As part of the International day of Yoga, the French Department, in collaboration with YUVA Association and the Ministry of Tourism, India, organised a yoga session on 19.06.2024.

Programme started at 10 am in Elysium Auditorium. T-shirts, caps and yoga mats were provided to the students by the Ministry of Tourism in India.

The session started with a welcome speech by our dear HoD, Ms. Sabeena Bhaskar, followed by the lighting the lamp ceremony. Then, the students of the French department were invited to listen to the speech of our chief guest, Ms. Mariyamma Jose, chairperson of Travel Agents Association India. That was followed by our guest of honor, Smt. Aswathy, general manager of Brunton Boatyard, Fort Kochi, and our special guest, Dr. Nirmala Lilly, CEO at Infinity Hospitality Services and President of Skål International. Together, they reminded us of the importance of practicing yoga.

Then the yoga session started, led by Dr. Swathy V, Dr. Dhanya CP, MD (ay.), Akarsha M Anil and Adithya. We had an eminent yoga master from Ashtamgam, Ayurveda Chikitsalayam Vidyapeedham, Palakkad district. The session lasted 45 minutes. Students and teachers learned basic movements that can be repeated at home. Everybody was relaxed at the end of the session.

The programme ended up handing over the souvenirs to our chief guests and yoga masters, and a formal vote of thanks.

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Published On: June 21st, 2024Categories: French, French Department Activities