YOGA

                                                                                                                                                               Introduction:

Yoga is an Art and Science of healthy living. It is a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science, which focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body. The holistic approach

 of Yoga is well established in our college and it brings harmony in all walks of life and thus, known for disease prevention, promotion of health and management of many lifestyle –related disorders. Today, Yoga is popular across the world, not just because of its efficacy in the management of some diseases, but also of its strength in providing relief to the practitioner, from mental and emotional distress and providing a feeling of well-being. Hence, now-a-days Yoga is being practiced as part of healthy life style across the globe.

Aim: The aim of Yoga is Self-Realization, to overcome all kinds of sufferings leading to ‘the state of liberation’. This is one of the oldest sciences of the world, which originated in India. Yoga is very useful f

or preserving and maintaining one’s physical and mental health and also for ‘spiritual evolution’. The practice of Yoga is believed to have started with the very dawn of civilization. 

Practice: The Education Department,Government of Gujarat, has initiated Sapt Dhara Programme from the second term of the academic year: 2008-9 in which our college gives the responsibility to faculty member every year to organize Vyayam, Yog,  Khel-kood dhara  programme.  At present Dr. Maltiben Patel has given this responsibility to organize Vyayam, Yog,  Khel-kood dhara programmes. Our college has conducted Yoga training programmes under this dhara. The  strength of the enrolled students is shown in the table below: 

 


 

Name of the capacity development and skills enhancement program

Date of implementation (DD-MM-YYYY)

Number of students enrolled

Yoga and Meditation

2014-15

470

Yoga and Meditation

2015-16

622

Yoga and Meditation

2016-17

560

Yoga and Meditation

2017-18

490

Yoga and Meditation

2018-19

377