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‘Yoga and Meditation’ Mindful Living Workshop Inspires Students at St Philomena College

February 5, 2024

Puttur, February 4, 2024: The PG Department of Social Work St Philomena College, in collaboration with FIT India, the Institutions’ Innovation Council, and the MoE Innovation Cell, organized a dynamic one-day workshop titled ‘Yoga and Meditation’ on January 31, 2024, at the PG Seminar Hall.

Mrs Preethi Shenoy, a distinguished Consultant Counsellor from Puttur, served as the resource person for the day, generously shared her expertise in Yoga and Meditation aiming to equip students with essential skills, and also fostered a deeper understanding of the significance of mental health and well-being in their academic and personal lives through Yoga and Meditation practices. Her session focused on teaching students practical techniques to overcome anxiety and manage daily stresses.

The formal programme was presided over by Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monterio, the Principal of the college, who highlighted the significance of Yoga and Meditation in our daily lives. Emphasizing the importance of training the mind and cultivating self-discipline, he suggested that these practices are essential in the present time.

Dr Vijayakumar Moleyar, Vice Principal of the College, graced the occasion with his presence on the dais.

The programme began with a prayer rendered by Ms Aparna and Team from M.Sc. Computer Science. Mrs. Srimani, Coordinator of the PG Department of Social Work, extended a warm welcome. Mr Harshith R., Coordinator of the Department of Commerce, proposed a vote of thanks, and the event was compered by Ms Shilpa, Assistant Professor from the PG Department of Physics.