Manipal Academy of Higher Education celebrates World Yoga Day
June 23, 2015
Manipal Academy of Higher Education celebrated International Yoga Day with faculty, students, staff and officials taking part in demos and workshops organized by the different institutions on the campus here on Sunday. The NCC unit at Manipal Institute of Technology, 4 KAR ENGG COY also organized 33 minutes of yoga as per the directives of the government.
About a 1000 cadets drawn from Army, Air Force and Navy wings of the NCC took part in programme. Prajwal, a former MIT student, now a faculty at Sharada Residential School, demonstrated different asanas. The students were accommodated on both floors of the massive Food Court of MIT. Shilpa Vasudeva of School of Communications was one of the instructors.
Pro Chancellor Dr H.S. Ballal inaugurated the demos and workshop on Iyengar Yoga organized by Manipal Academy of Higher Education at Marena, the indoor sports complex. Shobha Shetty an authorized Iyengar Yoga teacher gave the demonstrations. The inmates of Asare, home for special children also celebrated the day in their premises.