To mark the International Yoga Day, on the 21st of June, the Birla Public School hosted a Round Square Online ‘Bliss Yoga’ session. Three students from DAIS participated in the online session and captivated the audience with the fabulous display of Asanas and Kriyas. The objective of the session was to encourage students to use Yoga and Mindfulness to improve their focus while developing a lifelong awareness of the importance of their physical and emotional health.The session was attended by students from around 36 schools around the world.
The participants were welcomed with a wonderful message from the Conference Director, Major General SS Nair and the Headmaster of the BPS Middle School section, who highlighted the importance of Yoga in our lives. The students learned the integral role that yoga plays when it comes to maintaining health and a proper lifestyle. The participants performed Asanas, Pranayama, and Kriyas such as Surya Namaskar, Anulom-Vilom and Mandukasana in coordination under the guidance of the host school. Prior to the live session, they had each made a collage of themselves performing the Asanas and submitted it to the host school.
“I had a lot of fun practicing and performing asanas with schools from all over the world. It was definitely a novel experience and we learnt many new challenging asanas like Mayurasana and Shalabhasan,” said a participant when reflecting upon the event.
The students enjoyed the event and said that it was a refreshing experience and it was definitely something that was necessary during these unprecedented times. The students had to ensure preparations for participation in the event - whether it was getting the collage ready or practising for Asanas for the live display, they were constantly guided and supported by the yoga teacher, Ms. Shilpa Mehta. To sum up, it was a very unique, wonderful and joyous experience.
Tamanna Sanghvi, Rivcka Madhani and Adya Rohira
Ms. Shilpa Mehta