Chandigarh,07.08.22- The 5-day 'Integrated Yog and Ayurved Wellness Capacity Building Programme for Educators in Higher Education Institutions', being conducted by Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh, in association with Government College for Yoga Education and Health, Chandigarh, and with Lokayurved Wellness Concept as knowledge partner, culminated here today.

Dr. Palika Arora, PCS, Joint Inspector General of Prisons, Chandigarh, graced the valedictory session as the Chief Guest. Dr. Sapna Nanda, Principal, Government College of Yoga Education and Health was also present on this occasion.

Applauding this novel initiative, Dr. Palika Arora said that such programmes are the need of the hour in the present stressful times. She laid stress on the fact that paying attention to both the mental health and physical health is important for one's holistic well-being.

Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava expressed appreciation for the efforts of the organising team for conducting such a meaningful programme. She highlighted the importance of this initiative by stating that an individual's overall well-being is of paramount importance for a fulfilling life, and added that we need to turn to our ancient wisdom for this.

Dr. Sapna Nanda expressed hope that the knowledge gained by the educators during this programme will be transferred to the students. She also stressed upon the need for integration of shastras into our education system for the greater good of the society.
With the vision to empower educators in higher education through sharing of knowledge about Ayurved scripture and its role in enhancement of yog practices, the 5-day event comprised of enlightening discourses on Ayurveda, lifestyle planning, diet planning, yogasanas and mudras, and practical sessions on various yog practices like tratak, neti and so on.

The resource persons for the different sessions included Ms. Shyampriyaa, Wellness Trainer, Lokayurved Wellness Concept, and Yoga Instructors from Government College of Yoga Education and Health Ms. Sargi Kohli, Mr. Roshan Lal, Mr. Kulwant Singh, Mr. Mohinder Kumar and Mr. Sumant Batish. A video showcasing the entire event and the feedback of the participants was also shown during the valedictory. The valedictory session culminated with distribution of certificates to the participants.