International Yoga Day
On the occasion of International Yoga Day the department of Physical Education and Sports of our college organized a yoga session for the staff and students of St Joseph Vaz College, Cortalim on 21st June 2023. The resource person for the session was Mr Infancio Correia, teacher in physical education at St Joseph Vaz Institute of Education. Mr Infancio demonstrated 8 asanas and made the students and staff perform the same. He also emphasized on the importance of yoga in daily life and highlighted the history of International Yoga Day. Mr Correia also explained about the significance and meaning of the International Yoga Day.
A yoga session was also organized on 22nd June 2023 by the college in collaboration with Ayush Health and Wellness Centre (AHWC), Sancoale. The resource person for the session was Mr Ganesh Gosavi, yoga therapist associated with Patanjali and Dr Aruna Zore an ayurvedic practiotioner at AHWC Sancoale. Also present were Mr Laxman Manjrekar and Miss Pooja Pednekar. Mr Gosavi demonstrated a few asanas and made the students and staff perform the same. He taught the students the technique of pranayama and meditation. Dr Aruna highlighted the importance of yoga in our daily lives specially for the students.
In total the session was attended by 30 students and 10 staff members.