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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17 Apr 2024


Puducherry organises a Workshop on Healthy Lifestyle

Puducherry organises a Workshop on Healthy Lifestyle 

Indian Yoga Association (IYA), Puducherry Chapter organized and conducted an interactive and lively Workshop on “ Healthy LifeStyle” on November 19, 2022 in association with Sri Aurobindo Society. More than 100 persons participated in the event with eminent and qualified resource persons. The registration formalities were taken care of by Sri Shanmugam, the Treasurer of IYA Puducherry Chapter, Smt Lalitha Shanmugam and Smt Vidyasri. After registering, participants were welcomed with healthy sprouts and Hibiscus Tea.

The program started on a divine note with an invocation and a well appreciated and most enjoyable talk by Yogacharya Dr Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, the Vice Chairman of the IYA Puducherry Chapter on “The best lifestyle for health and wellness”. Dr. Uttareshwar Pachegaonkar, the Senior Vice Chairman gave an educative presentation on “Universal Concept of Life and adding meaning/purpose to life & living”; followed by an interactive and much appreciated presentation on the “Importance of Dinacharya” by Yogathilakam Dr Meena Ramanathan, the Joint Secretary.

After a short tea break an Open House discussion was conducted on concept of “Disease and therapeutic modalities followed in traditional systems (AYUSH)” with eminent personalities such as Prof Madanmohan, the Chairman of the IYA Puducherry Chapter, Yogacharini Devasena Bhavanani, Senior Faculty of ICYER -Ananda Ashram, Dr. Uttareshwar Pachegaonkar, Sri Dayanidy G, Dr R Balaji (incharge of the Sub-committee of Academics–Accreditation and Research respectively), Sri Artchoudane S of CYS-AVMC, Sri Sekar of Aurobindo Society had a very scintillating and eye-opening discussion/interaction with the participants who asked questions which were answered well by the panelists. Dr Parin Somani of the UK, the invited guest was also a part of this discussion. She touched the hearts of all with her inspirational message of self-transformation through Ayurveda in Cancer. Last but not the least was the excellent “Practice Session focusing on health and wellness” by Dr Selvanathan, the Secretary of the Puducherry Chapter. All the registered participants actively and enthusiastically participated in the event and enjoyed it thoroughly.

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