International Day of Yoga 2019

International Day of Yoga celebrated at IIS (Deemed to be University), Jaipur


Date            : June 21, 2019

Time           : 7:00 am-10:00 am

Venue         : IISU campus, Jaipur


The Department of Physical Education, Sports Board and NSS units of IIS (deemed to be University) celebrated International Day of Yoga on Friday, June 21 at University campus. A Yoga session was organized to promote Yoga practice and create awareness about Yoga.


The special guest for the occasion was Dr. Nikita Khandelwal, Yoga expert. Dr. Nikita is awarded by many prestigious institutions for her contribution in the field of Yoga. Dr. Ashok Gupta, Vice Chancellor, IIS (deemed to be University), Dr. Rakhi Gupta, Registrar, IIS (deemed to be University) also graced the occasion. Total 200 students and staff members attended the session.


The session commenced with Janki Pareek, Yoga Instructor at IIS (deemed to be University) demonstrating basic yog aasanas to the faculty members and students. Students and faculty members practiced all the Yog aasanas along with Ms. Janki.


Dr. Nikita demonstrated some special aasanas such as tadaasan, ashtang yog, bhramri, kapalbhati, sukshm aasanas, and many more to help cure weak eyes, stomach problems, back aches, and many more. She concentrated on the aasanas that helps increase concentration and flow of energy in the mind. She also talked about various benefits and usages of various aasanas for different body parts. Before the session ended, she also answered the questions of students and faculty members.


Students and Faculty members enjoyed the session thoroughly and learned the proper way of performing Yoga to benefit the body. The session concluded with Hasyaasan, the laughing aasan.