Chandigarh the 13th. June, 2015-The History has been created with the declaration of 21st June as International Yoga Day. Yoga and its practice has taken on a different pedestal since then. Heightened awareness towards Yoga has become the buzz word and Chandigarh Administration is all set to make it a mass movement. Tourism Department, Chandigarh Administration  is consolidating the entire information about the ongoing Yoga activities in the City Beautiful and is also engaged in facilitating the provision of venues and other facilities needed to those organisations or individuals who do not have easy access to these facilities. Department of Higher Education is actively supporting the process.

 

Facilitation to provide Yoga Education and the opportunity to show case the practice of Yoga has been facilitated by the Administration by out to the different organisations, institutions and individuals engaged in imparting Yoga Education. About a dozen organisations, institutions and individuals are in contact with the Tourism Department. Nine such organisations and individuals will be performing Yoga with masses all along the Sukhna Lake area on 21st June, 2015.These organisations include Art of Living, Government College of Yoga Education & Health, Isha Foundation, Regional Institue for Mental Retardation,  Yoga Divya Mandir, Acharya etc. Chandigarh Yoga Association will be performing at Leisure Valley, Sector 10. The City will be chanting Yoga and has chalked out a detailed programme to provide Special Camps in Free Yoga Education and Practice from 15th June to 20th June at various venues of City Beautiful as per the following details:

 

           

 

Sr. No.

Name of Organization and Venue

Timings

I Art of Living

 

A Indoor

 

  1.  

Community Centre, Sector 49

6.00-7.00am

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Rose Garden, Sector 16

6.00-7.00am

  1.  

Terrace Garden, Sector 33

6.00-7.00am

  1.  

PGI, Sector 12

6.00-7.00am

  1.  

Kalagram, Manimajra

6.00-7.00am

II (BSY) Nirgunanada Swami ji &  Naveen Sethi Ji

 

A Indoor

 

  1.  

Banga Bhawan,  Sector 35 C

5.00-7.00am

& 6.00 – 7.00pm

III Acharya Balwinder Kumar Ji

 

A Indoor

 

  1.  

Press Club, Sector 27 B

6.00-7.00am

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Garden - Opposite Popular Society, Sector 48 A

5.00-6.00am

  1.  

Garden- Adjoining Advocate society & Reyan School, Sector 49 A

5.00-6.00am

  1.  

Fragrance Garden- Sector 36 A

5.00-6.00am

IV Chandigarh Yoga Association

 

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Leisure Valley, Sector 10

6.00-7.00am

V Dr. Kulwant Yogi

 

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Neighbourhood Park, Sector 44 D, Chandigarh

6.00-7.00pm

VI Government College of Yoga Education & Health, Sector 23 A, Chandigarh

 

A Indoor

 

  1.  

GCYEH,  Sector 23

6.00-8.00am

5.00-7.00pm

  1.  

MC office Building, Sector 17

9.00-9.40am

  1.  

UT Secretariat, Deluxe Building, Sector 9

9.00-9.40am

4.30-5.15pm

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Regulator End, Sukhna Lake, Sector 6

5.30-7.00am

6.00-7.00am

VI Isha Foundation

 

A Indoor

 

  1.  

Beant Singh Memorial,  Sector 42

5.00-7.00am

& 6.00 – 7.00pm

  1.  

Community Centre, Sector 11

5.00-7.00am

& 6.00 – 7.00pm

  1.  

Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 18

5.00-7.00am

& 6.00 – 7.00pm

VII  Police Department, Chandigarh

 

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Police Lines, Sector 26 for police personal and general public

6.00-7.00am

& 4.30 – 5.30pm

VIII Regional Institute for Mental Retardation, Sector 31

 

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Sukhna Lake, Near Police Post Area (Practice at RIMH, Sector 31)

  6.00-7.30am

IX Yoga Divya Mandir

 

A Indoor

 

  1.              Yoga Divya Mandir, Sector 30

11.00am session is for Ladies only

6.00-8.30am

11.00-12.00noon

5.00-6.00pm

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Parade Ground, Sector 17

   5.30-7.00am

 

 

 

LIST OF AYUSH SPONSORED VENUES

 

Sr. No.

Name of Organization and Venue

Timings

I Brahamrishi International Mission & Brahamrishi Yoga Training College

 

A Indoor

 

  1.  

Brahamrishi Yoga Training College, Sector 19

5.00-8.00am

5.00-7.00pm

  1.  

National Institute of Nursing Education, PGI

11.00-12.00 noon

  1.  

GMSSS, Sector 48

8.00-9.00am

B Outdoor

 

  1.  

Sector 7A Park, Facing KBDAV School

5.00-7.00am

Directorate of Sports, Panjab University

A Indoor

 

  1.  

University Shooting Range, Panjab University

  • Meditation & pranayam
  • General Yoga
  • Advanced Asanas
  • Curative & medicative Yoga

 

5.30-6.30am

6.30-7.30am

3.30-4.30pm

4.30-5.30pm

  1.  

Seminar on Yoga related topics at PU

9.30am-1.30pm

 

 

 

The training at these venues shall take place from 5.30am to 7.00am and 6.00pm to 7.00pm from 15th to 20th June, 2015. The performance at lake shall be on 21st June from 6.00am to 8.00am wherein all have agreed to adhere closer to the National Protocol from 7.00am to 7.33am.

 

Besides this International Brahamrishi Mission, Chandigarh and Brahamrishi Yoga Training College are organising a month long Ayush sponsored Programme in Yoga Training. They are working in association with National Social Service Department, Chandigarh Administration and are providing Yoga Training at different venues in the city which include Bahamrishi Yoga training College, Sector 7 Park (opposite KBDAV School), and 34 schools and colleges situated in Chandigarh. They will be organising the major function on 21st June at Mela Ground, Sector 34.

 

Directorate of Sports, Panjab University is also conducting a month long Ayush sponsored Programme in the Yoga Training. They conduct two sessions of Yoga Practice daily in morning and evening at Gymnasium Hall, Panjab University where general public is also invited. They have planned a national Seminar on Yoga too on 21st June besides following the 33 minute National Protocol which they shall present at University Parade Ground. The invitations for the Seminar have been sent to all the colleges of the zone and the seminar will be open for General public too.

 

A free of cost help line 0172-2657611 has also been established under the aegis of Chandigarh Administration and Tourism Department and the courtesy has been extended by Yoga Divya Mandir, one of the active partners of this Yoga Drive. The helpline shall be operative from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.