INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY
The most awaited day for yoga followers, the 21st of June 2016 which marked the 2nd International Yoga Day was also celebrated in the same venue the heart of the town ‘Mela Ground’, following the theme of the then yoga day ‘CONNECT THE YOUTH’, our members went to each and every school in Kalimpong, taught them asanas for more than ten days pertaining to the event of the 2nd International Yoga Day. The schools that participated were Scottish Universities Mission Institution, Saptashree Gyanpeeth, Rockvale Academy, Kumidini Homes, Pranami Balika Vidya Mandir, Jubliee High School, Indo- Tibetan School, Seedfarm School,Seven Days School,Govt. High School. Around more than 2000 students actively took part in the event. The event was chaired by Mr. Ahluwalia[M.P Darjeeling district] alongwith Mr. Bimal Gurung[Head of the ruiling party G.J.M.M] as the special guest and Mr. Sanjay Tiwari[Olympian] as the chief speaker. Despite of the climatic default with heavy rain it could not hamper our members and students morale.The event started up with a brief warm- up session followed by Surya Namaskar and then the demonstration of 5 asanas by the students, members and the guests. This was followed by a special musical yoga demonstration by the members of HYS which was highly applauded by the entire crowd.
Students of SUMI preparing for the 2nd Internatinal Yoga Day
Pranami Balika Vidya Mandir girls enthusiastically practicing the asanas
Rockvale Academy students gearing up for the 2nd International Yoga Day