Practice of the Month


GMM promotes yoga to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee Year 

Ghantali Mitra Mandal (GMM), Member Institute of Indian Yoga Association has entered the Diamond Jubilee Year of its foundation. All at GMM are giving relentless and selfless service to society to make Yoga maximum applicable. On the eve of new year, a grand function of…

RV Institute of Management curates a certification course for senior citizens 

In a groundbreaking move, the RV Institute of Management (RVIM), Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association has curated a month-long certification course tailored specifically for senior citizens, focusing on the Common Yoga Protocol. This innovative course is designed to cater to the unique health and…

SRD Girls Degree College organises Workshop 

SRD Girls Degree College, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh conducts 7days yoga workshop for the post graduate students in association with Indian Yoga Association (IYA). Yogacharya Sumit Kumar Singh, Member, Uttar Pradesh State Chapter, IYA was instrumental in organising the workshop.

Yog Sports Association of Bengal hosts awarness programme 

Yog Sports Association of Bengal, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association organises yoga awarness programme in the remote villages of West Bengal in Megha Yoga Club & Vyamagar in association with Indian Yoga Association. The awareness programs were also conducted in Darjeeling & Coochbehar for…

Jharkhand SCC conducts the 89th day celebration of Yoga Mahotsav 

On the 89th day of the ‘100 Days Countdown Yoga Mahotsav of International Yoga Day 2024,” an event sponsored by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi, under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, took place in two sessions at Dani…

Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center celebrates Holi 

The Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association, recently marked the occasion of Holi Milan at Nehru Bal Udyan with vibrant celebrations. Participants joyously engaged in the festivities, adorning each other with flower petals and applying colorful gulal tilak. Amidst…

TNSCC and GTN Arts College organises International Conference 

Tamil Nadu State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association and GTN Arts College (Autonomous), Dindigul jointly held a 2-day International Conference on Physical Education and Yoga recently. The inauguration was presided over by Dr P Balagurusamy, Principal of GTN Arts College. Dr. R. Durai, Director, GTN…

NIRAMAYA offers free training 

NIRAMAYA, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association continues to promote yoga and the motto of the Association to uplift the rural sector of the society. Under the rural project Yog-Chetana and Yogabhishek, NIRAMAYA is offering free yoga training to the students. In March, 2024 about…

Yoga & Happiness organises felicitation ceremony 

Yoga & Happiness, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association on March 24, 2024, hosted a memorable convocation and certificate distribution ceremony, honoring over 150 candidates who successfully completed their training and received prestigious certificates from both the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) and IYA. The event…

Flax Sesame Crackers 

Flax Sesame Crackers are a healthy light wheat cracker with good quantity of sesame seeds and flax seeds. Oats used in the dish are rich in antioxidants, lowers cholesterol, improves blood sugar. Flax seeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids reduces inflammation and…

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State Chapter  Committee Meetings – December 2021
State Chapter Committee Events

State Chapter Committee Meetings – December 2021 

HPSCC meets physically post-lockdown

Himachal Pradesh State Chapter Committee of Indian Yoga Association physically met on November 29, 2021 at Himrashmi Complex, Vikas Nagar, Shimla. The meeting was chaired by Smt Lakshmi Dutt Sharma, Chairman, HPSCC. The meeting also saw the presence of Smt Kamlesh Barwal, General Secretary, IYA, Shri VK Bhattnager, Vice Chairperson, Shriniwas Murti, Secretary, Smt Meenakshi Sood, Smt Ichho Chauhan, Joint Secretary, Smt Kalpana Devi, Shri Manish Kumar, Dr Som Dutt, Smt Savitri, Smt Lata Thakur, Shri Suresh Chand Gupta, Smt Kanta Sharma and Dr Amit Gautam.

Smt Lakshmi Dutt Sharma welcome Smt Kamlesh Barwal in the meeting. All the members of the committee gave an elaborated report of the activities organised during the lockdown. Shriniwas Murti ji requested all to share their reports on his email.

During the meeting the Chairman mentioned the formation of State Yoga and Naturopathy Advisory Board by the Himachal Pradesh Government. Four IYA members of the State Chapter are part of the Advisory Board. All the members present expressed their gratitude to the State Government on the formation of the Advisory Board which they had been demanding from last 4 years.

In the meeting, a suggestion was as well tabled in front of Smt Kamlesh Barwal to form a working group of active members. The Chairman also requested the various partner organisations to use the banner and logo of IYA while organising activities to promote Yoga and Naturopathy and share the details on WhatsApp group so that the centre could be informed about these activities. Discussions were also held to speed up the membership drive and open a bank account.

It was also decided that the online meeting will be held every month and physical meeting will be organised once in three months.

Gujarat SCC Meeting held Online

Gujarat State Committee of Indian Yoga Association organised its meeting on November 21, 2021. As many as 23 participants joined the online meeting including Acharya Birju Maharaj, Chairperson, Smt Bhakti Shah, Joint Secretary, Shri Vikram Mistry, Joint Secretary, Shri Kamlesh Udasi, Secretary, Smt Mauli Bavisker, Member, Shri Hinal Thakkar, Member, Shri Priyank Panchal and others.

Smt Mauli Bavisker opened the forum to welcome all the members and introduced IYA. The meeting began with committee members being appreciated for their phenomenal team work of gathering, segregating and bringing together all the IYA members of Gujarat. A WhatsApp group was created on 29 October, 2021 just before the Deepawali celebrations started.

In the meeting, Smt Bhakti Ben tabled the work of media committee and invited participation from all members. Shri Kamlesh Bhai discussed about the various activities of the state chapters. Acharya Birju Maharaj in his address encouraged all the committee members to participate whole heartedly towards the promotion of activities of IYA Gujarat Chapter and enable them as a group to unite and proceed to create a strong platform for all yoga professionals and practitioners of Gujarat.

During the meeting it was decided that Shri Shankar Bhai Patel will reach out to schools and students to promote IYA activities. Suggestions also poured in to organise de-stressing workshops and stress management programs.

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