On the auspicious occasion of International Yoga Day, on 21st June, 2017 Sapphire International School, Ranchi conducted a yoga workshop for the whole school.
The yoga session was conducted by Mr. Mrigrendra Mishra, Mr. A. K. Mishra and the Yoga coach Mr. Utkarsh. The students performed the ‘Sun Salutation’ with other ‘asanas’ like the Triangle pose, the Bridge pose, the Bow pose and were explained the benefits of these poses.
Students were taught the importance of breathing exercises like ‘Kapalbhati’ and ‘Anulom-Vilom’ and the benefits of doing these ‘Pranayamas’ in our daily life. A special yoga session was also conducted for the ‘Happy Feet’ children and they took part in the power yoga session with a lot of enthusiasm.
The Principal, Mr. Dhruba Das then addressed the students and said that yoga culture wuld be a part of the school curriculum and a special yoga session would be held every week for the whole school. The Vice Principal, Ms. Madhumita Banerjee motivated the students in her speech to practice yoga everyday and explained the importance of hearty laughter and clapping exercises. The workshop was finally concluded with a very positive response from the students as well as teachers.