Mix of yoga themes feature at Yog Samaroh in USTM

The Yog Samaroh which began last Saturday will culminate on International Yoga Day on June 21, 2022

Yoga is a way of life that aims towards a healthy mind in a healthy body. The art of practicing yoga helps in controlling an individual's mind, body and soul.
In sync with this spirit, a month-long Yog Samaroh-2022 is underway in the campus of University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) with participation of students, faculty members and staff under the guidance of several nationally reputed yoga teachers.
Students of USTM performing yoga
Image: Students of USTM performing yoga
This Yog Samaroh, which began last Saturday, will culminate on International Yoga Day on June 21, 2022.
The event is a part of the Government of India's campaign of 100 days countdown to International Yoga day.
It is being organised by the Yoga Centre of USTM and sponsored by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of Ayush.
The inaugural day of the Samaroh saw participation of USTM Chancellor Mahbubul Hoque, Vice-Chancellor Prof. GD Sharma and other high officials who performed several yoga asanas and pranayamas.
The teachers of the institute doing yoga
Image: The teachers of the institute doing yoga
The event is a part of the Government of India's campaign of 100 days countdown to International Yoga day. Speaking in this regard, Priyanka Baishya, yoga mentor at USTM said, "Different themes have been taken for different yoga sessions every day. Some of the themes are: yoga for youth, yoga for better life, relevance of yoga in modern days, yoga theories and its application, etc". "The asanas are practiced in three categories: balancing, basic stretching and breathing practice (pranayama)," said Anamika Baro, another yoga mentor at USTM.
Resource persons taking part at the Yog Samaroh include Sourav Raturi of Himalayan Yoga Association, Uttarakhand; Dr. Prashant Rai, associate professor department of physical education and yoga; Bir Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaipur; Durgesh, Bali International Yoga School, Indonesia (online). Dr. Jitendra Sharma, head, department of yoga, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh; Mayuri Shewale, yoga teacher from Mumbai, Manash Pratim Sharma, Padma Kumari, Praveen Das, Anamika Baro and Biman Gogoi.



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