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International Yoga Day Celebrated at St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru

June 22, 2023

Mangaluru: The Postgraduate Department of Clinical Psychology St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru, in collaboration with Decathlon, Celebrated International Yoga Day on June 21, 2022.

The calm and peaceful morning provided an ideal environment to practise Yoga. The event saw the participation of staff members and students. The yoga session was facilitated by Ms. Harini Basavaraj, Yoga Instructor from Studio 6 Fitness, Chilimbi, and Ms. Shashvitha and Mr. Dereil, Decathlon Event Coordinators from Associate Sponsors, Decathlon, Mangaluru.

The programme began with a brief introduction of International Yoga Day emphasising the yoga theme of this year by Asst. Prof. Ashwini K.A., followed by welcoming the Principal, Sr Dr Venissa A.C., the Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies, Sr Dr Vinora A.C., and the event facilitators. The college authorities presented a sapling to the facilitators as a token of gratitude. The principal addressed the gathering on the importance of yoga in a busy life.

After the inaugural, under the guidance of the yoga instructor, the session started with warm-up exercises, followed by various forms of asanas, which students performed enthusiastically. Along with demonstrations, the importance of these Asanas was explained simultaneously by the facilitator. The session ended with the practise of a few mudras, and students were encouraged to practise Yoga and Meditation regularly for healthy and holistic well-being.

At the end of the yoga session, Asst. Prof. Krishna Gopakumar proposed the vote of thanks by expressing her gratitude for the Principal, Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies, Yoga Instructor, the Decathlon coordinators, the department faculty, event technicians, and the participants.