International Yoga Day 2020

As part of worldwide celebration of 6th International Yoga Day on 21st June, the Department of Health, Physical Education & Sports of RCOEM, Nagpur has also celebrated this day on digital platform Google meet with great enthusiasm.

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that has its roots in India. This year International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness around the world, regarding the many benefits of practicing the yoga one of which is that it help individual to fight stress and also alleviate other ailments including depression and anxiety.

The theme for this year International Yoga Day 2020 is 'Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family'. The theme highlights that yoga is a powerful tool to deal with stress of uncertainty and isolation and helps maintaining physical well-being.


This year Yoga session of around 1 hour was organized in which 50 teaching and non-teaching faculty, students and staff took part enthusiastically. Session stars at morning 8:30 on Google meet under guidance of Shri Manoj singh Bangariya a certified yoga teacher of patanjali. The yoga session started with Prayers, and systematic practice of different ‘ASANAS” of standing, sitting and laying positions (both lying on back and reverse) smoothly changing in succession under the instructions and supervision of yoga teachers. During the course of “YOGABHYAS”, the yoga teacher also narrated the usefulness of different “ASANAS” as a precautionary measure, in curing many diseases and the usefulness of yoga in the overall wellbeing of a human being.

More than 50 Participants took part in this occasion, everyone who attends the session performed yogic exercises and ‘PRANAYAM’ to celebrate this day. Instructor also suggest participants to practice yoga regularly, it will surely help them to achieve a better life, physically, mentally and spiritually as well.