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Monday, June 27, 2016

Secondary Section Celebrating International Yoga Day at WIS, Malad (2016-2017)

International Day of Yoga or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on June 21 since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014, almost unanimously The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN Address suggested the date of June 21, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares special significance in many parts of the world. He stated, "Yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition. This tradition is 5000 years old. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being.
Students of secondary section of Witty International School at Ramchandra Lane also celebrated the International Yoga Day. Students were made aware of the benefits of Yoga. A yoga session was conducted in the library during the Enrichment hour. They performed various Asanas like ‘Surya Namaskar”, ‘Tadasan’, etc. It helped them to relax their body and mind.



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