InternationalÂ YogaÂ DayÂ was celebrated worldwide with a promise to make a healthy lifestyle. People of Orange City geared up to celebrate theÂ dayÂ with enthusiasm at the best possible way.Â Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU) celebrated the day to promote healthy living, on June 21.
InternationalÂ YogaÂ dayÂ was celebrated at Raman Science Centre Nagpur following Science Lecture onâ€™ Benefits of Ayurved andÂ Yogaâ€™ was delivered byÂ Yogacharya Dr. Amit Naphade, Central Govt. Health Services Nagpur. In his lecture Dr. Naphade elaborated on AshtangaÂ YogaÂ starting from Yama and Niyama and ending in Samadhi. He used daily life examples to make the lecture lively.
Information about different types of Aasana and its benefits for the human body, was also explained. AÂ yogaÂ workshop was conducted after the lecture. The participants were given first hand training about how to perform different simple yogic asanas and Pranayama in daily life. About 35 persons including Officers, staff members, trainees and Apprentices participated in the Popular Lecture andÂ YogaÂ Workshop.
Participants at the ongoing Bharatnatyam workshop conducted by Pooja Hirwade at Natraj Art and Culture Center celebratedÂ YogaÂ dayÂ with high spirits. Nationally acclaimed Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi dancer, Pooja Hirwade says, “YogaÂ involves a lot of breathing exercises and stretching exercises which integrates mind, body and soul and improves balancing and flexibility, balance, stamina and spirituality – the 4 basic requirements for a dancer. I believe thatÂ YogaÂ helps a performing artist to maintain her fitness level.”
Dr. Sanyukta Thorat, a professor at Department of Fine arts, RTM Nagpur University and a participant of ongoing “YogaÂ means journey towards beautiful inner life. It is the ultimate power of life. I am learning Bharatnatyam for the first time in my life and I feel that any dance form is a balance between inner self and body”.
Sakshi Gaidhane, “I thinkÂ yogaÂ is not just some practice or a must routine it’s a soul to soul connection which helps a dancer to maintain body language, posture throughout the dance routine.”
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