Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters, was joined by several branches at State/UT and district level to observe International Day of Yoga. In Delhi IRCS, ICRC, CMSS, DHR & IDBI office staff and past & present students of the Health Promotion through Ayurveda & Yoga course took part in the Yoga Shivir. Some of the alumni of the past batches thanked Red Cross for having started the course which has had been a life changer for them’. They participated in the yogic exercises and pranyama at the Yoga Shivir. The session was conducted by the Yoga Instructers of the Moraraji Desai Institute under the Ministry of Ayush.
In modern times a large number of human beings are suffering from lifestyle related diseases resulting into, among others, psychosomatic disorders. It has been established that Yoga & Meditation are very useful in combating these disorders and help people lead a healthier and happier life.
The part time course at IRCS NHQ, "Health Promotion through Ayurveda & Yoga", is being successfully run in partnership with Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS) & Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga which is being supported by Ministry of Ayush, Government of India.