The NSS unit of St. Agnes Degree College (Autonomous) organized an online program for the NSS volunteers “Goodwill yoga for healthy life” on 18th October, 2020 to create an awareness about the importance of maintaining health through yoga in daily life.

The program began at 9.30 am with an introduction to the yoga session by Ms. Shrividya, MC and anchor of the program. The program was initiated with a prayer song by Ms. Rathnashri, followed by the welcome speech and introduction of the resource person by Ms. Shwetha. The resource person for the session was Ms. Kavyashree, a Yoga practitioner and a professional Yoga trainer.

Ms. Kavyashree began the session with the theoretical aspects related to yoga and its influence on the overall health of an individual which mainly included the guidelines, rules and regulations to be followed while practicing yoga in daily life. This was followed by the practical demonstration of different asanas to overcome or avoid health related issues of immune system, problems related to breathing & respiratory tract, skin, eyes, digestion, migraine, irregular or painful periods in women, sleeplessness, stress, concentration and irritation, relaxation of body and mind. She ended the session by demonstrating Surya namaskar and by educating the audience on benefits of practicing it daily for a healthy body and mind.

Ms Merin delivered the vote of thanks.