- A gathering to celebrate the International Day of Yoga
in association with Patanjali Yogpeeth
- A noble beginning to the journey of physical & mental well-being towards a happy lifestyle
Nagpur: Alexis Hospital, Nagpur hosted a yoga session – “Happiness with Yoga”, in line with the International Day of Yoga that falls on the June 21, 2016 of each year as prescribed by the United Nations.
Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. As citizens of India we take pride in being pioneers of the sport. In the 69th session of the General Assembly, the proposal to establish the International Day of Yoga was first put forth by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his opening address. The resolution was established and endorsed by 175 member states.
As rightly said by our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with your-self, the world and the nature. Echoing this message Alexis Hospital organized the session and successfully created awareness on the benefits of practicing yoga. The event took place in a calm and serene environment at the upcoming facility of Alexis Hospital in Mankapur and saw good number of participants including young and aged yoga enthusiasts.
The event was supported by Patanjali Samiti District, Nagpur. The session was conducted under the guidance of Regional Head Instructor Shobha Bhagiya, who demonstrated postural yoga followed by Pranayam for all participants to practice. As a memento of appreciation she was presented with a Shrifal and Shawl by Managing Director Taher Shams.
Director Administration at Alexis Hospital Dr. Jatinder Arora said, “It was heartening to see a positive turn out for the event and the participants thoroughly enjoyed the experience. With this yoga session being our first initiative in spreading the message for a healthy lifestyle, we look forward to more engagements with the citizens of Nagpur. We are here to serve our communities through our services and such awareness platforms.”
This year as well the International Day of Yoga is being celebrated across the world and the Indian government is popularizing the sport globally with multiple events. Zulekha Healthcare group hospital in UAE has also hosted a similar yoga session in their premises inspiring the national objectives of happiness and well-being of the communities.
About Alexis Hospital – http://www.alexishospital.com/
Alexis Hospital is an offering and initiative of the Zulekha Healthcare group, UAE to help serve the entire Central India community by providing the highest quality of medical care across various disciplines. The Hospital has begun with a team of renowned specialists and medical personnel supported by latest cutting-edge technology offering all-round care and comfort. This state-of-the-art distinctive 210 bedded set up will offer end-to-end multi-speciality services in the areas of Comprehensive Oncology Care and Radiotherapy, Cardiac Sciences, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Critical Care, Minimal Invasive Surgery, Urology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Gynaecology, Paediatrics & Neonatology, Critical Care (CCU, ICU, NICU, SICU) & Internal Medicine, Joint Replacement and Arthroscopy, Trauma Services, Interventional Radiology and Preventive Medicines. To address the clinical requirement of Central India, Alexis Hospital will also have a Comprehensive Organ Transplant Unit.