The International Day of Yoga declaration came after the call for the adoption of June 21st as International Day of Yoga by Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly. The date is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and has special significance in many parts of the world.
The students and teachers of DPGA, Gorai celebrate this day by performing various yoga exercises during school assembly. The yoga session was conducted by IBDP students, where they not only performed various yoga exercises but also gave information about its benefits.
Yoga is a series of physical and mental exercises. It aims to keep the body healthy.
In our school, International yoga day was celebrated on 21st June, 2016. The Session began with yoga exercises during the morning assembly. Physical education instructors spoke about and demonstrated different types of asanas and pranayams. The Importance and benefits of doing yoga regularly was communicated to the students. They enjoyed the session with a promise to practice it regularly.