St. Mira's College For Girls, Pune

An Empowered Autonomous College | Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University * Undertaking

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Re-accredited by NAAC 'A' Grade (Fourth Cycle April 2023) 2023 : NAAC score 3.19 2017 : NAAC score 3.41 2012 : NAAC score 3.03 Awarded: Best College-SPPU (2002); , UGC-CPE (2005), UGC-CPE (2010)

Department of Physical Education- 9 th International Yoga Day, 21 st June 2023 (2023-2024)

Department of Physical Education- 9 th International Yoga Day, 21 st June 2023 (2023-2024)

The Department of Physical Education celebrated the 9 th International Yoga Day  in hybrid mode- both offline and virtually due to the vacations. To create awareness of yoga among the students and staff, the Department of Physical Education organised a practical session. A total of 85 students and 25 staff members actively participated offline, on the College campus and on the Google Meet platform. This year the theme of Yoga Day was "Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam"- Yoga for the welfare of all in the form of 'One World-One Family'. It improves the immune system, strength, balance, flexibility and coordination which help in both physical and mental wellbeing.

The program started with a brief introduction of Yoga and its importance in day-to-day life; the practical session was conducted by the director of Physical Education, Mrs. Ekta Jadhav. It included a prayer, different Yoga postures such as SukshmaVyayama, Suryanamaskar, Tadasana, Vrukshasana, Pachimmotanasana, Bhadrasana, ArdhaUshtrasana, Vajrasana, Shashankasan, Pawanmuktasana, Bhujangasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana, Anulom- Viloma Pranayam, Bhramari Pranayam, meditation and Omkar and ended with a pledge. The protocol as given by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, was strictly adhered to.