IIM Ranchi celebrated 7th International Yoga Day in virtual mode. The main theme of IDY 2021 is “Yoga for Wellness”, which is aligned to the current pre-occupations.
Prof. Shailendra Singh, Director, IIM Ranchi said,” Yoga originated in ancient India. It is a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices. Yoga is the most effective way of connecting your soul to God. It balances our mind and body and connects us to the natural world and helps us appreciate the world in a healthier approach.”
Prof. G. Naresh and Prof. Jagan Kumar Sur demonstrated various asanas like Setubandhasana (Bridge pose), Uttana padasana, Ardha halasana, Pavanamuktasana. Salabhasana (Locust Posture), Bhujangasana (Cobra posture), Makarasana (Crocodile posture), Vakrasana (Spinal Twist Posture), Sasakasana, Ardh and Full Ustrasana, Ardh Chakrasana, Pada Hastasana along with Pranayam including Kapalbhati, Bhramri and Anulom Vilom.
At the end a small meditation session was conducted followed by Sankalp to be healthy and practice yoga regularly. The Program was attended by Faculty, Staff and Students.