International Yoga Day Celebrations 2017
The International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June, 2017, on the school ground. A special assembly was organized to commemorate the occasion. The programme comprised of a yogic prayer in Sanskrit, followed by a speech about the origin of Yoga, its significance and the origin of the celebration of this day. Subsequently, the various benefits of yoga for school children were enumerated, along with demonstrations by students of Std VI, VII and VIII, of the various asanas which are beneficial for students to overcome stress, stiffness, anxiety, improve concentration and obesity.
The programme concluded with pranayama being performed by all the students, followed by meditation and oath taking or ‘Sankalp’ by all the students. A rousing rendition of the National Anthem culminated the celebrations.