Friday, June 19, 2015

Indian Air Force Celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian Air Force has always been in the forefront in promoting fitness and healthy life style amongst Air Warriors. In pursuance of the same, Yoga programmes has been conducted for Air Warriors since last two days at various Air Force Formations and Stations as a build-up for the International Yoga Day on 21 Jun 2015. These Yoga sessions were conducted to introduce Air Warriors to the benefits of Yoga. Majority of participants who took part in the programme are those engaged in assignments requiring high level of concentration and perseverance. During these sessions, various Yogic Asanas, breathing techniques and its positive impact on physical and mental well being were covered. 

All Air Force Formations and Stations have been directed to observe 21 Jun 2015 as International Yoga Day, commensurate with the objectives stipulated by Government of India. 

There would be an introductory talk on benefits of Yoga followed by a 35-45 minutes camp demonstrating various yoga exercises with participation of audience. This would end with a meditation exercise of six minutes duration. Conduct of Yoga would be under this guidance of Yoga teachers and experts. 

Yoga is also planned to be conducted in Air Force Schools and at suitable locations in the Stations where families and children of air warriors can participate. 

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