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College takes a stand for health on World Yoga Day

On June 21, the Department of Psychology and Counselling and Depart¬ment of Social Work organ¬ised the yoga session for stu¬dents of SJC. The instructor for the ses¬sion was Nikhil Joseph, who is a passionate yoga trainer. He has been practicing yoga from a very young age who volunteers to take session.

Around 130 students ac¬tively participated in this event which was scheduled from 9 am to 10 am. Subikshalakshmi Govin¬daraju, professor from the Department of Psychology says, “It was an introductory session to yoga to educate the students about the benefits of practicing yoga and how you can practice it on a regular basis.”

She added: “Most of the students were not very famil¬iar with yoga postures, but the instructor and the facili¬tators helped them to achieve and stay in the poses.” June 21 was proclaimed as International Yoga Day by the United Nations in December 2014. The theme for this year’s celebration was ‘Yoga for Peace’. Now 179 countries joins hands by being a part of this celebration.