International Day of Yoga - 21st June 2018
The International Day of Yoga was celebrated with great enthusiasm at IIIT-Dharwad. Efforts were made to spread awareness about the benefits of Yoga in one`s life. To conduct the workshop on Yoga , the Institute invited Yoga instructors from Arogya Bharati, Sri M. S. Mutturaj Madivalar, the esteemed speaker having 15 years of experience in Yoga practice, and Sri Muttappa Nalavadi , having completed Diploma in Yoga with 10 years of experience in Yoga practice. The event was inaugurated by the Director Dr. Kavi Mahesh. Then guests spoke about Yoga and its importance. In particular, Sri. M. S. Mutturaj Madivalar`s talk on the Yogic approach to life was captivating. He stressed on the fact that Yoga needs to be practiced with a “festive spirit” on every single day. Then all the participants were given instructions and guided to perform several Asanas followed by Meditation. The Yoga session was followed by a lecture on ‘ Benefits of Yoga ‘. Participants showed a lot of enthusiasm in the event which concluded with a Vote of Thanks.