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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18 Apr 2024


IYA Central Secretariat’s  Outreach Efforts
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IYA Central Secretariat’s Outreach Efforts 

On the 19th July, IYA team including Prof Kambhampati Subrahmanyam, Sri DR Kaarthikeyan and Ravi Tumuluri visited Rajarajeshwari Temple and paid their respects to Sri Sri Sri Jayendra Puri Mahaswamiji, the present pontiff of Sri Kailash Ashrama Mahasamshtana. Sri Sri Sri Tiruchi Swamigal was the founder who attained Mahasamadhi on 14th January, 2005. Sri Kailasha Ashrama Mahasamsthana will soon be IYA Associate Center.

On the 20th July, Dr SP Mishra visited Prashanti Kutiram, S-VYASA University campus while in Bangalore. During the visit, he paid respects to Guruji Dr HR Nagendra, Chancellor of the University. He discussed several issues about IYA PrCB and how to improve sustainability. While at Prashanti, he visited VYASA Coordinator, Mr Mohan Kishore, who assured him of taking IYA PrCB to all VYASA affiliates. He also visited the Registrar’s, Prof MK Sridhar, office. He also visited the residence of Prof Kambhampati Subrahmanyam, Advisor to the Chancellor. While at Prashanti, he visited Ayuryoga Life Institute and met Sri Pritam Kumar Sinha. He discussed the various aspects of a digital university and agreed to explore mutual synergies between the IYA PrCB and Ayuryoga.

On the 23rd July, Dr SP Mishra, went to the Art of Living campus in Bangalore. Here he met former SG and current Director, SPPRC, Smt Kamlesh Barwal who is also the International Coordinator at AOL.

He discussed many issues about quality certification with her. In the future, IYA PrCB may conduct AOL examinations.

Then on the 24th July, he visited Samyama Trust Yoga Research Foundation where he met Dr Dhanwantari Wodeyar, Managing Trustee. Sri Wodeyar discussed with him taking the Quality Examinations through IYA PrCB for both his centers

From there, he went to Pyramid Spiritual Science Academy & Pyramid Valley International which houses the College of Yoga Studies. There he met Dr Subramanian A, Principal and discussed with him Quality Certification. Dr Subramanian assured him of support from Pyramid Valley.

IYA team of Sri Ravi Tumuluri and Sri Pritam traveled to Delhi on the 27th July. Then they went to meet the Chairman, AICTE, Prof Anil Sahasrabuddhe ji and discussed about Yoga MOOCs on SWAYAM for Universities.

On the 28th July, Smt Ankita Pandey joined the two of them for the meeting. The IYA team went to IGNOU and met the VC, Prof Nageshwara Rao. The team also met the Pro-VC, Prof Uma Kanjilal. The team submitted a draft of the MOU for their consideration. Prof MK Sridhar, Eminent Academician was also present during the discussions.

In the afternoon, they went to Shastri Bhavan to meet the Secretary, MSJE, R Subrahmanyam and Joint Secretary, Smt Radhika Chakravarty. There the IYA team discussed the implementation of Yoga for OLD and Age and Yoga for Drug Deaddiction.

From here, the team moved to National Institute of Open Schooling. Here, the IYA team met Director, Vocational, Sri SK Prasad, Joint Director, Dr. T.N. Giri and Section Officer, Sri Pawan K Chauhan. The team submitted the draft MoU with NIOS.

On the 29th July, the team met Prof Harishankar Singh, Head of the Department, Education, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University of Lucknow (BBAU). Here, the team discussed the next batches of FCY, CCY and ACCY Yoga Courses.

On the 31st July, the team reached Ranchi and were received by Sri Amit Kumar, Secretary, JSCC, and Sri Manoj Rai, Treasurer, JSCC. They were later joined by Vice Chairperson, Dr Parinita Singh.

Then they were accorded a warm welcome by Bharhmachari Ekatwananda to the Yogoda Satsangh Fellowship of India Ashram. The Yogoda Satsangh is a Member Institution of IYA.

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