Since ancient times, yoga is a cultural heritage of India. It has been practiced from several thousand years in India, as it deals with physical, mental, emotional, spiritual well being and coordination of body and mind. With the aim of initiating a step towards social and mental development of society, NCC department of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana organized a mega event to celebrate ‘8th International Yoga Day’ on 21st June 2022 in co-ordination of 3Pb Girls Bn. NCC Ludhiana. The event was organised under the stewardship of College Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Mukti Gill, Commanding Officer of 3 Pb Girls Bn. NCC Ludhiana Col. Aman Yadav and college Associate NCC Officer, Capt. (Dr.) Paramjeet Kaur, as per the guidance of Ministry of Ayush, with a theme ‘100 Day, 100 Cities and 100 Organisations’. As many as 102 cadets and alumni members of NCC assembled in the college ground to perform the yoga asanas from 7:00 am to 8:00 am.
Mr. Jaspreet Singh (a certified yoga teacher and personal trainer from USA) was the resource person of this yoga event. NCC staff, college staff and cadets performed various asanas together to spread awareness on the philosophy of Yoga amongst young blood. The cadets practiced myriad asanas such as Vajra asana, Taada asana, Bhujanga asana, Tricona asana, Makra asana, Shava asana, Sarvaang asana, Pranayma, body alignment and adjustment and many more under the guidance of Mr. Jaspreet Singh. The event ignited the flame of Yoga in the hearts of cadets, staff and many others. College Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Mukti Gill appreciated the efforts put in by the college NCC Department. The event proved to be successful in spreading the idea of fitness and awareness for good health amongst upcoming generation.