INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY- 2020 THEME: "Yoga for Health-Yoga at Home"
Today, as millions of people across the world mark International Yoga Day, celebrating an ancient practice for living that integrates physical and spiritual disciplines, the fact remains that the discipline has become more accessible than ever before. Yoga, which is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’, consists of asanas (poses), breathing exercises and meditation that relaxes the body, relieves stress and anxiety, and promotes wellbeing. Seen as India’s biggest cultural export, Yoga is now practiced all over the world.
The world health organisation mentions yoga as a means to improve health in its Global plan on physical activity 2018-2030: more active people for a healthier world.
With schools closed and summer break activities cancelled, parents can adopt Yoga to keep your children active. Children can practice yoga without any risk and get same benefit as adults.
🍎 Increased flexibility
"It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self and intelligence". - B.K.S. Iyenkar.
St.Thomas School, Chulliyode.