Olympians along with staff of NIS celebrated International Yoga Day
Gurpreet Kaur/ royalpatiala.in/ Patiala
Netaji Subash National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) celebrated International Yoga Day, from 6:30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m at its campus
All the officers; staff members, coaching and scientific teaching faculty members; National Coaches; elite sportspersons attending the National Coaching Camps; SAI Training Centre and SAI Centre of Excellence coaches and trainers, and trainees of the Pay & Play and Come & Play schemes of SAI participated in the Yoga programme.
The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and Sports Authority of India head office had issued specific instructions, in this regard.
The Institute Yoga Coaches managed the Yoga demonstration as per the World Yoga Day protocol. Every care was taken to ensure the use of Yoga mats of eco-friendly material.Outstanding sportspersons like Padmashree and Dronacharya awardee Olympian Bahadur Singh and Dronacharya awardee and Olympian Rajinder Singh were among the participants.
The Executive Director, Dr. S.S.Roy, exhorted the participants to pursue yogic lifestyles living consciously and sustainably and to be eco-friendly in order to contribute towards greener and cleaner environment.