Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India]: Global Indian International School (GIIS) Ahmedabad celebrated International Yoga Day on 21st June 23, by organizing a special yoga session for parents, staff, and students in the Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH). The event was a huge success, with more than 100 parents joining the school’s team as they participated in the morning yoga session.
The yoga session was led by a professional instructor – Mr. Pavankumar, who along with the GIIS Ahmedabad sports team guided the participants through various yoga poses and breathing exercises. The parents and students performed several yoga postures and also understood the essence of various yoga asanas. The session was based on the theme of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, which aims to promote physical and mental wellbeing and help participants reduce stress and anxiety.
Sharing his thoughts on the occasion, Mr. Caesar D’silva, Principal of Global Indian International School, Ahmedabad said, “Yoga is an essential part of our curriculum, and we believe that it can help our students and their families lead healthier, happier lives. The school believes that yoga is an excellent way to promote physical fitness, mental clarity, and emotional balance. The entire event was managed by our teachers and the sports team members.”
The event witnessed the participation of all students, right from preschoolers who performed with the help of their teachers; while the older students performed various yoga poses under the guidance of the sports team. The PE teachers helped with the yoga sessions and also explained the benefits of yoga to the senior students.
The event was well-received by the participating parents, who appreciated the opportunity of practicing the ancient discipline alongside their children and fellow parents. Many of them expressed gratitude to the school for organizing a meaningful event. The practice session was later followed by a meditation session led by the school principal. Adding to his thoughts, Mr. D’silva further said, “We are thrilled to have such a great turnout for our International Yoga Day celebration. I thank all the parents who participated and the school team for making the event, a success. Special thanks to Mr. Pavankumar for the enriching yoga session.”
GIIS Ahmedabad is a leading international school that offers holistic education to its students. The school provides a nurturing environment that encourages the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of its students. With a team of highly qualified and experienced teachers, GIIS Ahmedabad offers a world-class education that prepares students for success in the global arena. Apart from academic excellence, GIIS Ahmedabad also focuses on promoting health and wellness among its students and their families. The school offers a range of sports and fitness activities, including yoga, to help students develop healthy habits and lead balanced lives.
Overall, GIIS Ahmedabad is committed to providing a well-rounded education that prepares students for success in all aspects of life. The school’s International Yoga Day celebration is just such one example of its efforts to promote health and wellness among its students and their families.