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International Day of Yoga: Pune gets ready to strike a pose for better body, soul and mind

A number of institutions have devised plans to create awareness about the age-old concept of yoga

pune Updated: Jun 21, 2018 15:14 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pune,Yoga day celebrations
People participate in a yoga session organised on the occasion of International Yoga Day at MIT college, Kothrud. (HT FILE PHOTO)

Roseland Residency: A therapy for the body mind and soul

Event: A two-day yoga workshop

Date : June 23 and 24

Timings: 7am to 8.30am

Venue: G. K. Gurukul,7th Floor Common hall, Opp. Govind Garden, Pimple-Saudagar

Highlights: People from all age groups will practice yoga with professionals.

Symbiosis Centre for Yoga

Event: Symbiosis centre for yoga under the aegis of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has announced the teaching of yoga and meditation, at four villages including Sus, Nande and Rehae and across campuses in Pune, Noida, Hyderabad, Nashik and Bengaluru.

Date : The main event will be held at the SIU Lavale campus on June 20 at 4 pm, while the other campuses will celebrate yoga day on June 21.

Timings: 4 pm on June 20

Venue: SIU Lavale Campus and other Symbiosis campuses

Highlights: This year the theme is ‘Unity of Mind & Body’ and 108 days yoga challenge. This year the theme is ‘Unity of Mind & Body’ and 108 days yoga challenge

Rejuvenation for the seniors

Event: Seniority, a retail brand for senior citizens, is going to organise yoga day celebrations through a free masterclass on June 21.

Date: June 21

Timings: 7 am to 9 am

Venue: Jogger’s park, Kalyani nagar

Highlights: Prominent Marathi actors and Jagdish Mulik, MLA will participate, along with over 300 senior citizens.

Azam Campus celebrates Yoga

Event: International Yoga Day celebrations

Date: June 21

Timings: 7 pm

Venue: Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society(Azam Campus)

Highlights: Dr. P.A. Inamadar, president, MCE Society informed that more than 200 students are to be present during the occasion at the badminton hall of the campus and practice yoga.

National institute of Naturopathy (NIN)

Event: Yoga festival and International day of Yoga

Date: June 18 to 21

Timings: 7 to 8 am

Venue: Wadia College campus

Highlights: Mukta Tilak, mayor of Pune inaugurated the yoga festival on Monday. The Yoga fest will be concluded on June 21 with the celebrations of International Day of Yoga in the presence of Girish Bapat, guardian minister.

Maharashtra Institute of Technology(MIT)

Event: 4th International Yoga Day

Date: June 21

Timings 6.30am

Venue: MITWPU ground, Kothrud campus

Highlights: Vishwanath Karad, founder, MIT along with executive members of the management, teaching and non-teaching staff and students will practice yoga.

Asia record

Event: On the occasion on International Yoga Day, a Pune resident, Kushi Poornima Parmar will attempt to achieve Asia record by doing underwater yoga.

Date: June 21

Timings: 9 am

Venue: Deccan Gymkhana Tilak Swimming Pool

Highlights: Parmar will attempt underwater yoga in a record time.

Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute

Event: Special lecture on the understanding and study of ‘Chitta’

Date: June 21

Timings: 6pm to 8 pm

Venue: Shivaji nagar campus

Highlights: In yoga, ‘Chitta’ or the mind, is an essential aspect which will be discussed by Geeta S Iyengar, the eldest daughter of Yogacharya B. K. S. Iyengar.

First Published: Jun 20, 2018 14:22 IST