Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Past Event

International Day of Yoga

WhenWednesday, June 21, 2017    
WhereDr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune-411018 (College Ground)

The International Day of Yoga was observed on 21st June 2017 by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune at the Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy as per the guidelines are given by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. A yoga session of 1-hour duration, from 8.30am-9.30am, was organized at the Physiotherapy College Ground.  The program was attended by Hon. Vice Chancellor of the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Dr. P. N. Razdan, Deans, Faculties and students of various colleges under the Vidyapeeth.

Dr. Tushar J. Palekar, Principal, Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy welcomed all the participants and also expressed the importance of Yoga Therapy on health. The Yoga Session consisted of a Yoga protocol that was conducted by Dr. Manisha Rathi, Professor, Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy along with three trained physiotherapy students who demonstrated the Asanas to the participants. The Yoga session began with a prayer, followed by various Yogasanas as per the common Yoga protocol of UGC. The health benefits of each asana were also informed along with the precautions to be taken while performing them. These Asanas were followed by a performance of Kapaalabhaati, Pranayama, and Meditation. Nearly 100 participants were benefitted from this session. The program then concluded with a Sankalpa and Shaanti paatha.  All the participants enthusiastically performed the Yoga Asanas. The session ended with refreshments.