International Yoga Day 2019

Activities celebrating the fifth International Yoga Day were conducted at INS Valsura from 19 to 21 Jun 19 under the annual theme of 2019 ‘Yoga for Heart-Care’. Around 2000 Valsurians, including service personnel, trainees, defence civilians, DSC personnel and their families, enthusiastically participated in mass yoga camps conducted at various locations in the establishment and performed various asanas and practices promulgated in the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP). The hour-long sessions of yoga asanas on all days were conducted by renowned yoga instructors from Patanjali Yoga Samiti of Jamnagar city and yoga qualified Physical Training sailors of the establishment. The sessions of yoga culminated with lectures highlighting how these asanas and other practices promote health and well being of people of all age. The importance of children picking up yoga early in life was also highlighted to all parents. Personnel of the establishment also participated in the yoga camp conducted by the District Administration at Lakhota Lake, Jamnagar