Yoga is an ancient Indian practice originated about 5000 years ago. Regular practice of Yogasanas will help you achieve harmony and maintain balance between heart and soul.
Researchers have also found that practicing yoga makes the process of cerebral tissue oxygenation occur in our tissues sending micro nutrients and blood supply to the brain. Apart from the same, it also increases stamina and flexibility.
Yoga also increases self-esteem, concentration and the ability to deal with the challenges of life smoothly.
As the nation gears up to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21st-2019, Union Ayush Minister Shripad Yesso Naik has sent a proposal to the Union HRD Ministry to include Yoga in the educational curriculum; starting from next academic year.
Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better you practice, the brighter the flame.
Yoga to be a mandatory subject under Physical Education?
If accepted by HRD Ministry, Yoga will be a mandatory subject under the Physical Education (PE).
International Yoga Day 2019 will be celebrated on June 21st at the Prabhat Tara Maidan at Ranchi in Jharkhand and Prime Minister Narendra Modi-ji will be the chief guest.
The concept of Yoga day was first proposed by Indian PM Narendra Modi during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27th, 2014.
The theme for this year’s International Yoga Day is: Yoga for Heart.
Going Green on this International Yoga Day 2019 !
AYUSH Department has notified to avoid the usage of cheap PVC mats as they are not recyclable and a threat to environment.
International Yoga Day 2019
The International Yoga day was celebrated at Kanteerava Stadium and saw the participation of Yoga centres, participants from various parts of the state and the programme was inaugurated officially by Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shivananda Patil. The event also saw the participation of Meenakshi Negi, Commissioner of AYUSH Department, Shri Saravana, Hon’ble MLC, GoK, Shri Govindaraju, MLC, GoK and other dignitaries. The event saw a footfall of more than 10,000 participants.
Yoga day at Namma Vaidyashaala
International Yoga Day was also celebrated at Namma Vaidyashaala with the staff performing various asanas under the guidance of an instructor.
Countries show acceptance and interest in participating in International Yoga Day
The number of countries hosting Yoga programmes has risen from 177 to more than 200.