted the salient features of the three-day workshop.
The chief guest, guest of honour and the Principal released pigeons, flew balloons and presented water bottles to students as part of the inaugural ceremony. Mrs Sana Raza and other Yoga helped participants in performing Yoga.
Dr Bushra Abbasi (Incharge, Literary Events) conducted the programme with the help of Mr Sirajuddin Sheikh (Incharge, Cultural Events).