CHANDIGARH,20.01.20-As a part of the Fit India Campaign, the NSS unit and Physical Education Department of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women organized a yoga awakening session for the students. Around 100 students of the college including NSS volunteers participated in the programme, which aimed to build strength of and harmony between the mind and body. During the programme, Dr. Anju Lata, Head, Department of Physical Education, MCM DAV, Dr. Veena, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, MCM DAV and their team made students aware about the benefits of yoga in daily life. The session started with warm-up exercises which were followed by introducion to different asanas including suryanamaskar, tadasana, trikonasana, gomukhhasana, etc. The students were explained the techniques and benefits of each asana in detail. The session concluded with meditation.

College Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava asserted that such sessions on the practice of yoga are immensely significant for an overall sense of well-being as these aid in not only improving physical well-being but also in boosting self-esteem, confidence and strengthening of mental health of the students.