International Day of Yoga
Soroptimist International Bombay Chembur (Soroptimist Welfare Association), in association with Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research observed International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2021. The theme for 2021 was “Yoga for Wellbeing”, the need of the hour considering the challenging time the whole world is going through due to the pandemic. The one-hour yoga session was conducted by Yoga Expert, Mr. Anup Thomas.
Mr. Thomas began his session by speaking about the ill effects of stress and anxiety and the damage they can cause to the body. He encouraged all to practice meditation and mindfulness to create balance in one’s life. He demonstrated some yoga exercises to boost immunity and improve wellbeing. He emphasised the importance of practicing them regularly to reduce stress and create mindfulness.
The session was attended by 40 participants.
On the occasion of International Yoga Day, Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC), in association with the Women Development Cell of Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science and Commerce College, Rasayani, and Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) had organized a webinar on “Yoga for Well-Being” for staff and students on 21st June 2021, from 9.30 am-10.30 am through online zoom platform. Ms. Tisha and Ms. Vaikashi Nair were the resources persons for the day. They explained the origin, importance, and precise way of yoga to balance life. They also explained the contrary implications of yoga. Various breathing techniques such as mudras and asanas were practised in the session. E- Certificates were issued to all those who participated in the event. A total of 452 participants attended this event.
Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC), in collaboration with all the centres of the edukidz INTERNATIONAL Preschool chain, conducted Kids’ Yoga to mark the occasion of ‘The International Yoga Day’ on 21st June 2021. Yoga expert and wellness coach Ms. Supriya Mali from OJASWI Yog and Wellness centre was invited to conduct KID’S YOGA using child-friendly activities and games.
The session was for around 45 minutes for approximately 40 toddlers of edukidz INTERNATIONAL and their siblings attended the session. The total audience reached through this activity was 60 kids. The session focused on leading a healthy and positive lifestyle with the help of yoga.
SI Bombay Chembur (SIBC) collaborated with MES’ Pillai College of Education and Research, New Panvel, to mark the ‘The International Yoga Day’ on 21st June 2021. Certified Yoga instructor Ms. Bharti Iyer was invited as the expert for the session. She conducts various workshops for kids and adults alike. She also organizes workshops for organizations and institutions.
Soroptimist Welfare Association (SIBC), in collaboration with Chembur English High School virtually celebrated the International Yoga Day on 21st June 2021 with much enthusiasm. The resource person, Ms. Mugdha Davane, a Masters in Yogasana explained to the students about the innumerable benefits of Yoga. She displayed various Yoga asanas like Suryanamaskara, Tadasana, Chakrasana etc. and the students followed her. Principal and Soroptimist Ms. Preeti Pawar encouraged the students to practice regular yoga to remain fit and improve concentration.