International Yoga Day 2017 @ Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore

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International Yoga Day


Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word 'yoga' derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity.Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131.The International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.

Celebrations at SKCET

The International Day of Yoga was celebrated at Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology with full vigor on 21.06.2017. We have conducted Yoga demonstration, lectures, discussion and quiz competition as a part of the celebration. Mr. Vijayaraja, Yoga instructor from 136.1 Yoga Studio conducted a 2hr session on yoga demonstration, discussion and quiz competition, nearly 300 students attended the program with full vigor and this was followed by a lecture by Prof.Sundara Mahalingam,Assistant Professor of Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology on 'The Importance of Physical Fitness and Yoga in Today's Life'