Outreach Program on Yoga awareness

June 23, 2023

As part of the International Day of Yoga 2023, an outreach program on Yoga awareness was organized by the Department of Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal in collaboration with Mahila Vedike, Rajapura Saraswatha Sangha (RSB), Manipal on 22nd June 2023. Mr. Shreesha Nayak, President, RSB Sangha, and Mr. Nithyananda, Secretary, RSB Sangha spoke on the importance of Yoga for women and why importance should be given to practicing it, to avoid further illnesses. Dr. Sonia RB D’Souza, Professor and HOD, Dept. of OBG (N) MCON, MAHE Manipal emphasized that Yoga is like technology, a procedure manual for the human body to work efficiently and she motivated the participants to practice Yoga regularly since Yoga can be practiced by any human being who wants to have physical, psychological, emotional, social as well as spiritual wellbeing. She encouraged to start practicing simple Yoga and gradually make Yoga a way of life. Mrs. Bharathi R Nayak, Assistant Professor Senior Scale, Manipal School of Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal, gave the welcome address. Mrs. Sarojini Prabhu, Secretary, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Kasturba Hospital, MAHE, Manipal, moderated the program. The program was followed by the Yoga demonstration by Mrs. Veena N, MSc -Yoga Therapy, Research Assistant, DST funded project, MCON, MAHE, Manipal. Around 20 participants benefited from the Yoga demonstration. Mrs. Ranjani P, Assistant Professor Senior Scale, Dept. of OBG (N) MCON, MAHE Manipal, rendered the vote of thanks