7th International Yoga Day

The faculty and the student body at Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) enthusiastically celebrated the occasion of the 7th International Yoga Day, by holding an early morning Yoga session. The session, held online via Google Meet, was graced by the presence of Dr. Siby John, (Director), Dr. Sanjay Batish (ADSA Sports), Dr. Sanjeev Kumar (DSA), and Prof. Ankit Yadav (OI, Sports).

The session was conducted by the esteemed Yoga instructor, Sunil Kumar, who has a Ph.D in Yoga from Himachal Pradesh University, and has been associated with PEC since 2015. For the session, he followed the Yoga Protocol issued by the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unnani, Siddha and Homoeopathy. This protocol includes four loosening practices to help increase microcirculation, 24 minutes of asanas to  strengthen and balance the entire nervous system and harmonise and stabilise the practitioner's state of mind, three variations of Pranayama which Enhance cognitive performance and increase mindfulness. He ended the session with meditation to relax and rejuvenate our body.

The session concluded with Dr. Sanjay and Dr. Sanjeev thanked everyone for joining, and delivered a vote of thanks to our instructor Sunil. They too emphasised the importance of Yoga and physical exercise, and keeping good health during this global pandemic. Regular online Yoga sessions were also proposed in today’s meet.

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