In an endeavor to celebrate the 3rd International Yoga Day, Shantiniketan Indian School organized Yoga Session for the students on 21st June 2017 emphasizing the theme of the 2017 celebration ‘Yoga for Health’ which highlighted the fact that yoga can contribute in a holistic way to achieve an equilibrium between body and mind.
Ganga C.V of class VII, Lakshya Sai of class IX, Sohal Ann Soy of class IX, Anjaly Unnikrishnan Nair of class VIII, Hashini S.K of class VIII, Adnan Mohammed of class VII, Sawban Faiyaz of class VII, Salman Fahim of class VI, Akil Ahmed of class VII, Salman Ahmed of class VI and Lalit Gajendran of class VI demonstrated various yoga exercises to the students and staff. During the demonstration importance and benefits of yoga were explained by Ruman Syeda Imtiaz of class IX.
This is followed by mass performance of various asanas. Included in the series were Tadasana, Vrikshasana, Veerbhadrasana, Garudasana, Uttitaparsvakonasana, Ustrasana, Paschimotanasana, Naman Pranamasana, Bhujangasana, Supta Pavanmuktasana and Chakrasana.
Jason Jayaraj of class IX expressed gratitude to the physical education department for organizing the programme and to the demonstrators and participants.