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MCM NSS celebrates Makar Sankranti with yoga session


To mark the holy occasion of Makar Sankranti under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the NSS units of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh organised an online Yoga session on “Surya Namaskar for Vitality”. The session aimed to promote emotional as well as psychological wellness of the students during these stressful times and to create a culture of fitness and healthy lifestyle through the practice of yogasanas. The session’s resource person was Ms. Keisham Monarita, Gold medallist in Yoga at National and International level. During the session, Ms. Keisham discussed the importance of yoga and its different aspects, especially in the prevailing COVID-19 conditions and demonstrated 12 different steps of Surya Namaskar. She explained in detail the benefits and correct way of doing Surya Namaskar and highlighted the implication of practicing yoga asanas in daily life. At the end, certain cooling asanas and pranayama were also demonstrated. The session concluded with queries of the participants that were suitably resolved by the resource person.
Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava wished everyone on the occasion of Makar Sankranti- a festival for expressing gratitude to mother nature. Highlighting the benefit of the day’s session, Dr. Bhargava asserted that Surya Namaskar provides various benefits like strengthening muscles and joints, ensuring better functioning of digestive system, helping with weight loss, etc.

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