Yoga goes virtual in Mysuru
Many establishments organized demonstration of ‘asanas’ on YouTube, Facebook to mark International Day of Yoga-2021
The International Day of Yoga-2021 didn’t lose its lustre in Mysuru, a yoga hub, in spite of the prevailing pandemic scenario as excited fanatics marked the event by performing yoga indoors.
The celebrations had been organised on virtual platforms not like the occasion in pre-COVID-19 days when 1000’s of individuals used to congregate at a single venue for a mammoth present.
This yr’s theme was “Be with yoga, be at home” and lots of establishments, together with the Yoga Federation of Mysuru Trust, organized demonstration of ‘asanas’ on YouTube and Facebook to help folks carry out yoga comfortable.
“The institutions had arranged online classes for free so that interested could learn and start practising yoga from IDY-2021. The response was good as the training pattern was altered with no physical classes due to COVID-19 and lockdown,” mentioned Srihari, convener, Yoga Federation.
Mysuru has over 400 yoga establishments and most of them took half in the celebrations. They had helped folks study yoga since over a month or two.
“Interestingly, some schools and colleges had IDY-2021 event on their premises. They had asked their students to join the event from their homes and perform yoga watching the live sessions. This shows yoga’s popularity and the importance given by the schools/colleges who were part of IDY-2021 since 2015,” Mr. Srihari mentioned.
At COVID-19 Care Centres too, IDY-2021 celebrations had been carried out for the sufferers since yoga performs a key position in enhancing well being.
The Mysuru district administration, in affiliation with the Foundation and different establishments and departments, had introduced its plan to present e-certificates to these registering with it for the IDY-2021, and sharing images of Monday’s yoga day session. “Many had shared photos and videos. Those who had registered would get the certificate,” the organisers mentioned.