Celebration of International Yoga Day at Sainik School Kodagu


The 9th International Yoga Day was celebrated with enthusiasm at Sainik School Kodagu on Wednesday, 21 Jun 23. This celebration has effectively facilitated the dissemination of the significance of practicing Yoga for overall health and well-being and enduring a sustainable lifestyle among the cadets of the school.

In order to highlight this year’s theme -‘Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’, a plethora of activities and programs were conducted. An essay writing competition on the topics 'Benefits of Yoga' and 'Importance of International Day of Yoga' was conducted. 84 cadets from Class VIII participated in the competition. A poster-making competition for the cadets of Class VII was conducted as a part of the celebration. The cadets and staff actively participated in the events.

The day began with 577 cadets and all staff members participating in the mass yoga demonstration from 0600 to 0640 hr., based on the common protocol recommended by the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India. After screening a video on the common protocol for performing Yoga, APTC Stallin Sales demonstrated various yoga asanas for the cadets and the staff. In his session, he also explained the precautions to be taken before performing or practicing yoga asanas. Cdt Siddhant administered Yoga Pledge with a resolve to make Yoga an integral part of their daily life. The yoga display was followed by a speech by Cdt Shourya highlighting the importance of Ashtanga Yoga and its benefits in leading a balanced life and overall personality development.

Wg Cdr P Prakash Rao, Offg Principal, all the staff members, and cadets were present for the programme.

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