21st June being International Yoga Day, Dr. Pillai Global Academy, in collaboration with SIBC (Soroptimist International Bombay Chembur) organized a yoga session for the sub staff (maushi’s) working in the school.
Stress being an unavoidable element in our lives today, particularly for the maushi’s, the school decided to organize a yoga session that focused on asanas and techniques to relive stress.
Mr. Ashim Samarth and Ms. Deepika Samarth, reputed yoga trainers were invited to conduct the session on 21st June. The one hour session from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm proved to be an unprecedented success with the maushis gradually relaxing and even enjoying the session. Feedback from the maushi’s revealed that they were glad that they had learnt a few asanas and techniques that they could continue to use at home to relieve stress. The IBDP students,as a part of their service activities under CAS helped in the session, with Abhishek Rao thanking the trainers for sparing time from their busy schedule and promoting the greater good. The Director, Dr. Latha Venkataraman who happens to be soroptimist herself warmly thanked the yoga trainers and felt that SIBC had positively impacted the lives of the maushi’s in a practical way.Nearly 20 maushi’s benefited from the yoga session.