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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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IYA holds 34th Executing Council Meeting
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IYA holds 34th Executing Council Meeting 

The Thirty Fourth meeting of the Executive Council of Indian Yoga Association was held online on April 27, 2023, between 4.00 pm and 5.00 pm.

The meeting was attended by Maa Dr Hansaji Yogendra, President, Swami Atmapriyananda, Senior Vice President, Shri S Sridharan, Vice President, Shri Subodh Tiwari, Secretary General, Brahmacharini Shobha, Joint Secretary, Smt Padmini Rathore, Working Director, Standing Publications, Publicity and PR Committee, Dr S P Mishra, CEO, PrCB, Shri Dheeraj Saraswat, Special Invitee and Ms Ganga Nandini, Special Invite.

The meeting started with the prayer. Shri Subodh ji welcomed all and handed over the floor to Honourable President to open the meeting. In her opening remarks, Maa Dr Hansaji Yogendra said we need to be proactive in our approach. IYA member should be at a value in India and abroad against other bodies, which are dominating in countries like America, UK and others. So, we should plan on our approaches, based on the previous meetings and resolutions.

Thereafter, Secretary General tabled the agenda which included confirmation of the confirmation of the minutes of the 33rd Meeting of the Executive Council of IYA held online on March 30, 2023. He also shared updates on the activities and development of the Standing Committee and State Chapters of IYA.

In the meeting, a list of nominees for the IEC under the Standing Research committee (SRC) of IYA were approved and finalized. The names included Dr BN Gangadhar as the Chairperson, Dr Bhanu Duggal as Vice Chairperson, Dr Manjunath as Member Secretary, Dr Rajvi Mehta as Basic Medical Scientist, Dr Madanmohan as Clinician, Adv. Tanu Mehta as Legal Expert,Dr RS Bhogal as Social Scientist/Philosopher/Theologian and a nominee of the MI as the Layperson. The proposed names of the committee are published researchers.

New members added to Gujarat State chapter committee and Delhi Union Territory Chapter were also approved in the meeting.

The new Eminent Yoga Professional (EYP) Members working for the betterment of the Yoga and involved in IYA activities and are also the representatives of General Body of IYA were approved. These included Dr Ishwar Bhardwaj, Dr M Venkatareddy, Rudolph H.R. Rapisarda Nataraj, Dr Dilip Sarkar, Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswathi and Shri Durgadas Shamba Savant

Strengthening of IYA Secretariat was also discussed. The President in her closing note, thanked and greeted all the members present and asked to focus on completing the actions required.

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