20 June 2017
3rd International Yoga Day was celeberated one day before the Yoga Day enthusiastically with the participation of team members of various departments including Aryans College of Engineering (ACE), Aryans Business School (ABS), Aryans Institute of Management & Technology (AIMT), Aryans Institute of Nursing (AIN), Aryans College of Law (ACL), Aryans College of Education (ACE), Aryans Degree College etc at its campus today.
The celebrations proceeded on the theme ‘Yoga for Health’ hopes to highlight yoga’s holistic approach to both physical and mental well-being and its ability to create a balance between body and mind. The programme started with the introduction and practice sessions where participants were introduced to Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation. Short demonstrations and practice sessions were also held.
Dr. Raman Rani Gupta, Director, Aryans Group addressed the team members and displayed various asanas which encourage them to know the science of yoga deeply. She also expressed her hope that this day will mark the day where all in Institute community will take advantage of the wonderful science & techniques of yoga and benefit from it as the rest of the world is doing too.
It is to be mentioned that, in 2014, the United Nations declared June 21as the International Day of Yoga after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the day to be adopted as a global celebration of yoga. Last year the day was held in 199 countries across the World.