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Name of the EventWorkshop on Yoga
Conducted bySWA in association with WDC of Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Rasayani
DateJune 22, 2022
Venue/ Online PlatformOffline
Activity Falls under Criterion/CriteriaCriterion VII
ConvenorDr. Babita Panda
(if any)
Ms. Arushi Dube
Number of Participants Benefitted62

The Soroptimist Welfare Association (SWA) in association with the Women Development Cell (WDC) of Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Rasayani organized an event titled “Workshop on Yoga” to mark International Yoga Day on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

Ms. Sarika Choudhari, Yoga Instructor was the resource person for the event. She is an Ardent Practitioner of Yoga Naturopathy and Yogic Shudhhi Kriya Science for the last 15 years. Specialized in Yoga in children, youth and pregnancy. The workshop commenced with a welcome speech by Ms. Kalavati Upadhyay, Assistant Professor. The resource person began by giving a brief description of the origin of Yoga and pointed out some of the benefits of practising yoga.

She then gave a practical demonstration of several basic asanas which one can easily follow every day to enhance their well-being and fitness level. She explained in great detail the benefits of each asana. Some of the asanas that she performed were surya namaskar, omkarasana, tadasana, sirsasana, chakrasana, vajrasana, paschimottanasana, and bhujangasana. She also talked about the concept and significance of physical, mental and spiritual health with suggestions on how to develop these aspects of health and also elaborated on the preparation and steps to meditate.

The interactive workshop concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Babita Panda, Assistant Professor.

A total of 62 students participated in the workshop across all streams thereby making it a grand success.