Twists & turns, bends & stretches commemorate International Yoga Day

21st June is no longer remembered as the longest day of the year but is now recognized as the InternationalGirls from FADA project doing Yoga on World Yoga Day. day of Yoga. Soon after Prime Ministrer Narendra Modi during his address in the UN General Assembly in 2014 called for declaration of June 21st as International Yoga day, Yoga became a trend all over the world. In line with the spirit, Deepalaya also celebrated International Yoga day at its learning centers and Childrens’ home.

Father and Daughter Alliance: As yoga is termed as a physical, mental and spiritual practice, an informative and interactive one hour-yoga session was conducted at Sanjay Colony. Around 121 girls from Sanjay Colony & Y-block participated in the session. One of the teachers stepped in the shoes of the instructor and asked the students to follow the methodology used by her for “vayam” and paramayam. Not only students, the teachers also participated and showed their interest towards yoga. The sessions started with meditation followed by surya namaskar, which is combination of 12 different yoga asanas.  Thereafter, the students halted for a five minutes rest.

A day for the proud fathers

Father’s day was celebrated by FADA team at Sanjay Colony on 17th June, 2016. The main idea behind celebrating the day was to honour the fathers who have been associated with the program and are actively Girls from Deepalaya FADA program performing a classical dance of their father on Father's Day.supporting their daughter’s education under Father and Daughter Alliance. Also it provided an opportunity to the fathers to witness the talent that their daughters have and vice versa. The event started with a welcome song “Su Swagatam” presented by a group of FADA students in the presence of Mr. K.L. Malhotra, one of the regular donors of FADA, Mr. Abraham Chacko, Ms. Babita Joshi and other Deepalaya Staff including Special Unit and Vocational Training Center. Around 185 students and 52 parents from Y-block and Sanjay colony were present on the occasion.

 

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