Yoga session organized at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) campus

22 Jun 2021

Every year 21st June is celebrated as International Yoga Day. On the 7th International Yoga Day, THSTI conducted a yoga session for its employees and students with the motto “Yoga for Wellness”. Yoga focusses on bringing a harmony between mind and body. It has profound effect on the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of people more so in the present challenging times.

The yoga session at THSTI was conducted in the Auditorium complex of THSTI with all COVID protocols in place. Due to restrictions on congregation, many participants joined the event virtually.

Ms. Roopa Tiwari, a certified yoga trainer by Ministry of Ayush conducted the yoga session at THSTI with a focus on breathing exercises which are important during Covid pandemic. She is a social worker who has been imparting yoga lessons to people which has helped them improve their quality of life. Ms. Tiwari was welcomed by Dr. Amit Pandey, Associate Professor, THSTI.

Prof. Pramod Garg, Executive Director, led the enthusiastic group of participants for the yoga session.

After the session, Prof Garg felicitated Ms. Roopa Tiwari and addressed the gathering. Prof. Garg emphasized that yoga should be practised in day-to-day life and not limited to International Yoga Day. Prof Garg mentioned that yoga is a gift from India to the world and that is why it is practised by people across the world.

The session concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Pallavi Kshetrapal, Assistant Professor.