Shillong( Meghalaya) ,June 21 : The Shillong Chapter of the Art of Living, a global nonprofit organization, joyfully celebrated the International Day of Yoga by conducting a series of transformative yoga sessions across the state of Meghalaya. Led by dedicated teachers and passionate volunteers, these sessions aimed to promote holistic well-being and foster a deeper understanding of the ancient practice of yoga.
On the occasion of the International Day of Yoga, the Art of Living Shillong Chapter organized yoga sessions in various locations throughout Meghalaya. Yoga sessions were conducted at NEEPCO, All India Radio, Shillong Airport, ICAR Research Complex Umroi, Assam Rifles (HQ) Laitkor, India Tourism (Incredible India) at Arabindo Ashram, Lumparing Community Hall, Shillong Cantonment Board, National Academy of Customs Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) Shillong, SOS Children’s Village Umroi, Bharat Petroleum Pvt Ltd Shillong and many other locations by the teachers and volunteers of the Art of Living.
Numerous events were conducted in the various educational institutes in Meghalaya viz. National Institute of Technology (NIT) Shillong, Army Public School Shillong, North-Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy (NEIAH) Shillong, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Shillong, Women’s College Shillong, Sarojini Naidu Girl’s Secondary School Rynjah, Jail Road Boys’ Higher Secondary School, and Morning Star College Nongthymmai. Students and staff participation was tremendous in all locations. More than 900 students took part in the Yoga Session at the Army Public School. Similarly in all these institutes participants joined the session with vigour and excitement.
Yoga events were also conducted by the Art of Living Teachers at Seintyllilang Auditorium Hall Shangpung Pohshnong, Chnong Panaliar Jowai, Community Hall WJH Jowai, Sri Sri Gyan Mandir Garo Hills and Dalu Village. So, from bustling cities to serene rural areas, people of all ages and backgrounds came together to experience the profound benefits of yoga. The sessions were designed to cater to different skill levels, ensuring inclusivity and accessibility for everyone.
The highly skilled and experienced teachers of the Art of Living facilitated these yoga sessions, guiding participants through a variety of asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), and meditation practices. These ancient techniques were taught in a modern context, enabling participants to relax their minds, rejuvenate their bodies, and discover their inner potential.