To familiarize the students aboutbenefits of Yoga, Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi, Director, Morarji Desai NationalInstitute of Yoga, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India delivered a lecture on thetopic “Yoga For Wellness” at Amity University, Sector 125, Noida.
Addressingthe gathering, Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddisaid that yoga is the perfect module for health and wellness as it iscomprehensive and holistic in nature. He mentioned that yoga is a holistic anintegrated science of life which deals with physical, mental, emotional andspiritual health of an individual and society. Dr. Basavaraddi remarked thatresearch studies shows that regular practice of yoga acts as a preventivemedicine and has been beneficial in the management of many lifestyle relatedand psychosomatic disorder. He apprised about the salient features of yoga andstressed that yoga is spiritual, philosophical, science, mind centric and is anart of healthy living which brings harmony in life.
Duringthe occasion, Dr. W Selvamurthy,President- Amity Science Technology and Innovation Foundation conferredHonorary Professorship upon Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi.
Expressinghis gratitude, Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi shared that he will provide support Amityto promote Yoga by bringing standards in the yoga teachings.
Dr. W Selvamurthyhighlighted the various benefits of integrating yoga as a daily activity andannounced that Amity Centre of Yoga will soon be launched to propagate thetherapeutic integration of yoga.